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  1. Partition and the South Asian Diaspora

    Extending the Subcontinent

    By Papiya Ghosh

    Preface Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Negotiating nations 2. Claiming Pakistan 3. Resisting Hindutva 4. Redoing South Asia 5. Conclusion Bibliography Index...

    Published March 6th 2007 by Routledge India

  2. Abortion in India

    Ground Realities

    Edited by Leela Visaria, Vimala Ramachandran

    Conflict resolution and promotion of regional cooperation in South Asia has assumed a new urgency in the aftermath of the nuclear tests by India and Pakistan in 1998, and underlined by the outbreak of fighting in Kargil in 1999, full mobilization on the border during most of 2002, and continued...

    Published March 6th 2007 by Routledge India

  3. The India-Pakistan Nuclear Relationship

    Theories of Deterrence and International Relations

    Edited by E. Sridharan

    Conflict resolution and promotion of regional cooperation in South Asia has assumed a new urgency in the aftermath of the nuclear tests by India and Pakistan in 1998, and underlined by the outbreak of fighting in Kargil in 1999, full mobilization on the border during most of 2002, and continued...

    Published March 6th 2007 by Routledge India

  4. The Singapore Economy

    An Econometric Perspective

    By Tilak Abeysinghe, Keen Meng Choy

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Singapore's phenomenal transformation from Third World to First World status has been of great interest to economists around the world yet there has been little quantitative research done on its economy and institutions. This innovative new research monograph fills the lacunae by presenting the...

    Published February 27th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Cinema Taiwan

    Politics, Popularity and State of the Arts

    Edited by Darrell William Davis, Ru-shou Robert Chen

    Following the recent success of Taiwanese film directors, such as Hou Hsiao-hsien, Edward Yang, Ang Lee and Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwanese film is raising its profile in contemporary cinema. This collection presents an exciting and ambitious foray into the cultural politics of contemporary Taiwan film...

    Published February 15th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Passionate Modernity

    Sexuality, Class, and Consumption in India

    By Sanjay Srivastava

    Combining historical and ethnographic analysis, this book deals with the making of the heterosexual imagination from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present in the Indian context. This unique book uses methods from anthropology, cultural studies and history to explore the making of...

    Published January 14th 2007 by Routledge India

  7. Singapore

    The State and the Culture of Excess

    By Souchou Yao

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    Taking ideas and frameworks from philosophy, psychology, political science, cultural studies and anthropology, this book tells the larger ‘truth’ about the Singapore state. This book argues that this strong hegemonic state achieves effective rule not just from repressive policies but also through a...

    Published December 6th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Beyond Security, Ethics and Violence

    War Against the Other

    By Anthony Burke

    In a world plagued by war and terror, Beyond Security, Ethics and Violence sounds a warning: not only are global patterns of insecurity, violence and conflict getting ever more destructive and out of hand, but the ways we understand and respond to them will only prolong the crisis. When security is...

    Published December 6th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Cultural Control and Globalization in Asia

    Copyright, Piracy and Cinema

    By Laikwan Pang

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This is a succint and well-written book introducing a truly interdisciplinary approach to the study of copyright and related issues in contemporary popular culture in relation to the current development of Asian cinema, and questions how copyright is appropriated to regulate culture. It examines...

    Published October 16th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Georgia

    In the Mountains of Poetry

    By Peter Nasmyth

    Series: Caucasus World: Peoples of the Caucasus

    This is the first comprehensive cultural and historical introduction to modern Georgia. It covers the country region by region, taking the form of a literary journey through the transition from Soviet Georgia to the modern independent nation state. Georgia's recorded history goes back nearly 3,000...

    Published October 4th 2006 by Routledge