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Forthcoming South Asian Studies Books

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  1. Pro-poor Growth and Liberalization in Developing Economies

    The Case of Nepal

    By Sanjaya Acharya

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    By looking at the link between trade liberalization and pro-poor growth in Nepal, this book explores how a developing and transition economy can attain higher and pro-poor growth along with the ongoing trend of globalization. The author develops a social accounting database for Nepal and applies it...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Sufism and Saint Veneration in Contemporary Bangladesh

    The Maijbhandaris of Chittagong

    By Hans Harder

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    Focusing on the Maijbhandari movement in Chittagong, south-eastern Bangladesh, which claims the status of the only Sufi order originated in Bengal and which has gained immense popularity in recent years, this book provides a comprehensive picture of an important aspect of contemporary Bengali Islam...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Medical Marginality in South Asia

    Situating Subaltern Therapeutics

    Edited by David Hardiman, Projit Bihari Mukharji

    Series: Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

    Examining the world of popular healing in South Asia, this book looks at the way that it is marginalised by the state and medical establishment while at the same time being very important in the everyday lives of the poor. It describes and analyses a world of ‘subaltern therapeutics’ that both...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Mixed-Race and Modernity in Colonial India

    Changing Concepts of Hybridity Across Empires

    By Adrian Carton

    Series: Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

    Focusing on Portuguese, British and French colonial spaces, this book traces changing concepts of mixed-race identity in early colonial India. Starting in the sixteenth century, it discusses how the emergence of race was always shaped by affiliations based on religion, class, national identity,...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Empire, Industry and Class

    The Imperial Nexus of Jute, 1840-1940

    By Anthony Cox

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    Presenting a new approach towards the social history of working classes in the imperial context, this book looks at the formation of working classes in Scotland and Bengal. It analyses the trajectory of labour market formation, labour supervision, cultures of labour and class formation between two...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Interpreting Devotion

    The Poetry and Legacy of a Female Bhakti Saint of India

    By Karen Pechilis

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    Devotion is a category of expression in many of the world’s religious traditions. This book looks at issues involved in academically interpreting religious devotion, as well as exploring the interpretations of religious devotion made by a sixth century poet, a twelfth century biographer, and...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Counterinsurgency, Democracy, and the Politics of Identity in India

    From Warfare to Welfare?

    By Mona Bhan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The rhetoric of armed social welfare has become prominent in military and counterinsurgency circuits with profound consequences for the meanings of democracy, citizenship, and humanitarianism in conflict zones. By focusing on the border district of Kargil, the site of India and Pakistan’s fourth...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Refugees and Borders in South Asia

    The Great Exodus of 1971

    By Antara Datta

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

    The crisis in East Pakistan in 1971, which preceded the birth of Bangladesh, led to ten million refugees crossing the border into India. This book argues that this massive influx of refugees within a few short months changed ideas about citizenship and belonging in South Asia. The book looks at how...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of Refugees in South Asia

    Identity, Resistance, Manipulation

    By Navine Murshid

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    Partition and post-colonial migrations – sometimes voluntary, often forced – have created borders in South Asia that serve to oppress rather than protect. Migrants and refugees feel their real home lies beyond the border, and liberation struggles continue the quest for freedoms that have proven to...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Globalisation and Governance in India

    New Challenges to Society and Institutions

    Edited by Harihar Bhattacharyya, Lion Koenig

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    This book examines the impact of globalization on some vital aspects of Indian politics, its structures and processes, and identifies the challenges to globalization itself, in order to highlight India’s complex and fascinating story. In 1991, India officially embraced the policy of neo-liberal...

    To Be Published August 5th 2015 by Routledge