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Forthcoming South Asian Studies Books

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  1. The Routledge Atlas of South Asian Affairs

    By Robert W. Bradnock

    South Asia has developed from a group of newly independent post-Colonial states of at most secondary importance to the wider world to its current position as a region of central strategic importance to both global economic development and world peace and stability. This Atlas highlights the global...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Navigating Model Minority Stereotypes

    Asian Indian Youth in South Asian Diaspora

    By Rupam Saran

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Though Asian Indians are typically thought of as a "model minority", not much is known about the school experiences of their children. Positive stereotyping of these immigrants and their children often masks educational needs and issues, creates class divides within the Indian-American community,...

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Contemporary India

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    India is the second largest country in the world with regard to population, the world’s largest democracy and by far the largest country in South Asia, and one of the most diverse and pluralistic nations in the world in terms of official languages, cultures, religions and social identities. Indians...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Goddess Traditions in Tantric Hinduism

    History, Practice and Doctrine

    Edited by Bjarne Olesen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

    Hinduism cannot be understood without the Great Goddess and the goddess-orientated Sakta traditions. The Goddess pervades Hinduism at all levels, from aniconic village deities to high-caste pan-Hindu goddesses to esoteric, tantric goddesses. Nevertheless, the highly influential tantric forms of...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  5. India in the Italian Renaissance

    Visions of a Contemporary Pagan World 1300-1600

    By Meera Juncu

    Series: Routledge Research in Early Modern History

    India in the Italian Renaissance provides a systematic, chronological survey of early Italian representations of India and Indians from the late medieval period to the end of the 16th century, and their resonance within the cultural context of Renaissance Italy. The study focuses in particular on...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. A New Economic History of Colonial India

    Edited by Latika Chaudhary, Bishnupriya Gupta, Tirthankar Roy, Anand Swamy

    A New Economic History of Colonial India provides a new perspective on Indian economic history. Using economic theory and quantitative methods, it shows how the discipline is being redefined and how new scholarship on India is beginning to embrace and make use of concepts from the larger field of...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Vegetarianism and Animal Ethics in Contemporary Buddhism

    By James Stewart

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    Buddhism is widely known to advocate a stance of total pacifism towards all sentient beings, and because of this, it is often thought that Buddhist doctrine would stipulate that non-violent food practices, such as vegetarianism, be mandatory. However, the Pali source materials do not encourage...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Local Impact of Globalization in South and Southeast Asia

    Offshore business processes in services industries

    Edited by Bart Lambregts, Niels Beerepoot, Robert Kloosterman

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    In the past two decades, several millions of IT-enabled services jobs have been relocated or ‘offshored’ from the US and Europe to, in particular, low cost economies around the world. Most of these jobs so far have landed in South and South-East Asia, with India and the Philippines receiving the...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Human and International Security in India

    Edited by Crispin Bates, Akio Tanabe, Minoru Mio

    Series: Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

    With its common colonial experience, an overarching cultural unity despite apparent diversities, and issues of nation-building cutting across national frontiers, South Asia offers a critical site on which to develop a discourse on regional security that centres on the notion of human security. This...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Politics, Landlords and Islam in Pakistan

    By Nicolas Martin

    Series: Exploring the Political in South Asia

    This book offers unique insights into the changing nature of power and hierarchy in rural Pakistan from colonial times to present day. It shows how electoral politics and the erosion of traditional patron–client ties have not empowered the lower classes. The monograph highlights the persistence of...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge India