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  1. Jaina Scriptures and Philosophy

    Edited by Peter Fluegel, Olle Qvarnstroem

    Series: Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

    Interest in Indian religion and comparative philosophy has increased in recent years, but despite this the study of Jaina philosophy is still in its infancy. This book looks at the role of philosophy in Jaina tradition, and its significance within the general developments in Indian philosophy....

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Urbanisation, Citizenship and Conflict in India

    Ahmedabad 1900-2000

    By Tommaso Bobbio

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    Urbanisation is rapidly changing the geographic and social landscape of India, and indeed Asia as a whole. Issues of collective violence, urban poverty and discrimination become crucial factors in the redefinition of citizenship not only in legal terms, but also in a cultural and socio-economic...

    To Be Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Reconsidering English Studies in Indian Higher Education

    By Suman Gupta, Richard Allen, Subarno Chattarji, Supriya Cahudhuri

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    This book examines the status of English Studies in India, aspirations pinned on the subject by students, teachers, policy-makers and society in general, and how these are addressed at the higher education level. It presents analytical background discussions of the history and policy environment,...

    To Be Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Micro-politics of Microcredit

    Gender and Neoliberal Development in Bangladesh

    By Mohammad Jasim Uddin

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 June 1st 2015 by Routledge