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Forthcoming South Asian Studies Books

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  1. Gender, Power and Knowledge for Development

    By Lata Narayanaswamy

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Knowledge-for-development is thriving as an area of development practice. Yet the consequences of the proliferation of knowledge-based development practices as an area of development discourse and practice remain under-theorised and researched. This book interrogates the capacity of donor-funded...

    To Be Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Atlas of South Asian Affairs

    By Robert W. Bradnock

    South Asia has developed from a group of newly independent post-Colonial states of at most secondary importance to the wider world to its current position as a region of central strategic importance to both global economic development and world peace and stability. This Atlas highlights the global...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Devotional Islam in Contemporary South Asia

    Shrines, Journeys and Wanderers

    Edited by Michel Boivin, Remy Delage

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book discusses the role of popular Islam in structuring individual and collective identities in contemporary South Asia. It identifies similarities and differences between the worship of saints and the pattern of religious attendance to tombs and mausoleums in South Asian Sufism and Shi`ism....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. An Introduction to South Asian Politics

    Edited by Neil DeVotta

    This introductory textbook provides students with a fundamental understanding of the politics of six South Asian countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. It adopts a broad theoretical framework and evaluates the opportunities and constraints facing South Asia’s...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Elephant Conservation and Society in India

    Encounters, Spaces and Politics

    By Maan Barua

    Series: Earthscan Conservation and Development

    The Asian elephant is an endangered species and a cultural icon in both Asia and the West, while in India it is both deified and demonized. Human-elephant encounters and relationships are the focus of this book, which shows how these are politicized and pose challenges for rural development and...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Yoga in Jainism

    Edited by Christopher Chapple

    Series: Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

    Jaina Studies is a relatively new, but rapidly expanding field of inquiry for scholars of Indian religion and philosophy. In Jainism, the term Yoga carries multiple levels of meaning, and this book explores the definitions, nuances and applications of the term in relation to Jainism from early...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Debating 'Conversion' in Hinduism and Christianity

    By Ankur Barua

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    This book provides both a historical survey of some of the crucial debates in colonial and post-independence India over the various meanings of ‘conversion’, especially from Hinduism to Christianity and Buddhism, and also an analytical study of the interweaving between religious doctrines and...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Renewable Energy Policies in South Asia

    Making Solar Lighting Work

    By Sam Wong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The World Bank’s ‘Design Principles’ for successful renewable energy interventions are cost management, good governance and a choice of technology that meets local needs. Focusing on solar lighting and drawing on case studies in Bangladesh and India, this book problematicises the underpinning...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Religion and Modernity in the Himalaya

    Edited by Megan Adamson Sijapati, Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz

    Religion has long been a powerful cultural, social, and political force in the Himalayan region. Increased economic and cultural flows, growth in tourism, and new forms of governance and media, however, have brought significant changes to the culture, religion and society of this region situated...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge