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Forthcoming South Asian Studies Books

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. The Idea of Good Governance and the Politics of the Global South

    An Analysis of its Effects

    By Haroon A. Khan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    One of the major objectives of good governance is human development. Many worry that without good governance, many developing countries may become failed states. Using one of the worst industrial disasters in Bangladesh to date, Haroon A. Khan helps further our understanding of the importance of...

    To Be Published August 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Atlas of South Asian Affairs

    By Robert W. Bradnock

    South Asia has developed from a group of newly independent post-Colonial states of at most secondary importance to the wider world to its current position as a region of central strategic importance to both global economic development and world peace and stability. This Atlas highlights the global...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Navigating Model Minority Stereotypes

    Asian Indian Youth in South Asian Diaspora

    By Rupam Saran

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Though Asian Indians are typically thought of as a "model minority", not much is known about the school experiences of their children. Positive stereotyping of these immigrants and their children often masks educational needs and issues, creates class divides within the Indian-American community,...

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Contemporary India

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    India is the second largest country in the world with regard to population, the world’s largest democracy and by far the largest country in South Asia, and one of the most diverse and pluralistic nations in the world in terms of official languages, cultures, religions and social identities. Indians...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Goddess Traditions in Tantric Hinduism

    History, Practice and Doctrine

    Edited by Bjarne Olesen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

    Hinduism cannot be understood without the Great Goddess and the goddess-orientated Sakta traditions. The Goddess pervades Hinduism at all levels, from aniconic village deities to high-caste pan-Hindu goddesses to esoteric, tantric goddesses. Nevertheless, the highly influential tantric forms of...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. India in the Italian Renaissance

    Visions of a Contemporary Pagan World 1300-1600

    By Meera Juncu

    Series: Routledge Research in Early Modern History

    India in the Italian Renaissance provides a systematic, chronological survey of early Italian representations of India and Indians from the late medieval period to the end of the 16th century, and their resonance within the cultural context of Renaissance Italy. The study focuses in particular on...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  9. A New Economic History of Colonial India

    Edited by Latika Chaudhary, Bishnupriya Gupta, Tirthankar Roy, Anand Swamy

    A New Economic History of Colonial India provides a new perspective on Indian economic history. Using economic theory and quantitative methods, it shows how the discipline is being redefined and how new scholarship on India is beginning to embrace and make use of concepts from the larger field of...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Vegetarianism and Animal Ethics in Contemporary Buddhism

    By James Stewart

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    Buddhism is widely known to advocate a stance of total pacifism towards all sentient beings, and because of this, it is often thought that Buddhist doctrine would stipulate that non-violent food practices, such as vegetarianism, be mandatory. However, the Pali source materials do not encourage...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge