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Forthcoming South Asian Studies Books

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  1. Hindi Poetry in a Musical Genre

    Thumri Lyrics

    By Lalita du Perron

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    Indian classical music has long been fascinating to Western audiences, most prominently since the Beatles' sessions with Ravi Shankar in the 1960s. This fascination with the musical genre still prevails in the twenty-first century. Hindi Poetry in a Musical Genre examines Thumri Lyrics, a...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Rethinking Gandhi and Nonviolent Relationality

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Debjani Ganguly, John Docker

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book presents a rethinking of the world legacy of Mahatma Gandhi in this era of unspeakable global violence. Through interdisciplinary research, key Gandhian concepts are revisited by tracing their genealogies in multiple histories of world contact and by foregrounding their relevance to...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Epistemology in Classical India

    The Knowledge Sources of the Nyaya School

    By Stephen H Phillips

    In this book, Phillips gives an overview of the contribution of Nyaya--the classical Indian school that defends an externalist position about knowledge as well as an internalist position about justification. Nyaya literature extends almost two thousand years and comprises hundreds of texts, and in...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Indian Foreign Policy in Transition

    Relations with South Asia

    By Arijit Mazumdar

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    India’s relation with other South Asian countries has been impacted by recent developments in the post-Cold War period. These include India’s economic rise, the recent democratic transitions in many South Asian countries and greater US engagement in the region following 9/11. This book is an effort...

    To Be Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Water for Food Security

    Challenges for Pakistan

    Edited by Claudia Ringler, Arif Anwar

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    Pakistan’s water management is at a critical watershed. Water shortages are growing rapidly as a result of growing demand across all water-using sectors. Rapid population growth, from 175 million people in 2010 to an estimated 236 million by 2030 and 280 million by 2050, and international...

    To Be Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Revolutionary Lives in South Asia

    Acts and Afterlives of Anticolonial Political Action

    Edited by Kama Maclean, J. David Elam

    The term ‘revolutionary’ is used liberally in histories of Indian anticolonialism, but scarcely defined. Implicitly understood, it functions as a signpost or a badge, generously conferred in hagiographies, loosely invoked in historiography, and strategically deployed in contemporary political...

    To Be Published August 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Islam and Pakistan's Political Culture

    By Farhan Mujahid Chak

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book explores the ideological rivalry which is fuelling political instability in Muslim polities, discussing this in relation to Pakistan. It argues that the principal dilemma for Muslim polities is how to reconcile modernity and tradition. It discusses existing scholarship on the subject,...

    To Be Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Religion and Urbanism

    Reconceptualising Sustainable Cities for South Asia

    Edited by Yamini Narayanan

    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 August 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Prosperity and Economic Development in Low Income Asian Countries

    The Parallel World

    By Chiung Ting Chang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    In the re-emerging debate on de- growth, zero-growth, and sustainable growth, the focus has been placed on diminishing returns. That is, an increase in income does not guarantee an improvement in welfare. However, the other end of the diagram has rarely been explored. How is it that some countries...

    To Be Published August 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 August 31st 2014 by Routledge