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2 th Plethora of documentaries The author of Filming Reality: The Independent Documentary Movement in India Compilation and analysis of noted and rare documentaries that have begun to form an identity of its own in India post-1970s th Digging into archaeology Here is a scrupulously argued book about the state of archaeological scholarship, its underlying presumptions and politics.

3 Sociology 2015 / 2016 Contents Social Theory Introductory Sociology...5 Research Methods & Methodology Globalization, Development & Social Change Urban Sociology & The City Media & Culture Cultural Sociology...22 Race & Ethnicity...23 Bestsellers in Sociology Gender & Sexuality...23, 26 Religion...26 Sport, Leisure & Work Health & Illness...28 Childhood, Youth & Ageing Education Crime & Deviance Reference...35 Index SAGE India Contact us B-1/I-1, Mohan Cooperative Industrial Area Mathura Road Post Bag 7, New Delhi Tel: +(91-11) Fax: +(91-11) Ground Floor, 59/5 Prince Baktiar Shah Road Tollygunge Kolkata Tel: +(91-33) E-1, Karthik Apartments New No. 16 (old 6) Vijayaraghava Road T Nagar, Chenna i Tel: +(91-44) ; Sociology & Social Theory...1A-5A Political Sociology...6A Sociology of Religion...7A Social Change...8A Dalit Sociology...8A Ethnic & Minority Studies...9A Media & Communication Studies... 9A-10A Cultural Studies... 11A-17A Social Psychology...18A Social Work... 18A-19A Sociology of Gender...20A Sociology of Health...21A SAGE Law...21A SAGE Classics...22A-23A History... 24A-27A Philosophy...27A Peace & Conflict... 27A-30A Environment Studies...30A-31A Urban Studies...31A-32A Platinum Techno Park Plot No 17/18, Sector 30A, Vashi, Navi Mumbai Tel: +(91-22) Fax: +(91-22) b.in

4 Social Theory CRITICAL SOCIAL THEORY Craig Browne University of Sydney In this accomplished, sophisticated and up-to-date account of the state of critical social theory today, Craig Browne explores the key concepts in critical theory (like critique, ideology, and alienation), and crucially, goes on to relate them to major contemporary developments such as globalization, social conflict and neo-liberal capitalism. Critical theory here is not solely the work of Adorno, Horkheimer, Marcuse and Habermas. The book begins with the Frankfurt School but uses this as a base to then explore more contemporary figures such as Nancy Fraser, Axel Honneth, Luc Boltanski, Cornelius Castoriadis, Ulrich Beck, Anthony Giddens, Pierre Bourdieu and Hannah Arendt. A survey of critical social theory for our times, this is an essential guide for students wishing to grasp a critical understanding of social theory in the modern world. A New Nexus of Social Change? / System Integration and Social Disintegration / From the Critique of Objectification to a New Conception of Alienation / Postmodernism, Ideology and Rationality / The End of Immanent Critique? / Hope, Critique and Utopia / Civil Solidarity and Social Struggles / Positive Liberty and Social Justice / Conclusion pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) SOCIAL THEORY FOR TODAY Making Sense of Social Worlds Alex Law University of Abertay, Dundee Social Theory for Today guides students through the turns of past and present social theory as it attempts to wrestle with a recurring sense of crisis in social relations and social theory. Drawing on both classical and contemporary sources, Alex Law provides readers with a firm grasp of competing perspectives. Too often, social theories attempt to dominate the field by casting rival theorists, past and present, as deluded fools, while the more familiar big names in social theory are subject to ever-increasing commentary that runs in ever-decreasing circles. This survey of social theory and crisis lessens the temptation to engage in internal theoretical polemics and esoteric wordplay. Social theory must become practical and specific if it is to become a means of orientation for uncertain times. Introduction: The Narcissism of Minor Differences / Social Theory and Crisis / Positivist Turn: Auguste Comte / Marx s Turn / Nietzsche s Turn: Max Weber and Georg Simmel / Ideological Turn: Antonio Gramsci and Georg Lukacs / Reflexive Turn: Otto Neurath and Empirical Sociology / Modernist Turn: Walter Benjamin and Siegfried Kracauer / Critical Turn: The Frankfurt School / Negative Turn: Horkheimer, Adorno and Habermas / Quotidian Turn: Henri Lefebvre / Corporeal Turn: Maurice Merleau-Ponty / Pragmatic Turn: Social theory in the US / Cultural Turn: Social Theory in France and Britain / Relational Turn: Norbert Elias and Pierre Bourdieu / Conclusion IDENTITY AND CAPITALISM Marie Moran University College Dublin 'Identity is a relatively novel concept in western thought, politics and culture. The explosion of interest in the notion of identity across popular, political and academic domains of practice since the 1960s does not represent the simple popularization of an older term, as is widely assumed, but rather, the invention of an idea. Identity and Capitalism explores the emergence and evolution of the idea of identity in the cultural, political and social contexts of contemporary capitalist societies. Against the common supposition that identity always mattered, this book shows that what we now think of routinely as personal identity actually only emerged with the explosion of consumption in the late 20th century. Historicising 'Identity' / 'Identity' A Keyword Analysis / Cultural Materialism and the Social Logic of Capitalism / A Pre-History of the Idea of Identity in Capitalist Societies / Identity Politics, Globalising Capitalism and the Crisis of Identity / Personal Identity and the Consumer Society / Identity and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) CULTURAL RELATIVISM AND INTERNATIONAL POLITICS Derek Robbins University of East London Through historical studies of some of the work of Montesquieu, Comte, Durkheim, Boas, Morgenthau, Aron and Bourdieu, Derek Robbins examines the changing and competing conceptualizations of the political and the social in the Western European intellectual tradition. He suggests that we are now experiencing a new dissociation of sensibility in which political thought and its consequences in action have become divorced from social and cultural experience. Developing further the ideas of Bourdieu which he has presented in books and articles over the last 20 years, Robbins argues that we need to integrate the recognition of cultural difference with the practice of international politics by accepting that the field of international political discourse is a social construct which is contingent on encounters between diverse cultures. Montesquieu: Cultural Relativist and Proto-Positivist? / Comte: Positivist Science and History / Durkheim: Post-Positivist Social Science and Politics / American Anthropology and Political Realism / Aron: Politics and/or Sociologism / Bourdieu: Reflexive Sociologism and the Field of Politics SAGE SWIFTS pages Hardback ( ) pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( )

5 Social Theory THE POSTEMOTIONAL BULLY Stjepan Mestrovic Texas A&M University Bullying and hazing have sparked interest and discussion in recent years Mestrovic here brings classical as well as contemporary social theory to bear on this discussion. Thorstein Veblen defined the predatory barbarian as the social type, enshrined by modernity, who prefers to use force over peaceable means. At the other extreme, Marcel Mauss wrote about the spirit of the gift and its obligations as the fundamental basis of social life. Mestrovic traces this opposition through a host of modernist and postmodernist thinkers and theories. He introduces the concept of post-emotionalism as an alternative to both of these major bodies of social theory and uses three case studies to illustrate the qualitative changes in bullying and hazing. The Problem / Modernity as a Bully / Postmodernism as Negation of the Gift / Postemotionalism Illustrated / Abu Ghraib and Postemotional Society / Driven to Suicide by Bullying / Jury Selection: Over as Soon as it Started / Racial Slurs Postemotionalized into Nicknames and Terms of Endearment / The Social Disorganization at the Outpost / Beaten to Death / Conclusions: Where Do We Go from Here? SAGE SWIFTS pages Hardback ( ) SECONDS WITH STJEPAN MESTROVIC If you could have a conversation with any sociologist from the past, who would it be? It would be Emile Durkheim - whose real name was David Durkheim, and who changed his name to Emile later in order to hide his ethnic background. Durkheim s life was dramatic: descended from several generations of rabbis of German descent, he grew up in the war zone that was Alsace-Lorraine at the time and struggled to make it to the top of French academe. Biographers who label him a French positivist do him and sociology an injustice. Which sociologists working today inspire you? I like the sociologists who make me think and can t be classified under any ism, such as Keith Tester, Jean Baudrillard, David Riesman, Steve Hall, Chris Rojek, George Ritzer. What advice would you give a sociology student in 2015? I tell students to find a theorist who speaks to them, and to engage emotionally as well as intellectually with sociologists as well as social issues. Social theory is more than a batch of abstractions. It is the result of the personal drama of individual sociologists confronting a particular society in a particular place and time. What was the most enjoyable aspect of writing The Postemotional Bully? It was reflecting back on the exciting discussions I have with my students. I use many of the examples from those discussions (films, books, cultural icons) as illustrations of theory in my book. And the hardest part? Honestly, there wasn t a hard part. It was fun to write. Stjepan 3

6 Social Theory SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY IN THE CLASSICAL ERA Text and Readings Third Edition Laura Desfor Edles and Scott Appelrouth both at California State University, Northridge Like the companion contemporary theory volume, this popular text/reader hybrid combines the major writings of sociology's core classical theorists with an historical and theoretical framework for understanding them. For each theorist, the authors give a biographical sketch, discuss intellectual influences and core ideas, and offer contemporary examples and applications of those ideas. Karl Marx / Émile Durkheim / Max Weber / Charlotte Perkins Gilman / Georg Simmel / W. E. B. Du Bois / George Herbert Mead pages Paperback ( ) $ SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY IN THE CONTEMPORARY ERA Text and Readings Third Edition Scott Appelrouth and Laura Desfor Edles both at California State University, Northridge From Parsons, Habermas and Hochschild through to Foucault, Butler and Giddens, this popular text/reader hybrid combines the major writings of sociology's core contemporary theorists with an historical and theoretical framework for understanding them. It enables students to compare and contrast core concepts and ideas, while also stressing contemporary applications. Structural Functionalism / Critical Theory / Exchange and Rational Choice Theories / Symbolic Interactionism and Dramaturgy / Phenomenology and Ethnomethodology / Postructuralism / Postmodernism / The Global Society pages Paperback ( ) $ CLASSICAL AND CONTEMPORARY SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY Text and Readings Third Edition Scott A Appelrouth and Laura Desfor Edles both at California State University, Northridge INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY Second Edition George Ritzer University of Maryland The Second Edition of Introduction to Sociology, thoroughly revised and updated, continues to show students the relevance of the introductory sociology course to their lives. While providing a rock-solid foundation, George Ritzer illuminates traditional sociological concepts and theories, as well as some of the most compelling contemporary social phenomena: globalization, consumer culture, the Internet, and the 'McDonaldization' of society. As technology flattens the globe, students are challenged to apply a sociological perspective to their world, and to see how 'public' sociologists are engaging with the critical issues of today. the Interactive ebook version has been revised with many new links to relevant video and audio clips, and published research from SAGE journals and reference works the open-access study site, SAGE Edge, provides a personalized approach to help students accomplish their coursework goals in an easy-to-use learning environment. See more at An Introduction to Sociology in the Global Age / Thinking Sociologically / Researching the Social World / Culture / Socialization and Interaction / Chapter 6. Organizations, Societies and the Global Domain / Deviance and Crime / Social Stratification / Race and Ethnicity / Gender and Sexuality / The Family / Education / Religion / Politics and the Economy / The Body, Medicine, Health, and Health Care / Chapter 16. Population, Urbanization, and the Environment / Social Change, Social Movements, and the Collective Action ESSENTIALS OF SOCIOLOGY George Ritzer University of Maryland pages Paperback ( ) $95.00 In this shorter, more streamlined adaptation of George Ritzer s Introduction to Sociology, Second Edition. Chapters on sociological theory and research methods are combined into a single chapter, as are chapters on religion and education. As with Introduction to Sociology, there is an interactive ebook version available as well as both student and lecturer companion websites pages Paperback ( ) $73.00 This is the combined version of both the classical and contemporary volumes pages Paperback ( ) $

7 Introductory Sociology THE MCDONALDIZATION OF SOCIETY Eighth Edition George Ritzer University of Maryland Now in its Eighth Edition, George Ritzer's McDonaldization of Society continues to stand as one of the pillars of modern day sociological thought. By linking theory to 21st century culture this book resonates with students in a way that few others do, opening their eyes to many current issues, especially in the areas of consumption and globalization pages Paperback ( ) $51.00 OUR SOCIAL WORLD Introduction to Sociology Fifth Edition Jeanne H Ballantine Wright State University, Keith A Roberts Hanover College and Kathleen Odell Korgen William Paterson University In the latest edition of this popular undergraduate introduction to sociology, Kathleen Odell Korgen joins Jeanne Ballantine and Keith Roberts as a co-author to help make the edition more accessible with more contemporary examples, and to further develop the theme of public/practical sociology pages Paperback ( ) $99.00 Understanding the Value of Social Science in Today s World THE BUSINESS OF PEOPLE The Significance of Social Science over the Next Decade Campaign for Social Science The Business of People looks at the backdrop to the UK elections taking place in May 2015 to argue that we need to invest in science and innovation not just for the sake of UK plc and prospects for growth and economic recovery, but to inform debate and policymaking around migration, housing, devolution of power within the UK and the UK s position in Europe. The report sets out demands for new economic and social knowledge, then illustrates the many ways in which social scientists are contributing to changing practice and deepening knowledge. An open access electronic version of the report will be downloadable from pages Paperback ( ) THE IMPACT OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES How Academics and Their Research Make a Difference Simon Bastow, Patrick Dunleavy and Jane Tinkler all at London School of Economics and Political Science Based on a three-year research project studying the impact of 360 UK-based academics, this book explores how academic research in the social sciences achieves public policy impacts, contributes to economic prosperity, and informs public understanding of policy issues as well as economic and social changes pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) SAGE READINGS FOR INTRODUCTORY SOCIOLOGY Edited by Kimberly McGann Nazareth College In this concise, affordable anthology of 22 popular sociology statements designed to introduce readers to the sociological perspective, topics covered include culture, socialization, interaction, deviance, gender, and race pages Paperback ( ) $25.00 THE ENGAGED SOCIOLOGIST Connecting the Classroom to the Community Fifth Edition Kathleen Odell Korgen William Paterson University and Jonathan M White Bentley University Perfect as a supplement for introductory courses or a main text for any course exploring public sociology, this inspiring text will serve as a guidebook to students who are passionate about applying sociological concepts to the world around them pages Paperback ( ) $

8 Research Methods & Methodology RESEARCHING SOCIAL LIFE Fourth Edition Edited by Paul Stoneman and Nigel Gilbert both at University of Surrey Paul Stoneman and Nigel Gilbert breathe new energy into this classic bestselling textbook providing clear, relevant advice and extensive coverage of all the research methods you need to understand today s society pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) DOING RESEARCH IN THE REAL WORLD Third Edition David E Gray University of Greenwich Available with free access to the interactive ebook for 12 months when you buy the paperback version, this is the companion for any student undertaking a research project pages Hardback ( ) Paperback & Interactive ebook ( ) INTRODUCING RESEARCH METHODOLOGY A Beginner's Guide to Doing a Research Project Second Edition Uwe Flick Free University Berlin Provides the fundamental data collection and analysis skills that first-time researchers need, as well as a good understanding of the research process as a whole pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) DOING REAL RESEARCH A Practical Guide to Social Research REAL RESEARCH Research Methods Sociology Students Can Use Liahna Gordon California State University, Chico Real Research: Research Methods Sociology Students Can Use is an innovative text that takes a holistic approach to the subject by discussing each step in the research process within the context of a particular method. After an opening chapter that surveys different methods of data collection and the components of research, students proceed immediately to chapters on specific methods. Each of these chapters begins with a description of the method and the logic that underlies it, so that students can see how each step in the research process fits within the logic of that particular method. The chapters then go on to present all of the steps of research as they relate to that particular research method, from writing research questions through analysis. With this format, instructors can begin engaging students in hands-on exercises almost immediately, increasing interest in and comprehension of the material pages Paperback ( ) $68.00 Eric Jensen and Charles Laurie University of Oxford Challenging the formality and idealized settings of conventional methods teaching, this book offers frank, practical advice designed to empower students and researchers alike pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) MAKING SENSE OF THE SOCIAL WORLD Methods of Investigation Fifth Edition Daniel F Chambliss Hamilton College and Russell K Schutt University of Massachusetts Boston The latest edition of this popular, undergraduate introduction to social research for students who need to understand methodologies and their results pages Paperback ( ) $

9 Research Methods & Methodology INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL RESEARCH Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches Third Edition Keith F Punch University of Western Australia This bestselling text has been updated to continue to provide students with an invaluable and balanced introduction to the research process pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) INVESTIGATING THE SOCIAL WORLD The Process and Practice of Research Eighth Edition Russell K Schutt University of Massachusetts Boston In the latest edition of a perennially successful social research textbook, Russell K Schutt makes research come alive through illustrative stories and hands-on exercises that help students learn by doing pages Paperback ( ) $ RESEARCH ETHICS AND INTEGRITY FOR SOCIAL SCIENTISTS Beyond Regulatory Compliance Second Edition DOING INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH Global and Local Methods Christopher Williams This energetic and thought-provoking title encourages a reflexive, non-nationalistic approach to doing international research and sets out how to effectively plan, conduct and use this research. Christopher Williams introduces a range of frameworks, from deskbased studies and traditional ethnography to the use of internet, satellite and genetic data, and grounds them in exciting, interdisciplinary examples. The book explores: home-based research using international data such as documentaries, archives, international data-sets and studies of groups such as refugees, tourists and migrants distance research using online videos, surveys and remote methods such as video conferencing fieldwork abroad, both face-to-face and in local archives. Part I: Understanding World Research / Understanding World Knowledge / Theories and Concepts in World Research / Reviewing World Literature / Part II: Planning the Study / Research Design and Logistics / Research Ethics and Integrity / Choosing Research Frameworks / Part III: Doing the Research / Data Management / Researching People / Researching Populations / Researching Places / Mapping Places / : Analysing World Systems / Analysing Official Documents / Part IV: Using the Findings / Further Analysis / Reporting the Research pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) INNOVATIONS IN DIGITAL RESEARCH METHODS Edited by Peter J Halfpenny University of Manchester and Robert Procter University of Warwick An exciting new introduction to digital social research tools and methods, this book will help readers to manage the huge amounts of data available, and feel confident if they are attempting this sort of research for the first time pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) Mark Israel University of Western Australia This comprehensive and detailed book will hearten the many social scientists who tangle with unsympathetic regulatory systems. Mark Israel demonstrates an uncanny knowledge about the variety of national ethics regimes that are destabilizing the social sciences pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) Will C van den Hoonaard, Professor Emeritus in Sociology, University of New Brunswick REALIST INQUIRY IN SOCIAL SCIENCES Brian D Haig, Colin Evers and Mark Constas Looking at both the fundamentals necessary for rigorous realist research and a number of its most important applications, this book goes beyond understanding knowledge justification only as empirical validity, but instead emphasizes the importance of a strong theoretical base for all good research pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( )

10 Research Methods & Methodology COVERT RESEARCH The Art, Politics and Ethics David Calvey Manchester Metropolitan University There is a both a fear and fascination with undercover research in the social sciences. It is an emotive and controversial field which is equated with deception and transgression in an era of increasing ethical regimentation. This book explores the roots of covert research, including the classic exemplars, as well examining its contemporary dispersed place in the social sciences. Recent developments and links to auto-ethnography, cyber-lurking and investigative journalism are explored. David Calvey uses a diverse variety of case study materials, including his work on bouncers in the night-time economy. He argues that covert research has a creative and robust tradition and role in the social community rather than a maligned and submerged one, and that covert research needs to be rehabilitated and appropriately used. Covert Research should ultimately become part of the critical imagination and methodological toolkit for social science students. Roots of Covert Research - Historical / Classic Exemplars - Goffman, Humphreys, Milgram and Rosenhan / The Covert Diaspora: A Submerged Tradition / Bouncers in the Night-Time Economy - Biographical Case Study / Debates About Covert Research: Ethics and Informed Consent / Renniassance: Auto Ethnography, Cyber Lurking and Investigative Journalism pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH From Field to Desk Barbara Czarniawska University of Gothenburg Written with much wry humor, the bookwhich is filled with practical advice, from how to treat sources, to why correct referencing is important-will be as enjoyable for an experienced researcher as it is for a neophyte. Read this book - Dvora Yanow, Professor of Organizational Studies, Keele University, and Guest Professor of Communication, Philosophy & Technology, Wageningen University pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) TURNING IDEAS INTO RESEARCH Theory, Design and Practice Barbara Fawcett University of Birmingham and Rosalie Pockett University of Sydney Using their expertise as supervisors and researchers, the authors provide readers with the frameworks and the theoretical and practical guidance needed to turn a good idea into a good question and a good question into successful research pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) INTERNET RESEARCH METHODS Second Edition Claire Hewson The Open University, Carl Vogel Trinity College, University of Dublin and Dianna Laurent Southeastern Louisiana University Presenting a state-of-the-art review of the Internet as a tool for conducting research, this Second Edition provides extensive updates to reflect current developments and trends in Internet research, focusing on what has been achieved so far, and identifying opportunities and possibilities in the new 'era' of internet research pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) SEVEN STEPS TO A COMPREHENSIVE LITERATURE REVIEW A Multimodal and Cultural Approach Anthony Onwuegbuzie Sam Houston State University and Rebecca K Frels This seven-step guide focuses on published and unpublished works and includes multimodal texts and settings to provide readers with an indispensable overview of the literature review process pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( )

11 Research Methods & Methodology BEGINNING STATISTICS An Introduction for Social Scientists Second Edition Liam Foster University of Sheffield, Ian Diamond University of Aberdeen and Julie Jefferies Office for National Statistics In this Second Edition, the authors use real world examples to introduce basic principles in statistics with no prior knowledge or experience assumed. With an emphasis on describing concepts, shown through example and illustrating points with graphs and displays, this book will provide readers with a step-by-step introduction to using statistics pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) DISCOVERING STATISTICS USING IBM SPSS STATISTICS Fourth Edition Andy Field University of Sussex Unrivalled in the way it makes the teaching of statistics compelling and accessible to even the most anxious of students, the only statistics textbook you and your students will ever need just got better! pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) DISCOVERING STATISTICS USING R Andy Field University of Sussex, Jeremy Miles RAND Corporation and Zoë Field University of Sussex The R version of Andy Field's hugely popular Discovering Statistics Using SPSS takes students on a journey of statistical discovery using the freeware R, a free, flexible and dynamically changing software tool for data analysis that is becoming increasingly popular across the social and behavioural sciences. MULTILEVEL MODELING IN PLAIN LANGUAGE Karen Robson York University and David Pevalin University of Essex This book presents multilevel modeling techniques in easy-to-understand jargonfree language with fully annotated examples using the statistical softwares Stata and R pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) STRUCTURAL EQUATION MODELING USING IBM SPSS STATISTICS AND EQS Niels Blunch Aarhus School of Business This book assumes no prior experience as it introduces readers to each step of the process, and its inclusion of the graphical interface of EQS as well as plenty of real life examples throughout ensures readers will be confident when engaging with SEM pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) AN INTRODUCTION TO R FOR SPATIAL ANALYSIS AND MAPPING Chris Brunsdon National University of Ireland, Maynooth and Lex Comber University of Leicester An excellent and student-friendly text... Providing practical tips as well as fully working code, this is a practical "how to" guide ideal for undergraduates as well as those using R for the first time. It will be required reading on my own courses. - Richard Harris, University of Bristol pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( )

12 Research Methods & Methodology PRESENTING STATISTICAL RESULTS EFFECTIVELY Robert Andersen University of Toronto and David A Armstrong II University of Wisconsin - Madison Focusing on understanding and communication whilst considering important statistical theory, this new text provides a key resource for advanced students and researchers on working with statistical data pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) ANALYSING QUANTITATIVE DATA Variable-based and Casebased Approaches to Non-experimental Datasets Raymond A Kent University of Stirling This compelling textbook provides a clear view of a broad range of possibilities for quantitative data, complementing the statistical toolbox with configurational methods. A must read for students aiming to get more out of data and move beyond 'push-button analysis' - Benoit Rihoux, University of Louvain (UCL), Belgium pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) DOING SOCIAL NETWORK RESEARCH Network-based Research Design for Social Scientists Garry Robins University of Melbourne Garry has produced a first-rate book that explains, in detail, how to do social network research. He masterfully focuses on research design drawing on his years of experience conducting network research. This book fills a big gap in the literature and is a must have for all social network researchers Martin G Everett, University of Manchester pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) SOCIAL NETWORK ANALYSIS FOR EGO-NETS Nick Crossley, Elisa Bellotti, Gemma Edwards, Martin G Everett, Johan Koskinen and Mark Tranmer all at University of Manchester The ego-net approach to social network analysis, which takes discrete individual actors and their contacts as its starting point, is one of the most widely used approaches in the field. This is the first textbook to take readers through each stage of ego-net research, from conception, through research design and data-gathering to analysis. It starts with the basics, assuming no prior knowledge of social network analysis, but then moves on to introduce cutting-edge innovations, covering both new statistical approaches to ego-net analysis and also the most recent thinking on mixing methods (quantitative and qualitative) to achieve depth and rigour. It is an absolute must for anybody wishing to explore the importance of networks. Introduction: What are Ego-Nets? / Getting Ego-Nets / Ego-Net Measures and their Significance / Exploring Change in Ego-Nets Over Time / Multilevel Models for Cross- Sectional Ego-Nets / The Qualitative Dimension pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL NETWORK ANALYSIS Malcolm Alexander Griffith University Including introductions to simple procedures for data collection and analysis, and instruction on how to manipulate data sets of any size, this book provides readers with a hands-on guide to the area pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( )

13 Research Methods & Methodology MANAGING AND SHARING RESEARCH DATA A Guide to Good Practice Louise Corti, Veerle Van den Eynden, Libby Bishop and Matthew Woollard all at University of Essex The ESRC considers that effective data management is an essential precondition for generating high quality reusable data. Researchers need to be armed with the knowledge and skills to ensure that the data they create and manage can be exploited to the maximum potential for further research. This book offers these skills in an approachable way - Professor Paul Boyle, Chief Executive, ESRC pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO USING PANEL DATA Simonetta Longhi and Alita Nandi both at University of Essex This is an excellent practical guide to carrying out analysis of individual level panel surveys. Providing the reader with everything they need to know and written with exemplary clarity, it works through issues and approaches in a logical way yet without oversimplifying - Lucinda Platt, Professor, Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) THE SAGE HANDBOOK OF REGRESSION ANALYSIS AND CAUSAL INFERENCE Edited by Henning Best University of Würzburg and Christof Wolf GESIS The editors have assembled a wideranging, high-quality, and timely collection of articles on topics of central importance to quantitative social research... Everyone engaged in statistical analysis of social science data will find something of interest in this book - Professor John Fox, Department of Sociology, McMaster University WEB SURVEY METHODOLOGY Mario Callegaro Google, Katja Lozar Manfreda and Vasja Vehovar both at University of Ljubljana Web Survey Methodology guides the reader through the past fifteen years of research in web survey methodology. It both provides practical guidance on the latest techniques for collecting valid and reliable data and offers a comprehensive overview of research issues. Core topics from preparation to questionnaire design, recruitment testing to analysis and survey software are all covered in a systematic and insightful way. The reader will be exposed to key concepts and key findings in the literature, covering measurement, non-response, adjustments, paradata, and cost issues. The book also discusses the hottest research topics in survey research today, such as internet panels, virtual interviewing, mobile surveys and the integration with passive measurements, e-social sciences, mixed modes and business intelligence. The book is intended for students, practitioners, and researchers in fields such as survey and market research, psychological research, official statistics and customer satisfaction research. RESEARCH METHODS FOR SOCIAL SCIENTISTS pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) DOING SURVEYS ONLINE Vera Toepoel Utrecht University By suggesting the pros and cons and do s and don ts for each strategy, as well as covering all recent opportunities and developments in the field, this book helps readers to ensure they are getting the most out of the surveying they are doing online pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) Explanation of Symbol Titles displaying this symbol are accompanied by a password protected instructor teaching site that offers a variety of additional learning resources available to you and your students pages Hardback ( )

14 Research Methods & Methodology INTERPRETING QUALITATIVE DATA Fifth Edition David Silverman Visiting Professor in the Business School, University of Technology, Sydney In this Fifth Edition of his field-defining text, David Silverman, a true guru of qualitative research, walks the reader through the basics of gathering and analyzing qualitative data offering beginners unrivalled hands-on guidance to help them get the best out of a research methods course or research project pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) WRITING AND DOING ACTION RESEARCH Jean McNiff York St John University The leading expert in practitioner research, Jean McNiff ensures that the practice of writing, as well as the practice of research, is beautifully revealed - Professor Julian Stern, Faculty of Education and Theology, York St John University pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) INTERACTIVE EBOOK THE CODING MANUAL FOR QUALITATIVE RESEARCHERS Third Edition Johnny Saldana Arizona State University This new edition will now be available as a fully interactive textbook, meaning that the explanation of the codes will be supported by examples from real research, multidisciplinary case studies, explanatory videos, links to data sets, student exercises and glossary flashcards. BASICS OF QUALITATIVE RESEARCH Techniques and Procedures for Developing Grounded Theory Fourth Edition Juliet Corbin International Institute for Qualitative Methodology and Anselm Strauss The latest edition of this bestseller continues to offer immensely practical advice and technical expertise to aid researchers in making sense of their collected data pages Paperback ( ) $ pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) HANDLING QUALITATIVE DATA A Practical Guide Third Edition Lyn Richards RMIT University Recognizing that for many new researchers, dealing with data is the main point of departure, this book helps them to acquire an understanding of the skills and methodological issues that are central to qualitative research pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) QUALITATIVE RESEARCH & EVALUATION METHODS Integrating Theory and Practice Fourth Edition Michael Quinn Patton Utilization- Focused Evaluation, Saint Paul, MN The book that has been a resource and training tool for countless researchers and students has been completely revised in its Fourth Edition with hundreds of new examples and stories illuminating all aspects of qualitative inquiry and now offers more balance between applied research and evaluation pages Hardback ( ) $

15 Research Methods & Methodology THE 'HOW TO' OF QUALITATIVE RESEARCH Strategies for Executing High Quality Projects Janice D Aurini University of Waterloo and Melanie Heath McMaster University Helping readers to make the right choice when choosing a method and ensuring there is a strong link between the research question and the method chosen, this practical book focusses on the 'nuts and bolts' of actually doing qualitative research pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) DOING QUALITATIVE RESEARCH ONLINE Janet E Salmons Vision2Lead and Capella University School of Business and Technology With strong ethical considerations running throughout, this book equips readers with all they need to design and conduct successful studies based on qualitative data collected online and caters for both in-class discussion and self-reflection Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) GROUNDED THEORY A Practical Guide Second Edition Melanie Birks and Jane Mills both at James Cook University This updated new edition contains detailed guidance on all aspects of conducting a Grounded Theory study, from planning a study and ensuring its quality, to the presentation of results. The authors are experienced researchers who are skilled in conducting Grounded Theory studies, ensuring that the advice is both practical and relevant. The book also considers how Grounded Theory relates to wider debates about research evidence, funding and impact, and it will be an invaluable resource for students and researchers alike - Janet Anderson, Senior Lecturer, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King's College London pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) ADVANCED QUALITATIVE RESEARCH A Guide to Using Theory Michelle O'Reilly and Nikki Kiyimba both at University of Leicester Helping researchers progress to doing more complex qualitative research, this book is grounded in theory and takes the reader beyond a tick box approach to methods pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) QUALITATIVE SOCIAL RESEARCH Contemporary Methods for the Digital Age Vivienne Waller, Karen Farquharson and Deborah Dempsey all at Swinburne University of Technology Taking a critical focus, and looking at the ways in which criticism can enhance research practice, this book examines the strengths and pitfalls of each research method and explains what makes qualitative sociological research practical, useful and ethical pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) VISUAL METHODS IN SOCIAL RESEARCH Second Edition Marcus Banks and David Zeitlyn both at University of Oxford An interdisciplinary guide to the field, this book fuses advanced theory with practical advice and examples to provide all readers with the ultimate resource on visual methods pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) See the full listing of all our Sociology titles online at 13

