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Our Indian Studies collection spans many key themes within the broad discipline, from gender and social issues, health, and education to the challenges and opportunities presented by the rapid economic growth seen in the Indian subcontinent. Authors include influential academics, emergent researchers, decision-makers and practitioners both Indian and international, offering a wealth of unique perspectives in this important discipline.

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Education and Hegemony

Globalization is a multidimensional concept that encompasses the politico-economic, socio-cultural and educational spheres of contemporary societies across time and space. The ideological convictions and methodological subscriptions of social scientists guide the discourse on globalization to unravel the meanings and implications f...
£44.99

Health Outcomes and the Pa...

This book examines dietary habits and physical activity among older people in Mirpur, Pakistan, through an exploration of changes in diet over time, and investigates the cultural enablers and barriers to the participation of older people in physical activity....
£41.99

Theory and Praxis

The present anthology is a collection of fifteen research papers which critically explore the multiple dimensions of contemporary literary theory. It provides a wide spectrum of theories and shows their application to different texts across the globe. The twentieth and twenty-first centuries were witness to three major movements, n...
£47.99

"Quit India"

This book looks at the changing image of the Indian Patriot’s war for India’s Independence and its reflection, which were shown during the Cold War period on the screens of commercial British films and TV.By using a variety of primary and secondary sources, as demonstrated by utilizing Gramsci’s theory of Common Sense/Folklore, the...
£34.99

Indian Metaphysics in Lawr...

In this study of the influence of Indian metaphysics on Lawrence Durrell’s novels, Professor Nambiar offers a unique milestone in the history of Durrellian criticism. Embracing Durrell’s search for universal awareness through Western and Indian metaphysics, the book presents a new metaphysical reading of the writer’s prose that has...
£34.99

Personal and National Dest...

Personal and National Destinies in Independent India is an innovative analysis of the interface between individual lives and national history, between citizen and state in modern India, as reflected in contemporary fiction. It critiques the selected works of a host of distinguished Indian English novelists such as Gurcharan Das, Ar...
£57.99

Public Participation in Pl...

Mirroring the complexities of cities and neighborhoods, this volume makes a conscious departure from consensus-oriented public participation to conflict-resolving public participation. In India, planning practice generally involves citizens at different stages of plan-making with a clear purpose of securing a consensus aimed at leg...
£57.99

Understanding Mīmāṃsā

This book is devoted to the task of explaining the extended meaning known as Vakyartha according to the Prabhakara school of Purva Mimamsa, the ancient Indian theory of meaning. It is based on the Vakyarthamatrka of Salikanatha Misra, the most celebrated writer of the Prabhakara Mimamsa.It presents a critical and comparative discus...
£45.99

Indian Ocean Futures

Rapid change in trade, demographics, culture and environment around the Indian Ocean demands a revaluation of how communities, sustainability and security are constituted in this globally strategically important region.Indian Ocean Futures: Communities, Sustainability and Security raises awareness of threats and opportunities beyon...
£52.99

Local Governments and the ...

This book discusses the significance of local governments in public healthcare systems in developing countries, particularly India. It considers a new model of public health delivery system in the Indian state of Kerala, which is unique in achieving a fairly high level of human and social development with a relatively low level of ...
£45.99

Dalits' Struggle for Socia...

The complete alienation of Dalits from resources like land, water, and agricultural implements has led to the collective demand for an equal share in productivity. This book discusses the range of socio-economic and cultural problems faced by the Dalit community. The movement advancing the rights of Dalits took place both before an...
£52.99

A Student’s Handbook of In...

Art and life in India have been inextricably intertwined from ancient times to the present day. Art as a way of life, as ritual, as decoration and as unity with the Sublime bore testament to the socio-cultural milieu; the high level of sophistication that developed in ancient India was reflected in the arts in a holistic light. The...
£58.99
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