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  1. Chaste Wives and Prostitute Sisters

    Patriarchy and Prostitution among the Bedias of India

    By Anuja Agrawal

    This book is an anthropological study of the unusual coincidence of prostitution and patriarchy among an extremely marginalized group in north India, the Bedias, who are also a de-notified community. It is the first detailed account of the implications of a systematic practice of familial...

    Published April 1st 2007 by Routledge India

  2. Colonial Modernities

    Building, Dwelling and Architecture in British India and Ceylon

    Edited by Peter Scriver, Vikramaditya Prakash

    Series: Architext

    A carefully crafted selection of essays from international experts, this book explores the effect of colonial architecture and space on the societies involved – both the colonizer and the colonized. Focusing on British India and Ceylon, the essays explore the discursive tensions between the...

    Published March 7th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Living With Violence

    An Anthropology of Events and Everyday Life

    By Roma Chatterji, Deepak Mehta

    Series: Critical Asian Studies

    This book gives a detailed account of the ‘communal riots’ between Hindus and Muslims in Mumbai in 1992-93. It departs from the historiography of the riot, which assumes that Hindu-Muslim conflict is independent of the participants of the violence. Speaking to and interacting with the residents of...

    Published March 7th 2007 by Routledge India

  4. Partition and the South Asian Diaspora

    Extending the Subcontinent

    By Papiya Ghosh

    Preface Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Negotiating nations 2. Claiming Pakistan 3. Resisting Hindutva 4. Redoing South Asia 5. Conclusion Bibliography Index...

    Published March 7th 2007 by Routledge India

  5. Abortion in India

    Ground Realities

    Edited by Leela Visaria, Vimala Ramachandran

    Conflict resolution and promotion of regional cooperation in South Asia has assumed a new urgency in the aftermath of the nuclear tests by India and Pakistan in 1998, and underlined by the outbreak of fighting in Kargil in 1999, full mobilization on the border during most of 2002, and continued...

    Published March 7th 2007 by Routledge India

  6. The India-Pakistan Nuclear Relationship

    Theories of Deterrence and International Relations

    Edited by E. Sridharan

    Conflict resolution and promotion of regional cooperation in South Asia has assumed a new urgency in the aftermath of the nuclear tests by India and Pakistan in 1998, and underlined by the outbreak of fighting in Kargil in 1999, full mobilization on the border during most of 2002, and continued...

    Published March 7th 2007 by Routledge India

  7. The Hindu World

    Edited by Sushil Mittal, Gene Thursby

    The Hindu World is the most complete, authoritative and up-to-date one-volume guide to Hindu faith and culture available today. Written by the world's leading scholars on Hinduism, its twenty-four chapters explore the history, philosophy and practice of one of the world's great religious...

    Published February 1st 2007 by Routledge

  8. Passionate Modernity

    Sexuality, Class, and Consumption in India

    By Sanjay Srivastava

    Combining historical and ethnographic analysis, this book deals with the making of the heterosexual imagination from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present in the Indian context. This unique book uses methods from anthropology, cultural studies and history to explore the making of...

    Published January 15th 2007 by Routledge India

  9. Economic Development, Climate Change, and the Environment

    Edited by Ajit Sinha, Siddhartha Mitra

    With contributions from renowned economists, scientists and environmentalists, this book examines the problem of environmental degradation and its relationship with economic development....

    Published January 15th 2007 by Routledge India

  10. Military Industry and Regional Defense Policy

    India, Iraq and Israel

    By Timothy D. Hoyt

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    Military Industry and Regional Defense Policy re-examines military industrialization in the developing world, focusing on policy-making in producer states and the impact of security perceptions on such policy-making. Timothy D. Hoyt reassesses the role of regional state sub-systems in...

    Published September 21st 2006 by Routledge