16 Research Methods & Methodology COGNITIVE INTERVIEWING PRACTICE Debbie Collins NatCen Social Research A goldmine of good advice for any researcher planning to use cognitive interviewing to test survey questions or other materials. The authors vast experience shines through, as do common sense and clarity of thought pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) THE ANATOMY OF THE CASE STUDY Gary Thomas and Kevin Myers both at University of Birmingham - Peter Lynn, Professor of Survey Methodology, Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex Exploring the historical, theoretical and practical bones of modern case study research, and featuring an extended example that has been annotated line by line, this book takes readers through the complexities of case study research pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) HOW TO DO YOUR CASE STUDY Second Edition Gary Thomas University of Birmingham Adopting jargon-free language and using examples from across the social sciences, Gary Thomas provides practical guidance on how best to read, design and carry out case study research with a focus on how to manage and analyze data. A PRACTICAL INTRODUCTION TO IN-DEPTH INTERVIEWING Alan Morris University of Technology, Sydney This manageable guide provides students with not only the nuts and bolts needed to get started, but also guidance on ethics, preparation strategies and advice for tackling the unexpected - making it the ideal companion for all students starting out on their research project pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) WORKING WITH WRITTEN DISCOURSE Deborah Cameron University of Oxford and Ivan Panovi Nanyang Technological University Addressing the practicalities of research, and embracing the complexity and variety of written forms of language, this book: grounds readers in a broad range of concepts, debates and relevant methods focuses on both theoretical questions and the how to of analysis is loaded with practical activities and advice on the design and execution of research highlights computer-mediated communication and new media discourse, from text messages and tweets to mobile phone novels and online encyclopedias draws on data from international and multilingual communities. This book equips readers with practical and conceptual tools to ask questions about written discourse, and to analyse the huge variety of texts that make up our linguistic landscape. It is the essential guide for researchers across the social sciences. Discourse and Discourse Analysis / Speech and Writing: The Debate on Difference / Writing, Technologies and Media / Scripts and Spelling / Approaches / Approaches to Written Discourse: An Initial Orientation / Critical Discourse Analysis / Corpus-Based Discourse Analysis / Multimodal Discourse Analysis / Computer-Mediated Discourse Analysis / Multilingual Discourse Analysis / Applications / Working with Written Discourse in Social Research / Designing Your Own Projects pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) Get to Know more about SAGE, be invited to SAGE events, get on our mailing list! Write to 14

17 Research Methods & Methodology ADVANCES IN MEMBERSHIP CATEGORISATION ANALYSIS Edited by Richard Fitzgerald University of Macau and William Housley Cardiff University A state-of-the-art collection which is essential reading for anyone interested in social identity and social order - David Silverman, University of Technology, Sydney pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) DISCOURSE AND NARRATIVE METHODS Theoretical Departures, Analytical Strategies and Situated Writings Mona Livholts Linköping University and Maria Tamboukou University of East London Looking at discourse and narrative methods in their interrelations, this book offers readers an orientation within this broad and contested area and develops concrete analytical strategies for those who wish to explore both or one of these fields pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) NARRATIVE NETWORKS Storied Approaches in a Digital Age Brian Alleyne Goldsmiths, University of London In a rapidly changing digital society where blogging and social networking have become fundamental communication channels, the platforms for the creation and exchange of all kinds of narratives have greatly expanded. This book responds to the dynamic production and consumption of stories of all kinds in popular and academic cultures. It offers a comprehensive discussion of the underlying philosophical and methodological issues of narrative and personal narrative research as well as applying these to the current digital landscape. It provides practical guidance on data management and use of software for the narrative researcher. Illustrated with examples from a range of disciplines as well as the author s own work on hacking cultures and cultural activism, this is a must for anyone wanting to conduct successful narrative research in a digital age. METHODS OF CRITICAL DISCOURSE STUDIES Third Edition Edited by Ruth Wodak University of Lancaster and Michael Meyer Vienna University of Economics and Business Now featuring a wider range of examples of critical discourse analysis in action, and across a variety of disciplines, and extended coverage of international methods and examples, this book continues to provide readers with a sophisticated and nuanced treatment of discourse studies. INTRODUCING QUALITATIVE METHODS SERIES pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) In the Beginning There Was the Social Explorer / Narrative Ways of Knowing / Analyzing Narrative / Narrative at Work in the World / Constructing Narrative / Techniques and Tools for the Narrative Researcher / CODA pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) Connect with SAGE! 15

18 Research Methods & Methodology FOR ETHNOGRAPHY Paul Atkinson Cardiff University This text is something of a masterclass in its own right. Few are as well placed to comment on the debates surrounding ethnography debates which the author had been instrumental in shaping and to offer a clear and authoritative call-toarms to future, aspirant ethnographers. It is a passionate but realistic manifesto for those wishing to undertake the craft of ethnography and to do it well. All who read it will benefit - Sam Hillyard, Durham University This major book, from one of the world s foremost authorities, recaptures the classic inspirations of ethnographic fieldwork in sociology and anthropology, reflecting on decades of methodological development and empirical research. It is part manifesto, part guidance on the appropriate focus of the ethnographic gaze. The Perspectives of Ethnography / Fieldwork Commitments / Analytic Perspectives / Interaction and the Ceremonial Order / Accounts and Narratives / Aesthetics, Artefacts and Techniques / Structuring Forms / Representations / The Ethics of Ethnography pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) NETNOGRAPHY Redefined Second Edition Robert V Kozinets York University, Toronto Explaining how to use 'netnography' to analyze cultures and communities online, this new edition has been fully updated to now include: guidance on combining online and in-person ethnographic methods; more focus on specific kinds of social media; specific examples for a range of social science fields; and a discussion of the transformation of cultural social identities pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) DIGITAL ETHNOGRAPHY Principles and Practice Sarah Pink, Heather Horst, Jo Tacchi, Larissa Hjorth, John Postill and Tania Lewis all at RMIT University Taking a visual approach to ethnography, this book explains the possibilities of digital ethnography methods and methodology for both researching through and defining a series of central concepts in social and cultural research pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) LING UIS TIC ETHNOGRAPHY Collecting, Analysing and Presenting Data Fiona Copland and Angela Creese University of Birmingham This is the book linguistic ethnography has been waiting for. It is a thoroughly engaging, richly informative and hugely persuasive achievement (...) Aspiring linguistic ethnographers should ensure that the book is never far from their reach - Keith Richards, Centre for Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) DOING SENSORY ETHNOGRAPHY Second Edition Sarah Pink RMIT University, Melbourne An essential, readable and above all fascinating volume that is required reading across disciplines and for anyone interested in or working on the senses pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) Andrew Irving, Director, Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, University of Manchester 16

19 Globalization, Development & Social Change GLOBAL SHIFT Mapping the Changing Contours of the World Economy Seventh Edition Peter Dicken University of Manchester Global Shift is, quite simply, the definitive work on economic globalization. It maps the changing centres of gravity of the global economy and explains the global financial crisis. Each chapter has been extensively rewritten and new material introduced to explain the most recent empirical developments; ideas on production, distribution, consumption; and corporate governance. Global Shift: examines the role of transnational corporations, states, labour, consumers, organizations in civil society, and the power relations between them shows how global production networks involving transnational corporations, states, interest groups and technology are changing the world economy discusses the problems of global governance in the context of the economic crisis and corporate social responsibility is accompanied by online ancillaries for both students and lecturers, including author videos, case studies, lecture notes, and slides. What in the World Is Going On? / Part I: The Changing Contours of the Global Economy / The Centre of Gravity Shifts: Transforming the Geographies of the Global Economy / Part II: Processes of Global Shift / Tangled Webs: Unravelling Complexity in the Global Economy / Technological Change: Gales of Creative Destruction / Transnational Corporations: The Primary Movers and Shapers of the Global Economy / The State Really Does Matter / Part III: Winning and Losing in the Global Economy / The Uneasy Relationship between TNCs and States: Dynamics of Conflict and Collaboration / 'Capturing Value' within Global Production Networks / 'Destroying Value'? Environmental Impacts of Global Production Networks / Winning and Losing: Where You Live Really Matters / Making the World a Better Place / Part IV: The Picture in Different Sectors / 'Making Holes in the Ground': The Extractive Industries / 'We Are What We Eat': The Agro-Food Industries / 'Fabric-ating Fashion': The Clothing Industries / 'Wheels of Change': The Automobile Industry / 'Making the World Go Round': Advanced Business Services / 'Making the Connections, Moving the Goods': Logistics and Distribution Services pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) CRIME, PUNISHMENT AND MIGRATION Dario Melossi University of Bologna In this compelling account, Dario Melossi provides an authoritative take on the theory and research examining the connection of crime and migration. The book takes a socio-historical and criminological approach to address the core questions of migrants' criminal behaviour and the processing of undocumented individuals in the criminal justice systems in the last twenty years. Crime and Migration, Development of a Relationship / Crime, Punishment and Migration in an Age of Globalization: America / Crime, Punishment and Migration in an Age of Globalization: Europe / The Importance of Legal Status in a Globalized World / In Conclusion: Crime, Migration, Social Change and Innovation COMPACT CRIMINOLOGY pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) KEY CONCEPTS IN MIGRATION David Bartram University of Leicester, Maritsa V Poros The City College of New York, CUNY and Pierre Monforte University of Leicester Demonstrates that the study of international migration has really come of age. From acculturation to undocumented immigration, the authors consider more than three dozen concepts at the heart of migration studies. - Nancy Foner, City University of New York Written by a leading team of experts, this book provides lucid and intuitive explanations of the most important migration concepts as used in classrooms, among policy makers, and in popular and academic discourse. Arguing that there is a clear need for a better public understanding of migration, the book sets out to clarify the field by providing readers with relevant concepts in a direct and engaging way. Each concept: includes an easy-to-understand definition provides real-world examples gives suggestions for further reading is carefully cross-referenced to other related concepts. Migration / Acculturation / Alien/Foreigner / Assimilation / Borders / Brain Drain/Gain/ Circulation / Chain Migration / Circular Migration / Citizenship / Cumulative Causation / Denizens / Deportation / Diaspora / Displacement and Internally Displaced Persons / Ethnic Enclaves and Ethnic Economies / Ethnicity and Ethnic Minorities / Family Migration and Reunification / Forced Migration / Gendered Migration / Guestworkers / Human Trafficking and Smuggling / Integration / Internal/Domestic Migration / Labour Migration / Migrant Networks / Migration Stocks and Flows / Multiculturalism / Refugees and Asylum Seekers / Regional Integration and Migration / Remittances / Restrictionism vs. Open Borders / Return Migration / Second Generation / Selectivity / Social Capital / Social Cohesion / Transnationalism / Undocumented (Illegal) Migration SAGE KEY CONCEPTS SERIES pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) THE SAGE HANDBOOK OF MODERN JAPANESE STUDIES Edited by James D Babb University of Newcastle In this cutting edge and cross-disciplinary exploration of the broad field of Japanese Studies, an international team of experts explore: land, history and culture; society; medicine; the economy; and politics and foreign relations pages Hardback ( )

20 Globalization, Development & Social Change / Urban Sociology & The City AN INVITATION TO ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIOLOGY Fifth Edition Michael Mayerfeld Bell and Loka L Ashwood both at University of Wisconsin, Madison Written in a lively, engaging style, Bell and Ashwood explore a broad range of topics with real personal passion. The Fifth Edition includes a new chapter, 'Living in An Ecological Society', and new material on consumption, the industrialization of agriculture, hazards of fossil fuel production and environmental security pages Paperback ( ) KEY CONCEPTS IN URBAN STUDIES GLOBAL MODERNITY AND SOCIAL CONTESTATION Edited by Breno M Bringel and Jose Mauricio Domingues both at University of Rio de Janeiro A new generation of truly global sociology, grappling with the contemporary world through the lenses of critique, contestation, and social movements. A significant contribution. - Goran Therborn, University of Cambridge How can we link contemporary social processes which have typically been theorized in terms of the concept of modernity with contemporary social movements, conflicts, and mobilizations which aim at social change? This text: links the social theory of modernity to critical theory, recent class and citizenship politics, and identity politics uses concrete social processes to illustrate theoretical discussion and applies theoretical analysis to different interactions, tensions and possibilities includes contributions from distinguished international scholars working in sociological theory and modernity, social movement studies and political contestation, and global issues. Part I: Rethinking Modernity Through Social Contestation / Modernity and Critique: Elements of a World-Sociology / The Global Transition and the Challenge to Social Sciences / Modernity and the Violence of Global Accumulation: The Ethnic Question in China / Demystifying Modernity: In Defence of a Singular and Normative Ideal / Vicissitudes and Potentialities of Critical Theory / Part II: Rethinking Social Contestation Through Modernity / The Global Age: A Social Movement Perspective / Social Movements and Contemporary Modernity: Internationalism And Patterns Of Global Contestation / Global Modernity, Social Criticism And The Local Intelligibility Of Contestation In Mozambique / Globalised Modernity, Contestations And Revolutions: The Cases Of Egypt And Tunisia / Modernity, Cultural Diversity And Social Contestation / Part III: Borders Of Modernity And Frontiers Of Exclusion: Rights, Citizenship And Contestation In Comparative Perspective / Half-Positions And Social Contestation: On The Dynamics Of Exclusionary Integration / Abyssal Lines And Contestation In The Construction Of Modern Europe: A De-Colonial Perspective Of The Spanish Case / From International Legality To Local Struggle: How And Why Human Rights Matters To Social Movements In Argentine Democracy / Social Contestation And Substantive Citizenship: Popular Mobilization In South Africa s Modern State SAGE STUDIES IN INTERNATIONAL SOCIOLOGY pages Hardback ( ) Second Edition Mark Gottdiener State University of New York, Buffalo, SUNY and Leslie Budd The Open University This new edition of Mark Gottdiener and Leslie Budd's shrewdly judged book defines, explains and develops the key topics within the interdisciplinary field of urban studies. With new material on environmental concerns and the sustainability of urban development, this text adopts a contemporary, global perspective. Thoroughly updated throughout, the book includes: new entries including the 'tourist city' and 'urban culture and consumption' clear definitions of current issues up-to-date suggestions for further reading international examples informative cross-referencing. Relevant, focused and accessible, this is an essential guide for students and teachers across the urban disciplines within sociology, political science, planning and geography. SAGE KEY CONCEPTS SERIES pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) URBAN THEORY A Critical Introduction to Power, Cities and Urbanism in the 21st Century Alan Harding University of Liverpool and Talja Blokland Humboldt University Berlin Critical, interdisciplinary and pedagogically informed - with opening summaries, boxes, questions for discussion and guided further reading - Urban Theory provides the tools for any student of the city to understand, even to change, our own urban experiences pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( )

21 Urban Sociology & the City GLOBAL CITIES AND URBAN THEORY Donald McNeill University of Western Sydney This cutting-edge examination of urban theory reviews and critiques an array of theoretical perspectives relating to the late 20th century global city, working with concepts such as smart cities, volumetric urbanism and critical accounting to illustrate the everyday agents and practices that place cities in the world pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) URBAN PEOPLE AND PLACES The Sociology of Cities, Suburbs, and Towns Daniel Joseph Monti University of Saint Louis, Michael Ian Borer University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Lyn C Macgregor University of Wisconsin, Madison Providing a thorough and comprehensive survey of the contemporary urban world that is accessible to students, Urban People and Places: The Sociology of Cities, Suburbs, and Towns will give balanced treatment to both the process by which cities are built (i.e., urbanization) and the ways of life practiced by people that live and work in more urban places (i.e., urbanism) unlike most core texts in this area. Whereas most texts focus on the socio-economic causes of urbanization, this text analyses the cultural component: how the physical construction of places is, in part, a product of cultural beliefs, ideas, and practices and also how the culture of those who live, work, and play in various places is shaped, structured, and controlled by the built environment. Inasmuch as the primary focus will be on the United States, global discussion is composed with an eye toward showing how U.S. cities, suburbs, and towns are different and alike from their counterparts in Africa, Asia, and Central and South America. Urbanization as a Worldwide Phenomenon / Urbanization in More and Less Developed Countries / Urbanization in the United States / Classic Statements about Cities & Communities / Contemporary Perspectives and Cities & Communities / Civic Culture and the Politics of Community / Among Kin, Friends and Strangers: Social Control in Cities, Suburbs and Towns / How Social Scientists, Planners and Reformers Figure out What's Going on and What Needs Fixing / Fixing People and Places / Embracing the Cultures of Urban People and Places pages Paperback ( ) $53.00 Get to Know more about SAGE, be invited to SAGE events, get on our mailing list! Write to CITIES AND ECONOMIC CHANGE Restructuring and Dislocation in the Global Metropolis Edited by Ronan Paddison University of Glasgow and Tom Hutton University of British Columbia Cities and Economic Change combines a sound theoretical grounding with an empirical overview of the urban economy. Specific references are made to key emergent processes and debates including splintered labour markets, informal economies, consumption, a comparative discussion of North and South, and quantitative aspects of globalization. The text is clear and accessible, with pedagogical features and illustrative case studies integrated throughout. The use of boxes for city examples, key questions for discussion at the end of main chapters together with suggested readings and key web sites are designed to aid learning and understanding. ABRIDGED Introduction: Cities and Economic Change / Processes / Cities, Technology and Economic Change / Cities and Rescaling / New Economies, New Spaces / Redundant and Marginalized Spaces / Splintering Labour Markets / Informal Economies / Steering the Urban Economy / Boostering, brokerage and uneasy bedfellows:networked urban governance and the emergence of post-political orthodoxy / The Resilient City: On the Determinants of Successful Urban Economies / Imagineering the City / Inclusivity / Urban Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability / Reflections / Theories of Place and a Place for Theories / Epilogue: Economic Change, Globalising Cities and the New Urban Order pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) CITIES AND SOCIAL CHANGE Encounters with Contemporary Urbanism Edited by Ronan Paddison University of Glasgow and Eugene McCann Simon Fraser University What is the city? What is the nature of living in the city? This new textbook provides students with an in-depth understanding of the central issues associated with the city and how living in a city impacts its inhabitants. Theoretically informed and thematically rich, the book is edited by leading scholars in the field and contains an eminent, international cast of contributors and contributions. It provides a critical analysis of the key thinkers, themes and paradigms dealing with the relationship between the built environment and urban life. It includes illustrative case studies, questions for discussion, further reading and web links. Examining the contradictions, conflicts and complexities of city living, the book is an essential resource for students looking to get to grip with the different theoretical and substantive approaches that make up the diverse and rich study of the city and urban life pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( )

22 Media & Culture MEDIA AND SOCIETY Production, Content and Participation Nicholas Carah and Eric Louw both at University of Queensland This book unpacks the role of the media in social, cultural and political contexts and encourages students to reflect on the power relationships that are formed as a result. Structured around the three cornerstones of media studies; production; content; and participation, this is an ideal introduction to studies in media, culture and society which: evaluates developments in production, industries and platforms brought about by interactive media technologies examines shifting relationships between production and consumption instigated by the rise of social and mobile media explores the construction of texts and meanings via media representations, consumer culture and popular culture assesses the debates around the creative and cultural labour involved in meaning-making includes a companion website featuring discussion questions, links to web material, lists of further reading and free access to journal articles. Meaning, Representation and Power / The Industrial Production of Meaning / Power and Media Production / The Global Information Economy / Media and Communication Professionals / Making News / Politics and Communication Strategists / Producing and Negotiating Identities / Consumer Culture, Branding and Advertising / Popular Culture / Social Media, Interactivity and Participation / Mobile Media, Urban Space and Everyday Life / Constructing and Managing Audiences / Managing Participation MEDIA/SOCIETY Industries, Images, and Audiences Fifth Edition pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) David Croteau Virginia Commonwealth University and William Hoynes Vassar College Retaining its acclaimed sociological framework, this popular textbook provides a framework to help students understand the relationship between media and society and to develop skills for critically evaluating both conventional wisdom and their own assumptions about the social role of the media pages Paperback ( ) $75.00 THE SAGE HANDBOOK OF POPULAR MUSIC Edited by Andy Bennett Griffith University and Steve Waksman Smith College A comprehensive, smartly-conceived volume that can take its place as the new standard reference in popular music. The editors have shown great care in covering classic debates while moving the field into new, exciting areas of scholarship. International in its focus and pleasantly wide-ranging. - Will Straw, McGill University pages Hardback ( ) THE SAGE HANDBOOK OF TELEVISION STUDIES Edited by Manuel Alvarado University of Luton, Milly Buonanno La Sapienza University, Rome, Herman Gray University of California, Santa Cruz and Toby Miller University of Cardiff Genuinely transnational in content, as sensitive to the importance of production as consumption, covering the full range of approaches from political economy to textual analysis, and written by a star-studded cast of contributors - Emeritus Professor Graeme Turner, University of Queensland pages Hardback ( ) THE SAGE HANDBOOK OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Edited by Matthew David University of Durham and Debora Halbert University of Hawaii at Manoa Multi-disciplinary in its scope and global in its sweep... represents the state-of-the art in scholarship around this important and rapidly growing area. It is essential reading for all researchers, students and policy-makers who are interested in the transformation of culture and capitalism in the global age. - Majid Yar, University of Hull pages Hardback ( )

23 Sociology & Social Theory CARING FOR THE ELDERLY Social Gerontology in the Indian Context Edited by Tattwamasi Paltasingh Professor, Sardar Patel Institute of Economic and Social Research, Ahmedabad and Renu Tyagi Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) Postdoctoral Fellow This book seeks to improve the quality of life of the elderly by means of policy suggestions that can be implemented by the government. Caring for the Elderly focuses on managing various issues confronting the elderly today and the remedial measures that can be taken by care givers and society at large. Contributions from eminent scholars throw light on important concepts, such as population ageing and its associated impacts. In a rapidly changing world, there is a need to discuss issues related to the elderly population and their health and well-being in the social and economic context. Foreword by Moneer Alam / Issues in Gerontology: An Introduction Tattwamasi Paltasingh and Renu Tyagi / I: UNDERSTANDING GERONTOLOGY / Theories and Concepts in Gerontology: Disciplines and Discourses Tattwamasi Paltasingh / II: SOCIAL SECURITY AND ECONOMIC ISSUES / Social Security for the Elderly: Issues and Evidences Aswini Kumar Mishra / Tackling Poverty in Old Age Anupama Datta / The Rights of the Elderly and Socio-economic Security J John Kattakayam / III: HEALTH ISSUES: DIMENSIONS AND STRATEGIES / Social Context and Health Status of the Older Adults in India Sanjeev Bakshi and Prasanta Pathak / Ageing and Cross-Cultural Variation in Health Issues Satwanti Kapoor, Deepali Verma Renu Tyagi, N K Mungreiphy, Meenal Dhall, Prerna Bhasin, Heemanshu Aurora, Anup K Kapoor / Older People with Disability: Concerns and Policies Indumathi Rao, Tattwamasi Paltasingh, Renu Tyagi / Prospective Approach to Healthy Ageing Pawan Kumar and A M Khan / IV: GENDER AND CULTURE / Gender-sensitive Intervention for Elderly Women Tattwamasi Paltasingh and Renu Tyagi / Ageing Women in India: Policy Response Mala Kapur Shankardass / Imagining Old Age: Cultural Interpretations Subhadra Mitra Channa / V: POSITIVE AGEING: OUTLOOK AND APPROACHES / Bridging Inter-generational Gap through School Education A M Khan / Technology Support in Active Ageing Usha Dixit and V C Goyal / Ageing Well and Way Forward Renu Tyagi and Tattwamasi Paltasingh / About the Editors and Contributors / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` POSTMODERNISM IN A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE Edited by Samir Dasgupta University of Kalyani, West Bengal and Peter Kivisto Augustana College During the past three decades, two terms, postmodernism and globalization have entered not only academic discourse, but everyday discussions outside the groves of academia. This book contains essays assembled with a conviction that both postmodernism and globalization have the potential to be valuable tools for social analysts, this despite the uncertainties and ambiguities that persist. ABRIDGED Introduction: Postmodernism in Global Perspective Samir Dasgupta and Peter Kivisto / I: FRAMING POSTMODERNISM IN GLOBAL TERMS / II: EXPLICATING POSTMODERNISM / III: MANY FACES OF POSTMODERNISM: GENDER, MARKET RELIGIONS, MANAGEMENT PHILOSOPHY, AND CULTURE / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` STATE OF THE ADIVASIS IN ODISHA 2014 A Human Development Analysis Skillshare International India The State of the Adivasis in Odisha 2014: A Human Development Analysis endeavours to identify and highlight the development concerns of the tribals of the state, explore their causes and provide an opportunity to the state planners in prioritising the human development issues specific to this community. As one of the most excluded communities of India, Adivasis face many challenges in their daily lives: extreme poverty, social exclusion, poor access to healthcare, education and employment opportunities, displacement from their lands and forests and so on. Foreword Cliff Allum / Preface Dr N C Saxena / Acknowledgements Harishwar Dayal / Executive Summary / Introduction and overview / The Adivasis: Their land and their life / Health status / Education level / Employment and livelihood patterns of Adivasis in Odisha / Poverty among the tribals / Development induced displacement of the Adivasis / Deprivation, vulnerability and gender inequality of the tribals / Development initiatives for Adivasis of Odisha / Conclusions and the way ahead / Annexures / Bibliography / Index SAGE IMPACT pages Paperback ( ) ` ETHNOGRAPHIES OF SCHOOLING IN CONTEMPORARY INDIA Edited by Meenakshi Thapan Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi An attempt to get deep insight into the heterogeneity of the student culture. The editor has carefully selected the issues to cover a broad spectrum of schools and schooling in contemporary India...it can serve a good source of relevant information, for teachers and educators to improve the quality of teaching-learning process in schools. The Tribune Ethnographies of Schooling in Contemporary India attempts to understand meaning and meaning-making in school processes in India as active aspects of a vibrant school culture. We are reminded that students, in any kind of school, are engaged participants in schooling processes. Acknowledgements / Introduction: Understanding School Experience Meenakshi Thapan / Negotiating School and Gender: Peer Performatives Anuradha Sharma / Schooling and the Production of Student Culture: Principles and Practice Maitrayee Deka / Kiranjyoti Vidyalaya: A Sociological Narrative of a Government School Anannya Gogoi / Schooling, Identity and Citizenship Education Meenakshi Thapan / In Quest of Identity: Student Culture in a Religious Minority Institution Parul Bhandari / Being Muslim, Becoming Citizens: A Muslim Girls School in Post-riot Ahmedabad Tanya Matthan, Chandana Anusha and Meenakshi Thapan / Living in the Bubble: Rishi Valley School and the Sense of Community Bhavya Dore / School Experience: An Autobiographical Approach Meenakshi Thapan / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` A

24 Sociology & Social Theory CASTE, DISCRIMINATION, AND EXCLUSION IN MODERN INDIA Vani Kant Borooah Chair, Applied Economics, University of Ulster, Nidhi S Sabharwal National University of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi, Dilip G Diwakar, Vinod Kumar Mishra and Ajaya Kumar Naik all at Indian Institute of Dalit Studies (IIDS), New Delhi A comprehensive assessment of the broad issues that underpin social exclusion in India. This book posits the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) vis-a-vis their upper-caste Hindu peers and establishes how caste is a lived reality in everyday life in modern India. It explores areas where caste and religious exclusion are most visible, such as human development, inequality, poverty, educational attainments, child malnutrition, health, employment, wages, gender, and access to public goods. With an in-depth theoretical foundation and empirical analysis, it establishes that in each of these sectors, the performance of upper-caste Hindu households is far better compared to that from the SC, ST, and Muslim households. Foreword by Sukhadeo Thorat / Preface / Introduction / The Human Development Index / Inequality and Poverty / Educational Attainment / Child Malnutrition / Health Outcomes / Employment and Wages / The Position of Women / Public Policy: Integrated Child Development (Anganwadi) Services / Public Policy: The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana / Conclusion / References / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` RECASTING CASTE From the Sacred to the Profane Hira Singh York University, Toronto Recasting Caste confronts the mainstream sociology of caste at its root: Louis Dumont s Homo Hierarchicus and its main source, Max Weber s distinction between class and status. Conventional wisdom on caste is idealist, and most students of the subject therefore exaggerate ritual homogeneity and deflect attention from intracaste differentiation and inequality. In contrast, by focusing on intracaste differences, Professor Singh demonstrates that caste hierarchy is grounded in a monopoly of land rights and political power supported by religious and secular ideology. Drawing on the sociological, anthropological and historical literature, as well as primary sources, Recasting Caste refutes the widespread claim that, in India, caste consciousness always trumps class consciousness. It questions the twin myths that caste is a product of Hinduism and that caste is essential to the survival of Hinduism. It thereby reorients the entire field of study. Preface: Growing up in Caste, Studying Caste A Personal and Professional Story / Introduction / Studying Caste: Ideas, Material Conditions and History / Priest and Prince: Status Power Muddle / Varna to Caste: Religious and Economic-Political / Caste and Subaltern Studies: Elite Ideology, Revisionist Historiography / Inequalities between and within Castes: Kin, Caste and Land / Changing Land Relations and Caste: View from a Village / Indenture, Religion and Caste: The Twin Myths about Hinduism and Caste / Appendices / Glossary / Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` MAOISM, DEMOCRACY AND GLOBALISATION Cross-currents in Indian Politics Ajay Gudavarthy Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi This lucid book offers a sobering reminder of the defciencies of India s political regime and highlights the limits of poor people s opposition to the state power. Through critically interrogating the nature and extent of subaltern agency in India, Gudavarthy offers a provocative set of arguments about India s violent democracy. Craig Jeffrey Author of Timepass: Youth, Class and the Politics of Waiting in India Maoism, democracy and globalization are three distinct but inseparable currents marking Indian politics today. They are distinct in terms of their goals, direction, and modalities of forging social, political, economic and even cultural change, while mutually influencing each other in the emergent political process. This book is an attempt to precisely map processes that are internal to each of these currents while exploring and identifying the moments of mutual influence, areas of conflict and mutually exclusive pulls they bring to the contemporary politics in India. Preface and Acknowledgements / Introduction: India Disconnected: Joining the Dots / I: MAOISM / Democracy against Maoism, Maoism against Itself / II: DEMOCRACY / Middle Classes: Urban Activism and Anna Hazare s Soap Opera / Backward Classes: Reservations, Recognition and the Republic / Subaltern Classes: Governmentality, Resistance and Political Society / III: GLOBALISATION / Politics of Global Human Rights in India / Globalisation and Regionalisation: Mapping the New Continental Drift / Epilogue: India s Violent Democracy: Past and Future / References / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` Connect with SAGE! 2A

