Books

Reporting Pakistan

Meena Menon was The Hindu's correspondent in Islamabad till she was expelled by the Pakistani authorities in May 2014. In spite of her truncated stay and the restrictions placed on her movements, Menon managed to write on a range of subjects covering swathes of life in Islamabad. She spoke to people from the persecuted Ahmadi community; she covered...

Published by: Penguin Random House India

Author(s) Meena Menon

State of India's Livelihoods Report 2016

State of India’s Livelihoods (SOIL) Report is an annual publication that addresses contemporary issues in the livelihoods sector. It is the only document that aggregates the experiences and challenges of the sector, analyses case studies and reports progress of both government and privately run programmes. This volume provides an overview of the...

Published by: Sage Publications

Author(s) Girija Srinivasan, Narasimhan Srinivasan

Social Economy of Development in India

Drawing from the works of several eminent economists, this book elaborates on an alternative paradigm of development in the global context. It advocates reforms in social indicators and also bureaucracy, politics, business and contractor groups to enable their empowerment. Further, the book interrogates liberal economic policies and their consequen...

Published by: Sage Publications

Author(s) K.S.Chalam

Political Islam and the Arab Uprising - Islamist Politics in Changing TImes

Delving into the history of political Islam in the colonial period, this book shows how the idea of modernity, intense interaction, contestation and engagement between Islamist forces and the emerging democratic voices in the region have contributed to the recent Arab uprising. While investigating the role of religion in shaping the unfolding polit...

Published by: Sage Publications

Author(s) Fazzur Rahman Siddiqui

Hinduism in India

Is Hinduism coherent, or should it be viewed as a conglomeration of many distinctive traditions? What were (or are) its most important and central teachings? When did the idea of “Hinduism” first arise and what have been the consequences? What were the effects of British rule on the religion and what are the effects of continuing modernization? Thi...

Published by: Sage Publications

Author(s) Geoffrey A. Oddie

Behind the Scenes Contemporary Bollywood Directors and Their Cinema

They are the ‘stars’ who sit behind the camera and create magic between ‘Action’ and ‘Cut’. Meet the directors of New Age cinema who with their themes, characteristic styles, and masterful storytelling are bridging the gap between commerce and content, commercial and art-house cinema. This book introduces you to the films they have made and provide...

Published by: Sage Publications

Author(s) Aysha Iqbal Viswamohan, Vimal Mohan John

Cyber Crimes Against Women in India

The book is a signi­ficant contribution to socio-legal research on online crimes targeting teenage girls and women. It shows how they become soft targets of trolling, online grooming, privacy infringement, bullying, pornography, sexual defamation, morphing, spoofi­ng and so on. The authors address various raging debates in the country such as how w...

Published by: Sage Publications

Author(s) Debarati Halder, K.Jaishankar

Indian Lobbying and its Influence in US Decision Making

Indian Lobbying and its Influence in US Decision Making looks at the ways in which Indian lobbying acts as a catalyst in transforming the US–India relationship in the post-Cold War era, the events that explain their formation, and factors that legitimize these groups as an institution in US politics.

Published by: Sage Publications

Author(s) Ashok Sharma

Internationalization of Higher Education in India

Till 1950s, 80 % of the films screened in India were from Hollywood. Today, only 10 % films shown in India are of foreign origin. One of the main factors that aided in bringing about this massive transformation was the formation of Film Societies in India. They soon became a catalyst to a new film culture, impacting quality of Indian films, both in...

Published by: Sage Publications

Author(s) Vidya Rajiv Yeravdekar, Gauri Tiwari

India's Society Movement: The Journey and Its Impact

Till 1950s, 80 % of the films screened in India were from Hollywood. Today, only 10 % films shown in India are of foreign origin. One of the main factors that aided in bringing about this massive transformation was the formation of Film Societies in India. They soon became a catalyst to a new film culture, impacting quality of Indian films, both in...

Published by: Sage Publications

Author(s) VK Cherian
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