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  1. Ethical Practice, Religious Reform, and the Buddhist Art of Living in Nepal

    Seeing Things as They Are

    By Lauren Leve

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Theravada has experienced a powerful and far-reaching revival, especially among the Newar Buddhist laity, many of whom are reorganizing their lives according to its precepts, practices and ideals. This book documents these far-reaching social and personal transformations and links them to...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Political Economy of Development in India

    Indigeneity in Transition in the State of Kerala

    By Darley Jose Kjosavik, Nadarajah Shanmugaratnam

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    In the Global South, indigenous people have been continuously subjected to top-down, and often violent, processes of post-colonial state and nation building. This book examines the development dilemmas of the indigenous people (adivasis) of the Indian state of Kerala. It explores the different...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Gender and Labour in Contemporary India

    Eroding Citizenship

    By Amrita Chhachhi

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Providing a comprehensive analysis of the electronics industry in India, this book highlights the gendered nature of labour regimes and domestic regimes and also the linkages between households, labour markets, factories and the state, to provide a more comprehensive understanding of the...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 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 May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. From Civil War to Soft Authoritarianism

    Ethnonationalism and Democratic Regression in Sri Lanka

    By Neil DeVotta

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book shows how Sri Lanka’s civil war gradually undermined liberal democracy and caused the country to regress toward the current soft authoritarian dispensation. In doing so, it introduces the concept of 'ethnic supererogation,' a governing system built around the notion that a majority ethnic...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Sikh Communal Identity in Southeast Asia

    By Arunajeet Kaur

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book analyses Sikh communal identity as it was established in the Far East under the auspices of the British Empire. Focusing on Singapore with a comparative case study with Malaysia, where Sikh communities form a significant minority in terms of numbers and visibility and have had significant...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Contemporary India

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    India is perhaps the world’s most complex and intricate society, and this complexity makes the production of knowledge of this nation intellectually challenging but also fascinating and absorbing. The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary India contains essays by the field’s foremost scholars who...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Local Impact of Globalization in South and Southeast Asia

    Offshore Business Processes in Services Industries

    Edited by Bart Lambregts, Niels Beerepoot, Robert Kloosterman

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The latest wave of globalization in South and Southeast Asia has been largely services driven, in particular by firms from advanced economies relocating part of their business processes abroad. This has caused profound changes in the international division of labour, and has had correspondingly...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 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 May 31st 2015 by Routledge