25 Sociology & Social Theory Studies in Indian Sociology Series Edited by Jacob John Kattakayam Now available as individual volumes!! INDIAN SOCIOLOGY: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES Edited by L Thara Bhai This volume includes 15 chapters and highlights the challenges faced by the present-day sociologists in the context of development and growth of knowledge in other sectors. The selected articles discuss the growth of the sociology discipline over the past 75 years so that one can get a cross-section of the thinking of sociologists towards the growth, issues and challenges faced from time to time pages Hardback ( ) ` CHANGING CASTE: IDEOLOGY, IDENTITY AND MOBILITY Edited by Surinder S Jodhka This volume has a range of select chapters on different dimensions of the caste system in India. These chapters have been divided into three parts. The first part deals broadly with conceptual and theoretical issues. The second part has empirical accounts of different dimensions of caste and the related daily experiences of the changes and continuities, with most of the chapters looking at the patterns of social mobility among individual communities and sections of population pages Hardback ( ) ` AGRARIAN CHANGE AND MOBILISATION Edited by B B Mohanty The chapters in this volume compose a panoramic view of the kinds of changes that have been taking place in agrarian structures and their underlying effects on the other aspects of rural life. They discuss the themes of changes, continuities and challenges in the theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches in critical agrarian change pages Hardback ( ) ` Volume 1 Volume 2 Volume 3 ON THE MARGINS: TRIBES, CASTES, AND OTHER SOCIAL CATEGORIES Edited by Abhijit Dasgupta The 11 essays in this volume explore e different aspects of marginalization among the scheduled castes, the scheduled tribes, the backward classes, women, workers, refugees, minorities, physically challenged persons and so on pages Hardback ( ) ` THEMES IN SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION Edited by R Indira This volume is divided into four sections: section one deals with education as a social system; section two focuses on issues and concerns of the education of minorities and women; section three focuses on the key issues that need to be addressed in formation and implementation of educational policies, and the last section examines certain key issues related to the adoption of vernacular language as medium of instruction, and the critical insights into the role of intellectuals pages Hardback ( ) ` SOCIOLOGY OF SOCIAL MOVEMENT Edited by D R Sahu The volume is a collection of chapters on both conventional and new social movements of India and the subcontinent published in the Sociological Bulletin from the 1970s to the present pages Hardback ( ) ` INDIAN SOCIOLOGY OVER THE YEARS: SELECTED PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESSES OF AISC ( ) Edited by Jacob John Kattakayam This volume is a collection of select presidential addresses of All India Sociological Conferences held between 1967 and It is the sole comprehensive e reader on the changing themes in Indian Sociology pages Hardback ( ) ` Volume 4 Volume 5 Volume 6 Volume 7 3A

26 Sociology & Social Theory READINGS IN INDIAN SOCIOLOGY Series edited by Ishwar Modi, President, Indian Sociological Society 10 Volume Set Readings in Indian Sociology, a 10-volume series, is a collection of rare and invaluable essays on Indian sociology published over the years in the Sociological Bulletin, the oldest sociology journal in India, published by the Indian Sociological Society (ISS). The various issues of the journal are a treasure trove of the most profound and authentic sociological writings and research, and this series brings to fore some such writings to the notice of the sociological community in India and elsewhere. The series focuses on Sociological Theory; Untouchability, Sociology of Dalits; Rural Society in India; Sociology of Science and Technology in India; Sociology of Childhood and Youth; Sociology of Health; Sociology of Environment in India; Political Sociology of India; Cultural Dimensions of Society in India and Pioneers of Sociology in India. This series, the third by ISS, marks completion of 60 years of the Society. Their earlier series, also published by SAGE India, include Studies in Indian Sociology (2012) and Themes in Indian Sociology ( ). TOWARDS SOCIOLOGY OF DALITS Edited by Paramjit S Judge Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar Towards Sociology of Dalits provide a panoramic outline of the content of Dalit studies in India over time and space. The location of Dalits has been inseparably linked with the caste and economy of Indian society giving rise to the practice of untouchability duly supported by tradition and religious ideology. ` SOCIOLOGICAL PROBINGS IN RURAL SOCIETY Edited by K L Sharma Jaipur National University, Jaipur Sociological Probings in Rural Society, focuses mainly on the changing face of rural urban relations. The papers included in the volume have been arranged in five sections, taking a note of rural urban relations, rural social stratification, rural profiles, religion and rituals and social change in village India. The volume maps out the structure and process of rural urban relations, along with divides and gaps between the rural and the urban settings, and the role of urbanization, industrialization, land reforms and development agencies pages Paperback ( ) ` SOCIOLOGY OF CHILDHOOD AND YOUTH Edited by Bula Bhadra University of Calcutta, Kolkata Sociology of Childhood and Youth is one of the first of its kind that provides sociological articulations on the Indian child and young, along with the accompanying multifaceted discourses on childhood and youth situating it in the historical experience of India pages Paperback ( ) ` SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH Edited by Madhu Nagla Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana Sociology of Health, contains empirical and theoretical articles that apply sociological concepts and methods to the understanding of health and illness and the organization of medicine and healthcare. Further the articles also try to explore the understanding of the process by which social practices and human health are related pages Paperback ( ) ` A

27 Sociology & Social Theory CONTRIBUTIONS TO SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY Edited by Vinay Kumar Srivastava University of Delhi Contributions to Sociological Theory, aims to quell the popular belief that sociologists and their journals are shy of making a contribution to theory they are mere empiricists. The volume introduces the dimensions and trajectories of the multiplicity of theory in its sumptuous Introduction pages Paperback ( ) ` SOCIOLOGY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN INDIA Edited by Binay Kumar Pattnaik Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur Sociology of Science and Technology in India, is a collection of 12 articles in Sociology of Science and Technology (SST). It throws light on the major themes of SST, such as, role of science (theoretical), scientific community in India, productivity patterns in Indian Science and Technology (S&T) research, and S&T unleashing social change in India pages Paperback ( ) ` POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY OF INDIA Edited by Anand Kumar Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi Political Sociology of India, is a selection of essays on polity and society which represents outstanding contributions of three generations of eminent scholars about political sociology of India. The selected authors also include some of the leading lights of the Indian Sociological Society. The papers selected for the volume provide a holistic view of the major concerns and perspectives of eminent post-colonial sociologists as well as the range of diversities in conceptualizing and analyzing the complexities of Indian social formation pages Paperback ( ) ` CULTURE AND SOCIETY Edited by Susan Visvanathan Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi Culture and Society, shows us that the questions of the nation state must have precise emblems, or facts, by which it is studied. These motifs may be leisure, propaganda, film, theatre, cartoons, ideologies of race and caste, as well as the continuing production of a variety of materials, which inform lay readers as well as trained professionals, how eclectic the subject matter of Sociology is pages Paperback ( ) ` SOCIOLOGY OF ENVIRONMENT Edited by Sukant K Chaudhury University of Lucknow, Lucknow Our environment or ecosystem is endangered because of population pressure, migration, technological changes, changes in land use for livelihood practices and depletion and destruction of resources due to mega projects. Today, more than ever, there is greater need for sustainable development. Volume 7, Sociology of Environment, addresses these issues and will be of interest to both researchers and activists in these areas page Paperback ( ) ` PIONEERS OF SOCIOLOGY IN INDIA Edited by Ishwar Modi President, Indian Sociological Society It is through the contributions of the pioneering scholars that not only a particular discipline derives its name but also the foundations on which a particular discipline is built and grows. G.S. Ghurye ( ), Radhakamal Mukerjee ( ), D.P. Mukerji ( ) and M.N. Srinivas ( ) are known as the pioneers of sociology in India pages Paperback ( ) ` A

28 Political Sociology STATE AND CIVIL SOCIETY UNDER SIEGE Hindutva, Security and Militarism in India P M Joshy Sree Narayana College, Kollam and K M Seethi School of International Relations and Politics (SIRP), and former Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala A comprehensive analysis on the rise, assertion and dominance of the New Hindu Right forces in civil society. From its forgettable electoral performance of 1984 to its historical victory in 2014, the Bharatiya Janata Party s (BJP) story has been fodder for many political and academic debates. In this book, the authors show how the Hindu Right uses security, both external and internal, as a strategy for political mobilisation and eventual electoral success. It further explains the organisational and ideological penetration of the Sangh Parivar into the civil domain through strategies of securitisation. Deriving data from original sources, writings of leaders and their autobiographies, speeches, government documents, reports, pamphlets and manifestos of various Hindutva organisations, the work follows the growth of the Hindu Right forces and its trajectory over the years, taking a close look into its philosophical settings and political strategies. The book assumes significance in light of the massive electoral success of BJP in the 2014 elections. Preface / Acknowledgments / State, Civil Society and Security: Theoretical Questions / State and Civil Society in India: The Historical Experience / The Hindu Right: History, Ideology and Strategy / Civil Society and the Hindu Right: Hindutva, Militarism and Cultural Mobilisation / Hindutva Politics: Post- 9/11, Post-Gujarat India / Conclusion / Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` About the Authors P M Joshy is Assistant Professor at the Postgraduate Department and Research Centre of Political Science, Sree Narayana College, Kollam affiliated to the University of Kerala, Earlier, he served as Deputy Director, Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) project at the Department of Politics and International Studies, Pondicherry University. He has also worked as a Lecturer (ad hoc) at the School of International Relations and Politics (SIRP), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala. K M Seethi is Professor and Director of the School of International Relations and Politics (SIRP) and former Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU), Kerala. He served in SIRP for nearly three decades and became Chairman, Centre for Cross-National Communication in South Asia, MGU in He also serves as the Honorary Director of the KN Raj Centre, MGU. The books authored by Professor Seethi include Coastal Security: Needed A New Look (2010), Engaging with the World: Critical Reflections on India s Foreign Policy, edited with Rajen Harshe (2005/2009) and others. DECONSTRUCTING TERRORIST VIOLENCE Faith as a Mask Ram Puniyani Chairman, Center for Study of Society and Secularism, Mumbai Ram Puniyani through his long struggle against terrorism and sectarian violence has come up with a strong argument to show that terrorism is a political phenomenon, either aiming to control the oil-rich areas or pushing an agenda of sectarian nationalism. He analyzes the underlying issues threadbare and throws in a lot of uncomfortable questions while deconstructing the ideological modus operandi of religion and violence. For all those who do not want their faith to be used as a mask! Preface : World Gripped by Terror: Is Terrorism Due to Religion? / Introduction: The Politics of Terror in Contemporary Times / I. TERRORISM TODAY: THE GLOBAL SCENE / A World Gripped by Terror / Changing Goals of Colonialism Imperialism : From White Man s Burden to War Against Terror / Islam: Through the Ages / II. TERRORISM TODAY: THE VIEW FROM INDIA / Hindutva Terrorism / From Hindu, Hinduism, to Hindutva / III. INDIA: A VICTIM OF GLOBAL TERROR / Al Qaeda Strikes: The Mumbai Terror Attack / IV. RELIGION, POLITICS, AND TERRORISM / Civilizations Religions: Clash or Alliance / Religion, Power, and Violence / Appendices / Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` DEVELOPMENT FAILURE AND IDENTITY POLITICS IN UTTAR PRADESH Edited by Roger Jeffery University of Edinburgh, Craig Jeffrey University of Oxford and Jens Lerche School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London [The book] is highly scholarly and the conclusions drawn have the caution becoming of academics...a valuable addition to the study of Indian politics at grassroots. The Hindu Development Failure and Identity Politics in Uttar Pradesh provides a qualitative, in-depth understanding of development failures and identity politics in Uttar Pradesh (UP). It investigates neoliberal change and political transformation in India through the lens of UP, India s largest and, by some measures, poorest state. It examines the connection between transitions in the contemporary economy of India and transformations in politics from the standpoint of UP. Preface / Introduction: Democratisation in Uttar Pradesh Craig Jeffrey / Rural Transformation and Occupational Diversification in Western Uttar Pradesh: Economic and Demographic Changes in a Village Satendra Kumar / Underserved and Overdosed? Muslims and the Pulse Polio Initiative in Rural North India Patricia Jeffery / The Elusive Pursuit of Social Justice for Dalits in Uttar Pradesh Ali Mehdi / Agency in Words, Self-representation in Action: Connecting and Disconnecting Dalit and Low-Caste Women With India s History of Gender and Politics Manuela Ciotti / Political Cooperation And Distrust: Identity Politics and Yadav-Muslim Relations, Lucia Michelutti and Oliver Heath / On Whose Behalf? Women s Activism and Identity Politics in Uttar Pradesh Radhika Govinda / The Politics of Identity and the People Left Behind: The Mallah Community of Uttar Pradesh Assa Doron / Working Narratives of Intercommunity Harmony in Varanasi s Silk Sari Industry Philippa Williams / Democracy and Development in Uttar Pradesh Zoya Hasan / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` A

29 Sociology of Religion HINDUISM IN INDIA Modern and Contemporary Movements Edited by Will Sweetman Senior Lecturer in Asian Religions, University of Otago and Aditya Malik Professor and Dean, School of Historical Studies, Nalanda University, Bihar Series editor: Geoffrey A Oddie 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? This book responds to all such debates surrounding Hinduism in the colonial and contemporary periods. It emphasizes on Hinduism as it arose and developed in the subcontinent itself an approach which facilitates greater attention to detail and an understanding of the specific context in which new movements and changes have taken place. Series Note / Acknowledgments / Introduction Geoffrey A Oddie / The Emergence and Significance of the term Hinduism Geoffrey A Oddie / Hinduism and Modernity Will Sweetman / Hinduism and Law Timothy Lubin / Hinduism and Economics Thomas Birtchnell / The Sacred in Modern Hindu Politics: Historical Processes Underlying Hinduism and Hindutva Robert Eric Frykenberg / Media Hinduism Ursula Rao / Modern Hindu Guru Movements Michael James Spurr / Folk Hinduism: The Middle Ground? Aditya Malik / Oral Traditions Aditya Malik / Hinduism and Healing Fabrizio Ferrari / Possession Elizabeth Schömbucher / The Urban Hindu Arranged Marriage in Contemporary Indian Society Reshmi Roy / Caste and Hinduism Vinay Kumar Srivastava / Index Hinduism in India pages Hardback ( ) ` A MOVING FAITH Mega Churches Go South Edited by Jonathan D James Edith Cowan University, Perth In A Moving Faith by Dr Jonathan James, we see for the first time in a single coherent volume, not only that global Christianity in the mega church is on the rise, but in a concrete way, we are able to observe in detail what this looks like across a wide variety of locations, cultures, and habitus. Virginia Garrard-Burnett Professor of History and Religious Studies, University of Texas, Austin A Moving Faith captures the dynamic shift of Christianity to the South and portrays a global movement that promises prosperity, healing, empowerment, and gender equality by invoking neo- Pentecostal and Charismatic resources. It postulates that neither North America nor Europe is the current center of the Christian faith. The book provides a detailed overview of how migration of Christians from the South enriches the North, for instance, Pope Francis brings newness, freshness, and the vigor characteristic of the South. ABRIDGED Foreword Virginia Garrard-Burnett / I: UNDERSTANDING SOUTHERN CHRISTIANITY / II: MEGA CHURCHES IN AFRICA / III: MEGA CHURCHES IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC / IV: MEGA CHURCHES IN LATIN AMERICA / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` STATE FORMATION AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF NON-MUSLIM HEGEMONY Post-Mughal 19th-century Punjab Rishi Singh School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London Explores one of the most crucial factors leading to the non-islamic paradigm in the political and social fabric of Punjab the emergence of a Sikh space from the time of advent of the gurus. This book examines the Punjab state under Maharaja Ranjit Singh and his rightful domination over the majority Muslim subjects. The conversion of Punjabis both from Hindu and Muslim backgrounds to Sikhism began to create problems for the Muslim elites in Punjab, even though Muslim and Sikh leaderships engaged with each other. The book traces how Ranjit Singh derived legitimacy from Muslim subjects in five crucial areas of governance: religion, justice, army, agrarian policy and the formation of new Muslim elites. Acknowledgements / Introduction / Emergence of Sikh Space and Contesting Religious Identities / Emergence of Sikh Hegemony and Its Legitimacy Over Muslim Elites in 18th-century Punjab / The Process of Change: From Muslim Elites to Non-Muslim Elites in 19th-century Punjab / State Formation: The Issue of Legitimacy among Muslim Subjects / Conclusion / Appendices / Glossary / Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` ON WORLD RELIGIONS Diversity, Not Dissension Edited by Anindita N Balslev Philosopher, India and Denmark Swamiji attended the World Parliament of Religions at Chicago in 1893 as a true representative of his country and religion... Through his speeches at Chicago, and his subsequent work in America and England, [he] showed the universal relevance and significance of India s ancient philosophy and spiritual culture in solving many of the problems associated with modern living. Shri Pranab Mukherjee The President of India Based on the ideas propagated by Swami Vivekananda, this book presents a brief survey of various approaches to religion and offers different perspectives of religious diversity. Scholars and philosophers of many religious traditions examine the social and cultural issues that lie at the interstices of this religious diversity. ABRIDGED Inaugural Address Shri Pranab Mukhherjee, President of India / Foreword Karan Singh / Introduction Anindita N Balslev / I: TEACHINGS AND TRADITIONS / II: SOME ISSUES IN THE CONTEXT OF RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY / III: CONVERSATIONS WITH EMINENT PERSONALITIES pages Hardback ( ) ` A

30 Dalit Sociology / Social Change BRIDGING THE SOCIAL GAP Perspectives on Dalit Empowerment Edited by Sukhadeo Thorat Chairman, Indian Council of Social Science Research, and Former Chairman, University Grants Commission, New Delhi and Nidhi Sadana Sabharwal Director, Indian Institute of Dalit Studies, New Delhi Bridging the Social Gap: Perspectives on Dalit Empowerment addresses four interrelated issues. It conceptualises exclusion-linked deprivation of excluded and indigenous groups in Indian society and elaborates the concept and meaning of social exclusion in general, and of caste-, untouchability- and ethnicity-based exclusion in particular. It then presents the status of disadvantaged groups of Dalit and Adivasi and captures intersocial group inequalities in the attainment of human development. Introduction Sukhadeo Thorat and Nidhi Sadana Sabharwal / Exclusion, Deprivation and Human Development: Conceptual Framework to Study Excluded Groups Sukhadeo Thorat, Arjan de Haan and Nidhi Sadana Sabharwal / Government Policy against Discrimination and for Empowerment Nidhi Sadana Sabharwal / Exclusion and Discrimination: The Contemporary Scenario Sukhadeo Thorat and Prashant Negi / Human Development and Human Poverty by Social Groups Sukhadeo Thorat and S Venkatesan / Levels and Patterns of Consumption Expenditure of Social Groups Ashwini Deshpande / Levels and Disparities in Poverty Arjan de Haan and Amaresh Dubey / Literacy and Educational Levels Sachidanand Sinha / Housing and Household Amenities Sachidanand Sinha / Health and Nutritional Status Vijay Kumar Baraik and P M Kulkarni / Occupational Pattern M Thangaraj / Access to Agricultural Land and Capital Assets R S Deshpande and Motilal Mahamallik / Employment and Unemployment Situation: Rural and Urban Sukhadeo Thorat and Chittaranjan Senapati / Reservation and Share in Public Employment Sukhadeo Thorat and Chittaranjan Senapati / The Road Ahead: Dalits in the New Millennium Sukhadeo Thorat and Nidhi Sadana Sabharwal / Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` CIVILITY AGAINST CASTE Dalit Politics and Citizenship in Western India Suryakant Waghmore Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai Based on an ethnography of Dalit movements in Maharashtra, this book highlights the centrality of caste in constructing localized forms and processes of civil society. The study marks a shift from perspectives that either emphasize the role of the state in shaping civil society or totally ignore the role of caste in its formation. As one of the first books on the post-panther phase of Dalit politic. Foreword Christophe Jaffrelot / Introduction / Caste and Dalit Politics in the Making of Civil Society / Dalit Movements in the Post-Panther Period: Contextualising the BSP and MHA in Marathwada / Of Peasant Kings and Untouchable Citizens: Caste Violence and Democratisation of Public Spaces / Jameen Aamchya Hakkachi: Politics of Land Rights and Advocacy NGOs / The Imagined Bahujan : Caste and Cultural Repertoires of BSP / Beyond Mahar Dominance: The Making of Phule-Ambedkarite Mangs in MHA / Electoral Politics and Dalit Freedoms / Between High Democracy and Low Civility: Why Dalits need a Civil Society? LIFE AS A DALIT Views from the Bottom on Caste in India Edited by Subhadra Mitra Channa Scholar-in-Residence, University of South Carolina and Joan P Mencher Chair, The Second Chance Foundation [The book] tries to take a look at caste from the bottom, rather than from the top...the recovery of the lost voices of the dalits is possibly the most important agenda behind the volume. Economic & Political Weekly Life as a Dalit looks at caste society from the point of view of the Dalits, focusing on their worldview, emotions, and critical appraisal of their own position and of the higher groups. It is a volume based on the critical perspectives provided by scholars who have turned around the more acclaimed and accepted theories of caste society privileging the Brahmanical and textual interpretations of caste. ABRIDGED Introduction: Looking Up at Caste: Discrimination in Everyday Life in India Subhadra Mitra Channa / I: THEORIZING MARGINALITY / II: DOING FIELDWORK AMONG THE DALITS / III: RELIGION AND GENDER / IV: FIGHTING THE SYSTEM: DALIT RESPONSES TO OPRESSION / Conclusions Joan P Mencher / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` INSIDE-OUTSIDE Two Views of Social Change in Rural India B S Baviskar Late of University of Delhi and D W Attwood McGill University, Montreal The book favours comparative social research that communicates across cultural boundaries and encourages objective research by removing blind spots and biases... The Tribune Poverty in rural India: Is this a permanent condition? Are villagers immobilized by a rigid caste system, limited resources and economic exploitation? This book is about villagers who have done remarkable things with their lives people who have broken the constraints of poverty and inequality to become innovative and mobile. ABRIDGED Preface / Introduction / I: PILKHOD AND BEYOND / II: OAK PARK AND BEYOND / III: INSIDE OUT AND BACK AGAIN / IV: FROM OUTSIDE IN / V: INSIDE AND OUT / VI: THOUGHTS ON COOPERATION, INEQUALITY, AND POINTS OF VIEW / Glossary / Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` pages Hardback ( ) ` A

31 Ethnic & Minority Studies / Media & Communication Studies BECOMING MINORITY How Discourses and Policies Produce Minorities in Europe and India Edited by Jyotirmaya Tripathy and Sudarsan Padmanabhan Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras The book is an effort to provide answers to the vexing issues of minority and minortisation. It addresses a common platform from where both India and Europe can articulate themselves vis-á-vis their minority practices...the book is reader-specific and meant essentially for policy makers and research scholars in social sciences. Organiser Becoming Minority is intended to trace the processes through which minorities perform as minorities, their discursive formation, narrativization and representation. It is thus evident that the book moves away from an uncritical understanding of the term minority as a container of some unchanging core ideals, and leads to a framework where minority comes into existence in the very act of representation. The book draws upon European and Indian experiences of cultural diversities as the regions are two of the most culturally diverse regions in the world and engage with diversity from within a democratic framework. ABRIDGED Preface / Acknowledgments / I : THE MAKING OF MINORITY / II : THE EUROPEAN EXPERIENCE / III : THE INDIAN EXPERIENCE / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` ETHNIC WORLDS IN SELECT INDIAN FICTION Juri Dutta Centre for Assamese Studies, Tezpur University, Assam The book is the first of its kind in using the framework of comparative literature to look at ethnographic fiction written in different regional languages of India. It is very rarely that literary representations by and about ethnic communities in India have been compared and contrasted. While talking about differences has become extremely fashionable in an age of anything-goesism, similarities have been brushed aside. It is significant that the book is written from the perspective of North East India, a region that has perhaps been witness to the worst possible scenario of identity politics leading to riots and large scale displacement. Foreword Professor Amarjyoti Choudhury / Acknowledgements / Introduction / The Tradition of Assamese Ethnographic Novels / Forests, Human Rights and Development: Cross-Cultural Study of Select Novels of Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi, Pratibha Ray and Mahasweta Devi / Folkloric Materials in Ethnic Novels (With Special Reference to Narayan, Rong Bong Terang, Lummer Dai, Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi and Sishuram Pegu) / A Feminist Reading of Kanyar Mulya (Lummer Dai), Alma Kabutari (Maitreyi Pushpa), and Select Short Stories of Mahasweta Devi / Conclusion / Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` COMMUNICATION FOR BEHAVIOR CHANGE Volume I: Writing and Producing Radio Dramas Esta de Fossard Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC USA The book demonstrates how to create RADIO DRAMAS that encourage people to make positive behavioral changes to improve their lives.it provides instructions, examples, and samples on the creation of serial or stand-alone radio dramas that will attract the attention of audiences.the book teaches people how to: Create RADIO DRAMAS that will appeal to a select audience Create characters that represent and attract the target audience Introduce subtle and convincing ways to improve the standard of living of the audience Conduct design workshops for preparing design documents that help script writers create convincing dramas containing the behavior-change message accurately ABRIDGED Definitions / Prologue / 1: INTRODUCTION TO ENTERTAINMENT EDUCATION RADIO DRAMA / II: FOR THE PROGRAM MANAGER / III: FOR THE WRITER / Appendix A: Sample Design Document / Appendix B: For the Design Workshop / Appendix C: Design Workshop Question Guide / Appendix D: Journey of Life Episode Synopsis / References and Select Bibliography / Index pages Paperback ( ) ` Volume II: Writing and Producing for Television and Film Esta de Fossard Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC USA and John Riber Media for Development - East Africa, Dar-es-Salaam The book demonstrates how to create TV and FILM DRAMAS that encourage people to make positive behavioral changes to improve their lives.the book teaches people how to: Create SERIAL OR STAND-ALONE DRAMAS that will appeal to a select audience Create characters that represent and attract the target audience Introduce subtle and convincing ways to improve the standard of living of the audience Conduct design workshops for preparing design documents that help script writers create convincing dramas containing the behavior-change message accurately ABRIDGED List of Figures and Boxes / Preface / I: ENTERTAINMENT EDUCATION / II: FOR THE PROGRAM MANAGER / III: FOR THE WRITERS / IV:FOR THE PRODUCER, DIRECTOR, AND FILMMAKER / V: FOR THE ACTORS/ARTISTS / VI: FOR THE EVALUATORS / VII: FOR ALL PROJECT PARTICIPANTS / Appendix A: Preparing for the Design Workshop / Appendix B:Design Document Sample Pages / Appendix C: Production Budget Samples / Appendix D: Contract Samples / Index pages Paperback ( ) ` A

32 Media & Communication Studies MEDIA AT WORK IN CHINA AND INDIA Discovering and Dissecting Edited by Robin Jeffrey La Trobe University, Bundoora and Ronojoy Sen National University of Singapore This book helps readers to understand the complexities of media in India and China, and their similarities and differences. It introduces the two media systems, the people who work in them, the work they produce and the pressures that influence their work. It analyses how economic forces drives media, how newsrooms work and how governments in each country manage the coverage of disasters. Preface / Introduction: Media at Work Four Sames and Three Differents Robin Jeffrey and Ronojoy Sen / I: STRUCTURES / Development and Communication: The Evolution of Chinese Media Li Yang / Newspapers in India: Diversity, Ownership and Future Robin Jeffrey / India on Television: Owners, Politicians and Debate in a Democracy Nalin Mehta / China s Cultural War against the West Ying Zhu / II. REPORTERS / Portrait of a Chinese Journalist John Zhou / Portrait of an Indian Journalist Anshuman Tiwari / Experience: Understanding and Reporting India Tang Lu / Media, Messaging and Misperceptions in India China Relations: Reading the Tea Leaves Ananth Krishnan / III. PRACTICES / China in the Times of India Ronojoy Sen / The View from an Indian Television Newsroom: What Makes Us Different? Srinjoy Chowdhury / Trying Hard to Be Soft: The Chinese State and India in CCTV News Danny Geevarghesei / The CCTV Reuters Relationship John Jirik / Covering Commerce: How Indian Newspapers Treat Business, Economics and the China Story Subhomoy Bhattacharjee / IV. DISSECTIONS / Media Control as Stability Maintenance: The Case of the Sichuan Earthquake Ming Xia / When Officials and Media Failed: The Response to the Uttarakhand Floods, 2013 Anup Kumar / Social Media: China and India Compared Jonathan Benney, Nimmi Rangaswamy / Shooting the Messengers Simon Long / Glossary / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION The Indian Context Ramesh N Rao Columbus State University, Columbus, GA and Avinash Thombre This work provides a foundational primer on intercultural communication not only as a way to improve Indians understanding of themselves but to also convey insider knowledge that bridges the gap... Danna M Gibson Columbus State University, Columbus (GA), USA This book has seeped into the training of Indian diplomats, negotiation patterns of savvy business leaders, and day-to-day interaction of young Indians, whether on Facebook or Twitter. This first-of-its-kind book introduces readers to the challenges of, and opportunities for, communicating across verbal, nonverbal, and cultural differences existing in India due to its myriad languages and ethnic, caste, and religious diversity. Preface / Communication and Culture / The Beginnings of Intercultural Contact / Orientation of Culture / Self, Perception, and Formation of Intercultural Identity / Nonverbal Communication: The World Beyond Words / Language and Intercultural Communication / Cosmologies and Worldviews / Cultures within Culture / Culture, Communication, and Conflict / Competence in and Knowledge of Intercultural Communication / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` COMMUNICATION FOR DEVELOPMENT Theory and Practice for Empowerment and Social Justice Third Edition Srinivas Raj Melkote Bowling Green State University and H Leslie Steeves University of Oregon, Oregon This book critically examines directed social change theory and practice and presents a conceptual framework of development communication (devcom) to address inequality and injustice in contemporary contexts. This revised and updated edition explores the scholarship and practice of media and communication for development, empowerment, and social justice to individuals and communities around the globe, in the context of increasing globalization. Foreword by Late Dr Luis Ramiro Beltran Salmon / Preface / I: INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW / Development Commmunication, Empowerment, and Social Justice in the Globalization Epoch / Evolution of Devcom for Development and Social Justice / II: DEVELOPMENT DISCOURSE, MODERNIZATION THEORY, AND DEVCOM / Modernization, Globalization, and the Dominant Development Discourse / Media and Communication in Modernization and Globalization / III: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON COMMUNICATION AND DEVELOPMENT / Deconstructing the Dominant Development Paradigm / Critique of Devcom in the Dominant Paradigm / IV: LIBERATION PERSPECTIVES AND PRACTICES IN DEVELOPMENT / Liberation Theology and Development / Communication and Spirituality in Development / V: PARTICIPATORY AND EMPOWERMENT PARADIGMS FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE / Participatory Paradigm in Development / Media and Communication for Empowerment / Devcom for Empowerment and Social Justice / Appendices / Appendix A: Historical Overview of Development/ Underdevelopment / Appendix B: Highlights of Media, Communication, and Development Activities since World War II / Bibliography / Index pages Paperback ( ) ` INDIAN NEWS MEDIA From Observer to Participant Usha M Rodrigues Deakin University, Melbourne and Maya Ranganathan Macquarie University, Sydney Indian News Media explores the Indian news media s performance in the past 25 years, by closely examining their coverage of a number of issues within the context of the globalizing polity of the country, marked by an increase in the use of new communication technologies. It highlights the changes in media practices and systems through an analysis of some of the landmark events within the theoretical considerations of globalization era, in which there has been an expansion of private enterprise, and arguably the rise of individualisation in India. Introduction: Indian News Media in a Globalised Era Usha M Rodrigues / Television Politics: Evolution of Sun TV in the South Maya Ranganathan / Sting Journalism: A Sign of the Times Maya Ranganathan / 24-Hour News and Terror: Did the Media Cross the Line? Usha M Rodrigues / Paid News: Cocktail of Media, Business and Politics Maya Ranganathan / Anna s Movement: Social Media Sets Traditional Media s Agenda Usha M Rodrigues / The Mediated Nation in the Age of Globalisation Maya Ranganathan / News Media s Role in a Transitioning Society Usha M Rodrigues / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` A

33 Cultural Studies BADAL SIRCAR Towards a Theatre of Conscience Anjum Katyal Consultant (Publications), Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIAS), Kolkata and Co-Director, Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival Anjum Katyal s book is a valuable chronicle of the evolution of BadalSircar s theatre. A valuable record for all theatre lovers. Sanjna Kapoor Theatre Personality This is the first full-length study of BadalSircar ( ), the man who brought theatre to the streets and to the masses in India. Drawing on a variety of sources like his (untranslated) autobiographical writings, interviews, existing articles and scholarship, it examines three distinct aspects of his work: his art of playwriting, with milestone texts like Evam Indrajit, Pagla Ghoda and BakiItihas his form of theatre, which could be performed anywhere, was focused on the actor, and was an exercise in social critique dissemination of this art form through extensive workshops and mentoring. Easy to read, this comprehensive account of Sircar s life and work is as much for theatre lovers as for scholars. Foreword by Amol Palekar / Acknowledgements / Introduction / Bitten by the Bug / The Early Years / Ebong Indrajit : The Game Changer / A Creative Year / Nigerian Interlude / An Established Playwright / Proscenium Farewell / Indoors and Outdoors / The Third Theatre / Devised Theatre / The Workshop Way / The Woman Question / Talking Politics / The Final Years / Appendix: List of Plays / Select Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` About the Author Anjum Katyal has been the Chief Editor, Seagull Books, Calcutta ( ) and Editor, Seagull Theatre Quarterly ( ), as well as the Web Editor, Saregama-HMV ( ) and Editor, Art and the City, a web magazine on the contemporary arts in India ( ). As the editorial head of a specialist arts publisher, she was responsible for a broad range of books on art and culture between 1987 and She is the author of Habib Tanvir: Towards an Inclusive Theatre (SAGE, 2012). She has translated Habib Tanvir s Charandas Chor and Hirma ki Amar Kahani (The Living Tale of Hirma), as well as Usha Ganguli s Rudali and stories by Mahasweta Devi and Meera Mukherjee. She is translating Habib Tanvir s Bahadur Kalarin. She has been involved in organising several exhibitions of contemporary art, as well as writing catalogues for exhibitions by Chittrovanu Mazumdar, Somnath Hore, Manu Parekh, Madhvi Parekh, Reba Hore and Nasreen Moochhala. She has a background in education and teacher training. A published poet, she also sings the blues, and writes on theatre and the visual arts Seconds with Anjum Katyal What inspired you to write about Badal Sircar? I truly believe that he is the one person who as a playwrighter, theatre innovator, director, trainer and mentor of the second half of the 20th century has had across the country and indeed the Indian subcontinent. I wanted a lasting record of his theatre for people who have not and will not be able to see him in person. How did the book come about? This book is part of a three-book set focused on who have made a major contribution to theatre theory and practice in the country. These are studies of and phases in their artistic development. Both Habib Tanvir, the subject of the book before this, and Badal Sircar, with whom I had interacted over the years, were natural choices. Badal Sircar has a lot to teach us even today, years after his demise. Please share an interesting anecdote about Badal Sircar? The Badal Sircar I knew was a very proud and selfcontained person; he stuck to his own ideas and principles without compromise. In the last few years of his life, when he was recovering from an accident and more or less housebound, he was unable to undertake his usual theatre activities. I went to meet he lived. I was carrying a cheque from Seagull Books, the publishers of his English translations, where I was then Editor. He met me warmly but refused to accept the cheque; he wanted to know the reason why he was being offered the money. It was only when I managed to reassure him that this was not charity but money owed to him, as advance against books in the pipeline, that he agreed to accept it. He did not want anything that was not his by right. I realised how important his dignity and self-respect, his pride, was to him. How has the contribution of Badal Sircar become an important element in Indian theatre? Considered one of India s foremost modern playwrights, his plays like Ebong Indrajit (Evam Indrajit) and Michhil (Juloos) amongst others are Indian playwriting and on experimental theatre. Even today, his plays are being produced by theatre groups in various languages. Secondly, his ideas of a nonexpensive non-proscenium politically conscious and socially committed theatre form for the people Third Theatre - have impacted a wide range of theatre workers across India. 11A

34 Cultural Studies 6 Volume Set A Journey through India s Art and Culture Foreword by Ustad Zakir Hussain Edited by Devina Dutt Corporate Communications Consultant, Writer and Editor and Mukta Rajadhyaksha Theatre Critic, Media Person and Columnist is an invaluable collection that traces the evolution of different art forms in India. Featuring in-depth and visually rich narratives on both the history and the history makers of Indian art forms since 1950, the set contains six dedicated volumes on Music, Visual Arts, Dance, Literature, Theatre and Cinema. Each volume contains an introductory piece describing the evolution of the particular art form, and an end piece which discusses its art form. The narrative is rich with facts and interesting anecdotes, while a rare collection of photographs add grandiose to the entire set. ` VOLUME I: MUSIC It is said of music that it is something like the dripping of water from a pitcher; as one drop falls, another gathers to fall. It is neither sudden nor coincidental but part of a well-knit design. This book brings to you these drops, these musicians, the gharanas and their khayal. From Ustaad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan to Kumar Ghandharva and from Pt. Ravi Shankar to A.R. Rahman, the volume charts out the journey of music in independent India through the lives and works of its most talented practitioners and patrons. This book is an attempt to capture moments from recent history that have shaped Hindustani music as we know it today. Open its pages to celebrate the symphony and silences of Music. : Note from Shashi Vyas / Note from the Editors Devina Dutt and Mukta Rajadhyaksha / Foreword Zakir Hussain / Introduction: Aroon Tikekar / Music from North India: The Dynamics of Changing Traditions and Trends Aneesh Pradhan / Carnatic Music from : Modern Interpretations of An Ancient Art Chitravina N Ravikiran / Kumar Gandharva in Conversation with Ashok Vajpeyi / Pandit Ravi Shankar in Conversation with Satish Vyas Ramanuja Iyengar / Ustad Bade Gulam Ali Khan / Pandit Jagannathbua Purohit / Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer / G N Balasubramaniam / Pannalal Ghosh / Tanjavur Brinda / Palaghat T S Mani Iyer / Ustad Amir Khan / Bismillah Khan / M S Subbulakshmi / Ustad Allarakha / D K Pattammal / C R Vyas / Ali Akbar Khan / Bhimsen Joshi / T R Mahalingam / Tanjore Viswanathan / Ustad Vilayat Khan / Pandit Jasraj / Kishori Amonkar / Jitendra Abhisheki / Shivkumar Sharma / Hariprasad Chaurasia / Amjad Ali Khan / Zakir Hussain / Hindi Film Music: A Post-Republic Retrospective Hrishikesh Dixit / Glossary VOLUME II: VISUAL ARTS What constitutes visual art? Is it only painting, sculpture and drawing or also the inclusion of a wide range of media, including photography, video, the installation, the social project and public art in which artists and audience collaborate to produce a work of art? The book traces this journey from the 1940s till the current decade, offering an interesting visual story of each decade. This story is not only about artists, but also about critics, theorists, curators, gallerists, collectors and institution-builders, all of whom have played their role in the growth of contemporary Indian art. Encyclopaedic in its scope and miniaturist in detailing, the volume is a must have for connoisseurs of visual art in India. : The Artist s Journey: A Story of Six Decades Ranjit Hoskote / Sudhir Patwardhan in Conversation with Ranjit Hoskote / Navjot Altaf in Conversation with Nancy Adajania V S Gaitonde / F N Souza / Tyeb Mehta / J Swaminathan / Akbar Padamsee / Bhupen Khakhar / Nasreen Mohamedi / Gulam Mohammed Sheikh / Vivan Sundaram / Nalini Malani / Anita Dube / Bose Krishnamachari / Atul Dodiya / Subodh Gupta / The Third Field of Indian Art Ranjit Hoskote 12A

35 Cultural Studies VOLUME III: DANCE literature, music and theatre. But was it easy for this initially unsophisticated art form to be accommodated in the social milieu of the day? How did Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi and Manipuri become an acceptable form of artistic expression? This book is the story of evolution of the dance forms in India. From its traditional custodians to its latest globalised avatar, the volume choreographs the journey of abhinaya and brings to life for the readers, one of our most cherished performing arts dance. : A Rich and Fragmented Heritage by Devina Dutt and Prakriti Kashyap / Birju Maharaj in Conversation with Anjana Rajan / Padma Subrahmanyam in Conversation with Gowri Ramnarayan Mrinalini Sarabhai / Guru Bipin Singh and The Jhaveri Sisters / Kelucharan Mohapatra / Chandralekha / Vempati Chinna Satyam / Kumudini Lakhia / Kumari Kamala / Kalamandalam Gopi / Yamini Krishnamurti / Sathyabhama and Bharati Shivaji / Sanjukta Panigrahi / Sonal Mansingh / Astad Deboo / Pandit Durga Lal / Sucheta Bhide Chapekar / Forgotten Rhythms Prakriti Kashyap / Glossary VOLUME IV: LITERATURE Literature narrates the nation. drama. It looks at the progression of Indian literature after Independence as a series of responses to the postcolonial situation. It highlights the need to go beyond the established norms of literature and accept an alternative body of work. Experience literature in India through the writers Firaq, Manto, Chugtai, Mahasweta Devi and many others the works they inked, the movements they inspired and how the nation changed thereafter. : Negotiating Heterogeneity: Indian Literature after Independence by K Satchidanandan / Krishna Baldev Vaid in conversation with Nirupama Dutt / Dr U R Ananthamurthy in conversation with Gowri Ramnarayan Vaikkom Mohammad Basheer / B S Mardhekar / Ashapurna Devi / Agyeya / Umashankar Joshi / Ismat Chughtai / Saadat Hasan Manto / Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai / Sachi Routray / Gajanan Madhav Muktibodh / Gopalakrishna Adiga / Suresh Joshi / Vinda Karandikar / Harbhajan Singh / Phanishwarnath Renu / Krishna Sobti / Mahasweta Devi / Qurratulain Hyder / Nirmal Verma / O V Vijayan / K Ayyappa Panikar / Jayakanthan / Sujatha (S Rangarajan) / Holding a Mirror to Shifting Equations by Nina Martyris VOLUME V: THEATRE Every now and then it is declared that theatre will be dead. And every time it has survived this morbid prophecy. This book brings together the From traditional performances in temples to folk expression, the book looks at the evolution of theatre to its modern avatar and discovers that at each stage, theatre has been honest to its time. Be it Nautanki, Tamasha or as a progressive mass mobilization medium, theatre lives in its immediacy and intimacy. It is this magic of theatre which this book captures, through its many characters and artistes who when the curtain is drawn become one performers. : The Collective Theatres of India: A Celebration of Style and Content by Shanta Gokhale / Vijaya Mehta in Conversation with Mukta Rajadhyaksha / Girish Karnad in Conversation with Gowri Ramnarayan Tendulkar / Kavalam Narayana Pannikar / Utpal Dutt / B V Karanth / K V Subbanna / Satyadev Dubey / Mahesh Elkunchwar / Heisnam Kanhailal / Jabbar Patel / Amol Mukta Rajadhyaksha/ About the Editors and Contributors VOLUME VI: CINEMA A real life story of the reel. This book encapsulates the history of Indian cinema from its humble origins in the silent era to its contemporary and technology-driven age. Frame by frame it discovers cinema popular and parallel, mainstream and regional. With cinema being the newest art form, mixing technology with By scouring through the pages of this book the reader is transported to the extraordinary world of 70 mm. : A Kaleidoscope of Forms by Maithili Rao / Shyam Benegal in Conversation with Mukta Rajadhyaksha and Devina Dutt / Aparna Sen in Conversation with Devina Dutt and Dr Shoma A Chatterjee Sinha / K Balachander / Raj Kapoor / Ritwik Ghatak / Vijay Anand / G Aravindan / Gulzar / Sai Paranjpye / Adoor Gopalakrishnan / Girish Kasaravalli / Mani Ratnam / Saeed Mirza / Mira Nair / Rituparno Ghosh / The Magic of the Movies: The Hindi Film Industry by Deepa Gahlot About the Editors Devina Dutt is a Mumbai-based corporate communications consultant, writer and editor She has translated film scripts by Gulzar and Shyam Benegal into English She writes on the arts and is a regular contributor to The Hindu Mukta Rajadhyaksha is a Mumbai-based theatre critic and media person who has been a regular contributor to the Times of India, Mumbai A translator from Marathi to English, she has translated the play Mahatma Vs Gandhi and has also co-directed a three-part television serial on Marathi theatre after A

36 Cultural Studies FILMING REALITY The Independent Documentary Movement in India Shoma A Chatterji freelance journalist, film scholar and author An informative read about the incredible journey of the independent documentary film movement in India. Filming Reality explores the independent documentary film movement in India post-1970s, when it began to acquire an identity of its own and many films got worldwide recognition. It analyses notable documentaries made over the last four decades, including those by iconic film-makers such as Satyajit Ray, Mani Kaul, Anand Patwardhan; activists such as Rakesh Sharma, Ranjan Palit, Amar Kanwar; feminists such as Deepa Dhanraj and Madhusree Dutta; and auteurs such as Sanjay Kak, R.V. Ramani and others. Featuring a compilation and analysis of noted and rare documentaries, this book is of immense value to film buffs, film scholars and film-makers. List of Images / On a Personal Note / I. INTRODUCTION: WHY INDEPENDENT FILMS? / II. OF LIVES AND HISTORIES: KNOWN AND LITTLE KNOWN / Introduction / Lives: Known / Lives: Lesser Known / Conclusion / III. THE ETHNOGRAPHICAL FILM: A CINEMA FOR THE PEOPLE, BY THE PEOPLE / Background / Introduction / Gathering Momentum / Case Studies / When Does an Ethnographical Film Become an Investigative Film or a Political Statement? / Conclusion / IV. THE RAY FACTOR / Ray s Documentary Films / Films on Ray / Conclusion / V. THE MILESTONE MAKERS / Introduction / Anand Patwardhan / Amar Kanwar / Rakesh Sharma / Sanjay Kak / Ajay Raina / Ranjan Palit / Supriyo Sen / Joshy Joseph / Krishnendu Bose / Other Pillars / Conclusion / VI. DIALOGUES IN DIVERSITY: WOMEN FILM- MAKERS / Introduction / Criteria of choice / Conclusion / VII. POSITIVE DOCUMENTARIES ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT / Introduction / Some Examples / Conclusion / VIII. OUT OF THE BOX / Introduction / Out of the Box / Conclusion / Summing Up / Bibliography / Index of Films / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` BRAVE NEW BOLLYWOOD In Conversation with Contemporary Hindi Filmmakers Nirmal Kumar Sri Venkateshwara College, New Delhi and Preeti Chaturvedi Senior Marketing Professional and writes on media and cultural studies These are interesting times in the history of Indian cinema, particularly because the established aesthetic conventions and modes of production of the Hindi film industry are being challenged, as are the boundaries between what is alternative and what is mainstream. This book is an attempt to contextualize the upsurge in this form of cinema in Bollywood/Hindi film industry. It also aims to promote an academic enquiry into the works of these filmmakers, their religious beliefs, social moorings, cinematic influences, attitudes towards filmmaking and experiences of making movies. It will be an important reading for serious students of South Asian studies, film studies and media studies as well as the general reader who has an interest in cinema. Brave New Bollywood: An Introduction / Dibakar Banerjee: Of Milieu, Technique and the Dialectic of Anti-dumb Cinema / Kiran Rao: The Personal as the Voyeur The Aesthetics of Meaning / Reema Kagti Collaboration and Commerce Treading the Thin Line / Zoya Akhtar: Urban and Unapologetic The Cinema of Zoya Akhtar / Shonali Bose: Loss and Survival The Cinema of Meaning / Anusha Rizvi: Content as King How Stories Create Filmmakers / Onir: The Politics at the Margins Being an Alternative Filmmaker in Bollywood / Tigmanshu Dhulia: The Alternative as Mainstream Blurring the Boundaries in Cinematic Tradition pages Hardback ( ) ` MADRAS STUDIOS Narrative, Genre, and Ideology in Tamil Cinema Swarnavel Eswaran Pillai Michigan State University This book is a necessary read for anyone who wishes to understand not just Tamil cinema but the politics and culture which shaped it. Venkatesh Chakravarthy The preeminent Tamil cinema scholar, independent filmmaker, and Director of L V Prasad Film & TV Academy This book documents the history of Tamil cinema, one of the most colossal film industries in the world, and studies the major studios of Madras, the largest outside classical Hollywood in the private sector. It engages with five major studios of Madras Modern Theatres, AVM, Gemini, Vijaya-Vauhini, and Prasad through the origins of their founders, and explicates how their history influenced the narratives, genre, and ideology of the canonical films made in Madras studios, arguing for their lasting influence on Tamil cinema. Preface / Introduction / A Multiplicity of Influence: Modern Theatres and Its Films / AVM and Gemini Studios: The Dravidian Movement and the Competing Narratives / Vijaya-Vauhini and Prasad: The Other Narratives / Traces of the Studio System: A Certain Tendency of the Tamil Cinema / Dravidian Utopia and Dystopia: Canonical and Contemporary Tamil Cinema / Bibliography / Filmography / Index About the Author Swarnavel Eswaran Pillai, PhD, is assistant professor in the English, and Media and Information Departments at Michigan State University. He is a graduate of the premier film school in Asia, The Film and Television Institute of India, and is an accomplished documentarian whose films include Thangam, The Indian National Army, and Villu (The Bow). His recent documentaries are Unfinished Journey (2012) and Migrations of Islam (2014), and he is currently working on Hmong Memories at the Crossroads. He earned his doctoral degree in film studies from the prestigious University of Iowa, and his research areas include the history, theory, and production of documentaries and experimental films, and the specificity of Tamil cinema and its complex relationship with Hollywood as well as popular Hindi cinema pages Hardback ( ) ` A

37 Cultural Studies AFLYINTHEC CURRY Independent Documentary Film in India K P Jayasankar School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai and Anjali Monteiro Tata Institute of Social Sciences An engaging read that explores independent documentary film in India as a site of resistance. This book looks at how independent Indian documentary film reworks the relationship between filmmakers, their narratives, their subjects and their audience,challenging the dominant idea of documentary as a discourse of the real. Based on close textual analysis, conversations with film-makers and drawing on Breitrose s cinéma-vérité film-maker as a fly in the soup, this work explores the place of documentary within the Indian public sphere. List of Photos / Foreword by Arjun Appadurai / Acknowledgements / The Flight Path / Flying Solo / Flying Images / Flying into the Looking Glass / Notes from the Curry / From the Curry to the Cauldron / Films Cited / References / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` (tent) THE IMAGE TRAP M.G. Ramachandran in Film and Politics M S S Pandian Late of Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi [This] is by far the most convincing study of the subject... The book is a work of sound scholarship and will no doubt lure researchers to this fascinating field of popular culture and politics. Pandian has offered a splendid model. The added attractions in the book are an exhaustive bibliography and a complete filmography of MGR, which includes films like Thasipenn (1943), invariably omitted in such lists. S Theodore Bhaskaran The Hindu The Image Trap analyses the phenomenon of M G Ramachandran (MGR), the legendary film star-cum-politician of Tamil Nadu, as a modern-day political myth. This book offers fascinating details about the extent to which MGR was successful in creating a stereotypical cinematic persona, and what repercussions it had on Tamil Nadu. Delineating the cultural elements that were meticulously mobilised to constitute MGR s on-screen image, it analyses the popularity he enjoyed among the poor whose interests he constantly violated. This is done by means of what Pandian termed as constructed biographies which are popular narratives that ingeniously present the cinematic as real. It brings out the interface and interplay between the media and political processes. A blend of essay writing, political rhetoric and scholarship, the book features the complete filmography of MGR and is a must for understanding the contemporary politics of the state. Preface / Acknowledgements / The Image Trap / Appendix I: A Brief Chronology of MGR s Life / Appendix II: MGR s Filmography / Appendix III: Electoral Performance of the AIADMK in Tamil Nadu / Bibliography / Index UNDERSTANDING INDIA Cultural Influences on Indian Television Commercials Rohitashya Chattopadhyay Marketing Research Professional Written in a simple, lucid style and flows as a story of the author s journey in which the readers also become participants. The chapters are well connected in the sense that the ideas are evolved and discussed in the gradual manner. The book forms an interesting reading...the work is compact and well crafted. The study is analytical and comparative in temperament...this study becomes very appropriate in the context of the overpowering influence of Indian television and television commercials on the lives of the average Indians...this work provides a very useful insight in the field of Cultural Studies, Media Studies, Ethnography, Historical Studies and Anthropology. esocial Sciences Review Understanding India: Cultural Influences on Indian Television Commercials is a book about Indian television commercial production. It focuses on how key production decisions shape a television commercial s visual language. The larger goal of the book is to delineate the link between this visual language and India s socio-cultural identity. The book is the outcome of an ethnographic study that attempted to capture the nuances of the cinematic or visual aspect of marketing communications strategy. It is, thus, situated at the intersection of interests in marketing and visual culture. In this book, many of the discussed television commercials have an embedded vision of India. Within the context of a new consumer culture emerging due to economic liberalization, the book discusses these sketches of India. Preface / I: GOING HOME / Introduction / Scope of the Study / Television Commercial Production Process / The Role of Images / Television Commercials as Cinema / The National Context / Outline of the Book / II: INDIA CHANGING / Introduction / Liberalization and the Public Sphere / Consumer Socialization / SBI Mutual Fund: Creating the Small Town Investor / SBI Mutual Fund: On the Road / The Four Scripts / Consumer Socialization Revisited / Conclusion / III: VISUALIZING INDIA / Introduction / Choosing the Director / The SBI Mutual Fund Appearance: Simulation and Framing / The SBI Mutual Fund Appearance: Role of Referencing / The SBI Mutual Fund Appearance: Visualizing India / The Tata Indicom Appearance: Indian Visuals / The Tata Indicom Appearance: Mass Appeal as Difference / The Tata Indicom Appearance: The Script and Animation / The Tata Indicom Appearance: Visualizing India / Conclusion / IV: INDIA BATTING / Introduction / Two Forms of Cricket / Reebok Pedagogical and Performative Citizenship / Reebok: Imagery of the Male Body / Reebok: The Body as In-between / Conclusion / V: FEMININE INDIA / Introduction / The Alpha Female / The Female Assistant / The Female Model / Conclusion / VI: CONSUMING INDIA / Introduction / Visual Representation and Culture / Mediation of Consumerism / Creating the Spectacle / The Role of the Filmmaker / Consuming India / Conclusion / Glossary of Terms / Selected Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` pages Hardback ( ) ` A

38 Cultural Studies CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN MULTICULTURAL SOCIETIES The Indian Experience Jhumpa Mukherjee St Xavier s College, Kolkata Is it not interesting that at a time when the idea of a global clash of civilizations is reverberating so mightily and so ominously, how India puts up with the challenge of forging national unity amidst its intricate diversity? What is the key to her comparative success as an integrated state?the question has assumed added significance after the disintegration of the former multiethnic Soviet Union in the early 1990s. The present study, informed by a modified neo-institutionalism, seeks to identify the key to India s success as an integrated democracy amidst a whole lot of trajectories. As an answer to India s relative success in state formation and political order, this study emphasizes the role of democratic multicultural decentralization, which is a distinctive institutional-political formulation grown out of India s specific contexts, and which has served as a method of effective governance in India. Foreword Dr Harihar Bhattacharyya / Preface / Introduction / Contextualizing Multicultural Decentralization / The Indian Constitution: Institutional Arrangements for Accommodation of Diversity / Linguistic Reorganization in Colonial and Postcolonial India: Ideas, Rationale, and Principles / Language and State Formation in India / Northeast Tribes and Politico-cultural Decentralization / Subregionalism and Decentralization / Conclusion: The Way Forward / Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` CINEMATICALLY SPEAKING The Orality-Literacy Paradigm for Visual Narrative Sheila J Nayar Greensboro College, North Carolina Cinematically Speaking proposes that orality and alphabetic literacy play a fundamental role in shaping visual storytelling, it challenges the way we think about how film stories get shaped, as well as the notion of film as an autonomous mode of storytelling construction. Between close readings of Bollywood cinema and modernist art cinema in 1950s 1990s, as well as of the many cinemas in between including Indian middle cinema and middle-class cinema The book casts a pioneering lens on what goes into shaping screen stories worldwide. It is a theoretical work certain to alter our understanding and future exploration of the narrative-film species. Preface / Acknowledgments / Orality, Literacy, and an Epistemic Approach to Visual Narrative / Excavating the Oral Characteristics of Visual Narrative / Mapping the Literate Characteristics of Visual Narrative / Between the Oral and Literate Epistemes / The Future of the Orality Literacy Paradigm, Cinematically Speaking / Appendix A: Reading Closely: The Orality of Baazigar / Appendix B: Titanic as American Orally Inflected Cinema Nonpareil / Bibliography / Author Index / Subject Index SAGE Vistaar pages Hardback ( ) ` TRANSLATION AS A TOUCHSTONE Raji Narasimhan Writer, Translator and Journalist [The book] reveals traces to expertise... Narsimhan s reading is a thorough one like a microscope moving systematically over semantic and stylistic details. The Hindu Translation as a Touchstone focuses on translation as a creative process, where Narasimhan proposes that translation is an art of highlighting the complex relationship that arises between two languages, their cultures and sensibilities when they are positioned as a main language and a target language. The implications of this proposition are far-reaching, as Narasimhan argues in this book. The place of English in translation exercises in India is an implicit theme, where translation is an act which consolidates the terrain between two linguo-cultures. Introduction: Some Possible Approaches to Translation / Chemmeen: Its Passage through Three Languages / Negotiating the Language Divide / A Misleading Simplicity / The Implications of Bilingualism / The Road to Rebirth / The God of Small Things: A Wrong Book to Translate / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` CHRISTMAS IN CALCUTTA Anglo-Indian Stories and Essays Robyn Andrews Massey University Interweaving stories and reflection, this book vividly conveys what it means to be an Anglo-Indian in Calcutta, both for individuals and the wider community. Through her evocative description of lives and experiences, Robyn Andrews captures the vibrancy of the Anglo-Indian community and provides a compelling account of why Christmas in Calcutta is so special. Alison Blunt, Professor, School of Geography University of London Christmas in Calcutta goes beyond the stereotype and delves deep in this study of the Anglo-Indian community in Calcutta. The book comprises life stories, memoir pieces and essays on issues of contemporary interest. It is organised into four sections: Identity focuses on the origins, characteristics and the constitutional definition of the community; Faith, or specifically the practice of Christianity, is the subject of study in the second section; Education points out some of the failings of the education system for the community; and the final section, Community Care, talks about Anglo-Indian care and the consolidation of their community through this care. Foreword Irwin Allan Sealy / Preface / Introduction / I: IDENTITY / Angeline: Typically Anglo-Indian / Essay: Culture and Identity / Irene: Questions of Identity / II: FAITH / Dulcie: The Kindness of Strangers and an Everyday Faith / Essay: A Christian Community in Changing Times / Jane: God-given Opportunities / III: EDUCATION / Peter: The Less the Education the Fewer the Opportunities / Michael Robertson: Education and the Community / Essay: Reflections on Dilemmas in Education / Philip: With Education Comes Success / IV: COMMUNITY CARE / Philomena Eaton: Social Service Convenor Extraordinaire / Essay: Community Care and Consolidation / Barry O Brien: Charismatic Politician / Meryl: Life, Last Days and Care / Final Words: Reflections on Research and the Community / Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` A

39 Cultural Studies INFLUX Contemporary Art in Asia Edited by Parul Dave Mukherji, Naman P Ahuja and Kavita Singh all at School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi A pleasure to browse...it defines a lifetime of service and thought. It can stimulate our minds, footnotes and ambition... beautifully designed...the images are uniformly well reproduced...provides an intriguing glimpse into three important stands in the growing discourse on contemporary art as it churns in India, challenging readers to come to terms with the concerns central to this vibrant scholarly discussion. South Asian Studies InFlux: Contemporary Art in Asia brings together essays by leading critics and curators to examine modern and contemporary art practice and its discourses in Asia. Covering diverse regions spanning China, India, Thailand, Iran, West Asia, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Hong Kong, Tibet, and Cambodia, the book examines their multiple modernities and the arrival of many Asias upon the contemporary art scene. ABRIDGED General Introduction Geeta Kapur / I: CONTESTED TERRAINS AND CRITICAL RE-IMAGININGS Parul Dave Mukherji / II: TROPES AND PLACES Naman P Ahuja / III: INTERVENTIONS IN THE PUBLIC SPHERE Kavita Singh / Index pages Paperback ( ) ` CONSUMER CULTURE, MODERNITY AND IDENTITY Edited by Nita Mathur Professor of Sociology, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi A useful addition to the shelf of both the preacher and practitioner of marketing management...written by scholars are experientially familiar with, and hence, authentic in the subject... The variety of themes on consumer culture as the common and central issue brings ample credit to the editor s sourcing skills. The Hindu This book offers analysis of articulation of consumer culture and modernity in everyday lives of people in a transnati onal framework. It pursues three broad themes: lifestyle choices and construction of modern identities; fashion and advertising; and subaltern concerns and moral subjectivities. ABRIDGED Introduction / I: LIFESTYLE CHOICES AND CONSTRUCTION OF MODERNIST IDENTITIES / II: GLOBAL MARKETS, LOCAL NEEDS: FASHION AND ADVERTISING / III:SUBALTERN CONCERNS AND MORAL SUBJECTIVITIES / Index SOCIETY, REPRESENTATION AND TEXTUALITY The Critical Interface Edited by Sukalpa Bhattacharjee North Eastern Hill University Shillong and C Joshua Thomas Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) North Eastern Regional Centre, Shillong Society, Representations and Textuality: The Critical Interface brings together papers from various critical perspectives of Humanities and Social Sciences. The work (a) takes stock of the recent developments in critical theory and cultural studies; (b) studies the impact of these developments on the understanding of social reality and the human predicament in India; and (c) brings together scholars from North East India who are engaged in the project of understanding society and communities in their chosen intellectual practice. ABRIDGED Foreword / Introduction / I: TEXTUALIZING SOCIAL DISCOURSE / II: TEXTUALITY AND REPRESENTATIONS / III: SOCIETIES, LITERATURE AND THE ETHNIC LIFE-WORLD / Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` INTERDISCIPLINARY ALTER-NATIVES IN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE Edited by E V Ramakrishnan Dean, School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, Harish Trivedi Formerly with University of Delhi and Chandra Mohan Comparative Literature Association of India Interdisciplinary Alter-natives in Comparative Literature examines the directions taken by Comparative Literature in recent years and maps the shifts in paradigms that are in process. Alternative discourses of Comparative Literature are explored in the volume with reference to the ongoing debates on World Literature, contemporary interpretations of the canon, the dialectic of resistance embodied in cultural productions of the region and the contestations implicit in the oral and performative traditions. ABRIDGED I: INTRODUCTION / Comparative Literature: Changing Paradigms E V Ramakrishnan / II: WORLD LITERATURE AND COMPARATIVE LITERATURE: A DIALOGUE / III: RABINDRANATH TAGORE: CANON AND/ AS CONTEMPORARY / IV: CREATIVE RESPONSES TO REGION AND RESISTANCE / V: REORIENTATIONS: BEYOND COLONIAL FRAMES / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` pages Hardback ( ) ` A

