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  1. Tsunami Recovery in Sri Lanka

    Ethnic and Regional Dimensions

    Edited by Dennis B. McGilvray, Michele R. Gamburd

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The Indian Ocean Tsunami, which devastated 70 percent of Sri Lanka’s coastline and killed an estimated 35,000 people, was remarkable both for the magnitude of the disaster and for the unprecedented scale of the relief and recovery operations mounted by national and international agencies. The...

    Published September 16th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Sex Trafficking in South Asia

    Telling Maya's Story

    By Mary Crawford

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    This book is a critical feminist analysis of sex trafficking. Arguing that trafficking in girls and women is a product of the social construction of gender and other dimensions of power and status within a particular culture and at a particular historical moment, this book offers the necessary...

    Published September 15th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Transforming Urban Water Supplies in India

    The Role of Reform and Partnerships in Globalization

    By Govind Gopakumar

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The absence of water supply infrastructure is a critical issue that affects the sustainability of cities in the developing world and the quality of life of millions of people living in these cities. Urban India has probably the largest concentration of people in the world lacking safe access to...

    Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Vision and Strategy in Indian Politics

    Jawaharlal Nehru’s Policy Choices and the Designing of Political Institutions

    By Jivanta Schoettli

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    The 1950s in India were a crucial transition phase where the legacy and institutions of British rule had to be transformed to fit the needs of a post-colonial state. This period is closely associated with India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru (1947 – 64). Selecting three key policies...

    Published September 12th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Corporate Social Responsibility in India

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Presenting an analysis of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in India, this book looks at the unique roots of the concept in India. It examines Gandhi’s philosophical moorings that inform India’s approach to CSR, and the role of civil society in setting an agenda for championing the rights of...

    Published June 27th 2011 by Routledge

  6. India - The Political Economy of Growth, Stagnation and the State, 1951-2007

    By Matthew McCartney

    Series: India in the Modern World

    Understanding the drivers and inhibitors of economic growth is critical for promoting development in less developed countries, including India. This book examines economic growth in India from 1951 to the present, challenging many accepted orthodox views. It argues that growth and stagnation should...

    Published April 11th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Development–induced Displacement, Rehabilitation and Resettlement in India

    Current Issues and Challenges

    Edited by Sakarama Somayaji, Smrithi Talwar

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Compulsory land acquisition and involuntary displacement of communities for a larger public purpose captures the tension of development in the modern state, with the need to balance the interests of the majority while protecting the rights of the minority. In India, informal estimates of...

    Published March 28th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Understanding India’s New Political Economy

    A Great Transformation?

    Edited by Sanjay Ruparelia, Sanjay Reddy, John Harriss, Stuart Corbridge

    A number of large-scale transformations have shaped the economy, polity and society of India over the past quarter century. This book provides a detailed account of three that are of particular importance: the advent of liberal economic reform, the ascendance of Hindu cultural nationalism, and the...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Ceremony and Ritual in Parliament

    Edited by Shirin M. Rai

    Series: Library of Legislative Studies

    Ceremony and Ritual in Parliament breaks new ground in the study of legislatures. It combines mainstream historical and social science approaches with cultural theory to consider how parliamentary ritual is constructed through ceremony, space and socialisation. The focus is on the...

    Published February 18th 2011 by Routledge

  10. New Cultural Identitarian Political Movements in Developing Societies

    The Bharatiya Janata Party

    By Sebastian Schwecke

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    Applying an intercultural and comparative theoretical approach across Asia and Africa, this book analyses the rise and moderation of political movements in developing societies which mobilise popular support with references to conceptions of cultural identity. The author includes not only the Hindu...

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge