South Asian Economics Products

  • Governance and Development in India

    A Comparative Study on Andhra Pradesh and Bihar after Liberalization

    By Seyed Hossein Zarhani

    India has emerged as a fast-growing country during last three decades despite all pessimisms. However, the rate of economic growth and poverty reduction has not been similar in different India’s subnational states. This book is a study of political roots of the divergence of development…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Development Agenda and Donor Influence in South Asia

    Bangladesh's Experiences in the PRSP Regime

    By Mohammad Mizanur Rahman

    The issue of policy ownership of development agenda emerged as an important aspect in international development cooperation and foreign aid during the 1990s. The reform initiatives in developing countries steered by donor agencies, particularly the international financial institutions (IFIs), the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18 
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Employment, Poverty and Rights in India

    By Dayabati Roy

    In comparison to other social groups, India’s rural poor – and particularly Adivasis and Dalits - have seen little benefit from the country’s economic growth over the last three decades. Though economists and statisticians are able to model the form and extent of this inequality, their work is…

    Hardback – 2018-06-04 
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary India

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    India is the second largest country in the world with regard to population, the world’s largest democracy and by far the largest country in South Asia, and one of the most diverse and pluralistic nations in the world in terms of official languages, cultures, religions and social identities. Indians…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31 

  • Northeast India

    A Reader

    Edited by Bhagat Oinam, Dhiren A. Sadokpam

    Northeast India is a multifaceted and dynamic region that is constantly in focus because of its fragile political landscape characterised by endemic violence and conflicts. One of the first of its kind, this Reader on Northeast India examines myriad aspects of the region — its people and its…

    Hardback – 2018-05-07 
    Routledge India

  • Industrialising Rural India

    Land, policy and resistance

    Edited by Kenneth Bo Nielsen, Patrik Oskarsson

    Rapid industrialisation is promoted by many as the most feasible way of rejuvenating the Indian economy, and as a way of generating employment on a large scale. At the same time, the transfer of land from rural communities and indigenous groups for industrial parks, mining, or Special Economic…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 

  • A Microcredit Alternative in South Asia

    Akhuwat's Experiment

    By Shahrukh Rafi Khan, Natasha Ansari

    Microcredit took the development world by storm as a tool for poverty alleviation in the 1980s. After being hailed as a panacea, a few decades on it started being forcefully criticised based on its practice. This book explores Akhuwat (literally brotherhood), a rapidly growing Pakistani NGO formed…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • The Sociology of Greed

    Runs and Ruins in Banking Crises

    By Prasanta Ray

    The Sociology of Greed examines crises in financial institutions such as banks from the vantage point of the greed of the people at their helm. It offers an intensive analysis of the banking crises under the conditions of colonial capitalism in early twentieth-century Bengal that led to…

    Hardback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge India

  • Asia and the Middle-Income Trap

    Edited by Francis E. Hutchinson, Sanchita Basu Das

    The term ‘Middle-Income Trap’ refers to countries which stagnate economically after reaching a certain level of per capita income on the basis of labour- and capital-intensive growth, and are struggling to transition towards more skill-intensive and technology-driven development. It has resonance…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15

  • Financial Economy

    Evolutions at the Edge of Crises

    By Smita Roy Trivedi, Sutanu Bhattacharya

    This book examines how contemporary financial economy evolved as the predominant economic system, and why unabated accumulation of financial capital takes place in such systems. It reviews the mechanics of accumulation of wealth by tracing the historical roots of financial capital. Traversing the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-09
    Routledge India

  • Agrarian Distress and Farmer Suicides in North India

    By Lakhwinder Singh, Kesar Singh Bhangoo, Rakesh Sharma

    Agrarian distress in the era of globalization has manifested in the suicides of farmers and agricultural labourers. This book, using empirical research and field data from north India, especially Punjab, examines the different facets of this tragic phenomenon in rural India. Situating Indian…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge India

  • Financial Management Practices in India

    By Sandeep Goel

    Efficient financial management is the essence of business. This book analyses and evaluates core financial management practices of corporate enterprises in India across diverse sectors including realty, FMCG, pharmaceutical, automobile, IT, chemical and BPO sectors. It emphasizes the importance of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge India

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