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  • Dalit Capital

    State, Markets and Civil Society in Urban India, 1st Edition

    By Aseem Prakash

    This book details the discrimination and unfavourable treatment that Dalit entrepreneurs encounter in the functioning of markets in modern India. It refutes the optimistic notion that the process of modernization in India will automatically undermine the significance of social identities.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge India

  • Politics, Landlords and Islam in Pakistan

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • State, Policy and Conflicts in Northeast India

    1st Edition

    By K. S. Subramanian

    This book discusses the history of unrest and conflict in Northeast India from 1947 to the present day. A perceptive study on public policy and its delivery in the region, the volume highlights that a crisis of governance, security and development has emerged in the Northeast because of the way…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge India

  • Colonialism and Resistance

    Society and State in Manipur, 1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge India
    Transition in Northeastern India

  • Politics of Migration

    Indian Emigration in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge India

  • Negotiating Cultural Identity

    Landscapes in Early Medieval South Asian History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Himanshu Prabha Ray

    This book draws on research by archaeologists, numismatists and historians on the social and cultural construction of landscapes in India. It deals with the perception, use and representation of the landscape as an essential dimension of life in the early medieval period.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge India
    Archaeology and Religion in South Asia

  • Performing Identities

    Celebrating Indigeneity in the Arts, 1st Edition

    Edited by G. N. Devy, Geoffrey V. Davis, K. K. Chakravarty

    Performing Identities brings together essays by scholars, artists and activists engaged in understanding and conserving rapidly disappearing local knowledge forms of indigenous communities across continents. It depicts the imaginative transactions evident in the interface of identity and cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge India

  • Rethinking Disability in India

    1st Edition

    By Anita Ghai

    Moving away from clinical, medical or therapeutic perspectives on disability, this book explores disability in India as a social, cultural and political phenomenon, arguing that this ‘difference’ should be accepted as a part of social diversity. It further interrogates the multiple issues of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge India

  • Family, School and Nation

    The Child and Literary Constructions in 20th-Century Bengal, 1st Edition

    By Nivedita Sen

    This seminal work examines the concurrence of childhood rebellion and conformity in Bengali literary texts (including adult texts), a pertinent yet unexplored area, making it a first of its kind. It is a study of the voice of child protagonists across children’s and adult literature in Bengali…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge India

  • South Asian Migration to Gulf Countries

    History, Policies, Development, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge India

  • Criminal Capital

    Violence, Corruption and Class in Industrial India, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • Transnational Pakistani Connections

    Marrying ‘Back Home’, 1st Edition

    By Katharine Charsley

    Since restrictions on commonwealth labour immigration to Britain in the 1960s, marriage has been the dominant form of migration between Pakistan and the UK. Most transnational Pakistani marriages are between cousins or other more distant relatives, lending a particular texture to this transnational…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

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