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Forthcoming South Asian Studies Books

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  1. A History of the New India

    Past and Present

    By Eugene F. Irschick

    Providing a different approach to the history of India than previously advocated, this textbook argues that there was a constant interaction between peoples and cultures. This interactive, dialogic approach provides a clear understanding of how power and social relations operated in South Asia....

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia

    Edited by Gabriele Koehler, Deepta Chopra

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    This book sheds light on social policies in six South Asian countries introduced between 2003 and 2013, examining the ways in which these policies have come about, and what this reflects about the nature of the state in each of these countries. It offers a detailed analysis of the nature of these...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Fiction, Film, and Indian Popular Cinema

    Salman Rushdie’s Novels and the Cinematic Imagination

    By Florian Stadtler

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This book analyses the novels of Salman Rushdie and their stylistic conventions in the context of Indian popular cinema and its role in the elaboration of the author’s arguments about post-independence postcolonial India. Focusing on different genres of Indian popular cinema, such as the ‘Social’,...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Deliberating Environmental Policy in India

    Participation and the Role of Advocacy

    By Sunayana Ganguly

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

    As one of the world’s largest and most bio-diverse countries, India’s approach to environmental policy will be very important in tackling global environmental challenges. Since the economic liberalization of the 1990s in India, environmental policy making has seen a slow shift from top-down...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Early Asceticism in India

    Âjîvikism and Jainism

    By Piotr Balcerowicz

    Series: Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

    This book presents the beginnings of two ancient South Asian religions, Jainism and Ajivikism, as well as the close historical links between these two religious and ascetic traditions, which go back to the 5th and 6th century BCE. New light is thrown on the relations between the two founders of...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Political Survival in Pakistan

    Beyond Ideology

    By Anas Malik

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    Presenting a framework that incorporates macro-level forces into micro-level strategic calculations, this book explains key political choices by leaders and challengers in Pakistan through the political survival mechanism. It offers an explanation for continuing polity weakness in the country, and...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Barefoot across the Nation

    M F Husain and the Idea of India

    Edited by Sumathi Ramaswamy

    Series: Visual and Media Histories

    This book is the first inter-disciplinary engagement with the work of Maqbool Fida Husain, arguably India’s most iconic contemporary artist today, whose life and work are intimately entangled with the career of independent India as a democratic, secular and multi-ethnic nation. For more than half a...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. New Cultural Identitarian Political Movements in Developing Societies

    The Bharatiya Janata Party

    By Sebastian Schwecke

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    Applying an intercultural and comparative theoretical approach across Asia and Africa, this book analyses the rise and moderation of political movements in developing societies which mobilise popular support with references to conceptions of cultural identity. The author includes not only the Hindu...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Tantric Mantras

    Studies on Mantrasastra

    By Andre Padoux

    Series: Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

    Providing a systematic and complete overview of the highest scholarly quality on Tantric mantras in Hinduism, this book presents a summary on the nature of Tantric mantras, their phonetic aspect, structure and classifications. Additionally, it explains the metaphysical-theological nature of Tantric...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Education and Inequality in India

    A Classroom View

    By Manabi Majumdar, Jos Mooij

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Universalization of primary education has been high on the policy agenda in India. This book looks at the reproduction of social inequalities within the educational system in India, and how this is contested in different ways. It examines whether the concept of `education for all’ is just a...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge