South Asian Culture & Society Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Indian Transnationalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ajaya Kumar Sahoo, Bandana Purkayastha

    This handbook introduces readers to the many dimensions of historical and contemporary Indian transnationalism and the experiences of migrants and workers to reveal the structures of transnationalism and the ways in which Indian origin groups are affected. The concept of crossing borders emerges…

    Hardback – 2019-08-11 
    Routledge

  • Sri Lanka’s Remittance Economy

    A Multiscalar Analysis of Migration-Underdevelopment, 1st Edition

    By Matt Withers

    Employing a multiscalar approach to migration outcomes, spanning individual households, local communities, the macro-economy and global patterns of capital accumulation, this book demonstrates how cumulatively causal processes at structural, institutional and agency levels have forged a…

    Hardback – 2019-07-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • The Baghdadi Jews in India

    Maintaining Communities, Negotiating Identities, and Creating Super-Diversity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shalva Weil

    This book explores the extraordinary differentiation of the Baghdadi Jewish community over time during their sojourn in India from the end of the eighteenth century until their dispersion to Indian diasporas in Israel and English-speaking countries throughout the world after India gained…

    Hardback – 2019-07-14 
    Routledge

  • Sharia and the State in Pakistan

    Blasphemy Politics, 1st Edition

    By Farhat Haq

    This book analyses the formulation, interpretation and implementation of sharia in Pakistan and its relationship with the Pakistani state whilst addressing the complexity of sharia as a codified set of laws. Drawing on insights from Islamic studies, anthropology and legal studies to examine the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Eloquent Spaces

    Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shonaleeka Kaul

    Eloquent Spaces adopts the twin analytic of meaning and community to write a fresh history of building in early India. It presents a new perspective on the principles and practices of early Indian architecture. Defining it broadly over a range of space uses, the book argues for architecture as a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge India

  • Women’s and Gender Studies in India

    Crossings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anu Aneja

    This book frames the major debates and contemporary issues in women’s and gender studies in India. It locates them in the context of key theories, their interlinkages, and significant crossings and overlaps within the field while juxtaposing feminist and queer perspectives. The essays in the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge India

  • New Perspectives in Indian Science and Civilization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Makarand Paranjape

    This book examines aspects of the history, philosophy and culture of science in India. It explores how these ideas may be encompassed in the idea of civilization. The interdisciplinary essays in the volume discuss a range of issues — including scientism and religious dogmas; dialectics of faith and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge India

  • Dalit text

    Aesthetics and Politics Re-imagined, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judith Misrahi Barak, K. Satyanarayana, Nicole Thiara

    Companion to the much-acclaimed Dalit Literatures in India, this book examines questions of aesthetics and literary representation in a wide range of Dalit literary texts. It looks at how Dalit literature invokes the rich and complex legacy of oral, folk and performative traditions of communities.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge India

  • Social Justice

    Inter-disciplinary Inquiries From India, 1st Edition

    Edited by K. V. Cybil

    This book explores the political and philosophical underpinnings of exclusion and social injustice in India. It examines social movements, anti-caste uprisings, reformers like Ambedkar and Narayana Guru and writers like Foucault and Serres to establish a link between the political and social milieu…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26 
    Routledge India

  • Fertility, Health and Reproductive Politics

    Re-imagining Rights in India, 1st Edition

    By Maya Unnithan

    Set in the context of the processes and practices of human reproduction and reproductive health in Northern India, the book examines the institutional exercise of power by the state, caste and kin groups. Drawing on ethnographic research over the past 18 years amongst poor Hindu and Muslim…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Modern Slavery and Bonded Labour in South Asia

    A Human Rights-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By Elena Samonova

    This book investigates one of the most pervasive forms of modern slavery: bonded labour, whereby labour is linked with a credit agreement, leaving a debtor bound to repay their debt through long term servitude. Drawing on cases from Nepal and India, the author adopts a human rights-based…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Mind, Soul and Consciousness

    Religion, Science and the Psy-Disciplines in Modern South Asia (With a Foreword by J.N. Mohanty), 1st Edition

    Edited by Soumen Mukherjee, Christopher Harding

    This comprehensive volume explores histories and modern reworkings of the ideas of mind, soul and consciousness in South Asia. It focuses on the burgeoning ‘psy-disciplines’ – psychology, psychiatry, psychotherapy – and their links with religion, science, philosophy, and modern notions of the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

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