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Forthcoming South Asian Studies Books

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  1. Urbanisation and Social Change in India

    Making Citizens

    By Tommaso Bobbio

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    As urbanisation is rapidly changing the geographic and social landscape of India, issues of collective violence, urban poverty and discrimination becomes crucial factor in the redefinition of citizenship not only in legal terms, but also in a cultural and socio-economic dimension. While Indian...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Socio-Economic Rights in Emerging Free Markets

    Comparative Insights from India and China

    Edited by Surya Deva

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    In the last decade or so, China and India have emerged on the global stage as two emerging free market economies. The tremendous economic growth in China and India has meant that they have been able to lift millions of people out of the poverty trap. This growth has not, however, been without...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. A Scripture of the Ancient Tantra Collection

    The Phur-pa bcu-gnyis

    By Dr Robert Mayer

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Asceticism and Power in South and Southeast Asia

    Edited by Peter Flügel, Gustaaf Houtman

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    Including analyses by top academics in the field, this book takes a unique look at questions of power and asceticism in the Hindu, Jain and Buddhist traditions of South and Southeast Asia. Ideas about power and purity in these three traditions are crucially related to ascetic practices....

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Reshaping City Governance

    London, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad

    By Nirmala Rao

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    It is well recognised that while India is a rising power, poised to emerge into the front rank of global economies, the pace and scale of India’s urbanisation calls for more effective metropolitan management if that growth is not to be constrained by gathering urban crisis. Three of the greatest...

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Informal Labour in Urban India

    Three Cities, Three Journeys

    By Tom Barnes

    Using case studies from three urban regions, Bangalore, Mumbai and the new industrial zones that overlap with New Delhi, this book looks at the rise of informal labour in modern India’s cities and towns. It argues that India has undergone a process of uneven and combined development during its...

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Dalit Women of Nepal

    Strategies of Resistance

    By Jung H. Lee

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book examines the strategies of resistance among the Dalit women of Nepal in their struggle against the social injustice of the caste system and related practices of "untouchability", particularly in regard to the ways in which these injustices lead to capability failures that diminish human...

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Poverty and Governance in South Asia

    By Syeda Naushin Parnini

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

    This book analyzes the discourses of development agenda and governance crisis to reduce poverty through Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in South Asia. It provides a survey of the region by not only focusing on India, Pakistan and Bangladesh but also on the smaller countries in the region, such...

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Transformation of Tamil Religion

    Ramalinga Swamigal and Modern Dravidian Sainthood

    By Srilata Raman

    Series: Routledge South Asian Religion Series

    This book analyses the articulations of Tamil identity in the period of colonial modernity and beyond. It examines the development of Tamil religion by focusing on the important 19th century Tamil Hindu reformer and saint, Ramalinga Swamigal. The transformation of Tamil religion is mapped through...

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Youth, Class and Education in Urban India

    By David Sancho

    Series: Routledge Series on Urban South Asia

    By examining the transformation of Kochi, a South Indian cosmopolitan metropolis, through the lens of education, this book discusses the role of private schooling in the (re)production of inequalities within the spectrum of the middle classes. Set in globalising India, the book presents a city and...

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge