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Forthcoming South Asian Studies Books

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  1. "Nation-state" and Minority Rights in India

    Comparative Perspectives on Muslim and Sikh Identities

    By Tanweer Fazal

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The blood-laden birth-pangs of the Indian "nation-state" undoubtedly had a bearing on the contentious issue of group rights for cultural minorities. Indeed, the trajectory of the concept ‘minority rights’ evolved amidst multiple conceptualizations, political posturing and violent mobilizations and...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Women and Climate Change in Bangladesh

    By Margaret Alston

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Bangladesh is not one of the countries with the greatest emissions of carbon, but it is one of the countries most critically affected, with a significant risk of damage to lives and livelihoods due to climate change in the form of cyclones, flooding and storm surges, and slow-onset impacts such as...

    To Be Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Engendering the Politics of Religion

    Women, Identity and Agency in Global Religio-Politics

    Edited by Naveed S. Sheikh

    How does gender relate to the making and challenging of politics based on religion? This book attempts to shed new light on the multi-faceted relationship gender in relation to religio-politics at the local, national and global levels. Bringing together an international group of scholars, this...

    To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Pakistan's Nuclear Policy

    A Minimum Credible Deterrence

    By Zafar Khan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    In May 1998, in reaction to India’s nuclear weapon tests, Pakistan tested six nuclear weapons. Following this, the country opted for a policy of minimum deterrence, and within a year, Pakistan had altered its policy stance by adding the modifier of minimum ‘credible’ deterrence. This book looks at...

    To Be Published August 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. International Law and Drone Strikes in Pakistan

    The Legal and Socio-political Aspects

    By Sikander Ahmed Shah

    Series: Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflicts

    While conventional warfare has an established body of legal precedence, many scholars and commentators have argued that the legality of drone strikes by the US in Pakistan and elsewhere remains ambiguous. This book explores the legal and political issues surrounding the use of drones in Pakistan....

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Conflict, Negotiations and Natural Resource Management

    A Legal Pluralism Perspective from India

    Edited by Maarten Bavinck, Amalendu Jyotishi

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    This collection brings a diverse range of approaches to the question of pluralism, property and natural resource management in South East Asia. This significant contribution to the rapidly growing body of literature exploring indigenous people, legal pluralism, land rights and environmentalism is a...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Transnational Feminism and Global Advocacy in South Asia

    Edited by Gita Rajan, Jigna Desai

    Transnational feminism has been critical to feminist theorizing in the global North over the last few decades. Perhaps due to its broad terminology, transnational feminism can become vague and dislocated, losing its ability to name specific critiques of and responses to empire, race, and...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Tibetan Lives

    Three Himalayan Autobiographies

    By Peter Richardus

    In the early years of the 20th century, control over Tibet was contested by three major empires: those of China, Russia and Britain. The imperial powers and those who came in their wake - missionaries, scholars, traders and soldiers - employed local staff to assist in their dealings with the...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Consciousness in Indian Philosophy

    The Advaita Doctrine of ‘Awareness Only’

    By Sthaneshwar Timalsina

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    This book focuses on the analysis of pure consciousness as found in Advaita Vedanta, one of the main schools of Indian philosophy. According to this tradition, reality is identified as Brahman, the world is considered illusory, and the individual self is identified with the absolute reality....

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. South Asian Transnationalisms

    Cultural Exchange in the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Babli Sinha

    Series: Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

    South Asian Transnationalisms explores encounters in twentieth century South Asia beyond the conventional categories of center and periphery, colonizer and colonized. Considering the cultural and political exchanges between artists and intellectuals of South Asia with counterparts in the United...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge