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New and Published Books

  1. Community Forestry in Nepal

    Adapting to a Changing World

    Edited by Richard Thwaites, Robert Fisher, Mohan Poudel

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    Community forestry focuses on the link between forest resources and livelihoods and contributes to forest conservation and reforestation. It is widespread in Nepal, with a very high proportion of the rural population involved, and is widely recognized as one of the most successful examples of...

    Published December 18th 2017 by Routledge

  2. The Rise of Revolution

    Internal Displacement in Contemporary Nepal

    By Monika Mandal

    This volume focuses on Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement and IDPs in South Asia. The volume begins with an overview of Maoist rebels in 1996, as they launched a ‘people’s war’ to overthrow the monarchy and establish a socialist republic in Nepal. Specifically, it attempts to bring out the...

    Published December 18th 2017 by Routledge

  3. India and South Africa

    Edited by Javed Majeed, Isabel Hofmeyr

    South Africa and India constitute two key nodes in the global south and have inspired new modes of non-Western transnational history. Themes include anti-imperial movements; Gandhian ideas; comparisons of race and caste; Afro-Asian ideals; Indian Ocean public spheres. This volume extends these...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Contemporary Indian Federalism

    Competing Perspectives, New Challenges and Future Directions

    Edited by Chanchal Kumar Sharma, Wilfried Swenden

    This volume analyzes centre-state dynamics in India placed against the backdrop of the election of a Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata (BJP) government to central power in 2014. It reflects on how centre-state relations have been shaped by the legacy of nearly two decades of broad-based coalition...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Writing the City in British Asian Diasporas

    Edited by Sean McLoughlin, William Gould, Ananya Jahanara Kabir, Emma Tomalin

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    In 1962, the Commonwealth Immigrants Act hastened the process of South Asian migration to postcolonial Britain. Half a decade later, now is an opportune moment to revisit the accumulated writing about the diasporas formed through subsequent settlement, and to probe the ways in which the South Asian...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  6. Democratic Transformation and the Vernacular Public Arena in India

    Edited by Taberez Ahmed Neyazi, Akio Tanabe, Shinya Ishizaka

    Series: Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

    Since the structural change in Indian society that began in the 1990s - the result of the liberalisation of the economy, devolution of power, and decentralisation of the government–an unprecedented, democratic transformation has been taking place. This has caused the emergence of unexpected...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Dalit Women's Education in Modern India

    Double Discrimination

    By Shailaja Paik

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    Inspired by egalitarian doctrines, the Dalit communities in India have been fighting for basic human and civic rights since the middle of the nineteenth century. In this book, Shailaja Paik focuses on the struggle of Dalit women in one arena - the realm of formal education – and examines a range of...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  8. Gandhi and the Nobel Peace Prize

    By Rajinder Singh

    The Nobel Prize, according to the will of its founder Alfred Nobel, are awarded to persons for their services in the field of chemistry, physics, medicine and physiology, literature and peace. The Economic Sciences Prize was introduced by the Swedish Bank and first awarded in 1969.Till 1964,...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Mapping the Path to Maturity

    A Connected History of Bengal and the North-East

    Edited by Bipasha Raha, Subhayu Chattopadhyay

    This book delves into varied aspects of the history of Bengal and North east situated within a time frame of more than a hundred years, from the colonial times to the present. The individual essays deal with ideas, literary texts, politics, gender, industries, culture, health, sports and tribal...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Innovation and Global Competitiveness

    Case of India's Manufacturing Sector

    Edited by N.S. Siddharthan, K. Narayanan

    In the post-liberalization period, India has slowly but steadily tried to foster innovation to improve competitive efficiency of Indian manufacturing and thus boost global competitiveness of the industrial sector. Foreign direct investment was looked upon as a major source of technology paradigm...

    Published December 14th 2017 by Routledge