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Forthcoming South Asian Studies Books

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  1. The Economics of Urban Migration in India

    By Vegard Iversen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Presenting new research on rural-urban migration in developing countries, this book combines novel economic theories with empirics, and focuses on the social dimensions of such movement. Centering on the movement from villages to cities in South Asia, and in India in particular, the book argues the...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Prosperity and Economic Development in Low Income Asian Countries

    The Parallel World

    By Chiung Ting Chang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    In the re-emerging debate on de- growth, zero-growth, and sustainable growth, the focus has been placed on diminishing returns. That is, an increase in income does not guarantee an improvement in welfare. However, the other end of the diagram has rarely been explored. How is it that some countries...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Transformation of Tamil Religion

    Ramalinga Swamigal and Modern Dravidian Sainthood

    By Srilata Raman

    Series: Routledge South Asian Religion Series

    This book analyses the articulations of Tamil identity in the period of colonial modernity and beyond. It examines the development of Tamil religion by focusing on the important 19th century Tamil Hindu reformer and saint, Ramalinga Swamigal. The transformation of Tamil religion is mapped through...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Modern India since Independence

    By Crispin Bates, Subho Basu

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    The textbook offers a detailed, jargon-free, chronological survey of Indian political history from 1947 up to the present. It treats political structures as historically determined, induced by economic transformation, state interventions, popular movements and discourses emanating from and...

    To Be Published January 30th 2016 by Routledge

  5. Propaganda and Political Warfare in South Asia

    India and Anglo-American Relations during WWII

    By Arnold P. Kaminsky

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian History

    Propaganda and Political Warfare in South Asia investigates some of the institutions and strategies that evolved during World War II with regard to British India. It identifies the bureaucratic mechanisms in place during the war to handle questions related to propaganda and the Raj in England,...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge

  6. Making Cultural Cities in Asia

    By Jun Wang, Tim Oakes, Yang Yang

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Deliberate efforts to foster the creative cities thesis as popularised by Richard Florida have become widespread across Asia in recent years – from the international film festival of Busan in Korea to the urban renaissance inspired by Han-Tang culture in the Chinese city of Xi’an; from the national...

    To Be Published February 4th 2016 by Routledge

  7. The Ganges River Basin

    Status and Challenges in Water, Environment and Livelihoods

    Edited by Luna Bharati, Bharat R. Sharma, M.A. Sattar Mandal, Vladimir Smakhtin

    Series: Earthscan/IWMI Series on Major River Basins of the World

    The Ganges is one of the most complex, yet fascinating river systems in the world. The basin is characterized by a high degree of heterogeneity from climatic, hydrological, geomorphological, cultural, environmental and socio-economic perspectives. More than 400 million people are directly or...

    To Be Published February 14th 2016 by Routledge

  8. South Asian Development

    By Trevor Birkenholtz

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    To Be Published February 27th 2016 by Routledge

  9. Political Agency and Gender in India

    By Manuela Ciotti

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    This book explores the distinctive forms of women’s political engagement in democratic politics in contemporary India. It focuses on women from historically marginalised strata of society whose spaces for political participation opened up as a result of the explosion of low-caste identity politics...

    To Be Published February 28th 2016 by Routledge

  10. Realizing the Right to Water and Sanitation at the International and National Levels

    The Case of India

    By Philippe Cullet

    The realisation of the human right to water and sanitation is one of the crucial challenges that many countries face today. This has been recognised in general policy terms with the inclusion of a water and sanitation goal in the Millennium Development Goals, and in legal terms, there has been...

    To Be Published February 29th 2016 by Routledge