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  1. Navigating Model Minority Stereotypes

    Asian Indian Youth in South Asian Diaspora

    By Rupam Saran

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Though Asian Indians are typically thought of as a "model minority", not much is known about the school experiences of their children. Positive stereotyping of these immigrants and their children often masks educational needs and issues, creates class divides within the Indian-American community,...

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of Contemporary India

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    India is the second largest country in the world with regard to population, the world’s largest democracy and by far the largest country in South Asia, and one of the most diverse and pluralistic nations in the world in terms of official languages, cultures, religions and social identities. Indians...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Vegetarianism and Animal Ethics in Contemporary Buddhism

    By James Stewart

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    Buddhism is widely known to advocate a stance of total pacifism towards all sentient beings, and because of this, it is often thought that Buddhist doctrine would stipulate that non-violent food practices, such as vegetarianism, be mandatory. However, the Pali source materials do not encourage...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Goddess Traditions in Tantric Hinduism

    History, Practice and Doctrine

    Edited by Bjarne Olesen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

    Hinduism cannot be understood without the Great Goddess and the goddess-orientated Sakta traditions. The Goddess pervades Hinduism at all levels, from aniconic village deities to high-caste pan-Hindu goddesses to esoteric, tantric goddesses. Nevertheless, the highly influential tantric forms of...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  5. India in the Italian Renaissance

    Visions of a Contemporary Pagan World 1300-1600

    By Meera Juncu

    Series: Routledge Research in Early Modern History

    India in the Italian Renaissance surveys the changing representations of pagan Indians in Italian culture from the late medieval period to the end of the 16th century. It provides a systematic, chronological study of early Italian representations of India c. 1300-1600, and their resonance within...

    To Be Published August 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. A New Economic History of Colonial India

    Edited by Latika Chaudhary, Bishnupriya Gupta, Tirthankar Roy, Anand Swamy

    A New Economic History of Colonial India provides a new perspective on Indian economic history. Using economic theory and quantitative methods, it shows how the discipline is being redefined and how new scholarship on India is beginning to embrace and make use of concepts from the larger field of...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. State, Policy and Conflicts in Northeast India

    By K S Subramanian

    This book discusses the history of unrest and conflict in Northeast India from 1947 to the present. It presents the case studies of Manipur, Tripura and Assam to highlight the problems of the region at the policy level and suggests ways of overcoming challenges to governance and security....

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge India

  8. The Idea of Good Governance and the Politics of the Global South

    An Analysis of its Effects

    By Haroon A. Khan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    One of the major objectives of good governance is human development. Many worry that without good governance, many developing countries may become failed states. Using one of the worst industrial disasters in Bangladesh to date, Haroon A. Khan helps further our understanding of the importance of...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Postcolonial Politics of Ashis Nandy

    By Christine Deftereos

    Series: Postcolonial Politics

    The Postcolonial Politics of Ashis Nandy explores the work of India’s leading public intellectual and political and cultural critics Ashis Nandy. Nandy has contributed extensively to social and political criticism for over forty years and to a range of academic and public debates in India and...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Bangladesh

    Edited by Ali Riaz, Mohammad Sajjadur Rahman

    In the past decade, Bangladesh has achieved significant social and economic progress. Despite high population density, a limited natural-resource base, underdeveloped infrastructure, frequent natural disasters and political uncertainty, the country has recorded positive developments in terms of...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge