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  • Women and Conflict in India

    By Sanghamitra Choudhury

    This book analyses the impact that prolonged socio-political conflict in India has had on political and social spaces for women. Focusing in particular on Assam in the North East of India, it looks at how the conflict can be restricting, and yet can also have the potential to expand these spaces…

    Hardback – 2016-03-11 
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Human Rights in Postcolonial India

    Edited by Om Prakash Dwivedi, V. G. Julie Rajan

    This volume looks at human rights in independent India through frameworks comparable to those in other postcolonial nations in the Global South. It examines wide-ranging issues that require immediate attention such as those related to disability, violence, torture, education, LGBT, neoliberalism,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03 
    Routledge India
    Ethics, Human Rights and Global Political Thought

  • Look East to Act East Policy

    Implications for India's Northeast

    Edited by Gurudas Das, C. Joshua Thomas

    This volume captures the success of India’s Look East Policy (LEP) in promoting economic engagement with neighbouring countries in Asia and simultaneously its limitations in propelling growth in the bordering North Eastern Region — India’s bridge head to South East Asia. It analyses the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    Routledge India

  • The Rise of Tamil Separatism in Sri Lanka

    From Communalism to Secession

    By Gnanapala Welhengama, Nirmala Pillay

    Among the examples of civil wars, armed secessionist movements and minority uprisings in the world today, many involve conflict between a minority group’s aim for political self-determination, and the nation state’s resistance to any diminution of sovereignty. With the expansion of the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Bangladesh

    Edited by Ali Riaz, Mohammad Sajjadur Rahman

    In the past decade, Bangladesh has achieved significant social and economic progress. Despite high population density, a limited natural-resource base, underdeveloped infrastructure, frequent natural disasters and political uncertainty, the country has recorded positive developments in terms of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-05 

  • India-China Relations

    Politics of Resources, Identity and Authority in a Multipolar World Order

    By Jagannath Panda

    The rise of India and China as two major economic and political actors in regional as well as global politics necessitates an analysis of not only their bilateral ties but also the significance of their regional and global pursuits. This book looks at the nuances and politics that the two countries…

    Hardback – 2016-01-31 
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Industrialising Rural India

    Land, policy and resistance

    Edited by Kenneth Bo Nielsen, Patrik Oskarsson

    Industrialising Rural India sheds light on the current dynamics and contestations at work as India seeks to accelerate industrial growth and development. Rapid industrialisation is promoted by many as the quickest and most feasible way of rejuvenating an Indian economy that has produced sluggish…

    Hardback – 2016-01-30 
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Critical Perspectives on Agrarian Transition

    India in the Global Debate

    Edited by B. B. Mohanty

    This book evaluates the relevance of classical debates on agrarian transition and extends the horizon of contemporary debates in the Indian context, linking national trends with regional experiences. It identifies new dynamics in agrarian political economy and presents a comprehensive account of…

    Hardback – 2016-01-28 
    Routledge India

  • Unheeded Hinterland

    Identity and sovereignty in Northeast India

    Edited by Dilip Gogoi

    This book presents a comprehensive account of the debates on sovereignty, self-determination and nationalist upsurges in India’s Northeast, especially Assam. At a deeper level, it analyses how multi-ethnic societies engage with the nation state. Based on the framework of international relations and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-28 
    Routledge India

  • Islamic NGOs in Bangladesh

    Development, Piety and Neoliberal governmentality

    By Mohammad Musfequs Salehin

    NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) have emerged in both a development and aid capacity in Bangladesh, providing wide-reaching public services to the country’s population living in extreme poverty. However, resistance to and limitations of NGO-led development - which in conjunction with…

    Hardback – 2016-01-25 
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Politics of the 'Other' in India and China

    Western Concepts in Non-Western Contexts

    Edited by Lion Koenig, Bidisha Chaudhuri

    The social sciences have been heavily influenced by modernization theory, focusing on issues of economic growth, political development and social change, in order to develop a predictive model of linear progress for developing countries following a Western prototype. Under this hegemonic paradigm…

    Hardback – 2016-01-21 
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Exploring Alterity in a Globalized World

    Edited by Christoph Wulf

    This volume develops a unique framework to understand India through indigenous and European perspectives, and examines how it copes with the larger challenges of a globalized world. Through a discussion of religious and philosophical traditions, cultural developments as well as contemporary theatre…

    Hardback – 2016-01-21 
    Routledge India

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