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  1. Conflict, Power, and the Landscape of Constitutionalism

    Edited by Gilles Tarabout, Ranabir Samaddar

    The book seeks to critically examine the implication of a constitution of law for a political society. It presents a collection of essays that seek to investigate how power acts on power, how limits produce excess, how separation of powers produces the union of powers (sanctified by the very...

    Published March 27th 2008 by Routledge India

  2. The Puzzle of India's Governance

    Culture, Context and Comparative Theory

    By Subrata K. Mitra

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    India no longer gets an easy ride as the world's largest democracy. Spectacular terrorist attacks on its Parliament and places of worship, communal riots of unprecedented ferocity, lingering separatist insurgency and violent caste conflict in impoverished regions have combined to cause a closer...

    Published February 19th 2008 by Routledge

  3. In So Many Words

    Women’s Life Experiences from Western and Eastern India

    Edited by Aparna Basu, Malavika Karlekar

    This volume will mark a new trend in dealing with women’s varied experiences of life: individual introductions situate the narrator in a context – and then her voice takes over, with no intervention from the editors (except to provide footnotes wherever necessary). The personal narrative — be it an...

    Published December 30th 2007 by Routledge India

  4. Feminism and Contemporary Women Writers

    Rethinking Subjectivity

    By Radha Chakravarty

    This book attempts to deal with the problem of literary subjectivity in theory and practice. The works of six contemporary women writers — Doris Lessing, Anita Desai, Mahasweta Devi, Buchi Emecheta, Margaret Atwood and Toni Morrison — are discussed as potential ways of testing and expanding the...

    Published December 30th 2007 by Routledge India

  5. Partition and Post-Colonial South Asia

    A Reader

    Edited by Gyanesh Kudaisya, Tan Tai Yong

    The partition of the Indian subcontinent in 1947 was a turning point for the area, irrevocably altering the fortunes of the people of South Asia. This new three-volume reader brings together an array of materials drawing upon new theoretical insights and fresh bodies of data which critically...

    Published December 5th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Rural Development in Punjab

    A Success Story Going Astray

    Edited by Autar S. Dhesi, Gurmail Singh

    For many years, agricultural development in Punjab symbolised one of the most successful experiments in rural development. However, this success story seems to be going astray. The crux of the problem, this volume suggests, is that externally driven modernization to meet national food needs pushed...

    Published November 30th 2007 by Routledge India

  7. In an Outpost of the Global Economy

    Work and Workers in India's Information Technology Industry

    Edited by Carol Upadhya, A.R. Vasavi

    While much has been written on the growth of information technology (IT) and IT-enabled services in India, little is known about the people who work in these industries, about the nature of the work itself, and about its wider social and cultural ramifications. The papers in this collection combine...

    Published November 30th 2007 by Routledge India

  8. Filming the Line of Control

    The Indo–Pak Relationship through the Cinematic Lens

    Edited by Meenakshi Bharat, Nirmal Kumar

    Filming the Line of Control charts out the history of the relationship between India and Pakistan as represented in cinema, especially in light of the improved political atmosphere between the two countries. It is geared towards arriving at a better understanding of one of the most crucial...

    Published October 30th 2007 by Routledge India

  9. Fighting Like a Guerrilla

    The Indian Army and Counterinsurgency

    By Rajesh Rajagopalan

    Series: War and International Politics in South Asia

    This book deals with two significant issues: the peculiar and paradoxical question of why regular armies, better suited to fighting conventional high-intensity wars, adopt inappropriate measures when fighting guerilla wars; and the evolution of the Indian army’s counterinsurgency doctrine over the...

    Published September 30th 2007 by Routledge India

  10. Water Conflicts in India

    A Million Revolts in the Making

    Edited by K.J. Joy, Suhas Paranjape, Biksham Gujja, Vinod Goud, Shruti Vispute

    Water conflicts in India have now percolated to every level. They are aggravated by the relative paucity of frameworks, policies and mechanisms to govern the use of water resources. Based on the premise that understanding and documenting different types of water conflict cases in all their...

    Published September 14th 2007 by Routledge India