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Forthcoming South Asian Studies Books

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  1. 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...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Tantric Mantras

    Studies on Mantrasastra

    By Andre Padoux

    Series: Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

    Providing a systematic and complete overview of the highest scholarly quality on Tantric mantras in Hinduism, this book presents a summary on the nature of Tantric mantras, their phonetic aspect, structure and classifications. Additionally, it explains the metaphysical-theological nature of Tantric...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Education and Inequality in India

    A Classroom View

    By Manabi Majumdar, Jos Mooij

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Universalization of primary education has been high on the policy agenda in India. This book looks at the reproduction of social inequalities within the educational system in India, and how this is contested in different ways. It examines whether the concept of `education for all’ is just a...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Religion, Narrative and Public Imagination in South Asia

    Past and Place in the Sanskrit Mahabharata

    By James Hegarty

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    The Sanskrit Mahabharata is one of the greatest works of world literature and pivotal for the understanding of both Hindu traditions and wider society in ancient, medieval and modern South Asia. This book presents a new synthesis of philological, anthropological and cognitive-linguistic method and...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Trade Liberalisation and Poverty in South Asia

    Edited by Prema-chandra Athukorala, Jayatilleke S. Bandara, Saman Kelegama

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The link between trade liberalisation and poverty has arguably been one of the most debated topics in development policy debate. Existing studies on the subject have primarily used multi-country cross-sectional data, and there is a growing concern about the limitations of this approach in providing...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Pro-poor Growth and Liberalization in Developing Economies

    The Case of Nepal

    By Sanjaya Acharya

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    By looking at the link between trade liberalization and pro-poor growth in Nepal, this book explores how a developing and transition economy can attain higher and pro-poor growth along with the ongoing trend of globalization. The author develops a social accounting database for Nepal and applies it...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Sufism and Saint Veneration in Contemporary Bangladesh

    The Maijbhandaris of Chittagong

    By Hans Harder

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    Focusing on the Maijbhandari movement in Chittagong, south-eastern Bangladesh, which claims the status of the only Sufi order originated in Bengal and which has gained immense popularity in recent years, this book provides a comprehensive picture of an important aspect of contemporary Bengali Islam...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Medical Marginality in South Asia

    Situating Subaltern Therapeutics

    Edited by David Hardiman, Projit Bihari Mukharji

    Series: Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

    Examining the world of popular healing in South Asia, this book looks at the way that it is marginalised by the state and medical establishment while at the same time being very important in the everyday lives of the poor. It describes and analyses a world of ‘subaltern therapeutics’ that both...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The 1970s and its Legacies in India's Cinemas

    Edited by Priya Joshi, Rajinder Dudrah

    The 1970s was a pivotal decade in the Indian social, cultural, political and economic landscape: the global oil crisis, wars with China and Pakistan in the previous decade, the Bangladesh war of 1971, labour and food shortages, widespread political corruption, and the declaration of the state of...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge