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  • Gender at Work

    Theory and Practice for 21st Century Organizations

    By Aruna Rao, Joanne Sandler, David Kelleher, Carol Miller

    At a time when some corporate women leaders are advocating for their aspiring sisters to ‘lean in’ for a bigger piece of the existing pie, this book puts the spotlight on the deep structures of organizational culture that hold gender inequality in place. Gender at Work: Theory and Practice for 21st…

    Paperback – 2015-12-04 
    Routledge

  • Undernutrition and Public Policy in India

    Investing in the future

    Edited by Sonalde Desai, Lawrence Haddad, Deepta Chopra, Amit Thorat

    Despite substantial economic growth, India has one of the highest undernutrition rates in the world; it is home to almost 40 per cent of the world’s stunted children. This volume assesses the status and causes of undernutrition in the country, and examines the effectiveness of policies designed to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge India

  • Colonialism and Resistance

    Society and State in Manipur

    Edited by Arambam Noni, Kangujam Sanatomba

    Part of the ‘Transition in Northeastern India’ series, this volume critically explores how Northeast India, especially Manipuri society, responded to colonial rule. It studies the interplay between colonialism and resistance to provide an alternative understanding of colonialism on the one hand,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge India
    Transition in Northeastern India

  • Politics, Landlords and Islam in Pakistan

    By Nicolas Martin

    This book offers unique insights into the changing nature of power and hierarchy in rural Pakistan from colonial times to present day. It shows how electoral politics and the erosion of traditional patron–client ties have not empowered the lower classes. The monograph highlights the persistence of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-27 
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • Politics of Migration

    Indian Emigration in a Globalised World

    By A. Didar Singh, S. Irudaya Rajan

    This book studies the politics surrounding Indian emigration from the 19th century to the present day. Bringing together data and case studies from across five continents, it moves beyond economic and social movers of migration, and explores the role of politics—both local and global—in shaping…

    Hardback – 2015-10-27 
    Routledge India

  • Understanding Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century

    By Steven Pressman

    Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century reached the top of most best-seller lists last year shortly after it was released. Nonetheless, few people actually read the book. Yet reviewers have agreed that the book is important because it touches on one of the major problems facing…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies

    Edited by Anna Triandafyllidou

    The Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies offers a comprehensive and unique study of the multi-disciplinary field of international migration and asylum studies. Utilising contemporary information and analysis, this innovative Handbook provides an in depth examination of legal…

    Hardback – 2015-10-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Criminal Capital

    Violence, Corruption and Class in Industrial India

    By Andrew Sanchez

    Criminal Capital explores the relationship between neoliberalism, criminality and the reshaping of class in modern India. It discusses how the political vocabularies of urban industrial workers reflect the processes by which power is distributed across the region. Based upon field research among a…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06 
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • National Minorities in Putin's Russia

    Diversity and Assimilation

    By Federica Prina

    Using a human rights approach, the book analyses the dynamics in the application of minority policies for the preservation of cultural and linguistic diversity in Russia. Despite Russia’s legacy of ethno-cultural and linguistic pluralism, the book argues that the Putin leadership’s overwhelming…

    Hardback – 2015-09-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Capitalism: The Basics

    By David Coates

    The global economy is dominated by a powerful set of established and emerging capitalisms, from the long-standing capitalist economies of the West to the rising economies of the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries. An understanding of capitalism is therefore fundamental to…

    Paperback – 2015-09-18 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Markets without Limits

    Moral Virtues and Commercial Interests

    By Jason F. Brennan, Peter Jaworski

    May you sell your vote? May you sell your kidney? May gay men pay surrogates to bear them children? May spouses pay each other to watch the kids, do the dishes, or have sex? Should we allow the rich to genetically engineer gifted, beautiful children? Should we allow betting markets on terrorist…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27
    Routledge

  • South Asian Migration to Gulf Countries

    History, Policies, Development

    Edited by Prakash C. Jain, Ginu Zacharia Oommen

    South Asians constitute the largest expatriate population in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. Their contribution in the socio-economic, technological and educational development of GCC nations is immense. This book offers one of the first systematic analysis of South Asia–Gulf…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge India

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