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Forthcoming South Asian Studies Books

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  1. Globalisation and Governance in India

    New Challenges to Society and Institutions

    Edited by Harihar Bhattacharyya, Lion Koenig

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    In 1991, India officially embraced the policy of neo-liberal reforms by signing the GATT agreement, which exposed the country, its society, culture and institutions to the various forces of globalisation. Globalization as such may not be new to India, for the country has been exposed to the...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Phonology and Morphology of Tamil

    By Prathima Christdas

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    This study provides a detailed description of the Kanniyakumari dialect of Tamil within the theoretical framework of Lexical Phonology. This work, which includes a careful analysis of the segments, syllables, morphemes, and noun and verb morphology, remains one of the very few accounts of a spoken...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. International Mobility and the Transformation of Global Capitalism

    By Anthony D.Costa

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

    International mobility is not new as people have moved throughout history, voluntarily and forcibly, for personal, familial, economic, and professional reasons. Yet, the mobility of technical talent in the global economy is a relatively new phenomenon, largely voluntary, structurally determined by...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Women, Labour and the Economy in India

    By Deepita Chakravarty, Ishita Chakravarty

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book analyses the changing labour economy in post-colonial India. It focuses on the sector of paid domestic service, a traditionally male domain, which has emerged as one of the most viable economic options of poor urban women and girl children. Applying an imaginative and refreshing mix of...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Constitution Making in Asia

    Decolonisation and State-Building in the Aftermath of the British Empire

    Edited by Harshan Kumarasingham

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    This book examines the process of constitutional formation in the era of decolonisation and state building in Asia. Britain’s main imperial possessions in the region were granted independence in the 1940s and 1950s and needed to craft constitutions for their new states. Invariably the indigenous...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Islamic Banking in Pakistan

    By Feisal Khan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Pakistan was one of the pioneers of Islamic Banking and Finance (IBF) as it converted to an interest-free banking system in 1985. This book critically analyzes the experience of Pakistan with IBF. Drawing on first-hand experience of the Pakistani banking environment and practices, the...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Religion and Urbanism

    Reconceptualising Sustainable Cities for South Asia

    Edited by Yamini Narayanan

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion and Development

    Religion and Urbanism contributes to an expanded understanding of the notion of 'sustainable cities' in the context of South Asia by demonstrating that religion exerts a significant influence on the nature of urban development in the region. The book argues that the multiple, often conflicting...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge