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  • Identity and Marginality in India

    Afghan Sikh and Hindu Migrants

    By Anwesha Ghosh

    ‘Lala Hindu’ is a term used by ethnic Afghans to denote the religious minorities, the Sikhs and Hindus of Afghanistan, while living in the country. Indians often use the term ‘Afghani log’ to indicate the Afghans living in India. This book is a study of the displaced Afghan migrant population in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora

    Living in the End of Days

    By Marzia Balzani

    Ahmadiyya Islam was founded as a new religious movement within Islam towards the end of the nineteenth century in colonial Punjab, India, by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad. Jamat Ahmadiyyah and its followers have assumed considerable importance both in the country of their origin, i.e. Pakistan, and abroad,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • Indigenous Peoples and the Capability Approach

    By Krushil Watene, Mandy Yap, Erika Bockstael

    Despite some achievements gained during the indigenous struggle for rights and recognition, many indigenous groups continue to fight against unjust social, political, environmental, and historical conditions. Ideas which engage with the lived experiences of communities themselves, such as the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Human Development and Capability Debates

  • Understanding Contemporary Brazil

    By Jeff Garmany, Anthony W. Pereira

    Brazil has famously been dubbed a country of contradictions, or even of bipolarity. To people on the outside looking in, it can be puzzling that a country can champion freedom so fiercely in an environment of political repression and mass incarceration, emphasise national unity despite massive…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The Andean World

    Edited by Linda J. Seligmann, Kathleen S. Fine-Dare

    This comprehensive reference offers an authoritative overview of Andean lifeways. It provides valuable historical context, as well as demonstrating the relevance of learning about the Andes in light of contemporary events and debates. The volume covers the ecology and pre-Columbian history of the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Knowing from the Indigenous North

    Sámi Approaches to History, Politics and Belonging

    Edited by Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Sanna Valkonen, Jarno Valkonen

    Focusing on the Sápmi region of Northern Europe as a point of departure, this book enriches and sharpens the concept of ‘the North’. It combines detailed empirical research on the Sámi people and their life-worlds with theoretical contributions from leading scholars. The authors consider the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-04 
    Routledge

  • 'When the War Began We Heard of Several Kings'

    South Asian Prisoners in World War I Germany

    Edited by Franziska Roy, Heike Liebau, Ravi Ahuja

    The book is a moving account of  about two thousand South Asians mostly sailors and soldiers from villages in Bengal, Nepal, the Northwest Frontier and Punjab, who were held for years in German prison camps. They attracted the close attention of army officers, diplomats and secret agents, of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Time, Space and Capital in India

    Longing and Belonging in an Urban-Industrial Hinterland

    By Atreyee Majumder

    The book is fundamentally concerned with the relations among the theoretical categories of time, space and capital in India. It shows registers of temporality and spatiality generated by historical phases of interaction with industrial capital. Such temporal and spatial sensibilities render…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Banking and Debt Recovery in Emerging Markets

    The Law Reform Context

    By Sonali Abeyratne

    This title was first published in 2001. A developing country that is pursuing free market economic policies requires a modern commercial law infrastructure, which enables the emerging economy to have in place properly functioning credit and other financial systems which stimulate domestic and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • India's Missed Opportunity

    India's Relationship with the Non Resident Indians

    By Marie C. Lall

    This title was first published in 2001. An important analysis of the links between the Indian Diaspora and the state and how this Diaspora can influence economic and foreign policy making in their country of origin. M.C. Lall focuses on India, presenting an unusual case whereby the Indian…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Understanding Interaction in Central Australia (1985)

    An Ethnomethodological Study of Australian Aboriginal People

    By Kenneth B Liberman

    First published in 1985, this book gives an intimate account of the cultural-political conflict between Australian Aboriginal people and Anglo-Australians, presenting the Australian social world from the perspective of the Aboriginal person. Adopting a rigorous ethnomethodological analysis and the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Directions in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

  • Rethinking the National Security of Pakistan

    The Price of Strategic Myopia

    By Ahmad Faruqui

    This title was first published in 2002. Policy-makers in South Asia, the Middle East and the Asian Pacific, decision-makers in the OECD countries, organizations and specialists in academe, will all find this publication indispensable. It presents an integrated model of national security that…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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