Ascending India and Its State Capacity Extraction, Violence, and Legitimacy

India’s ascent as a formidable power on the world stage and its geopolitical ramifications have received much attention in recent years. This comprehensive study by Sumit Ganguly and William Thompson, two highly distinguished scholars of political science and international relations, delves into the intricate inner workings of this great Asian nati...

Published by: Yale University Press

Author(s) Sumit Ganguly and William R. Thompson

Is the Personal beyond Private and Public? New perspectives in Social Theory and Practices

Is everything personal also private? The modern world is neatly compartmentalized into the private and the public, and the personal is often used interchangeably with the private as if they are the same. But are they? The book starts a new discourse by distinguishing the two and analyzing existing discourses of history, culture, politics, ethics, a...

Published by: Sage India

Author(s) Arnab Chatterjee

Post-Mandal Politics in Bihar Changing Electoral Patterns

Bihar is politically one of the most significant states of India, with many politicians from this region being prominent in national politics. Post-Mandal Politics in Bihar presents a detailed account of Bihar’s electoral politics from the 1990s right up to the recent breakup of the RJD–JD(U)–Congress Grand Alliance. The book also traces the social...

Published by: Sage India

Author(s) Sanjay Kumar

Mindful Communication for Sustainable Development: Perspectives from Asia

Written by Asian scholars, Mindful Communication for Sustainable Development: Perspectives from Asia analyzes Asian philosophical ideas and communication theories that promote respect for cultural diversity, protection of environment, and ‘sufficiency economic’ models. It discusses how ancient Asian teachings, particularly from the Buddhist, Hindu,...

Published by: Sage India

Author(s) Kalinga Seneviratne (edited by)

Eleven Gods and a Billion:The On and Off the Field Story of Cricket in India and Beyond

The book takes you behind the scenes of India’s most popular sport—going from early tours in 1886 to the more contemporary IPL, offering a complete understanding of the evolution of the game both on and off the field. Featuring material that has never-been-released, this book sheds new light on cases like Monkeygate, the suspension of Lalit Modi, m...

Published by: Simon and Schuster

Author(s) Boria Majumdar

Ritusamharam: A Gathering of Seasons

Perhaps the most lively and exuberant of Kalidasa’s extant works, Ritusamharam is a glorious ode to nature’s bounty and the enduring emotional response it evokes in mankind as a whole. Hardback. Rs 399

Published by: Penguin Random House India

Author(s) Kalidasa. Translated by A N D Haksar

Women's Sport as Politics in Muslim Contexts

In collaboration with Concordia University, in March 2008 WLUML organized a symposium under the title of “The Role of Sport in Resisting, Accommodating and in Remaking Muslim Women” in Montreal. This was followed with several smaller workshops in Iran, UK and Montreal in 2009 and 2010 and 2011. The present book represents some of the research pap...

Published by: Women Living Under Muslim Laws

Author(s) Huma Hoodfar (Editor)

China’s Transformation: The Success Story and the Success Trap

Based on the author’s research in China for over three decades, China’s Transformation: The Success Story and the Success Trap shows how its ‘reform and open door’ policy evolved and helped achieve tremendous economic success. However, it also generated serious social and environmental problems. ISBN: 9789386602848 Pages: 400 Price: Rs. 3887.65

Published by: SAGE Publishing

Author(s) Manoranjan Mohanty

Muslim Women Speak: Of Dreams and Shackles

Muslim women have mostly been discussed and studied as passive victims who have no agency. Muslim Women Speak seeks to correct this by traversing an expansive canvas of dreams, aspirations, memory and everyday lives of both the ‘researcher’ and the ‘researched’ in an extensive study conducted in several states of India. Through a presentation and a...

Published by: SAGE Publishing

Author(s) Ghazala Jamil

Natural Hazards Management in Asia

This study provides insight into the impact of natural disasters on human life, infrastructure, and economy and analyzes mitigation strategies with reference to numerous case studies. It also outlines the policies and laws that govern disaster management in India and abroad. ISBN: 9789386602183 Pages: 400 Price: Rs. 3887.65

Published by: SAGE Publishing

Author(s) Indrajit Pal and Tuhin Ghosh