40 Social Psychology / Social Work NURTURING FAMILIES AROUND THE WORLD Building a Culture of Peace Edited by Catherine Bernard President and Director, Service and Research Institute on Family and Children, Chennai and John J Shea Practice Pastoral Care and Counseling, School of Theology and Ministry, Massachusetts Nurturing Families around the World: Building a Culture of Peace aims to offer insight and tools to initiate the healing approach so that the family finds a creative rebirth.families these days are overwhelmed by the speed, nature, diversity and complexity involved in the process of globalization, in which a great majority of the world are becoming emotionally restricted. Preface / Introduction Catherine Bernard / Nurture-Key to the Security of the 21st Century Family Joan Haliburn / Polishing the Jewels of Humanity: Sharing Responsibility for Children Victoria Wyszynski Thoresen / Children's Emotional Well-being in the Era of Globalization Sami Timimi / Intimacy: Stabilizing and Strengthening Family Life Beverly Musgrave / The Power of the Individual in Building a Culture of Peace John J Shea / Future of the Family and the Family of the Future: The Unity-based Family and the Advent of a Civilization of Peace H B Danesh / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PRACTICE Manohar Pawar Charles Sturt University In this important book, Manohar Pawar makes a major contribution to understanding social and community development practice. He ranges widely over topics such as the tasks practitioners undertake, the skills and training they need and the ethics and values they should embrace. The book is an extremely valuable addition to the literature and is an essential reading for anyone working in the field today. James Midgley Harry and Riva Specht Professor of Public Social Services Social and Community Development Practice makes a persuasive case for employing a social development approach to community development practice at local and village levels. Towards this end, the book offers a conceptual clarity of social and community development (SCD) by adding new dimensions. The author argues that the social work profession itself needs to quickly reorganize and strengthen. It needs to consider alternative modes of preparing social workers and community organizers who can reach out at local levels. ABRIDGED List of Tables, Figures and Boxes / List of Abbreviations / Foreword David Cox / Preface / I: SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (SCD) PRACTICE / II: EDUCATION FOR SOCIAL POLICY AND INTERNATIONAL SCD / III: DEVELOPING THE SOCIAL WORK PROFESSION FOR SCD PRACTICE / IV: THE FUTURE OF SCD / Index SOCIAL WORK IN MENTAL HEALTH AREAS OF PRACTICE, CHALLENGES, AND WAY FORWARD Edited by Abraham P Francis Department of Social Work and Human Service, James Cook University Areas of Practice, Challenges, and Way Forward offers a detailed discussion on the theoretical and practice frameworks that are based on social justice and human rights perspectives. It not only provides an overview of intervention strategies but also directs readers attention to an alternative way of addressing mental health issues. The author presents a cross-cultural and global perspective of mental health, but with specific references to India and Asia. He also addresses some of the recent debates in recovery, partnerships and strengthsbased practices. ABRIDGED Foreword Vimla V Nadkarni / List of Tables / Prologue: The Making of the Book / Introduction Abraham P Francis / I. AREAS OF SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE IN MENTAL HEALTH / II. CHALLENGES AND WAY FORWARD / Appendix 1: Glossary / Appendix 2: Reflective/Practice Questions / Index pages Paperback ( ) ` CONTEXTS AND THEORIES FOR PRACTICE Contexts and Theories for Practice begins with an exploration of the context of social work practice. It offers opportunities to consider global perspectives on mental health, as well as relevant historical, contemporary and emerging trends and ideologies from around the world.the book provides a detailed discussion on the theoretical and practice frameworks that are based on social justice and human rights perspectives. It not only provides an overview of intervention strategies but also directs readers attention to an alternative way of addressing mental health issues. ABRIDGED List of Illustrations / Foreword Vimla V Nadkarni / Acknowledgements / I. CONTEXT OF SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE / II. THEORIES THAT INFORM PRACTICE / Index pages Paperback ( ) ` pages Hardback ( ) ` A

41 Social Work RESCUING RAILWAY CHILDREN Reuniting Families from India's Railway Platforms Malcolm Harper Independent Consultant and Lalitha Iyer Independent Researcher The book delves into the research it has undertaken over the years to try and evolve the best ways to handle runaway children and find a future for them...the book is sprinkled with real life stories that make the book much more poignant...the strength of the book is to be able to look at processes objectively in order to evolve better practices. The Hindu Rescuing Railway Children focuses on runaway children in India who have used trains to take them away from home, and who live on railway station platforms and in trains. It presents the issues and challenges of reaching out to these railway children, particularly through the experiences of Sathi, an NGO based in Bangalore. This organisation has chosen to work with children on railway platforms across India with the intention of reuniting them with families wherever possible. The book deals with platform outreach and focuses on shelters close to the stations. The reuniting process is examined from a practical as well as a child-rights perspective. It expands the horizons of analysis by presenting the system prevailing in the UK as a counterpoint, thus highlighting the concerns and current thinking on institutional care and fostering at an international level. Foreword Pramod Kulkarni / India s Railway Children / Conventions and Policies Versus Practice and Reality / Platform Presence / At the Shelter / Protection for Children in Need / A Re-Integration Camp / Homecoming / Spreading the Lessons of Experience / Who Really Knows a Child s Need? / Care and Protection Services for Children in the UK (by Kate Bulman) / The Future-Railway Children in the Next Twenty Years / Annexure: The Sathi Story and Civil Society Response to Children s Needs / On References and Sources / Index pages ` About the Authors FROM ECSTASY TO AGONY AND BACK Journeying with Adolescents on the Street Barnabe D'Souza Don Bosco Balprafulta and Don Bosco Research Centre, Mumbai, India The author has done commendable work in observing in detail the internal dynamics of children on the street and how these forces influence the construction of their identities...the book is a useful resource for students of Social Work, Urban Studies, Child and Adolescent Studies as well as Social Work practitioners who are at the stage of formulating or implementing an intervention model for street children. This analysis of a therapeutic model can fill the gaps existing in practice, to ensure child- centred treatment and rehabilitation. Economic and Political Weekly From Ecstasy to Agony and Back presents the journey of adolescent street drug-addicts-from psychological brokenness resulting from family disruption to the process of mending; from abuse, trauma and vulnerability to building up of self-esteem, talents and personality; and finally to the process of moving off the streets. Based on the author's experience of working with the street children for over 26 years, the book explores the universe of street children interestingly, yet empathetically. The author discusses laws and policies affecting street children; root causes and their effects on them and their families; and the various stakeholders like agencies, employers, and institutions involved in their care and guidance. Preface / Through the Mist: Introduction / Shadows and Silhouettes: Selfworth / Defining Images: Personal Ownership / In Transition: Moving off the Street / Shifting Frontiers: Organizational Issues / The Resurgent Self-the A-ha Experience: Mindsets / The Enduring Image: Conclusion / Annexures / Glossary / References / Index pages Paperback ( ) ` Connect with SAGE! Malcolm Harper is currently an independent consultant. He was educated at Oxford, Harvard and Nairobi Universities. He first worked in marketing in England, and then taught at the University of Nairobi. He was Professor of Enterprise Development at Cranfield School of Management, and since 1995 he has worked independently, mainly in India. Lalitha Iyer is currently an independent researcher and social consultant. She began her career in the banking sector, joining SBI as an officer in She left SBI in 1998 to head Vidyaranya, a leading school in Hyderabad. Since 2001 she has been a researcher and consultant in the social development sector. She has been a board member in the Basix Livelihoods group across India, and is now the Chairperson of Sathi. 19A

42 Sociology of Gender MY HALF OF THE SKY 12 Life Stories of Courage Indrani Raimedhi Journalist, Columnist, and an author Raimedhi has rendered a singular service by revealing another facet of this very diverse region through a series of fascinating stories of some of its remarkable women who have fought privation, discrimination and adversities of every kind to become icons and blaze new trails. The Assam Tribune The 12 women who feature in this book come from diverse backgrounds. The thread that binds their stories is their resolve to change the circumstances of their lives, overcoming tremendous odds, and giving wings to their dreams. They are survivors and pathfinders, doers and dreamers, leaving in their wake surging inspiration and hope. Their testimonies reveal what it is to live in this often forgotten corner of India. Foreword B G Verghese / Introduction / Betrayed by Love: Jahnabi Goswami / The Only Man: Monalisa Changkija / Born Free: Parbati Barua / Silencing the Whispers: Birubala Rabha / Walking Tall: Urmee Mazumdar / How Green Are the Hills?: Bertha G Dkhar / Mapping the Truth: Teresa Rehman / Pulling No Punches: Mary Kom / Opening the Cage: Hasina Kharbhih / Woman on the Go: Monisha Behal / Words for the Wronged: Rita Chowdhury / Director's Special: Manju Borah / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` INTERROGATING WOMEN S LEADERSHIP AND EMPOWERMENT Edited by Omita Goyal Chief Editor, IIC Quarterly Journal, India International Centre It examines the situation of women in, and their contribution to, politics, business, education, social and economic development, the women s movement, health, law, insurgency and the arts. Foreword Karan Singh / Preface Omita Goyal / Introduction Malavika Karlekar / Understanding Leadership: Lessons from the Women s Movement Devaki Jain / Revisiting the Theme of Women s Empowerment : How Leadership Matters Padmini Swaminathan / Women Leaders in Every Mohalla, Every Village Renana Jhabvala / Rockets with Fire in Their Tails? Women Leaders in Kerala s Panchayats J Devika / Labouring Intellectuals: The Conceptual World of Dalit Women Gopal Guru / Czarinas or Girl Fridays? Women in the Corporate Sector Pushpa Sundar / Leadership for Women s Equality and Empowerment in Higher Education Karuna Chanana / Anatomy of a Change: Early Women Doctors Malavika Karlekar / From Dynasty to Legitimacy: Women Leaders in Indian Politics Sudha Pai / Other Histories: Gender and Politics in the Fiction of Mahasweta Devi Radha Chakravarty / In Her Own Write: Writing from a Dalit Feminist Uma Chakravarti / Catalysing Craft: Women Who Shaped the Way Ritu Sethi / Leadership in the Arts: Rukmini Devi Arundale Ashish Mohan Khokar / Recasting Bodies and the Transformation of the Self: Women Performers in the Bombay Film Industry ( ) Sarah Rahman Niazi / Ascribing Feminist Intent: The Invention of the Indian Woman Artist Deeptha Achar / The Alpha Songbirds: Independent and Vibrant Kumud Diwan Jha / Empowering Women through Education: The Story of Indraprastha School Aparna Basu / Gender and Governance: From Concern to Indicators Satish B. Agnihotri / The Movement for Change: Implementation of Sexual Assault Laws Kirti Singh / Caregivers, Caretakers: Dealing with Impunity and Immunity at the Margins Sanjoy Hazarika pages Hardback ( ) ` TAGORE AND THE FEMININE A Journey in Translations Edited by Malashri Lal University of Delhi This book presents a range of Rabindranath Tagore s creative works, including translations of short stories, essays, poems, memoirs, songs and plays from his vast corpus to show his conception of the feminine and gender identity that are relevant even today. The editor establishes the search for Tagore s engagement with the feminine as subject and agency, character and voice, philosophy and politics in this book. There is rich cultural interplay as Tagore muses over the contrasting social position of women in the East and the West. He relies on Indian traditions to understand them in the context of domestic ethics, marital institutions, parenting, empowerment, aesthetics and gender politics. The book includes new translations while presenting fresh insights into previously published works. ABRIDGED Introduction Malashri Lal / Rewriting Tagore: Translation as performance Radha Chakravarty / I: MEMOIRS / II: LETTERS / III: FROM GITANJALI / IV: POEMS / V: SONGS / VI: EPICS AND MYTHOLOGY / VII: PLAY / VIII: SHORT STORIES / IX: ESSAYS, LECTURES AND LETTERS TO THE EDITOR / X: TRAVELOGUES / XI: EPILOGUE / Index pages Paperback ( ) ` DISABILITY, GENDER AND THE TRAJECTORIES OF POWER Edited by Asha Hans Former Director, School of Women s Studies and Professor of Political Science, Utkal University This book argues for the rights of women with disabilities, who live on the periphery of society, and seeks to eradicate the exclusion and stigma that are part of their lives. It brings together the perspectives of academicians and activists in trying to understand the various social issues faced by women with disabilities and argues for a society where they are not denied respect, equality, and justice. Preface and Acknowledgments / Introduction: Gendering the Disability Framework / Part I: DISABILITY: A GENDERED PROBLEMATIC AND CONCEPTUALIZATION / A Gendered Perspective of Disability Studies Upali Chakravarti / Women with Disabilities: How Do They Fare in Our Society? S B Agnihotri Amrita Patel / Women with Psychosocial Disabilities: Shifting the Lens from Medical to Social Nilika Mehrotra and Mahima Nayar / PART II: HUMAN EXPERIENCES AND AGENCY / I Feel Normal Inside. Outside, My Body Isn t! Malini Chib / What is the Intersection between Oppression of Women and Psychiatric Oppression? Tina Minkowitz / Tale of Married Women With Disabilities: An Oxymoron Reality Santoshi Halder / A Disabled Mother s Journey in Raising her Child Sandhya Limaye / Developmental Disability and the Family: Autism Spectrum Disorder in Urban India Shubhangi Vaidya / Part III: TOWARD NONDISCRIMINATORY GENDERED STRATEGIES / Yes, Girls and Women with Disabilities Do Math! An Intersectionality Analysis Stephanie Ortoleva / Gendered Constructions of Work and Disability in Contemporary India: Discursive and Empirical Perspectives Renu Addlakha / Legal Capacity And Civil Political Rights For People With Psychosocial Disabilities Bhargavi V Davar / Epilogue: Transforming Invisibilities and Obscure Directions / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` A

43 Sociology of Health / SAGE Law GENDER ISSUES IN WATER AND SANITATION PROGRAMMES Lessons from India Edited by Aidan A Cronin WASH expert, UNICEF, Pradeep K Mehta Group Leader, Rural Research Centre at Sehgal Foundation, Gurgaon and Anjal Prakash International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Kathmandu A new compendium on women s relationship with water and sanitation exposes a series of harsh realities...that deal with the tricky and highly important subject of water and sanitation and a welcome addition to the body of work available to practitioners...gender Issues in Water and Sanitation Programmes, covers broad concepts water and sanitation and their relationship with women. The Business Line Exclusion and inequitable access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services and opportunities are major concerns to development practitioners. The job of providing water for the household invariably falls on women, often at the expense of their education, income-earning opportunities and social, cultural and political involvement. This book aims to unpack the key elements of the WASH gender nexus, examine these and recommend ways ahead for improved gender outcomes and WASH impact in India. ABRIDGED Foreword Joke Muylwijk / Introduction: Achieving the Desired Gender Outcome in Water and Sanitation Anjal Prakash, Aidan Cronin and Pradeep K Mehta / I: CONCEPTUAL UNDERPINNING / II: CASE STUDIES: WATER / III: CASE STUDIES: SANITATION / IV: CONCLUSION / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` WOMEN AND LAW Critical Feminist Perspectives Edited by Kalpana Kannabiran Director, Council for Social Development, Hyderabad Edited by Kalpana Kannabiran, this collection of 11 essays by eminent lawyers, activists and scholars seeks to map the field of women and law from an interdisciplinary perspective and, in the process, puts forth on paper the continuing denial of justice to women under the Indian legal system. The Hindu How should we approach the problem of women and law? Should the focus be on women-centred laws and their efficacy? And how does violence figure in all these? Women and Law, a compilation of 11 insightful essays, examines these questions and a range of concerns domestic violence, employment and labour, antidiscrimination jurisprudence, family laws, access to forest and land rights, the right to health, the complexities in the intersection of women s rights with disability rights and women s experiences of repressive legislation such as TADA. Preface / Introduction / Bringing Rights Home: Review of the Campaign for a Law on Domestic Violence / Conjugality, Property, Morality and Maintenance / Women, Forestspaces and the Law: Transgressing the Boundaries / Women s Rights and Entitlements to Land in South Asia: Changing Forms of Engagements / Outside the Realm of Protective Legislation: The Saga of Unpaid Work in India / Gender Equality at Workplace: A Frozen Agenda / Judicial Meanderings in Patriarchal Thickets: Litigating Sex Discrimination in India / Women s Health and Law in India: Trends of Hope and Despair / Prenatal Diagnosis: Where Do We Draw the Line? / Religion, Feminist Politics and Muslim Women s Rights in India / Women and State Violence: Where Is Justice? / Index SAGE LAW pages Hardback ( ) ` GENDER, SEXUALITY AND HIV/AIDS Exploring Politics of Women s Health in India Skylab Sahu Department of Political Science, University of Delhi Looking at the issue from a gender and human rights perspective, the book discusses provisions taken by the government in providing health care to patients in India while also examining how this has influenced society s perception of the disease as well as the patients themselves. The book explores in depth the dimensions of health-care accessibility, gender equity measures and strategies used by the State as well as the role played by civil society organizations and activists. Further, this book contributes to the fields of public health, policy studies, community health and gender, and is important for policymakers as well as NGOs and human rights activists working in this sector. Acknowledgements / Introduction / Health Discourse in India / The State and Women s Health in India / Gender, Power and Sexuality: Women s Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS / The State s Approach To HIV/AIDS: A Gender and Health Rights Perspective / Addressing the Rights of HIV- Positive Women: Interventions by Civil Society Organizations / Health Movements in India / Conclusion / Bibliography pages Hardback ( ) ` SEPARATED AND DIVORCED D WOMEN IN INDIA Economic Rights and Entitlements Kirti Singh Lawyer [The book] delves into the issue as to how women in India lose out completely if the marriage does not work out. The author, here, is more of a researcher, for she has interviewed women across Indian states to find out how women take all the illtreatment... The Sunday Guardian Separated and Divorced Women in India examines the economic rights and entitlements of separated/deserted women in law and practice in India, and explores all the laws and policies relating to financial support for a wife or child that come into play once a separation or divorce has taken place. Foreword Prabha Sridevan / Introduction / Main Findings / General Information about the Surveyees / Work Status and Earning Capacity / Family Status and Lifestyle / Spousal and Child Support and the Dowry System / Social Status, Mobility, Skills and Decision-Making / Findings from Different Cities / Conclusion and Recommendations / Appendix SAGE LAW pages Hardback ( ) ` A

44 SAGE Classics Collector s Edition s! Bestsellers at never before prices! SAGE Classics is a carefully selected list that every discerning reader will want to possess, re-read and enjoy for a long time. These are now priced lower than the original, but is the same version published earlier. SAGE s commitment to quality remains unchanged. JANANI-MOTHERS, DAUGHTERS, MOTHERHOOD Edited by Rinki Bhattacharya Chairperson, Bimol Roy Memorial Committee, Mumbai Janani brings together autobiographical writings of women from many walks of life noted authors, artists, academics to share their experiences of being mothers, daughters, or both. The accounts combine memory and nostalgia in nuanced detail, making each narrative heart-warming and, at times, profoundly challenging. Foreword: Motherhood Revisited Jasodhara Bagchi / Preface / OUR MOTHERS / My Mother Bharati Ray / My Mother, My Daughter Maitreyi Chatterji / When Alamelu Shrugged C S Lakshmi / An Outsider at Home Neela Bhagwat / Her Infinite Variety Roshan G Shahani / The Cross a Woman Carries Urmila Pawar / My Mother's Gardens / Stepmother at Seventeen Maithili Rao / OURSELVES / Motherhood and Me Dhiruben Patel / A Mother, Myself Kamala Das / A Delicate Bondage Pratibha Ranade / Motherhood: Not a Joke! Nabaneeta Dev Sen / Learning to be a Mother Shashi Deshpande / No Baby, No Cry! Deepa Gahlot / OUR CHILDREN / More a Friend Jyotsna Kamal / Letter to My Children Mallika Sarabhai / Paint and Nursery Rhymes Rekha Rodwittiya / The Colour of Hibiscus Nita Ramaiya / The Mother Who Wasn't Anwesha Arya pages Paperback ( ) ` Also by the same Editor! BEHIND CLOSED DOORS Domestic Violence in India Edited by Rinki Bhattacharya Chairperson, Bimol Roy Memorial Committee, Mumbai Behind Closed Doors puts together the life stories of seventeen women from diverse culture, class, education and religious backgrounds in India who were victims of domestic violence. Apart from being a first person account, this powerful book is a tribute to the courage and determination of women who decided to break their silence. The book will inspire other victims of this hidden crime, to speak out, share their plight and change their fate. A window into the ugly yet largely ignored world of domestic violence, this book will be of immense importance for students and scholars of social work, gender studies, lawyers and groups working for women. It is an essential read for all who dream of a gender egalitarian world and also for those who prefer to turn a blind eye to this heinous crime. Foreword Shirin Kudchedkar / Introduction Rinki Bhattacharya / Devi: The Disempowered Goddess Anwesha Arya / Contextualizing Domestic Violence: Family, Community, State Sobha Venkatesh Ghosh / The Narratives Rinki Bhattacharya / Police Attitude and Women Kalindi Muzumdar / Roadmap for Support Rinki Bhattacharya / Afterword Chhaya Dey / Glossary pages Paperback ( ) ` A SPACE OF HER OWN Personal Narratives of Twelve Women Edited by Leela Gulati Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum and Jasodhara Bagchi Former Chairperson, West Bengal Commission for Women, Kolkata Several books have been written about the position of women in India s patriarchal society. This collection of twelve narratives, however, focuses not so much on women s subservient position vis-á-vis men, but on women s relations with each other. With the authors locating their personal struggles within those of three generations of women in their families, these narratives span a period of over 100 years, and intersect both the private and public domains.reflecting on the emotional lines of matriliny within the social structure of patriliny, each narrative in A Space of Her Own is a tale of how the author fought to establish her own personhood and create a sphere of autonomy where she is able to make decisions to nurture herself and those around her. The Wind Beneath My Wings Nabaneeta Dev Sen / A Heritage of Heresy within Tradition Vina Mazumdar / A Daughter of Awadh Zarina Bhatty / A Struggle for Space Hema Sundaram / The Tyranny of Tradition Leela Gulati / Wings Come to Those who Fly Maithreyi Krishna Raj / The Times that are A-Changing Priti T Desai / Uneven Earth and Open Sky Saroja Kamakshi / Abode of Colour Vijaya Mehta / Striking New Roots Sushil Narulla / Matriliny within Patriliny Jasodhara Bagchi / Three Generations of Women Mary Roy / Afterword: The Colonised Coloniser Arlie Hochschild / Bibliography pages Paperback ( ) ` A

45 SAGE Classics ADOPTION IN INDIA Policies and Experiences Vinita Bhargava University of Delhi Adoption in India is a pioneering study on child adoption in India. Challenging some of the prevailing theories on adoptive parenting through empirical data, It examines the issues that impinge on the development of adopted children in India. Importantly, this is the first book to give space to the voices of children. Foreword S Anandalakshmy / Prologue / I: ADOPTION POLICIES AND MACRO CONCERNS / Introduction / Theoretical Paradigms and Research Findings / Adoption and the Indian Socio-political Context / Socio-cultural Dimensions of Adoption in India / II: MICRO ISSUES: EXPERIENCES OF PARENTS AND CHILDREN / Researching Adoption: The Cultural Reality / Alternative Parenting / Construction of the Self in an Adopted Child / Family Interactions and Self-evaluations / Epilogue / Appendices / Glossary / References pages Paperback ( ) ` OPERATION BLACK THUNDER An Eyewitness Account of Terrorism in Punjab Sarab Jit Singh Former Deputy Commissioner of Amritsar Operation Black Thunder analyses the factors responsible for the rise and growth of terrorism in Punjab, including the role of Pakistan in promoting terrorism in India. Pulling no punches, the author also criticizes the role of politicians and the Congress government in Delhi, particularly its use of central intelligence agencies in order to undermine the growth of a regional party like the Aklali Dal by promoting the rise of leaders such as Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale. This book will be of interest to students of politics, public administration, contemporary Indian history and the general reader. Foreword / Preface / The Golden Temple: In the Eye of the Storm / The Sikh Heritage and the Punjab Problem / The Rajiv-Longowal Accord: The 'Secret' Healing Touch / S S Barnala's Government: The Healing Touch Impaired / Governor Ray's Tenure / The Politics of the Clergy / January March 1988: The Killings Increase / April May 1988: Measures to End the Killing / Operation Black Thunder / The Militants Surrender / Trial at Midnight / Restoring the Maryada / Demoralisation Versus a Gun Battle / The SGPC's Dilemma / Jasbir Singh Rode's Dismissal / The Corridor Plan / Jasbir Singh Rode Resurrected / Panchayat Elections Postponed: Missed Opportunities / The Militants and the Police: Between the Two Terrors / The 'National Games' / A New Government at the Centre / The `Civil Face' of Governor Mukherjee's Administration / Governor Varma's Tenure / 1990: The Killings Continue / Governor Malhotra Takes Charge / Attempts to Restore Democracy / Delhi's Inconsistent Punjab Policy / Elections by February 1992 / From President's Rule to an Elected Government: The Return of Democracy / In Retrospect BUDDHISM IN INDIA Challenging Brahmanism and Caste Gail Omvedt Dr B R Ambedkar Chair on Social Change and Development, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi Buddhism in India constitutes a unique exploration of 2,500 years of the development of Buddhism, Brahmanism and caste in India. Taking Dr Ambedkar`s interpretation of Buddhism as its starting point, Dr Gail Omvedt has researched both the original source of the Buddhist cannon and recent literature to provide an absorbing account of the historical, social, political and philosophical aspects of Buddhism. In the process, a wide range of important issues of current concern is discussed. Preface / Introduction: Reconstructing the World / The Background to Buddhism / The Dhamma: The Basic Teachings of Buddhism / Transitoriness and Transformations / Buddhist Civilisation / The Defeat of Buddhism in India / After Buddhism: The Bhakti Movements / Colonial Challenges, Indian Responses and Buddhist Revival / Navayana Buddhism and the Modern Age / Conclusion / Bibliography / Index pages Paperback ( ) ` WAR AND DIPLOMACY IN KASHMIR, C Dasgupta The Energy and Resources Institute War and Diplomacy in Kashmir, sheds fresh light on the genesis of the problem and examines the consequences of the often ignored fact that British officers commanded the armed forces of both India and Pakistan at that time. Based on documents that have now been declassified, it reveals the roles played by Mountbatten and the British service chiefs in India and Pakistan during the Kashmir War of Analysing the role of the great powers in third world conflict, this exciting and insightful book will be of great interest both to the lay reader and to those involved in international studies, political science, modern Indian and Military history, strategic affairs, conflict/ peace studies and South Asian politics. Introduction / Junagadh A Curtain Raiser / Crisis in Kashmir / The Defence of Srinagar / Reactions in London / Jammu Province / The Governor-General as Mediator / Military Plans / Counter-Attack or UN Appeal? / The Security Council / A Private Initiative / The Spring Offensive / The UN Commission for India and Pakistan / Limited Offensives / The Last Round / Ceasefire / Conclusion pages Paperback ( ) ` pages Paperback ( ) ` A

46 History Mutiny at the Margins Series edited by Crispin Bates The Mutiny at the Margins series takes a fresh look at the Revolt of 1857 from a variety of original and unusual perspectives, focusing in particular on neglected socially marginal groups and geographic areas which have hitherto tended to be unrepresented in studies of this cataclysmic event in British imperial and Indian historiography. ANTICIPATIONS AND EXPERIENCES IN THE LOCALITY Edited by Crispin Bates This book centres on unrest and disorder in the long history of resistance to colonial rule (the belli Britannica) prior to 1857, and the impact of the revolt itself in diverse localities within India. Preface / Introduction Crispin Bates / Bandits, Bureaucrats and Bahadur Shah Zafar: Articulating Sovereignty and Seeing the Modern State Effect in the Margins of Colonial India, c Tom Lloyd / Rumours of the Company`s Collapse: The Mood of Dasahra 1824 in the Punjab and Hindustan Dirk H A Kolff / The Hazards of Interference': British fears of Rebellion and Sati as a Potential Site of Conflict, Andrea Major / Prostituting the Mutiny: Sex-Slavery and Crime in the Making of 1857 William R Pinch / The Roots of Peasant Turbulence: Tenure Structures and 1857 Amaresh Misra / The Police in Delhi in 1857 Mahmood Farooqui / Reflections of 1857 in Contemporary Urdu Literature Rakshanda Jalil / Contextualising Truth: Deconstructing the Poet Khazan Singh's Account of the War of Delhi, 1857 Chhanda Chatterjee / Situating the Role of Religion in the Rebellion: The Case of the Prayagwals in the Allahabad Uprising Kama Maclean / The Mutiny in Western India: The 'Marginal' as Regional Dynamic Veena Naregal / What Constitutes a Margin or Margins? The Politics of Perception and the Representation of Power: The Insurrection of 1857 in Kolhan Gautam Bhadra / The War of Independence 1857, and Swat Sultan-I-Rome / Spatial Memorialising of War in 1857: Memories, Traces and Silences in Ethnography Carol E Henderson / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` BRITAIN AND THE INDIAN UPRISING Edited by Andrea Major and Crispin Bates This book is focusing in particular on neglected socially marginal groups and geographic areas which have hitherto tended to be unrepresented in studies of this cataclysmic event in British imperial and Indian historiography. Preface / Introduction: Fractured Narratives and Marginal Experiences Andrea Major and Crispin Bates / Public Perceptions of 1857: An Overview of British Press Responses to the Indian Uprising Rebecca Merritt / Popular British Interpretations of 'the Mutiny' : Politics and Polemics Salahuddin Malik / 'Spiritual Battlefields': Evangelical Discourse and the Writings of the London Missionary Society Andrea Major / Scottish Presbyterian Missionaries and Public Opinion in Scotland Esther Breitenbach / Captive Women and Manly Missionaries: Narratives of Women Missionaries in India Caroline Lewis / Ambiguous Imperialisms: British Subaltern Attitudes towards the 'Indian War' Projit Bihari Mukharji / Being Indian in Britain during 1857 Michael H Fisher / Marginalised Victims of 1857 Rosie Llewellyn-Jones / Marginal Whites and the Great Uprising: A Case Study of the Bengal Presidency Sarmistah De / Besieged in Common: Shared Narratives of British Men and Women in 1857 Ira Bhattacharya / Sir George Grey and Indian Rebellion: The Unmaking and Making of an Imperial Career Jill Bender / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES Edited by Marina Carter and Crispin Bates Global Perspectives widens the geographical remit of the series and examines the global dissemination and portrayal of the events of the uprising in the international press and literature. Preface / Introduction: Global Networks and Global Perspectives on the Indian Uprising Marina Carter and Crispin Bates / International Press and the Indian Uprising Peter Putnis / 'You Cannot Govern by Force Alone': W H Russell and The Times and the Great Rebellion Chandrika Kaul / 'O'er the Cruel Roll of War Drums': The Politicisation of Legends in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction Projit Bihari Mukharji / 'Clemency' Canning, the Telegraph, Information and Censorship during 1857 Deep Kanta Lahiri Chaudhury / Fenians, Sepoys and the Financial Panic of 1857 Mark Sullivan Hall / Bowld Irish Sepoy R J Morris / The 'Russian Factor' in the Indian Mutiny Elena Karatchkova / General d'orgoni and French Military Conspiracies in 1857 Marina Carter / 'Vengeance Against England!': Hermann Goedsche and the Indian Uprising Kim A Wagner / The Uprising, Migration and the South Asian Diaspora Marina Carter and Crispin Bates / Mutiny, Deportation and the Nation: Maulana Jafer Thanesri as a Convict Seema Alavi / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` MILITARY ASPECTS OF THE INDIAN UPRISING Edited by Gavin Rand and Crispin Bates Military Aspects of the Indian Uprising deals with how battles were won and lost and how the army re-organised after the revolt. It also touches on the thorny issue of how to define the events of 1857-as a rebellion, a national uprising or a small war of the kind experienced in many colonial states. Preface / Introduction: The 'Subaltern at Arms' Gavin Rand and Crispin Bates / The Sepoy Speaks: Discerning the Significance of the Vellore Mutiny James W Frey / Combat, Combat Motivation and the Construction of Identities: A Case Study Kaushik Roy / Holy Warriors: Religion as Military Modus Operandi Crispin Bates and Marina Carter / Logistic Failures on the Part of the Rebels in 1857 William Dalrymple / Durgadas and Sitaram: Tales of Loyalty in the Great Indian Uprising Sabyasachi Dasgupta / Reconstructing the Imperial Military after the Rebellion Gavin Rand / Finding those Men with 'Guts': The Ascription and Re-ascription of Martial Identities in India after the Uprising Gajendra Singh / Mutiny, War or Small War? Revisiting an Old Debate Gautam Chakravarty / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` A

47 History MUSLIM, DALIT AND SUBALTERN NARRATIVES Edited by Crispin Bates University of Edinburgh Muslim, Dalit and Subaltern Narratives addresses the role of marginal and Muslim groups respectively, exploring minority perceptions of the Uprising, including Dalit narratives and the use of 1857 in re-imagining the past. The second half of the volume looks into the response and involvement of different Muslim social groups, from civil servants, philosophers and logicians to the Mujahidin, as well as exploring the experience of indigenous participants in their own words. Preface / Acknowledgements / Introduction Markus Daechsel / Identity and Narratives: Dalits and Memories of 1857 Badri Narayan Tiwari / Condemnation and Commemoration: (En)Gendering Dalit Narratives of 1857 Charu Gupta / We and They in an Altered Ecumene: The Mutiny from the Mutineers Mouths Nupur Chaudhuri and Rajat Kanta Ray / Sites of Provocation and Coalescence: Jails as Spaces of Rebellion in Clare Anderson / Ideology and Paradox in British Civil Service Accounts of Muslim Conspiracy in Alex Padamsee / Questionable Loyalties: Muslim Government Servants and Rebellion Avril A Powell / The Legacies of 1857 among the Muslim Intelligentsia of North India Mushirul Hasan / In the Wake of Colonial Ascendancy: Rethinking Muslim Respectability Ruby Lal / Abused Rationality?: On the Role of maquli Scholars in the Events of 1857/1858 Jan-Peter Hartung / Rebellious Against Rebellion, Kashful Baghaavat Gorakhpur: A Pro-British Account of the Revolt of 1857 by a Sufi Aristocrat Farhat Nasreen / Mutiny s Children: Race, Childhood and Authority after 1857 Satadru Sen / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` PERCEPTION, NARRATION AND REINVENTION: THE PEDAGOGY AND HISTORIOGRAPHY OF THE INDIAN UPRISING Edited by Crispin Bates University of Edinburgh This volume moves into the territory of hagiography and pedagogy. It covers intellectual and popular reactions to the revolt and the various ways in which historians and the wider public in India, Pakistan, and Britain have sought to understand, categorise and at times distort or exaggerate salient aspects and particular events. Preface / Acknowledgements / Introduction Crispin Bates / 1857 and the Indian Intelligentsia Sudhir Chandra / 1857: Historical Works and Proclamations Nupur Chaudhuri and Rajat Kanta Ray / V D Savarkar s The Indian War of Independence: The First Nationalist Reconstruction of the Revolt of 1857 Bhagwan Josh / V D Savarkar and the Indian War of Independence: Contrasting Perspectives of an Emergent Composite State John R Pincince / Two Responses to 1857 in the Centenary Year: S N Sen and S B Chaudhuri Rudrangshu Mukherjee / VD Savarkar and the Uses of History Vinayak Chaturvedi / Histories and National Memory: 1857 Benjamin Zachariah / An Uneasy Commemoration: 1957, the British in India and the Sepoy Mutiny Crispin Bates and Marina Carter / What Really Happened in 1857? : A Synthesis of the Pakistani Perspectives on the Uprising in Urdu Literature M Naeem Qureshi / The War of 1857 as Perceived and Taught in Pakistan Syed Minhaj ul Hassan / 1857 as Reflected in Persian and Urdu Documents S M Azizuddin Husain / Rational Scepticism and the Teaching of (Indian) History Peter Robb / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` FACING GLOBALIZATION IN THE HIMALAYAS Belonging and the Politics of the Self Edited by Gerard Toffin Director of Research, National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), Villejuif and Joanna Pfaff-Czarnecka Bielefeld University This book explores the complex relationships between belonging and globalization in the contemporary Himalayan world and beyond. Over the last decades, the interrelations at local, national, and global scales have intensified in historically unprecedented forms and intensity. At the same time, homogenizing global processes have generated parochial and vernacular reactions. This book aims at developing an appropriate analysis of these interactions and, thus, at supplementing the previous collection on the Politics of Belonging in the Himalayas. ABRIDGED Preface / Introduction: Globalization and Belonging in the Himalayas and in Trans-Himalayan Social Spaces Gérard Toffin and Joanna Pfaff-Czarnecka / I: SHIFTING HORIZONS OF BELONGING / II: MIGRANT EXPERIENCES IN SOUTH ASIA AND BEYOND / III: CREATING TRANSNATIONAL BELONGING / IV: GLOBALITY AND ACTIVIST EXPERIENCE / V: NATIONAL RECONFIGURATIONS / Glossary GOVERNANCE, CONFLICT AND CIVIC ACTION pages Hardback ( ) ` ON THE EDGE OF EMPIRE Four British Plans for North East India, Edited by David R Syiemlieh Member, Union Public Service Commission A great work for those who are interested in tribal development and more specifically the development of the northeast of India...indeed an eye-opener... The Hindu In the closing years of the British rule in India, a secret plan was conceived and discussed at the highest circles for a crown colony comprising the hill areas of North East India and the tribal areas of Burma. This book compiles the four British plans into a single volume. There is a connection between the four plans of Reid, Clow, Mills and Adams. All four were members of the Indian Civil Service, all four served in various capacities in the region and all officers left their accounts/notes perhaps not mindful that even if these were not implemented the notes. Preface / Acknowledgements / Introduction David R Syiemlieh / A Note on the Future of the Present Excluded, Partially Excluded and Tribal Areas of Assam Sir Robert N Reid / A Note on the Future of the Hill Tribes of Assam and the Adjoining Hills in a Self-governing India James P Mills / The Future Government of the Assam Tribal Peoples Sir Andrew G Clow / Some Notes on a Policy for the Hill Tribes of Assam Philip F Adams pages Hardback ( ) ` A

48 History THE BOSE BROTHERS AND INDIAN INDEPENDENCE An Insider s Account Madhuri Bose Human Rights Advocate and Writer...an important addition to the literature on India's freedom movement and the roles in it of the formidable Bose brothers, Sarat and Subhas. Rajmohan Gandhi Research Professor, Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Illinois...invaluable to scholars both in India and elsewhere. It is also a reminder of the complexity of the independence movement and of the different perspectives of some of the main players. John McCarthy National President of Australian Institute for International Affairs This book chronicles the roles of Sarat and Subhas Chandra Bose in the Indian freedom struggle. It draws from first-hand accounts of Amiya Nath Bose who was close to them as family, political ally and also was a confidant and trusted envoy. This book begins with the entry of the Bose brothers into the turbulent political arena of India in the 1920s, and unravels the politics of Indian Nationalist Movement, as experienced by Sarat and Subhas Chandra Bose. It reveals their interactions with contemporary leaders such as Chittaranjan Das, Jinnah, Motilal and Jawaharlal Nehru, Vallabhbhai Patel and Gandhi down the years, to the Partition in 1947 that Sarat Bose relentlessly struggled against. Written by a family member with access to diaries, notes, photographs and private correspondence, this book brings to light previously unpublished material on Netaji and Sarat Chandra Bose. List of Photographs and Letters / Foreword by Rajmohan Gandhi / Acknowledgements / Introduction / The Bose Brothers and Ami / The Road to Mandalay / Swaraj Beckons Swaraj Denied / Bose Brothers and Gandhi Parting of the Ways / Partition: A Bitter Pill / A Free and United Bengal / Epilogue / Glossary / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` About the Author Madhuri Bose was born and grew up in Kolkata, the daughter and second child of Amiya Nath and Jyostna Bose, grand-daughter of Sarat Chandra Bose and grand-niece of his younger brother Subhas Chandra Bose. Reminiscences from her father Amiya of the immense contributions of the iconic Bose brothers to the Indian freedom struggle, were the stuff of her childhood and the genesis of this book. She has pursued her professional career as a human rights advocate over more than three decades, with the international labour organisation in Geneva, the United Nations Development Programme in East Africa, and the Commonwealth Secretariat in London. In her professional capacity, Madhuri has written extensively on human rights issues, and has travelled widely in Africa, Asia and Europe Seconds with Madhuri Bose How old was Amiya Nath Bose when he witnessed the Indian freedom struggle? How did he help you to write this book? Amiya was just thirteen years old when father Sarat with his immediate family and Subhas moved to 1 Woodburn Park. Amiya shared a bedroom with his Uncle Subhas who often talked to him about the freedom struggle. Thus Amiya s interest in the struggle was sparked by Subhas from an early age. Besides Woodburn Park was the hub of all the action since the 1920s and Amiya was growing up in the midst of it all. Amiya is the inspiration and principal source for this book. Can you share some interesting anecdotes about the Bose Brothers that your father might have shared with you? Father often spoke about the remarkable relationship between Sarat and Subhas. For Sarat, Subhas, eight years younger, was as dear to him as his own children (perhaps even more!); and for Subhas, his Mejda was his pillar in every way throughout his life. Amiya would recount, with a smile, how at times he would be sent as the messenger by Subhas to Sarat when the former was wary of Mejda s reactions, for example, Amiya conveyed Subhas distrust of Nirad C. Chaudhuri who in the late 1930s was engaged as the private secretary of Sarat. Unlike Subhas Chandra Bose, we heard much less about Sarat Chandra Bose. What could be the possible reason behind this? Justice has not been done to Sarat in recording his role in the Congress movement and in the history of the freedom struggle in the three decades from 1920 to Sarat was a highly principled and charismatic President of the Congress. After Sarat was released from detention in September 1945, it was Gandhi himself who appealed to him to take an active role in the Congress. Sarat was invited to join the Interim Government in 1946 as he was the Leader of the Opposition in the Central Legislative Assembly. What was it about these two erudite and charismatic men Sarat and Subhas Chandra Bose that commanded so much attention. The British Raj both admired and feared the Bose Brothers. Both were of outstanding intellect, highlyprincipled and fearless in the face of adversity. Both were able to more than match the British in their masterly use of the English language - in their knowledge and application of the law and accompanying rights and in their ability to highlight the injustices visited upon a subject people by an imperial overlord. 26A

49 History / Philosophy / Peace & Conflict FIELDWORK IN SOUTH ASIA Memories, Moments, and Experiences Edited by Sarit K Chaudhuri Head, Department of Anthropology, Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh and Sucheta Sen Chaudhuri Head, Centre for Indigenous Culture Studies, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi The most valuable reflection on one of the central concerns of contemporary anthropology: to rehabilitate fieldwork as the essential core of the discipline s specificity. The contributors vividly account how field immersion is always an arduous and delicate undertaking and how for the same reason it cannot be substituted by any expedient. Philippe Ramirez Directeur de l UPR 299, Centre d'études Himalayennes, CNRS, France Fieldwork in South Asia is a valuable attempt to listen and learn from the memories and significant moments of fieldwork done by anthropologists, sociologists, and even historians from South Asia. The essays lead towards a deeper understanding of concerns of fieldwork located in various field sites across South Asia without assuming or applying fixed normative rules for the whole region. Foreword Felix Padel / Preface / Introduction: Evolving Concerns of Fieldwork Sarit K Chaudhuri and Sucheta Sen Chaudhuri / I. EXPERIENCE OF SOUTH ASIAN NATIONS / A Historian/ Anthropologist amongst the Garos of Bangladesh Ellen Bal / Power and Authority in the Field Ali Khan / Story of My Research in Bhutan A C Sinha / Remembering Fieldwork Histories Mandy Sadan / Fields of Working Knowledge Ben Campbell / Reflections on Fieldwork in Three Cultures Arjun Guneratne / Return to Rengsanggri Robbins Burling / II. THE INDIAN EXPERIENCE / Researching Garo Death Rites Erik de Maaker / Memories and Reflections on Ethnographic Fieldwork in Conflict Setting Debojyoti Das / In Search of Storytellers among the Khiamniungan Nagas Anungla Aier / Experiencing Mortuary Practices in an Anthropological Journey Gautam Kumar Bera / Making Senses of the Organizations and the Experiences of Anthropological Practices in a University of India Arnab Das / Tales of Everyday Politics in West Bengal Suman Nath and Bhaskar Chakrabarti / Doing Fieldwork and Discovering Harijan Art in Madhubani Neel Rekha / Memories of My Third Visit to the Nicobar Archipelago Vijoy S Sahay / Discovering the Self and Others in Jammu, Kashmir, and Ladakh Abeer Gupta / Dialogue on Indigenous Studies and Fieldwork in India Daniel J Rycroft and Ganesh Devy / Glossary / Index UNDERSTANDING SUICIDE TERRORISM Psychosocial Dynamics Edited by Updesh Kumar Scientist 'F' and Head, Mental Health Division, Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR), Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Ministry of Defence, Government of India and Manas K Mandal Director General (Life Sciences), Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Ministry of Defence, Government of India Understanding Suicide Terrorism delves upon the enigmatic issue of suicide terrorism. The book is an interdisciplinary multifaceted venture that brings together scholarly work from across the world, across cultures and societies on the issue of suicide terror. The common thread weaving through all the articles is the notion of suicide terror as a complex phenomenon that defies easy explanation, prediction or controllability. Informed by theoretical stances of not only psychological sciences, but other social sciences like political science, criminology, military and sociology the book is an insightful reading. Foreword Professor Ariel Merari / Preface / I: SUICIDE TERRORISM: A PHENOMENON / Suicide Terrorism: Delineating the Construct Swati Mukherjee, Updesh Kumar, and Manas K Mandal / Suicide Terrorism Explained: A Psychosocial Approach Luis de la Corte Ibáñez / Evolutionary Psychological Science of Suicide Terrorism James R Liddle and Todd K Shackelford / Suicide Terrorism as Social Noise: A Communicative Perspective Jonathan Matusitz / Mumbai Style : Exploration of a Concept Mark Dechesne / Suicide Bombing: Homicidal Killing or a Weapon of War? Riaz Hassan / II: SUICIDE TERRORISM: A PROCESS / The Psychology of Suicide Terrorism Jerrold M Post, Farhana Ali, Schuyler W. Henderson, Stephen Shanfield, Jeff Victoroff, and Stevan Weine / The Militant Jihadi Ideology of Martyrdom as Short-lived Psychological First-Aid for Trauma and Loss Anne Speckhard / Are Suicide Terrorists Suicidal? Bruce Bongar, Uri Kugel, and Victoria Kendrick / The Role of Military Psychologists and Psychiatrists in Understanding Suicide Terrorism Uri Kugel, Laurie Black, Joseph Tomlins, Elvin Sheykhani, Bruce Bongar, Morgan Banks, and Larry James / The Use and Abuse of Children/Youth in Terrorism and Suicide Bombing Edna Erez and Anat Berko / Deterring Suicide Terrorism Dushyant Singh / Author Index / Subject Index pages Hardback ( ) ` pages Hardback ( ) ` PHILOSOPHY AS SAMVADA AND SVARAJ Dialogical Meditations on Daya Krishna and Ramchandra Gandhi Edited by Shail Mayaram Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi If we look at the intellectual journeys of both Ramchandra Gandhi and Daya Krishna, we see in their work an attempt to represent, in interesting ways, the Indian philosophical tradition. Looking at their ideas, and getting a sense of how they chose between options at different forks in the road that they would necessarily have encountered would be very revealing. Peter Ronald desouza Director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla Philosophy as Samvada and Svaraj discusses Daya Krishna and Ramchandra Gandhi s respective intellectual contributions and speculates how one might take forward the work of the two persons who were among the most brilliant minds of our times. Both Daya Krishna and Ramchandra Gandhi emphasized freedom and autonomy of thought and upheld the importance of samvada, somewhat inadequate in its English translation as dialogue. ABRIDGED Foreword Peter Ronald desouza / Introduction Shail Mayaram / I: OF LOVE, LIBERATION AND LILA / II: THE IDEA OF SWARAJ: ASYMMETRIES OF POWER, KNOWLEDGE AND ALTERNATIVE, ETHICAL POLITICS / III: MODES OF SAMVAD / IV: LANGUAGE, SELFHOOD AND PHILOSOPHY / V: RE-THINKING ISSUES IN THE ARTS/ETHICS/SCIENCE/MATHEMATICS / VI: ON LIFE AND DEATH AND DYING / Afterword / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` A

50 Peace & Conflict SAGE SERIES IN HUMAN RIGHTS AUDITS OF PEACE PROCESSES Five Volume Set Edited by Rita Manchanda Research Director, South Asia Forum for Human Rights, Delhi The SAGE Series in Human Rights Audits of Peace Processes provides an overview of peace-audit study and explores why many peace processes fail. It provides comparative analyses of peace processes in South Asia drawn from field-based audit exercises in four regions: Northeast India; Balochistan, Pakistan; Madhesh, Nepal; and Chittagong Hills Tracts, Bangladesh. By placing conflictaffected peoples perspectives and experiences at the center, the five volumes explore the gaps between the national elite s vision of conflict management, pacification, and restoring normalcy vis-andagrave;-vis peoples expectations of systemic change in the factors that drove the conflicts. The volumes question the success of peacemaking processes, indexing them on the quality of democracy by looking at peoples rights and entitlements. They set forth ways in which peace accords can be made to deliver a more inclusive, non-exploitative, and just peace. 5 Volume Set pages Hardback ( ) ` 6, Making War, Making Peace Conflict Resolution in South Asia Rita Manchanda and Tapan Kumar Bose This book maps the South Asian states praxis of resolving ethnonationalist conflicts via peace accords that largely result in the creation of homeland -based federal arrangements and special autonomies. Confronted by the regions faltering peace processes, the authors explore the gaps between the national elites vision of conflict management and pacification and the conflict affected peoples expectations out of such peace processes. Bridging State and Nation Peace Accords in India s Northeast Rita Manchanda, Tapan Kumar Bose and Sajal Nag This book brings a rights based perspective to an area that has long been monopolized by counterinsurgency wallahs or body-count human rights documentation. Challenging the long-standing assumptions about primoridal tribalism, the book points out that the goal posts have shifted; new social forces have emerged which are capable of uniting community, group, and gender interests while negotiating for higher forms of autonomy. Balochistan A Case Study of Pakistan s Peacemaking Praxis Alia Amirali This book examines Pakistan's adoption of military force as its predominant strategy in Balochistan, recent shift in policy-making, and formulations and combinations that govern its choice of peace-making strategies. These strategies are shaped by the interests of competing factions/institutions within the state and the state s ruling elites. Confronting the Federal Sphinx in Nepal Madhesh-Tarai Tapan Kumar Bose and Som Prasad Niroula This volume evaluates the ascendence of the Madheshis in postwar Nepali politics and their emergence as a major player. Analyzing the political economy of Nepali nationalism, the book provides a history of the discrimination of Madheshis, their struggle for justice, participation in democracy movements, and their betrayal by the Caste Hill Hindu Elite (CHHE)-controlled political parties. It explores the possibility of a new Madheshi identity that can accommodate the competing claims of Tharus (Janajati), Muslims, and Dalits. Conflict and Partition Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh Amena Mohsin and Delwar Hossain The study traces the origins of ethnic insurgency, charts through the peace process, and takes the responses of different regimes; and also critically those of the Hill people from the field study. The CHT accord and its discords, questions pertaining to women, and issues of resource and power distribution have been analyzed. About the Editor Rita Manchanda is Research Director of the South Asia Forum for Human Rights. She is the Coordinator of the Human Rights and Peace Audits research project as well as the Women Conflict and Peace-building and Media and Conflict programs. 28A

51 Peace & Conflict REVISITING NUCLEAR INDIA Imaginary Runa Das University of Minnesota, Duluth A novel investigation in defining the country s nuclear policy choices since Interrogating the socially constructed nature of a nation s strategic culture to explain its nuclear security policies is not a common practice in the mainstream scholarships of strategic culture studies and International Relations. Revisiting Nuclear India is an effort to reorient strategic culture and international security studies in this direction.this book renders a novel line of theoretical and analytical approach to study a discursive link between the reconstructions of India s strategic cultures, insecurities, and India s nuclear policy choices from 1947 to the present. Acknowledgements / Discourse in International Relations: Situating India / Nation-making in Colonial India / Political Idealism and Atomic Science: / Defense Preparedness and Nuclear Aggressiveness: / At the Nuclear Edge: / Crossing the Nuclear Threshold and the Neoliberal Turn: / Neoliberal Strategic Security/Defense Collaborations: Post-2004 / Conclusion / Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` ARMED CONFLICT, PEACE AUDIT AND EARLY WARNING 2014 Stability and Instability in South Asia Edited by D Suba Chandran Director, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, New Delhi and P R Chari Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, New Delhi This volume addresses three major security aspects in South Asia armed conflicts, peace audit and early warning. The essays span the entire range of armed conflicts, including inter-state and intra-state actors in the region. An innovative attempt is also made to audit the peace processes in conflictdriven environments since certain areas have witnessed an end to armed conflicts. Addressing the gap between the end of violence and the response to peace, it assesses whether peace processes are fragile in South Asia. ABRIDGED Preface / I: ARMED CONFLICT / II: PEACE AUDIT / III: EARLY WARNING / / Index ARMED CONFLICT, PEACE AUDIT AND EARLY WARNING pages Hardback ( ) ` ORIENTALISM, TERRORISM, INDIGENISM South Asian Readings in Postcolonialism Pavan Kumar Malreddy Researcher, Institute for English and American Studies, Goethe University Frankfurt A thought-provoking contribution to current debates about postcolonial theory s exhaustion, Malreddy engages with contemporary discourses and South Asian texts to address the century s new wave of postcoloniality. Stimulating and readable. Janet Wilson University of Northampton This book s contribution lies in its careful synthesis of concepts and concrete examples on issues of contemporary concern: terrorism, Orientalism, and Dalit Bahujan movements, and their reception in the popular media as well as in academic literature. Drawing from the latest developments in South Asian literary studies, this book examines the uses of postcolonial theory in understanding the structural transformations enabled by post-9/11 discourses of Orientalism and terrorism; the internal contradictions between South Asian approaches to postcolonialism (Subaltern Studies) and its European adaptations; and the resistance produced by the indigenization of local literary traditions in the work of select South Asian literary figures. Preface / Introduction / I: DISCOURSES: ORIENTALISM, TERRORISM, AND POPULAR CULTURE / Orientalism(s) After 9/11 / Imagining the Terrorist: A Post-orientalist Inquiry / "Pulp Orientalism" : Representations of Afghanistan and Pakistan in Popular Fiction / II: DISJUNCTURES: HUMANISM AND INTERDISCIPLINARITY / After Orientalism:Difference and Disjuncture in Postcolonial Theory / Postcolonialism: Interdisciplinary or Interdiscursive? / III: INDIGENISM(S): COSMOPOLITANISM, RIGHTS, AND CULTURAL POLITICS / Cosmopolitanism Within: The Case of R.K. Narayan s Fictional Malgudi / (An) Other way of Being Human: Indigenous Alternatives to Postcolonial Humanism / Margins of India: Kancha Ilaiah s Postcolonial "Nationalogues" / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` LEFT-WING EXTREMISM AND HUMAN RIGHTS The Role of Civil Liberties Groups in Andhra Pradesh K V Thomas Formerly at Intelligence Bureau (IB), Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India Left-Wing Extremism and Human Rights unfolds a mosaic of social issues, especially of the weaker and marginalized section, closely intertwined with internal security. Based on an empirical study of the Left-Wing Extremism (LWE) movement in Andhra Pradesh, once the citadel of LWE, it offers a deep analysis of the growth and consolidation of LWE in India. Preface / Human Rights: Historical Background and Constitutional Framework / Human Rights Scenario in Andhra Pradesh: A Ground-level Study / Left-Wing Extremism: Pan-Indian Scenario / Left-Wing Extremism and Human Rights in Andhra Pradesh / Human and Civil Rights of Marginalized Sections / How to Tackle Left-Wing Extremism? / Human Rights NGOs and Their Increasing Role / Andhra Pradesh: A Role Model for Civil Liberties Groups and NGOs / A Way Ahead / Conclusion / Appendix / Notes / Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` A

52 Peace & Conflict / Environmental Studies THE FIRST NAXAL An Authorised Biography of Kanu Sanyal Bappaditya Paul Senior Reporter, The Statesman, Kolkata This very readable book is a story of how that very Sanyal later embraced Marxism in its most extreme form - and went on to regret it later...this book meticulously unveils how Sanyal and his comrades built the CPI and later the CPI-M in Siliguri region that included Naxalbari. Hindustan Times The First Naxal narrates the making of Kanu Sanyal right from his childhood to the days of the Naxalbari uprising and beyond. It delves deep into Sanyal s evolution as a Communist rebel and throws light on the various stages of the Naxalite Movement with relevant background information. This book is that this is the only authorised biography of Kanu Sanyal in any language he personally read and cleared all its chapters but the last one, which deals with his aberrant demise. Preface / Acknowledgments / Beginning from the End / Days at the School / Drift to Politics / Partition, Independence and Matriculation / At College: Beginning of a Political Quest / Ban on CPI: The Birth of a Rebel / Meeting Charu Mazumdar: Destiny s First Glance / Off to Village: The Real Beginning / Asserting Farmers Rights: Time for Action / Land Reforms: The Differences Within / Sino-India War and the Split in CPI / Differences with Charu Mazumdar and the Chathat Experiment / Outbreak of Naxalbari Movement / Off to China and Meeting Mao Tse-tung / Formation and Disintegration of CPI-ML / Release from Jail and the Beginning of a New Struggle / Revolution versus Terrorism: Nandigram to Lalgarh / Private Life / Rebel Who Did Not Return Home / Photographs / Glossary / Historic Documents and News Clippings / The life and Times of Kanu Sanyal: A Chronology / Select Bibliography / Index pages Paperback ( ) ` CIVIL WARS IN SOUTH ASIA State, Sovereignty, Development Edited by Aparna Sundar Azim Premji University, Bangalore and Nandini Sundar Delhi School of Economics, Delhi South Asia has become the site of major civil or internal wars, with both domestic and global consequences. The conflict in Kashmir, for example, continues to make headlines, while those in the Northeast and central India simmer, though relatively unnoticed. There appears to be no clear resolution to the civil war and occupation in Afghanistan, even as Nepal and Sri Lanka work out their very different post-war settlements. In Bangladesh, the war of 1971 remains a political fault line, as the events around the War Crimes Tribunal show. This volume demonstrates the importance of South Asia as a region to deepening the study of civil wars and armed conflicts and, simultaneously, illustrates how civil wars open up questions of sovereignty, citizenship and state contours. By engaging these broader theoretical debates, in a field largely dominated by security studies and comparative politics, it contributes to the study of civil wars, political sociology, anthropology and political theory. Acknowledgements / Introduction: Sovereignty, Development and Civil War Aparna Sundar and Nandini Sundar / Contextualizing Civil Wars in South Asia Nandini Sundar / Sri Lanka: Military Fiscalism and the Politics of Market Reform at a Time of Civil War Rajesh Venugopal / The Transnational Political Economy of Civil War in Afghanistan Alessandro Monsutti / Aid and Violence: Development, Insurgency and and Social Transformation in Nepal Antonio Donini and Jeevan Raj Sharma / Civil War or Genocide? Britain and the Secession of East Pakistan in1971 A Dirk Moses / The Rise of Jihadi Militancy in Pakistan s Tribal Areas Haris Gazdar, Yasser Kureshi and Asad Sayeed / Routine Emergencies: India s Armed Forces Special Powers Act Sanjib Baruah / Local Agitations in a Globalized Context: A Case Study of Shopian and Bomai Gowhar Fazili / Articulating Grievance in Southeast Myanmar Stephen Campbell / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` DEATH WASN T PAINFUL Stories of Indian Fighter Pilots from the 1971 War Dhirendra S Jafa Wing Commander (Retd ), Indian Air Force Death Wasn t Painful is a true account of the experiences of a former Indian fighter pilot, who was taken prisoner during the 1971 Indo-Pak/Bangladesh Liberation War. While depicting the intrepid life of fighter pilots in active combat, the book also has an introspective side where it portrays the soldier s reactions to the terrifying realities of war. The experiences of prisoners of war are finely drawn, as we share the emotions of war death, alienation, loneliness and grief. Through heart-warming anecdotes and conversational passages of interactions with Pakistani interrogators, attendants, jailors and civilians, the book juxtaposes the metaphor of physical battles in the sky with the conflict of minds between two nations. Death Wasn t Painful / Compassion and Cruelty / Secrets and Sleuths / The Hospital Interlude / Myths and Misconceptions / Compatriots and Colleagues / A Yankee Comes Calling / Some Fun, Some Frolic / Courage and Cowardice / Daring and Devilry / Kala Sandhu / The Times, They Were Bad / Tigers in the Cage / Freedom Beckons / Preparations and Doubts / The Breakout / The Aftermath / Wages of Sin / Ayesha / The Great Homecoming / Annexure: Pen Portraits / Acknowledgements / Glossary pages Paperback ( ) ` MEDIA CONSTRUCTION OF ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY IN INDIA Prithi Nambiar Executive Director, Centre for Environment Education (CEE) Australia Inc, Sydney Media Construction of Environment and Sustainability in India presents a theoretical framework against which the role of media and communication in enabling this meaning negotiation is explored and illustrated through textual analysis and examination of interview data. The uniquely theoretical and practical perspective on the discursive construction of these concepts will be of immense value for policy makers, development and media practitioners, scholars, and students of media and communication. List of Illustrations / List of Abbreviations / Foreword Professor Chitty / Preface / Acknowledgements / Introduction / The Sustainability Discourse / Prioritising Sustainable Development / Communicating and Framing Sustainability / The Indian Environment and Sustainability Discourse / Making Sense of Sustainability: Exploring Elite Public Discourse / Media Construction of Environment and Sustainability / Framing the Future of Sustainability / Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` A

53 Environmental Studies / Urban Studies ACHIEVING UNIVERSAL ENERGY ACCESS IN INDIA Challenges and the Way Forward P C Maithani Director, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India and Deepak Gupta Ex-Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India Forty-five per cent of India s rural population is without electricity and over 85 per cent is dependent on biomass to meet its cooking needs. Projections suggest that if the present trends continue, a large section of India s rural population will remain without access to modern energy services even in It also follows that energy access is not only a critical component for reducing rural poverty and drudgery but it is also one of the fundamental conditions for holistic rural development. The book takes a critical look at the present energy policy and addresses ways to improve energy penetration. In doing so it encourages the use of renewable energy as an alternate medium, challenging the traditional power proponents. Preface / List of Abbreviations / The Importance of Energy Access / Global Status / India Electricity Status / Rural Electrification Policy Landscape and Status of Access / Renewable Energy Options for Electricity Access / Challenges for Universal Electricity Access and Way Forward / Access to Cooking Energy / Subsidies and Funding / Energy Access and Rural Development / The Last Word / Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` ENVIRONMENT AND FISCAL REFORMS IN INDIA Edited by D K Srivastava Chief Policy Advisor, EY India and K S Kavi Kumar Madras School of Economics, Chennai India is, at present, embarking upon a major reform of its indirect tax system. This book highlights the importance of an integrated fiscal regime promoting innovations in efficient resource management, taxing polluting inputs and outputs, and spreading awareness about the problems facing the environment and its inter-dependent systems. The current structure of taxation in India, the book underlines, is characterized by inadequacies such as cascading, multiple tax rates and inter-state sales tax, fragmenting the all- India market. The ongoing fiscal reforms are aimed at ushering a comprehensive goods and services tax (GST) to address these concerns. The book argues in favour of integrating environmental considerations in the GST regime. It emphasizes the importance of eco-taxes on polluting inputs and outputs at a higher effective rate taking both the central and the state taxes into account. Preface / Context and Overview D K Srivastava and K S Kavi Kumar / Environmental Tax Reforms: International Experience D K Srivastava, K S Kavi Kumar and C Bhujanga Rao / Goods and Services Tax in India: The Current Debate D K Srivastava / Integrating Environmental Considerations in GST Regime D K Srivastava and K S Kavi Kumar / Role of Environmental Subsidies in India D K Srivastava, Rita Pandey and C Bhujanga Rao / Conclusion and Prospects D K Srivastava and K S Kavi Kumar / Appendices / Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` DISPLACEMENT, REVOLUTION, AND THE NEW URBAN CONDITION Theories and Case Studies Ipsita Chatterjee Department of Geography, University of North Texas, US Displacement, Revolution, and the New Urban Condition provides a window into the global urban contradiction through the lens of a Third World city. It is not a book on urban India, or a book on Ahmedabad city, or even a book on the Sabarmati River Front Development (SRFD) project, but it is a book that uses all these lenses to conceptualize urban exploitation. The author develops a dialectical praxis of theory transfer that takes us from the First World to the Third World and back again. In the process, the arrow of theory transfer is not reversed, because theory cannot be transferred by simply changing the direction of the arrow; instead, an attempt is made to (re)produce and (re)inform different conceptual worlds by juxtaposing it with the SRFD project in Ahmedabad city. This book is, therefore, as much about the poor people of Ahmedabad as it is about global urban displacement and the politics of resettlement and resistance theory and practice are always inflected, and the chapters demonstrate this inflection deeply and clearly. Acknowledgments / Preface / Introduction / New Urban Politics / Accumulation, Estrangement, and Displacement / Resettlement and the Territorialization of Exploitation / Of Unruly Practices and Resistance / Reversing the Arrow? Theory Transfer and Theory-building / Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` URBAN VILLAGER Life in an Indian Satellite Town Vandana Vasudevan Columnist Urban Villager is a superbly etched and finely detailed representation of the life of an urban villager in a modern satellite town of India. It describes how Delhi, as a city, is growing radially, stretching its way into the rural fringes of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh that border the city to form the National Capital Region. Through the microcosm of Greater Noida, a suburb of New Delhi, the author draws a portrait of life in a semiurban town, where billion dollar homes and villages with no sewage system share the same pin code. Some farmers sell their land and try to cope with a new found prosperity; others refuse and break into agitations that make newspaper headlines. A builder destroys a wetland to make a township while the middle class in high rises frets about power and security. Preface / I: WHOSE LAND IS IT ANYWAY? / A New Town is Born / A Mutiny, A Martyr and Some Myths / Farmer, Farmer, Give Me Your Land / The Murky Tales of Noida Extension / Formula 1: Zipping through the Fields / II: THE IMPACT OF ACQUISITION / Poof! The Cash is Gone. Where s My Gun? / The Cost of Building / No Home for the Bristled Grassbird / III: NEW OWNERS OF AN OLD LAND / Isles of Urbania / The Creation of an Education Bazaar / IV: THE SCHIZOPHRENIA OF THE PERI-URBAN TOWN / The Big, Fat Gujjar Wedding / Urban Villager / Art and the City / Greater Noida Heavens / V: GROWTH PANGS OF YOUNG TOWNS / The Complexities of Adolescence / Our Cities, Our Future / Annexures / Bibliography pages Hardback ( ) ` A

54 Urban Studies URBANISATION IN INDIA Challenges, Opportunities and the Way Forward Edited by Isher Judge Ahluwalia Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, New Delhi, Ravi Kanbur Cornell University and P K Mohanty Chief Secretary, Government of Andhra Pradesh A most welcome contribution to the literature precisely because it shines the light on the non-financial challenges to sustainable urbanization. Business Standard Urban areas are integral to India s growth and development, accounting for around two-thirds of the country s GDP. Analysing India s rapidly expanding process of urbanisation, the book identifies the key challenges and opportunities and proposes suitable managerial and policy reforms. It addresses critical issues and puts forth suggestions for better planning financing alternatives and, most importantly, better governance for improved service delivery and affordable housing. Preface / Challenges of Urbanisation in India: An Overview Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Ravi Kanbur and P K Mohanty / I: URBAN PLANNING, INFRASTRUCTURE AND SUSTAINABILITY / Urban Infrastructure and Service Delivery Isher Judge Ahluwalia / Planning and Markets for Urban Development in India Isher Judge Ahluwalia and P K Mohanty / Sustainable Urban Living Montek S Ahluwalia and Ajay Mathur / II: FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE / A Municipal Financing Framework P K Mohanty / Market Worthiness and Urban Local Governments Jessica Seddon / The Practice of PPP in Urban Infrastructure Anand Sahasranaman and Vikram Kapur / Governance and Fiscal Federalism Govinda Rao and Richard Bird / III: INCLUSION AND GOVERNANCE / Generating Demand for Good Governance Samuel Paul / Integrating Redevelopment of Slums in City Planning Bimal Patel and V K Phatak / Affordable Housing in Urban India Deepak Parekh / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` ASSORTED CITY Equity, Justice, and Politics in Urban Services Delivery Suptendu P Biswas An Architect, Urban Designer and Planning Professional A rare piece of research on the game of urban services delivery in an Indian metropolis. Assorted City makes an important contribution to urban planning discourses in India by offering an in-depth conceptual and theoretical insight to address theory practice dichotomy. It captures generic urban processes in three ways: the questions it raises about planning, the multifaceted methodological perspective it introduces, and the commitment it underlines toward social justice and equity in a democracy. This book explores and exposes the interplay between urban existence and the politics of service delivery. Preface / Introduction / I: POSITIONS AND PROPOSITIONS / Ideology, Policy, and Governmentality / Planning and Its Practices of Delivery / Politics of Distribution / II: POLITICS OF DISTRIBUTION IN WATER SUPPLY / Physical Setting and the Method of Study / Socioeconomic Spaces and Property Rights / Water Supply and Socioeconomic Spaces / Water Supply, Political Funding, and Socioeconomic Spaces / III: ASSORTED CITY / Politics of Practices, Its Ambiguity, and Governmentality / Equity Mosaics and Assorted City / Select Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` CITIES AND PUBLIC POLICY An Urban Agenda for India Prasanna K Mohanty Chief Secretary, Government of Andhra Pradesh Cities and Public Policy acknowledges the role of agglomeration externalities as the cornerstone of urban public policy in India. Arguing that hypotheses of over-urbanization and urban bias theory which articulated a negative view of urbanization are based on fragile theoretical as well as empirical foundations, this book calls for proactive public policy to harness planned urbanization as resource.the book provides a large number of practical examples from India and abroad to enable policy-makers undertake reforms in urban and regional planning, financing, and governance to meet the challenges of urbanization in India. Preface / Introduction / Cities and Agglomeration Economies / Fallacy of Over-urbanisation / Spatial Planning, Transportation, and Land Use / Right to the City: Making Urbanisation Inclusive / Financing City Development and Services / Using Urban Land as a Resource / Institutional Framework for Good Urban Governance / Cities and Public Policy: An Urban Agenda for India / Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` About the Author Suptendu P Biswas is an architect, urban designer, and planning professional involved in teaching, research, and consultancy. He is a graduate from B.E. College (IIEST), Shibpur, and is a postgraduate and doctorate from the School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), New Delhi. He works on built environment, urbanism, spatial equity, and sociology of culture. Dr Biswas is a recipient of the National Scholarship from Government of India and Senior Fellowship from Ministry of Culture, Government of India. He is one of the partners of VSPB Associates, an Architecture, Urban Design, and Landscape firm in New Delhi, as well as a Visiting Faculty in postgraduate planning courses at SPA, New Delhi. He is also one of the founder trustees for the Trust for Sustainable Education and Action in Architecture (SEARCH), based at Kolkata and New Delhi. Dr Biswas has taught in top institutions in Delhi NCR for one and a half decadeincluding SPA, Sushant School of Art & Architecture, and GGS Indraprastha University. He also has a number of significant publications in journals and newspapers on architectural and urban issues, and has made presentations at national and international symposia too. In a professional career spanning more than two decades, his projects have been presented, published, and exhibited in India and abroad. 32A

55 History SAGE SERIES IN MODERN INDIAN HISTORY Fifteen-Volume Set Edited by Bipan Chandra, Mridula Mukherjee both at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Aditya Mukherjee Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi The SAGE Series in Modern Indian History consists of well-researched volumes with a wider scope and is intended to bring together the growing volume of historical studies that share a broad common historiographic focus. The approach that the authors have tried to evolve looks sympathetically, though critically, at the Indian national liberation struggle and other popular movements such as those of labour, peasants, lower castes, tribal peoples and women. It focuses on communalism and casteism as major features of modern Indian development. The volumes in the series will tend to reflect this approach as also its changing and developing features. At the broadest plane this approach is committed to the Enlightenment values of rationalism, humanism, democracy and secularism. This set includes: Volume ¹: Independence and Partition: The Erosion of Colonial Power in India by Sucheta Mahajan Volume ²: A Narrative of Communal Politics: Uttar Pradesh, ¹9³7 ³9 by Salil Misra Volume ³: Imperialism, Nationalism and the Making of the Indian Capitalist Class, by Aditya Mukherjee Volume 4: From Movement to Government: The Congress in the United Provinces, ¹9³7 4² by Visalakshi Menon Volume 5: Peasants in India s Non-Violent Revolution: Practice and Theory by Mridula Mukherjee Volume 6: Communalism in Bengal: From Famine to Noakhali, ¹94³ 47 by Rakesh Batabyal Volume 7: by Shri Krishan Volume 8: by Tan Tai Yong Volume 9: Colonializing Agriculture: The Myth of Punjab Exceptionalism by Mridula Mukherjee Volume ¹0: Region, Nation, Heartland : Uttar Pradesh in India s Body-Politic by Gyanesh Kudaisya Volume ¹¹: National Movement and Politics in Orissa, by Pritish Acharya Volume ¹²: by D N Gupta Volume ¹³: Vocalising Silence: Political Protests in Orissa, ¹9³0 ³² by Chandi Prasad Nanda Volume ¹4: Nandanar s Children: The Paraiyans Tryst with Destiny, Tamil Nadu ¹850 ¹956 by Raj Sekhar Basu Volume ¹5: Enlightenment and Violence: Modernity and Nation-Making by Tadd Fernée pages Hardback ( ) ` Volume Set PATEL, PRASAD AND RAJAJI Myth of the Indian Right Neerja Singh Department of History, Satyawati College, University of Delhi This book traces the debates around the concept of Right and Right-wing Politics in the Indian political context. Delineating the differing ideological positions held by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Dr Rajendra Prasad and C. Rajagopalachari on the one hand and of their leftist socialist detractors and opponents on the other, this book questions the validity of using terms such as Rightist or Leftist based on Eurocentric notions without understanding the Indian context. It establishes the fact that these three Gandhian leaders did not represent conservative or reactionary forces. They, in fact, practised and promoted progressive ideas in their vision of socio-economic reconstruction of the country. Series Editors Preface / Preface and Acknowledgements / Crisis of Paradigm: Historicity of the Concept of Right / Social Vision of the Congress Right / The Congress Right and the Communal Question / Economic and Political Ideology of the Congress Right / Strategic Issues / The Congress Right : The Princes and the State Peoples Movement / Conclusion / Bibliography / Index SAGE SERIES IN MODERN INDIAN HISTORY pages Hardback ( ) ` THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION AND SOCIAL REVOLUTION Right to Property since Independence V Krishna Ananth Department of History, Sikkim University This book highlights the evolution of India s Constitution into a tool for social revolution, tracing the various stages through which the law on the Right to Property and its relationship with the idea of socialism as laid out in Parts III and IV of the Constitution have evolved. It underlines that the road to social revolution has been marked by a process where attempts to give effect to the idea of justice social, economic, and political as laid down in the Preamble have achieved a measure of success. Series Editors' Preface / Preface / Idea of Socialism and the Indian National Congress: The Nehru Imprint / Socialism and the Right to Property as a Fundamental Right: The Constituent Assembly Debates / Socialism as State Policy: A Brief Discussion on the Debate on Directive Principles in the Constituent Assembly / The Socialist Agenda: Reconciling Fundamental Rights with Directive Principles / Property as Fundamental Right: The Judiciary Strikes Again / Restoring the Balance: Keshavananda and the Basic Structure Doctrine / Integrating the Directive Principles into the Fundamental Rights / Socialism and Liberalization / Conclusion / Appendices / Bibliography / Index SAGE SERIES IN MODERN INDIAN HISTORY pages Hardback ( ) ` A

56 History ENLIGHTENMENT AND VIOLENCE Modernity and Nation-Making Tadd Fernée New Bulgarian University, Sofia Enlightenment and Violence is a history of ideas that proposes a multi-centred and non-eurocentric interpretation of the Enlightenment as a human heritage. This comparative study reconstructs how modernity was negotiated in different intellectual and political contexts as a national discourse within the broader heritage of Enlightenment. Series Editors Preface / Acknowledgements / Introduction / Akbar s Universal Peace (Sulh-i Kul): Relevance to the Enlightenment / The European Enlightenment: Between Revenge and Reconciliation / Early Indian Nationalism: Between Liberty and Authenticity / The Indian National Movement and Gandhi: The Ethic of Reconciliation as Mass Movement / The Ottoman Turkish Experience of the Enlightenment: Mass Movement and Programme / The Heritage of Non-violence in the Nehru Period: The Ethic of Reconciliation in Nation-Making / Iranian Enlightenment: Struggle for Multi-Cultural Democracy and Its Demise / Conclusion / Bibliography / Index SAGE SERIES IN MODERN INDIAN HISTORY pages Hardback ( ) ` THE INTERNATIONALIST MOMENT South Asia, Worlds, and World Views Edited by Ali Raza, Franziska Roy both at Research Fellow, Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin and Benjamin Zachariah Research Fellow, Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies at Heidelberg University The years between the First and Second World Wars comprise a critical moment in the history of the world. In the aftermath of the First World War and the Bolshevik Revolution, individuals and countries sought new solutions and blueprints for a world of greater stability, equality, and interdependency. Their divergent ends and objectives were held together, if temporarily, by a euphoria for the vastness and integratedness of the world and the desire and optimism to remake it and shape the future of humanity. Preface / Introduction: The Internationalism of the Moment: South Asia and the Contours of the Interwar World Ali Raza, Franziska Roy, and Benjamin Zachariah / Internationalisms in the Interwar Years: The Travelling of Ideas Benjamin Zachariah / India and the League Against Imperialism: A Special Blend of Nationalism and Internationalism Michele L Louro / Uniting the Oppressed Peoples of the East: Revolutionary Internationalism in an Asian Inflection Carolien Stolte / Straddling the International and the Regional: The Punjabi Left in the Interwar Period Ali Raza / Meeting the Rebel Girl: Anticolonial Solidarity and Interracial Romance Maia Ramnath / International Utopia and National Discipline: Youth and Volunteer Movements in Interwar South Asia Franziska Roy / Srecko Kosovel and Rabindranath Tagore: Universalist Hopes from the Margins of Europe Ana Jelnikar / Meghnad Saha s Two International Faces: Politics in Science and Science in Politics between the Wars Robert S Anderson / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` ARTEFACTS OF HISTORY Archaeology, Historiography and Indian Pasts Sudeshna Guha Associate Researcher at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge,and Tagore Research Scholar at the National Museum in New Delhi Any academic discipline, in order to move even a little away from its enduring static position, needs to have a critical look at the premises on which the discipline tends to lean perpetually. This book dares to produce that critical look at the way archæological knowledge is created and passed on in Indian archæology and should jolt its institutional leaders out of their seats of scientific complacency. B D Chattopadhyaya, Former Professor of History, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi This book encourages us to critically regard the ways in which ideologies of cultural heritage and civilisational legacies are transformed into tangible and visible things through archæological scholarship. It guides us to think afresh of the histories of antiquarianism in South Asia, explore the impetus of collecting and curatorial practices within the scholarship of pre-colonial India, and investigate the diverse linkages within the histories of Indian archæology. List of Illustrations / Acknowledgements / Histories, Historiography, Archaeology: An Introduction / Antiquarianism and South Asia: Questioning Histories of Origins / Nineveh in Bombay: The Curation of Foreign Antiquities and Histories of India / The Connected Histories of Philology and Archaeology / Fashioning the Unknown: Gordon Childe s Imprints upon the Indus Civilisation / Civilisation, Heritage and the Archaeological Scholarship / A Vision for Archaeology: Partition, Nationalism and the 'Indian' Pasts / Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` A GOVERNORS RAJ British Administration during Lord Irwin s Viceroyalty, Michael Fenwick Macnamara Independent Scholar This book explores the nature and impact of the governor s role in developing government policy, and the consequent effect in British India. Analysing the governors approaches towards and influence on Indian nationalism and other matters, it examines Lord Irwin s era due to its importance in India s constitutional development. Preface / Introduction / The Governors: Their Constitutional, Legal and Personal Standing / The Montford Reforms and Dyarchy / The Governors Contribution to the Simon Commission / The Dominion Status Declaration and First Round Table Conference / Communal Tensions and the Detenu Issue / Communism, Terrorism and Countermeasures / The Challenge of Bardoli and Lessons Learnt / The Direct Challenge of Congress, Gandhi and the Civil Disobedience Movement / Conclusion / Appendix 1: Instrument of Instructions Issued to Governors / Appendix 2: Preamble to: The Consolidated Government of India Act, 1919 / Appendix 3: The Governors of British India and Secretaries of State During Lord Irwin s Viceroyalty: 3 April April 1931 / Glossary / Bibliography / Author Index / Subject Index pages Hardback ( ) ` A

57 History GOVERNANCE, CONFLICT AND DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH ASIA Perspectives from India, Nepal and Sri Lanka Edited by Siri Hettige University of Colombo and Eva Gerharz Ruhr-University Bochum This volume examines how various forms of governance have emerged in South Asia after colonialism, and the developmental and conflict-related challenges the region faces. Drawing from the contexts of India, Sri Lanka and Nepal, it highlights the degree of institutionalization of democracy. The book further points to the manner in which shortcomings in governmental arrangements intersect with the prevalence of conflict at the national as well as sub-national levels. Preface / Introduction: Governance, Development and Conflict in South Asia Siri Hettige and Eva Gerharz / I: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES ON DEVELOPMENT AND GOVERNANCE / Participation and Empowerment in the Development Discourse: Rethinking Key Concepts Ravinder Kaur and Vinod K Jairath / The Idea of Development as Governance: India in the First Decade of Independence Dilip M Menon / II: EXPERIENCING DEVELOPMENT AND CONFLICT AT NATIONAL LEVEL / Governance and Development in Post-Independence Sri Lanka Siri Hettige / Rituals of Democracy and Development in Nepal David N Gellner / III: GOVERNANCE, CONFLICT AND DEVELOPMENT: EXPERIENCE AT THE GRASSROOTS / Negotiating a Dual Governance System during the Conflict in Nepal Natalie Hicks / Empowerment of Excluded Groups: Local Democracy and Social Change in Rural Odisha, Eastern India B B Mohanty / Between Order and Chaos: Jaffna s Local Images of Governance during Conflict Eva Gerharz / IV: IDEAS AND INTERESTS IN GOVERNANCE AND DEVELOPMENT IN CONFLICT- RIDDEN SOCIETIES / Economic Growth to Conflict Mitigation: Changing Aid Strategies of Nepal s Donors Acharya Laxman / Good Governance and Development in a Shrinking Local Policy Space: GATS and Service Sector Reforms Dileepa Witharana / Glossary / Index SETTLED STRANGERS Asian Business Elites in East Africa ( ) Gijsbert Oonk Department of History, Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, Rotterdam Settled Strangers aims at understanding the social, economic and political evolution of the transnational migrant community of Gujarati traders and merchants in East Africa. The history of South Asians in East Africa is neither part of the mainstream national Indian history nor that of East African history writing. This is surprising because South Asians in East Africa outnumbered the Europeans ten-to-one. Moreover, their overall economic contribution and political significance may be more important than the history of the colonisers. This book is an attempt to provide some balance in the form of a history of the South Asians in East Africa through the lens of the actors themselves. It studies the kind of social, economic and political adjustments the emigrant Gujaratis had to make in the course of this migration. By using insights from the social sciences, including concepts like cultural capital, family firm, transnationality, middleman minorities and cultural change, this book aims to achieve a broader understanding of communities that do not belong to nations, yet are part of national states. Preface / Introduction / Settled Strangers: From Middleman Minorities to World Citizens / Asians in Africa : Settling as an Economic Process / Asians in Africa : Settling as a Cultural Process / Asians in Africa : Settling and Unsettling as a Political Process / A Quest for an Interdisciplinary History from Below in Explaining Social Change / Appendix / Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` GOVERNANCE, CONFLICT AND CIVIC ACTION pages Hardback ( ) ` COLONIALISM AND THE CALL TO JIHAD IN BRITISH INDIA Tariq Hasan Correspondent, Press Trust of India A historical narrative that examines the role of ulemas and their use of the concept of jihad during India s struggle for independencethe role of Muslim clerics in India s freedom movement has been individually chronicled in the past. Beginning from the first decade of the ¹9th century to ¹947, this book weaves a single narrative to connect all the leading ulemas for the first time. It examines the role of these clerics in attempting to use the idea of jihad as an instrument for combating colonialism in South Asia as far back as ¹9¹4. This is remembered as the Silk Letter Movement, which in the records of the British Home Department is referred to as the Silk Conspiracy Case. List of Photographs / Acknowledgements / Introduction: Forgotten Pages from Indian History / The Empire and 19th-century Jihad / The Maulvi of Faizabad and the Battle for Lucknow / The Deoband Connection: Revolt and Revivalism / Deoband and the Roots of the Khilafat Movement / The Silk Conspiracy Case, / The Ulema and the Partition of India / Conclusion: Colonialism and Jihad in the 21st Century / Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` A

58 Religious Studies ON WORLD RELIGIONS Diversity, Not Dissension Edited by Anindita N Balslev Philosopher, India and Denmark Swamiji attended the World Parliament of Religions at Chicago in ¹89³ as a true representative of his country and religion Through his speeches at Chicago, and his subsequent work in America and England, [he] showed the universal relevance and significance of India s ancient philosophy and spiritual culture in solving many of the problems associated with modern living. Shri Pranab Mukherjee The President of India Based on the ideas propagated by Swami Vivekananda, this book presents a brief survey of various approaches to religion and offers different perspectives of religious diversity. Scholars and philosophers of many religious traditions examine the social and cultural issues that lie at the interstices of this religious diversity. The volume throws light on several mega trends knowledge revolution, a new kind of humanism stressing on the rights of underprivileged people, equality of gender, and protection against all forms of exploitation, injustice along with the awareness toward environmental concerns, as well as spiritual revolution all characteristics of a new age. Inaugural Address Shri Pranab Mukhherjee, President of India / Foreword Karan Singh / Introduction Anindita N Balslev / I: TEACHINGS AND TRADITIONS / Thoughts that Transform the Religious Mindscape: A Tribute to Swami Vivekananda Anindita N Balslev / Diversity as the Nature of Reality: A Jain-informed Approach to the Variety of Worldviews Jeffery D Long / Sikhism: Transcendental and Interfaith Message Mohinder Singh / Ramakrishna Movement s Approach to Religious Diversity Swami Bhajanananda / Globalization, Judaism and Its Diversity Rabbi Ezekiel Isaac Malekar / Sacred Spaces: Interdependence, Not Dissension Shernaz Cama / Diversity of Religious Traditions A Perspective from Baha i Faith A K Merchant / Vedanta in the Nuclear Age Karan Singh / II: SOME ISSUES IN THE CONTEXT OF RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY / Studying and Creating Peace Steve Killelea / The Emotional Psychology of Religious Diversity John A Teske / Hybridity in Meaning-making Practices: Planetary Values for a Multiperspectival Context Whitney A Bauman / Weak Faith: How to Manage Religious Diversity without Dissent Santiago Zabala / Democracy, Pluralism and Conservative Religion Zainal Abidin Bagir / An Intellectual Catastrophe of the First Order Mushirul Hasan / Conflict and Violence in the Name of Religion Steven I Wilkinson / Interfaith Relations in the Sociocultural Context of Kerala Annakutty V Kurian-Findeis / Swami Vivekananda and Indian Secularism Makarand Paranjape / III: CONVERSATIONS WITH EMINENT PERSONALITIES / Anindita N Balslev in conversation His Holiness Dalai Lama, Maulana Wahiduddin Khan, Dr Karan Singh and Reverend Mpho Tutu: The Four Clusters of Questions / About Cross Cultural Conversation / About Indian Council for Cultural Relations pages Hardback ( ) ` MUSLIM BACKWARD CLASSES A Sociological Perspective Azra Khanam Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi This book presents the sociological perspectives on Muslim OBCs as a category determined by the Indian State. Although Muslims constitute an important part of the population and are the second largest religious community in the world, as well as in India, social scientists rarely undertake this community to analyze their socioeconomic and educational development. Muslim Backward Classes provides a comprehensive explanation of the origin and meaning of the term backward class, followed with the historical perspectives of Muslim backwardness in India. The volume fills the gap in the literature and presents a broad-based picture of the problems of Muslim OBCs, highlighting the questions of justice and equal opportunity to all groups irrespective of religion. Preface / Introduction / An Overview of Muslims in India / Origin of Backward Classes / Muslim Backwardness in India / Stratification among Muslims in India: A Caste, Class Debate / Sociological Dimensions among Muslim OBCs / Internal Dynamics among Muslim OBCs: An Interpretation / Millennium Development Goals and Muslim OBCs / Conclusion / Appendix 1 : India s MDG Framework: Goals, Targets, and Indicators / Appendix 2 The Central Government Schemes and Commissions for the Minorities / Appendix 3 Central List of OBCs for the State of Uttar Pradesh / Appenidix 4 Questionnaire / Bibliography / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` BEING MUSLIM AND WORKING FOR PEACE Ambivalence and Ambiguity in Gujarat Raphael Susewind University of Bielefeld and University of Oxford Being Muslim and Working for Peace explores various ways in which religious beliefs, ritual practices and dynamics of belonging impact the politics of Muslim peace activists in Gujarat, and traces how their activism in turn transforms their sense of being. It challenges popular notions about Muslims in India and questions ill-conceived research designs in the sociology of religion. More than a decade after the ²00² riots in Gujarat, this empirical typology sheds light on the diversity of Muslim civil society and Muslims in civil society. Muslim peace activists in post-conflict Gujarat experience the 'ambivalence of the sacred' as a personal dynamic; as faith-based actors, secular technocrats, emancipating women and doubting professionals, they struggle for a better future in diverse and sometimes surprising ways. By taking their diversity seriously, this book sharpens the distinction between ambivalence and ambiguity, and provides fresh perspectives on religion and politics in India today. Religion in Conflict / Why Individuals Matter / Faith-based Actors / Secular Technocrats / Emancipating Women / Doubting Professionals / Ambivalence and Ambiguity / Epilogue: An Activist's Comments / References / Index pages Hardback ( ) ` A

59 Media & Culture OWNING THE WORLD OF IDEAS Intellectual Property and Global Network Capitalism Matthew David University of Durham and Debora Halbert University of Hawaii at Manoa Critically exploring the key and emergent themes in Intellectual Property (IP) in the contemporary world, Matthew David and Debora Halbert argue that: IP has become a core regulative principle in the construction and maintenance of global network capitalism global network capitalism is wracked by a unique paradox creating the very infrastructure that both promotes the significance and scope of IP, whilst at the same time enabling its subversion IP has become increasingly significant in attempts to regulate the actions of private individuals alongside interaction between commercial manufacturers. Key Concepts and Why They Matter So Much Today / History and Origins / Globalization / Copyright Controversies Today / Patent Problems / Trademark, Designs and Identifiers in Question / A Future For/Beyond IP? SAGE SWIFTS pages Hardback ( ) RAYMOND WILLIAMS: A SHORT COUNTER REVOLUTION Towards 2000, Revisited Edited by Jim McGuigan With the permission of the Williams Estate, Williams' 1983 title Towards 2000 has been re-entitled A Short Counter-Revolution: Towards 2000 Revisited, with Jim McGuigan adding a chapter that updates the original with a survey of developments since its publication pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) RAYMOND WILLIAMS ON CULTURE AND SOCIETY Essential Writings Edited by Jim McGuigan University of Loughborough Celebrating the significant intellectual legacy and enduring influence of Raymond Williams, this collection introduces a whole new generation to his work. Jim McGuigan reasserts and rebalances Williams' reputation within the social sciences by collecting and introducing key writings pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) CREATIVE ECONOMY AND CULTURE Challenges, Changes and Futures for the Creative Industries John Hartley Curtin University, Australia, and Cardiff University, Wen Wen and Henry Siling Instead of confining cultural expression to artists and professionals, this book investigates creative new ideas from everyone, extending the idea of creative innovation beyond the confines of narrow definitions of the 'creative industries'. Looking at knowledge growth in developing and emerging countries, the productivity of creativity is seen as a global phenomenon. Creative Economy and Culture pursues the conceptual, historical, practical, critical and educational issues and implications. The book is in three parts, looking at conceptual challenges, the forces and dynamics of change, and prospects for the future of creative work at planetary scale. The Creative Industries Moment / Forces for Change / Dynamics of Change / Evolution of the Creative Industries / Open Futures / Creative Industries and the Growth of Knowledge (Open Methodology) pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) UNDERSTANDING COPYRIGHT Intellectual Property in the Digital Age Bethany Klein, Giles Moss and Lee Edwards all at University of Leeds Offering a comprehensive overview of the contemporary issues surrounding intellectual property through the struggle over copyright, this book explores why disagreement is rife and how the policy-making process might accommodate a wider range of views pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) THE CULTURAL INTERMEDIARIES READER Edited by Jennifer Smith Maguire and Julian Matthews both at University of Leicester A rich selection of readings that expose the shadowy underworld of critics, bloggers, tweeters and stylists who have become essential guides to the good life of cultural consumption... a long overdue examination of how cultural intermediaries work, and how their work supports the new capitalist economy - Sharon Zukin, Brooklyn College and City University pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( )

