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  1. Digital Culture Unplugged

    Probing the Native Cyborg’s Multiple Locations

    Edited by Nalini Rajan

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 1st 2007 by Routledge India

  2. Social Security for the Elderly

    Experiences from South Asia

    By S. Irudaya Rajan

    This book overviews the issue of population ageing in five countries in South Asia and projects the emerging scenarios. With a new field survey, it also documents existing policies and programs on pensions and social security, and examines their fiscal implications for the economy and society....

    Published June 1st 2007 by Routledge India

  3. India - From Regional to World Power

    By Ashok Kapur

    This book examines the rise of India to the status of a world power capable of dealing with the full spectrum of international and regional issues in a critical part of the world. It traces the evolution of Indian diplomacy in the hands of key Indian practitioners comparing Nehru, the founder of...

    Published May 14th 2007 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Personal Law in South Asia

    Identity, Nationalism and the Uniform Civil Code

    By Partha S. Ghosh

    It is a political study of the controversy surrounding the issue of the uniform civil code vis-à-vis personal laws from a South Asian perspective. At the centre of the debate is whether there should be a centralized view of the legal system in a given society or a decentralized view, both...

    Published May 1st 2007 by Routledge India

  5. India: The Ancient Past

    A History of the Indian Sub-Continent from c. 7000 BC to AD 1200

    By Burjor Avari

    This carefully crafted study presents the fascinating story of the development and establishment of India’s culture and civilization from early pre-history through to the early second millennium. Encompassing topics such as the Harappan Civilization, the rise of Hindu culture, the influx of Islam...

    Published April 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  6. Strategic Consequences of India's Economic Performance

    By Sanjaya Baru

    In this book, Sanjaya Baru, one of India’s most respected commentators on political and economic issues, pays close attention to the strategic consequences of India’s increasingly impressive economic performance. The new turn in India's economic policies and performance in the last decade of the...

    Published April 17th 2007 by Routledge

  7. India - The Next Decade

    Edited by Manmohan Malhoutra

    The story of a rising India has surprised the world but also captured its imagination. It is said that no other democracy has ever achieved levels of sustained economic growth comparable to India's over the last two decades. Exploring India's growing global importance and its domestic and external...

    Published April 17th 2007 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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