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Forthcoming South Asian Studies Books

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  1. Jaina Law and Society

    Edited by Peter Fluegel

    Series: Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

    The struggle for the legal recognition of the Jain community in India as a religious minority from 1992 onwards has generated a renewed interest in Jaina law and an intense debate on the question of Jain identity in the context of the wider question of the interface between religion, society, law...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge

  2. Psychopharmaceuticals in India

    By Stefan Ecks

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    This book analyses two specific processes of globalization that have had an impact on the changing nature of doctor-patient encounters in India. One is the immense and successful growth of the global market in antidepressants over recent years, to the effect scholars speak of an "antidepressant era...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge

  3. Gender, Development and the State in India

    By Carole Spary

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    Gender, Development and the State in India offers an original contribution in two ways: firstly as an explicitly gender-focused study of the politics of development policy-making in India, and secondly, as an empirical study of the Indian case which rarely finds mention in the gender mainstreaming...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge

  4. Politics in India

    Structure, Process and Policy, 2nd Edition

    By Subrata K. Mitra

    This new edition of this textbook brings together general political theory and the comparative method to interpret socio-political phenomena and issues that have occupied the Indian state and society since 1947. It is an examination of the interaction of the modern state and traditional society in...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge

  5. Dharma and Science in India

    Experiments with Sustainability

    By Pankaj Jain, George A James

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    The Himalayan Environmental Studies and Conservation Organization (HESCO) arose in the 1970s as a new movement looking at the economic and development needs of rural villages in the Indian Himalayas, and encouraging them to use local resources in order to open up new avenues to self-reliance. This...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge

  6. The Radha Tantra

    A Critical Edition and annotated translation

    By Mans Broo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

    This book presents a translation and critically edited text of the Radha Tantra, an anonymous 18th century tantric text from Bengal. The text and translation is prefaced by an introduction that situates the text in its social and historical context, as well as discuss its significance. The...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge

  7. Islam, Sufism and Everyday Politics in South Asia

    Edited by Deepra Dandekar, Torsten Tschacher

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    This book looks at the study of ideas, practices and institutions in South Asian Islam, commonly identified as ‘Sufism’, and how they relate to politics in South Asia. While the importance of Sufism for the lives of South Asian Muslims has been repeatedly asserted, the specific role played by...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge

  8. Employment Policy in Emerging Economies

    The Indian Case

    Edited by Elizabeth Hill, Amitendu Palit

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Employment is a critical part of the macro-economy, and is a key driver of economic development. India’s employment policy over the past two decades has presented a particularly fascinating case study for understanding how government attitudes towards the labour market contribute to an emerging...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge

  9. Digital Politics and Culture in Contemporary India

    The Making of an Info-Nation

    By Biswarup Sen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    The relationship between information and the nation-state is typically portrayed as a face-off involving repressive state power and democratic flows: Twitter and the Arab Spring, Google in China, WikiLeaks and the U.S. State Department. Less attention has been paid to those scenarios where states...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge

  10. Popular Hindi Cinema

    Aesthetic Formations of the Seen and Unseen

    By Ronie Parciack

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The popular Hindi film industry is the largest in India and the most conspicuous film industry in the non-Western world. This book analyses the pivotal visual and narrative conventions employed in popular Hindi films through the combined prism of film studies and classical Indian philosophy and...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge