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  1. Asian Discourses of Rule of Law

    Edited by Randall Peerenboom

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Rule of law is one of the pillars of the modern world, and widely considered necessary for sustained economic development, the implementation of democracy and the protection of human rights. It has however emerged in Western liberal democracies, and some people question how far it is likely to...

    Published December 17th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Hinduism in Modern Indonesia

    By Martin Ramstedt

    This book provides new data and perspectives on the development of 'world religion' in post-colonial societies through an analysis of the development of 'Hinduism' in various parts of Indonesia from the early twentieth century to the present. This development has been largely driven by the...

    Published November 5th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Action Dharma

    New Studies in Engaged Buddhism

    Edited by Damien Keown, Charles S. Prebish, Christopher Queen

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Action Dharma charts the emergence of a new chapter in an ancient faith - the rise of social service and political activism in Buddhist Asia and the West. Fourteen new essays treat the historical origins, global range, teachings and practices, and leaders and organizations that make up the latest...

    Published May 28th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Culture and Economy in the Indian Diaspora

    Edited by Bhikhu Parekh, Gurharpal Singh, Steven Vertovec

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    The Indian diaspora is one of the largest and most significant in the world today with between nine and twelve million people of Indian origin living outside South Asia. With successive waves of migration over the last two hundred years to almost every continent, it has assumed increasing...

    Published May 21st 2003 by Routledge

  5. Transition and Development in India

    By Anjan Chakrabarti, Stephen Cullenberg

    According to Nehru, the transition from a backward agricultural society to a modern industrialized society was the only road for India to progress. So, for the past few decades, India has focused its transitional development around movement away from a state-controlled economy toward that of a free...

    Published May 15th 2003 by Routledge

  6. The Indian Ocean Rim

    Southern Africa and Regional Cooperation

    Edited by Gwyn Campbell

    The Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation was formally established in 1997 under the leadership of South Africa, India and Australia. The demise of Apartheid, the fall of the Soviet empire, and the rapid advance of globalization altered the geopolitics of the Indian Ocean region in...

    Published March 26th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Christians and Missionaries in India

    Cross-Cultural Communication since 1500

    Edited by Robert Eric Frykenberg

    The assumption that Christianity in India is nothing more than a European, western, or colonial imposition is open to challenge. Those who now think and write about India are often not aware that Christianity is a non-western religion, that in India this has always been so, and that there are now...

    Published March 19th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Major World Religions

    From Their Origins To The Present

    Edited by Lloyd Ridgeon

    This work seeks to answer questions about the great religious traditions in the contemporary age. It focuses upon those religions that continue to demand the attention of the Western world. Following an introduction on the philosophy of religion, attention is focused on Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism,...

    Published March 12th 2003 by Routledge

  9. La Renovation du Shi'isme Ismaelien En Inde Et Au Pakistan

    D'apres les Ecrits et les Discours de Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan

    By Michel Boivin

    This French-language book is the first to propose a scientific approach to the Aga Khan's religious thought, placing it in its proper perspective by revealing how the Aga Khan responded to contemporary challenges. It will be of interest to both students and scholars of history, orientalism and...

    Published February 26th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Decentring the Indian Nation

    Edited by Andrew Wyatt, John Zavos

    The world's largest democracy has experienced strife since its inception in 1947. The contributors to this study examine trends in Indian and Pakistani politics during the late 20th and early 21st centuries whilst focusing on the fragmentation of the body politic....

    Published January 29th 2003 by Routledge