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  • Lives of Muslims in India

    Politics, Exclusion and Violence, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Abdul Shaban

    The fast consolidating identities along religious and ethnic lines in recent years have considerably ‘minoritised’ Muslims in India. The wide-ranging essays in this volume focus on the intensified exclusionary practices against Indian Muslims, highlighting how, amidst a politics of violence,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge India

  • Banking on Equality

    Women, work and employment in the banking sector in India

    By Supriti Bezbaruah

    It may well be surprising to say that the world should look to India as a model of gender equality. India’s banking sector proves the exception, with several women reaching the highest positions in India’s top banks, including the country’s largest bank. Based on interviews and surveys of bank…

    Paperback – 2017-12-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Media Imperialism in India and Pakistan

    By Farooq Sulehria

    Examining anew the notions of media imperialism and globalization of media, this book disrupts the generalized consensus in media scholarship that globalization of media has put an end to media imperialism. One elemental aspect of media imperialism is the structural dependency of television systems…

    Hardback – 2017-12-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Staging British South Asian Culture

    Bollywood and Bhangra in British Theatre

    By Jerri Daboo

    Staging British South Asian Culture: Bollywood and Bhangra in British Theatre looks afresh at the popularity of forms and aesthetics from Bollywood films and bhangra music and dance on the British stage. From Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Bombay Dreams to the finals of Britain’s Got Talent, Jerri Daboo…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Early Nineteenth-Century Panjab

    Edited by J. S. Grewal, Indu Banga

    The Chār Bāgh-i-Panjāb, written by Ganesh Das Wadera immediately after the annexation of the Lahore kingdom by the British in 1849, is a classic Persian text. Its long descriptive part is the only surviving account of the social, religious, and cultural life of the peoples of the Punjab,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • Indian Tribes in Transition

    The need for reorientation

    By Yogesh Atal

    India has witnessed a sea change in its social structure and political culture since Independence. Despite the developmental model that the country opted for, the hangover of the Raj continued to encourage fissiparous tendencies dividing the Indian populace on the basis of religion, ethnicity and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • Communities of Women in Assam

    Being, doing and thinking together

    Edited by Nandana Dutta

    This book uses communities of women as a framework for reading women’s experience, rights and aspirations in Assam and Northeast India. It explores the varying roles played by such communities in the formation of society, the emergence of a women’s public sphere and the representation of these…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • Understanding Contemporary Indian Federalism

    Competing Perspectives, New Challenges and Future Directions

    Edited by Chanchal Kumar Sharma, Wilfried Swenden

    This volume analyzes centre-state dynamics in India placed against the backdrop of the election of a Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata (BJP) government to central power in 2014. It reflects on how centre-state relations have been shaped by the legacy of nearly two decades of broad-based coalition…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Documentary Film in India

    An Anthropological History

    By Giulia Battaglia

    This book maps hundred years of documentary film practices in India. It demonstrates that in order to study the development of a film practice, it is necessary to go beyond the classic analysis of films and filmmakers and focus on the discourses created around and about the practice in question.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • India Migration Report 2017

    Forced Migration

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan

    The India Migration Report 2017 examines forced migration caused by political conflicts, climate change, disasters (natural and man-made) and development projects. India accounts for large numbers of internally displaced people in the world. Apart from conflicts and disasters, over the years,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge India

  • Democratic Transformation and the Vernacular Public Arena in India

    Edited by Taberez Ahmed Neyazi, Akio Tanabe, Shinya Ishizaka

    Since the structural change in Indian society that began in the 1990s - the result of the liberalisation of the economy, devolution of power, and decentralisation of the government–an unprecedented, democratic transformation has been taking place. This has caused the emergence of unexpected…

    Paperback – 2017-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

  • China, India and Southeast Asia

    Paths to development and state-society relations

    Edited by Edmund Terence Gomez, Kee-Cheok Cheong, Vamsi Vakulabharanam

    This volume studies the outcomes of the two-way flow of investments and people between China and India, and Southeast Asia. These cross-border flows have led to new settlements in Southeast Asia from which new outlooks have emerged among locally-born generations that have given rise to new forms of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge

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