South Asian Business Products

  • 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

  • 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 

  • 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

  • The Micro-politics of Microcredit

    Gender and Neoliberal Development in Bangladesh

    By Mohammad Jasim Uddin

    Microcredit has been seen in recent decades as having great potential for aiding development in poor developing countries, with Bangladesh being one of the countries which has pioneered microcredit and implemented it most widely. This book, based on extensive original research, explores how…

    Hardback – 2015-05-14
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Innovation as Social Change in South Asia

    Transforming Hierarchies

    Edited by Minna Säävälä, Sirpa Tenhunen

    This book examines innovation as social change in South Asia. From an anthropological micro-perspective, innovation is moulded by social systems of value and hierarchy, while simultaneously having the potential to transform them. Peterson examines the printing press’s changing technology and its…

    Hardback – 2015-04-03

  • Business Models and People Management in the Indian IT Industry

    From People to Profits

    Edited by Ashish Malik, Chris Rowley

    The global impact of so-called ‘offshoring’, including of information technology (IT) and related services, continues to be a topic of great interest to academics, practitioners and policy makers. The Indian IT industry has sustained high levels of growth in revenues and employment since the late…

    Hardback – 2015-03-27
    Working in Asia

  • Liberalization and Economic Performance of the Informal Sector

    A study of Indian Economy

    By Indrajit Bairagya

    Impact of liberalization on informality has been a subject of intense debate for many years and the major issue that has come up is whether liberalization helps to grow informal sector and informality in the economy or it is an obstruction for informal sector’s growth. Thus, in the light…

    Hardback – 2014-10-21

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Development in Pakistan

    By Nadeem Malik

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has not only become an important concept for corporate organizations but also civil society, community, state and the multilateral and bilateral development agencies. It has acquired great significance in the aftermath of the global financial crisis of 2008,…

    Hardback – 2014-08-14
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Enterprise Culture in Neoliberal India

    Studies in Youth, Class, Work and Media

    Edited by Nandini Gooptu

    The promotion of an enterprise culture and entrepreneurship in India in recent decades has had far-reaching implications beyond the economy, and transformed social and cultural attitudes and conduct. This book brings together pioneering research on the nature of India’s enterprise culture, covering…

    Hardback – 2013-10-10
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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