60 Cultural Sociology SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF EMOTION Darren Ellis and Ian Tucker University of East London The study of emotion tends to breach traditional academic boundaries. It requires multi-modal perspectives and the suspension of dualistic conventions to appreciate its complexity. This book analyzes historical, philosophical, psychological, biological, sociological, poststructural, and technological perspectives of emotion that Ellis argues are important for a viable social psychology of emotion. It begins with early ancient philosophical conceptualizations of pathos and ends with analytical discussions of the transmission of affect which permeate the digital revolution. It will be of interest to upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate students of psychosocial studies, the individual and society, and those on courses across the social sciences dealing with affect and emotion. Two Ancient Theories of Emotion / Hellenistic and Medieval Theologies of Emotion / Enlightenment Philosophies of Emotion / The History and Development of 20th Century Psychology of Emotion / Group Psychology and Emotion / Biological Understandings of Emotion / Sociological Understandings of Emotion / Emotion Talk: Theories and Analysis / Affect Theory: Post-Structuralist Accounts / Digital Emotion pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) EMOTIONS AND SOCIAL RELATIONS Ian Burkitt University of Bradford A thoughtful, scholarly yet accessible account of emotion that speaks to current debates associated with the affective turn in disciplines including sociology, cultural studies, geography and psychology... invaluable for anyone wanting to understand contemporary engagements with affect, emotion and feeling. - John Cromby, Loughborough University This book is a compelling and timely addition to the study of emotions, arguing that emotion is a response to the way in which people are embedded in patterns of relationship, both to others and to significant social and political events or situations. Going beyond the traditional discursive understanding of emotions, Ian Burkitt investigates emotions as a complex and dynamic phenomenon that includes the whole self, body and mind, but which always occur in relation to others. Introduction: Feeling and Emotion as Patterns of Relationship / Emotions in Historical and Cultural Relations / Emotions and the Body / Emotions, the Body and Neuroscience / Emotion, Reason and Self-Reflection / Emotional Labour and Feeling Rules / Emotions and Power Relations pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) MAKING SENSE OF REALITY Culture and Perception in Everyday Life Tia DeNora University of Exeter How do we know what is real in everyday life? What makes some things meaningful and others instantly forgettable? In this accomplished study, Tia DeNora helps us to make sense of reality. She demonstrates how technology, objects, people and gestures operate and combine to produce a sense of real experience. Thought-provoking and brilliantly illustrated, it offers readers an exciting new way of understanding identity, society and culture. Philosophically Informed Sociology / Introducing 'Slow Sociology' / Cultural Sociology / Culturally Figured Reality / Once More, With Feeling - Beyond Performance / Variations in Space and Time / Reflexivity / Multiple Realities and their Maintenance / Artful Practice and Making Sense / Making Sense of Reality: Perception as Action / The Sense of Reality: Here, Now, Artfully, Pragmatically and with Consequences pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) THE ENTREPRENEURIAL SELF Ulrich Bröckling Being an entrepreneur is more than just a profession or even a vocation, nor is it merely a variety of economic activity or the legal status of being self-employed. It is an interpellation to everyone. An entrepreneurial self is something we all are supposed to strive for. In Western societies, the imperative to orientate thinking and behaviour on the objective of market success has become ubiquitous. The call to act as entrepreneurs of our own lives initiates and sustains a never-ending process of constantly shaping the self. One is only ever an entrepreneur à venir, only ever in a state of becoming one, never of being one. As such a system must produce winners and losers, programmes for self-management and coaching flourish aiming on the optimization of the personality. The call for entrepreneurship may tap unknown potential but it also leads to permanent over-challenging. It may strengthen self-confidence but it also exacerbates the feeling of powerlessness. It may set free creativity but it also generates unbounded anger. Competition is driven by the promise that the most capable will reap the most success, but no amount of effort can remove the risk of failure. The individual has no choice but to balance out the contradiction between the hope of rising and the fear of decline, between empowerment and despair, euphoria and dejection. Ulrich Bröckling s seminal sociological study analyses these ambivalences and points it to a critical diagnosis of contemporary society. Genealogy of Subjectification / Tracing the Contours of the Entrepreneurial Self / The Rationality of the Entrepreneurial Self / The Truth about the Market: variants of neoliberalism / The Four Functions of the Entrepreneur / The Contractual World / Strategies and Programmes / Creativity / Empowerment / Quality / Projects / Conclusion: Lines of flight the art of being different differently pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( )

61 Race & Ethnicity / Gender & Sexuality RESEARCHING RACISM A Guidebook for Academics and Professional Investigators Muzammil Quraishi and Rob Philburn both at University of Salford This is a one-stop guide to the meaning of racism, key studies in the field, core methodologies and an agenda for research for the future. Discussing salient aspects of race and racism in contemporary society alongside methodological and practical considerations of qualitative research in the field, Researching Racism is not only an original textbook but also a crucial guide for anyone beginning their own research on racism. Based on the authors' extensive background as researchers, supervisors and teachers, the book: offers a clear and accessible account of an interdisciplinary and complex topic incorporates historical, legislative and international dimensions of race and racism outlines and illustrates a range of qualitative research methods provides case studies and engaging examples includes a tool kit for researchers of racism. The History of Race / Defining and Conceptualising Racism / Anti-Racism: Law and Policies / Race, Racism and Everyday Life / Race, Racism and Qualitative Methods / Racism Research: Three Case Studies / Conclusion, Racism and Future Directions pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) KEY CONCEPTS IN RACE AND ETHNICITY Nasar Meer Strathclyde University Offers an accessible discussion of both foundational and novel concepts in the study of race and ethnicity. Each account will help readers become familiar with how long standing and contemporary arguments within race and ethnicity studies contribute to our understanding of social and political life more broadly. Providing an excellent starting point with which to understand the contemporary relevance of these concepts, Nasar Meer offers an up-to-date and engaging consideration of everyday examples from around the world. MEN OF THE WORLD Genders, Globalizations, Transnational Times Jeff Hearn Örebro University University; Hanken School of Economics How is globalization gendered? Why do many books on globalization fail to discuss gender relations? And, why do many of those that do omit an explicit and developed analysis of men and gender relations? This is a book on men within gender relations, that is, men in the context of changing gender relations, with particular reference to global change, processes of transnationalization and intersectionalities. It considers the implications of debates on globalization and transnationalization for analyzing men, and the implications of debates on men for gendering globalization and transnationalization. It is an essential read for students and researchers of gender and sexuality, intersectionality and globalization across the social sciences. Introducing Men of the World / Which Men? Which Worlds? / Locating Selves / Deconstructing The Dominant: Back to Gendered Globalization / From Patriarchy to Transpatriarchies / Transpatriarchies in Practice / Bodies of Emotion: Violences and Violations / Structures of Organizing: Empires, Corporations and Activisms / Processes of Flows (1): Movements, Environments and Migrations / Processes of Flows (2): ICTs and Sexualities / Transforming Transpatriarchies: Possible Futures / Postscript: Towards the Abolition Of Men? pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) THE SAGE HANDBOOK OF FEMINIST THEORY Edited by Mary Evans, Clare Hemmings, Marsha Henry, Hazel Johnstone, Sumi Madhok, Ania Plomien and Sadie Wearing all at London School of Economics and Political Science At no point in recorded history has there been an absence of intense and heated discussion about the subject of how to conduct relations between women and men. This handbook provides a comprehensive guide to these omnipresent issues and debates, mapping the present and future of thinking about feminist theory. The chapters gathered here present the state of the art in scholarship in the field. The authors bring a shared commitment to the critical appraisal of gender relations, as well as a recognition that to think theoretically is not to detach concerns from lived experience but to extend the possibilities of understanding. Part I: Epistemology And Marginality / Part II: Literary, Visual And Cultural Representation / Part III: Sexuality / Part IV: Economy / Part V: War, Violence And Militarisation pages Hardback ( ) Antisemitism / Blackness / Citizenship / Diaspora / Equalities And Inequalities / Ethnicity / Euro-Islam / Health And Wellbeing / Hybridity / Integration / Interculturalism / Intersectionality / Islamophobia / Migration / Mixedness / Multiculturalism / Nationalism / Orientalism / Political Participation / Post-Colonialism / Race / Race Relations / Racialisation / Recognition / Secularism / Super-Diversity / Transnationalism / Whiteness SAGE KEY CONCEPTS SERIES pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( )

62 Bestsellers in Sociology CULTURAL STUDIES Theory and Practice Fourth Edition Chris Barker University of Wollongong, Australia A benchmark textbook in cultural studies, used on undergraduate and postgraduate courses throughout the world. If you want your students to both understand and apply the foundations of cultural studies, there is no better resource pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) GOVERNMENTALITY Power and Rule in Modern Society Second Edition Mitchell Dean University of Newcastle In this Second Edition, Mitchell Dean engages with the full textual basis of Foucault's lectures and, once again, provides invaluable insights into the traditions, methods and theories of political power identifying the authoritarian as well as liberal sides of governmentality pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) UNDERSTANDING THE SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH An Introduction Third Edition Anne-Marie Barry Baccus Consulting and Chris Yuill Robert Gordon University A truly 'readable' introduction to a subject which is often shrouded in jargon. Providing case studies and exercises to really get students thinking, this book shows how sociology provides the means to answer complex questions about health and illness, such as why health inequalities exist. The companion website at provides a range of material for both lecturers and students. SOCIAL INEQUALITY A Student's Guide Louise Warwick-Booth Leeds Beckett University A critical, cross-disciplinary student introduction to social inequality. Highly pedagogical, it encourages students to look at social inequality as a complex social phenomenon that needs to be understood in a global context pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) THE SOCIOLOGY OF WORK Continuity and Change in Paid and Unpaid Work Second Edition Stephen Edgell University of Salford Charts the rise of 'work' and explores all aspects of work including paid and unpaid, standard and non-standard and unemployment. New material has been incorporated covering the theories and practices of globalization, interactive service work, economic crisis, technological and organizational change, and trade unions pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) KEY CONCEPTS IN CHILDHOOD STUDIES Second Edition Allison James and Adrian James both at University of Sheffield Once again, James and James have produced a book which will define Childhood Studies in the coming years... Indispensable to anyone interested in studying childhood. - Heather Montgomery, The Open University SAGE KEY CONCEPTS SERIES pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( )

63 SOCIAL MEDIA A Critical Introduction Christian Fuchs Westminster University That rarest of academic creations: a truly, unabashedly critical textbook on a timely and important topic for contemporary media studies. If you want your students to think about issues of power and social justice... and if you want an alternative to the anodyne and borderline fan-like writing that has become the stuff of new media texts, this is the book for you. - Mark Andrejevic, University of Queensland pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) MEDIA, CULTURE AND SOCIETY An Introduction Paul Hodkinson University of Surrey A great text which provides a really useful introduction to key media studies concepts. I really enjoyed the author's tone - he is happy to engage in explaining complex issues without recourse to over-simplification. - Lynne Hibberd, Leeds Metropolitan University pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) REPRESENTATION Cultural Representations and Signifying Practices Second Edition Edited by Stuart Hall, Jessica Evans The Open University and Sean Nixon University of Essex This is simply a magnificent collection of chapters, laced together under the guiding light of Stuart Hall's outstanding scholarship - Angela McRobbie, Goldsmiths A new edition of one of the most popular and influential books ever written in media and cultural studies. This seminal text remains an indispensable and inspirational resource for students and teachers alike. CULTURE, MEDIA AND IDENTITIES SERIES pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) THE TOURIST GAZE 3.0 Third Edition John Urry Lancaster University and Jonas Larsen University of Roskilde Few scholarly books manage to be deeply serious and highly entertaining, but The Tourist Gaze has been absorbing its readers for more than two decades. This expanded third edition is a landmark in its own right; deepening and broadening its approach to the study of tourism in the era of the internet, global warming and peak oil - Meaghan Morris, Lingnan University and University of Sydney PUBLISHED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THEORY, CULTURE & SOCIETY pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) Connect with SAGE! 25

64 Gender & Sexuality / Religion / Sport, Leisure & Work QUESTIONING GENDER A Sociological Exploration Second Edition Robyn Ryle Hanover College A student-focused textbook that launches readers into a thoughtful encounter with gender issues. It covers the core sociological theories and topics alongside interdisciplinary perspectives from psychology, feminism and queer theory. Rather than providing definitive answers about gender, it exposes students to new material that will lead them to question their assumptions. Robyn Ryle uses both historical and cross-cultural approaches - as well as a focus on intersectionality and transgender issues - to help readers understand the socially constructed nature of gender. Debunking ideas of what is normal and abnormal, this provocative book explores the core theories and topics, including the gender of sexuality, the gender of friendship and dating, the gender of media and popular culture, and the gender of politics and power. Part I What Are The Important Questions To Ask About Gender? / What Is Gender And Why Should We Care About It? Introducing Gender / What's The 'Sociology' In The Sociology Of Gender? Understanding Sociology And Gender / How Do Disciplines Outside Of Sociology Study Gender? Some Additional Theoretical Approaches / Part II How Are Our Lives Filled With Gender? / How Do We Learn Gender? Gender And Socialization / How Does Gender Matter For Who We Want And Desire? The Gender Of Sexuality / How Does Gender Impact The People You Spend Your Time With? The Gender Of Friendship And Dating / How Does Gender Matter For How We Think About Our Bodies? The Gender Of Bodies And Health / Part III How Is Gender An Important Part Of The Way Our Society Works? / How Does Gender Impact The People We Live Our Lives With? The Gender Of Marriage And Families / How Does Gender Affect The Type Of Work We Do And The Rewards We Receive For Our Work? The Gender Of Work / How Does Gender Affect What You Watch, What You Read, And What You Play? The Gender Of Media And Popular Culture / How Does Gender Help Determine Who Has Power And Who Doesn't? The Gender Of Politics And Power GODS IN THE GLOBAL VILLAGE The World's Religions in Sociological Perspective Fourth Edition pages Paperback ( ) $83.00 Lester R Kurtz George Mason University Thoroughly updated to reflect recent events, Lester R Kurtz discusses the role of religion in our daily lives and global politics, and the ways in which it is both an agent of, and barrier to, social change. SOCIOLOGY FOR A NEW CENTURY SERIES pages Paperback ( ) $42.00 RELIGION, CULTURE & SOCIETY A Global Approach Andrew Singleton Deakin University It considers the "big questions" - What is religion? How is religion changing in a modern world? What is the future of religion? and addresses them through tangible case studies and observations of contemporary life. Its global perspective reflects the breadth, diversity and vibrancy of this field. - Sylvia Collins-Mayo, Kingston University pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) SPORT AND SOCIETY Third Edition Edited by Barrie Houlihan and Dominic Malcolm both at Loughborough University Fully updated and revised, the Third Edition of Barrie Houlihan and Dominic Malcolm's ground-breaking book provides students and lecturers with a one-stop text that is comprehensive, multidisciplinary, accessible and international. Sport and Society allows students to: approach the study of sport from a multi-disciplinary perspective understand the importance of social structure, power and inequality in analyzing the nature and significance of sport address the rapid commercialization and regulation of sport engage in comparative analysis to understand problems clearly and produce sound solutions expand their knowledge through chapter summaries, guides to further reading and extensive bibliographies. A superb teaching text, this new edition will be welcomed by lecturers seeking an authoritative introduction to sport and society and students who want a relevant, enriching text for their learning and research needs. Part I: Perspectives on Sport / Sport and Social Theory / Politics, Power, Policy and Sport / History and Sport / Part II: Structuring Opportunities in Sport / Social Exclusion from Sport and Leisure / The Human Rights of Young Athletes / Women, Sport and Gender Inequity / Sport and Health / From Violence in Sport to Sports-Related Violence / Sport and Disability / The Politics of 'Race' and Sports Policy in the United Kingdom / Physical Education and School Sport / Physical Culture and the Polarized American Metropolis / Part III: The Impact Of Commercialisation / The Business of Sport / Sport and the Media / Organisation Theory and the Management of Sport Organisations / Doping and Sport / The Relationship between Sport and Tourism / The Olympic Games / Winners and Losers / Sport and Recreation and the Environment / Part IV: International Comparison and Context / Sport in North America / The United States and Canada / Sport in Australia / Sport, the Role of the European Union and the Decline of the Nation State? / An Introduction to the Study of Sport in the Muslim World / Sport and Globalisation pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( )

65 Sport, Leisure & Work CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN SPORT MANAGEMENT An Introduction Edited by Dr Terri Byers and Samantha Gorse both at Coventry University This rich and dynamic introduction to the management of sport examines the issues facing sport managers in contemporary society. To understand effective management, this edited text provides contextual content in the form of case studies and clear academic research to analyze problems and issues. It leads the reader through the key ideas and main debates, enabling students to understand how to manage in the context of sport at different levels. The book draws on research expertise from around the globe, integrating a variety of perspectives into engaging and accessible chapters, and is an essential companion for all undergraduate and postgraduate students embarking on a sports management course or module. Part I: Global Issues / Globalisation / Sport in Developing Nations / Commercialisation / Technology & Innovation / Corruption / Economy / Ethical Behaviour & Values in Sport / Politics & Sport Governance / International Sport Law / Communications / HRM / Strategic Management / Part II: National Issues / Sport Policy / Mega Events in Sport / Participation / Leadership / Volunteers / Gender / Performance Management / Doping / Gambling / Funding for Sport / Match Fixing / Disability Sport / Part III: Organisational Issues / Ownership / The Role of the Media / (Social) Media / Brand Management / Crisis Management / Sexuality / Loyalty in Sport / Trust / Sponsorship / Player Transgression pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) RESEARCHING HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM Second Edition Bob Brotherton Independent Consultant This is an uncluttered guide to key concepts and essential research techniques in hospitality and tourism. By providing an authoritative introduction, students are taken through the issues and decisions that need to be considered to conceive, plan, conduct and write up a research project. With updates to every chapter and an array of practical examples, this new edition takes students step-by-step through each decision and action stage of the research process, from identifying a topic and formulating the research question to carrying out research and analyzing findings. A companion website will provide a host of student resources including video, web links, further online reading and test questions. The Nature and Relevance of Research / Research Philosophies and Schools of Thought / Developing the Research Proposal and Plan / Sourcing and Reviewing the Literature / Developing the Conceptual Framework / Choosing the Empirical Research Design / Collecting the Empirical Data / Analysing Quantitative Data / Analysing Qualitative Data / Writing Up the Research Project pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) AN INTRODUCTION TO LEISURE STUDIES Principles and Practice Peter Bramham and Stephen Wagg both at Leeds Metropolitan University There are textbooks galore, but there aren t many crafted as intelligently as this one. This book will change the way that students understand leisure. It will give them an easier entry to that place where difficult ideas fuse into something intelligible, where real understanding sits and the educated imagination is stirred. - Tony Blackshaw, Sheffield Hallam University Peter Bramham and Stephen Wagg provide a foundation for those studying within the broad field of leisure studies. The book gives students an accessible and engaging introduction to leisure studies and leisure research, encouraging students to engage in reflexive analysis of their common-sense understandings of everyday life and enabling them to develop an understanding of contemporary leisure studies and changing leisure practices. Defining Leisure and Leisure Studies / Studying and Measuring Leisure / Time, History and Leisure / Caution - Children at Play / Growing up and Getting out / Staying in and Settling down / Divided Leisure: Leisure and Social Class / Turning Points / Home Alone: Demography and Ageing / Leisure and the Future pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT A Brief Introduction Edited by Roy C Wood NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences Hospitality Management is designed for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying hotel and hospitality management and hospitality studies. The book includes coverage of the principal areas of functional management in hospitality including: employee relations accommodation management food and beverage management marketing and sales industry structure and strategy the nature of management roles hospitality management education future trends in the field. Roy C Wood uses a wide range of established and contemporary research and reflects critically on its subject, including from the perspective of the hospitality consumer, to ensure that readers gain wide awareness of the realities and challenges of the hospitality industry. Where Are We Going? The Nature of Hospitality Management / What Kind of Industry? Structure, Strategy and the Nature of the Hospitality Industry / A People Business? Human Resources in the Hospitality Sector / Is Your Room Alright? Accommodation Management in Hospitality / Are You Enjoying Your Meal? Food and Beverage Management in Hospitality / Would You Like To Join Our Customer Loyalty Programme? Marketing and Consumption In Hospitality / Can I Speak to Whoever s in Charge? The Role of Management In Hospitality / So You Give Degrees to Waiters? Hospitality Management Education / Conclusion: The Proof of the Pudding? pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( )

66 ipad Sport, Leisure & Work / Health & Illness SKILLS IN BUSINESS The Role of Business Strategy, Sectoral Skills Development and Skills Policy Johnny Sung and David N Ashton both at University of Leicester Public policies invariably view a wide range of economic and social issues, for example low productivity, low-skilled jobs, low wage, inequality and in-work poverty as the consequence of skills deficits and a lack of qualifications held by individual workers. Whilst misdiagnosing the source of the problems and failing to deliver any effective change, public skills policies continue with a policy prescription of more skills and more degrees. This book examines the role of public skills policy from a completely different perspective. It starts by challenging the lack of a systematic analysis of the link between skills utilization and business strategy, and provides a new model for fresh thinking. The book extends this theoretical analysis to examine the implications for the sectoral approach to skills development as a more effective form of public skills policy. The Challenges Facing Skills Policy in the 21st Century / The Long Wait Is Over: Linking Business Strategy to Skills / Technical Relations and Skill Levels / Interpersonal Relations and Skill Utilisation / Skills, Performance and Change / A Sectoral Approach to Skills Development and Public Skills Policy pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) THE SAGE HANDBOOK OF SOCIOLOGY OF WORK AND EMPLOYMENT Edited by Stephen Edgell University of Salford, Edward Granter University of Manchester and Heidi Gottfried Wayne State University A landmark collection of original contributions by leading specialists from around the world. The handbook is structured around several core themes, including: social divisions of the labour market; the experience of work; conflict and co-operation; the labour process; the organization of work; nonstandard forms of work and employment; the work-life nexus; and globalization pages Hardback ( ) PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY IN NURSING Second Edition Benny Goodman University of Plymouth Written specifically for nursing students, this book explores the sociology and psychology relevant to nursing and explains why it is so important to understand these subjects in order to be a good nurse. TRANSFORMING NURSING PRACTICE SERIES pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) Companion Websites 9:45 AM 100% Many of our textbooks are supported by companion websites, which offer extra resources to students and lecturers alike assisting lecturers with planning and supporting student learning. Wherever you see the companion website icon you can access further study resources. Companion website material typically includes: Resources for Lecturers PowerPoint slides Instructors manual Teaching notes Ideas for essay topics Handouts Resources for Students Study notes Self test questions Case studies and data sets Videos and podcasts Glossaries Access to articles from leading SAGE journals 28

67 Childhood, Youth & Ageing GLOBAL CHILDHOODS Issues and Debates Kate Cregan Monash University and Denise Cuthbert RMIT University Global Childhoods engages readers in rethinking common global Northern conceptions of childhood and children by providing a wider lens through which to question the Eurocentrism inherent in much of this thinking. With a clear interdisciplinary approach throughout, the book encourages students to look at the range of competing and contradictory academic and popular discourses on children and childhood, alongside the everpresent issues of power and its relationship to knowledge about children. It offers a broad-ranging inquiry into the field of childhood studies, exploring theory and research across sociology, psychology, education, anthropology and social policy. Key Ideas And Theoretical Approaches In The Study Of Children And Childhood / Knowing Children: Theory And Method In The Study Of Childhood / What Is A Child?: Making Meaning Of Children And Childhood / Global Childhoods: Children As Objects Of National And Global Concern / The Convention On The Rights Of The Child And The Construction Of The Normative Global Child / Case Studies In The Meaning Of Children And Childhood / The Habitus Of Childhood: Home, School, Work / Children And Disaster: Child Soldiers And Orphans / The Child And The Nation: Case Studies In The Persecution And Forced Removal Of Children By The State / The Value Of Children / Future Children: Identity And Perfectibility pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) SECONDS WITH THE AUTHORS Kate If you could have a conversation with any sociologist from the past, who would it be? Denise: If I had to choose just one it would probably be Max Weber, for his deep sense of history and valuable insights into the rise of modernity. Kate: Norbert Elias. He lived through massive technological innovations and given his views on the evolution of manners (and childhood), I'd love to hear what he had to say about social media. Which sociologists working today inspire you? Denise: This is a tough call to make, but I find myself returning to the work of Arlie Russell Hochschild. She has been highly influential in theorising the private space of family and emotions, on understanding the interconnections between capitalism and domesticity, and her work on care chains illuminates these relationships as they are articulated through migration and globalisation. Kate: Specifically in relation to this book, Leena Alanen, for embedding childhood in the sociological landscape. What advice would you give a sociology student in 2015? Kate: Don't be put off by theoretical concepts expressed in difficult language: they are often surprisingly straightforward at heart. Denise: Be an active not a passive reader. Always read widely, read critically and with a pencil in your hand (or the electronic equivalent) to assess the merits and validity of the arguments you read, as well as the nuances of the language used. What was the most enjoyable aspect of writing Global Childhoods? Kate: For me, digging out the personal history material, and writing with a collaborator who could challenge while remaining respectful. Denise: Working with my co-author. Working with a collaborator can turn an otherwise lonely process into a social and interactive one. Also, a co-author helps to keep you honest and challenges you to extend your ideas and sharpen your writing. And the hardest part? Kate: Getting started! Once I knew what I had to say and started writing, it flowed remarkably well. Denise: I found the biggest challenge was grappling with the limitations of rights-based discourse as an appropriate vehicle for advancing the interests of children, for which I attempted to form a critique in the book. Denise 29

68 Childhood, Youth & Ageing THE SOCIOLOGY OF CHILDHOOD Fourth Edition William A Corsaro Indiana University, Bloomington Acclaimed as the best book on the sociology of children, this is the only textbook that thoroughly covers children and childhood from a sociological perspective. It includes updated coverage of peer relations, friendship, children and electronic media, and the social problems experienced by children, and there are new sections on immigrant children and the problem of aggression and bullying among children and youth. Part I. The Sociological Study of Childhood / Social Theories of Childhood / The Structure of Childhood and Children s Interpretive Reproductions / Studying Children and Childhood / Part II. Children, Childhood and Families in Historical and Cultural Context / Historical Views of Childhood and Children / Social Change, Families and Children / Part III. Children s Cultures / Children s Peer Cultures and Interpretive Reproduction / Sharing and Control in Initial Peer Cultures / Conflict and Differentiation in the Initial Peer Culture / Pre-Adolescent Peer Cultures / Part IV. Children, Social Problems, and the Future of Childhood / Children, Social Problems and Society / The Future of Childhood SOCIOLOGY FOR A NEW CENTURY SERIES pages Paperback ( ) $54.00 THE CHILD IN SOCIETY Hazel R Wright Anglia Ruskin University The child has a very special place in society and society has a huge impact on the notion of childhood. Understanding childhood is integral to all early years courses and this book offers a great introduction. Taking a thematic approach, chapters cover: historical perspectives policy and economic perspectives psychological and biological perspectives contemporary perspectives children s perspectives. Each chapter also contains features to allow students to interrogate the impact of each issue practically. This is a fantastic beginner's text for students to understand the relationship between the child and society. Visit for free access to a selection of SAGE Journal Articles related to key topics in the book. Introducing Childhood / Geographical and Anthropological Perspectives / Historical Perspectives / Spiritual and Philosophical Perspectives / Psychological and Biological Perspectives / Sociological Perspectives / Economic and Policy Perspectives / Educational Perspectives / Contemporary Perspectives / Factual and Fictional Perspectives pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) YOUTH AND GENERATION Rethinking Change and Inequality in the Lives of Young People Dan Woodman and Johanna Wyn both at University of Melbourne A text that offers conceptual clarity and real depth on debates in youth studies. The authors skilfully guide us through the main sociological theories on young people and furnish us with sophisticated critiques from which to rethink youth and generation in the contemporary moment. - Anoop Nayak, Newcastle University The promise of youth studies is not in simply showing that class, gender and race continue to influence life chances, but to show how they shape young lives today. Dan Woodman and Johanna Wyn argue that understanding new forms of inequality in a context of increasing social change is a central challenge for youth researchers. Youth and Generation sets an agenda for youth studies building on the concepts of social generation and individualisation to suggest a framework for thinking about change and inequality in young lives in the emerging Asian century. Continuity and Change / Global Change and Inequality / Individualisation / Generations / Transitions / Cultures / Time / Place pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( ) AGING Concepts and Controversies Eighth Edition Harry R Moody Director of Academic Affairs, AARP, Washington, D.C. and Jennifer R Sasser Marylhurst University In this latest edition of his bestselling textbook for students of social gerontology and ageing throughout the social sciences, Rick Moody provides a thorough explanation of the theory and issues, alongside a detailed and critical exploration of current research pages Paperback ( ) $ Explanation of Symbol Titles displaying this symbol are accompanied by a password protected instructor teaching site that offers a variety of additional learning resources available to you and your students. 30

69 Education RANK HYPOCRISIES The Insult of the REF Derek Sayer University of Lancaster Few decisions are as consequential for Britain's universities as those of REF panels. Not only do REF rankings determine the research funding universities receive from the state, they affect institutions' ability to attract external grants, top-flight faculty, and graduate students. The REF has been widely criticized for its enormous costs in taxpayers' money and academics' time, its discouragement of innovative research, and its negative effects on collegiality and staff morale. Rank Hypocrisies goes beyond previous critiques in openly challenging the REF's claim to provide 'expert review of the outputs' the very heart of its legitimacy. Derek Sayer paints a picture in which overburdened assessors assign vaguely defined grades in fields that are frequently not their own while ignoring external indicators of the academic influence of the publications they are appraising. Judged against international norms of peer review, Britain's REF is an elaborate charade. Benchmarks / Potemkin's Village / Down and Dirty / The Abject Academy SAGE SWIFTS pages Hardback ( ) UNIVERSITIES AT WAR Thomas Docherty University of Warwick, UK There is a war on for the future of the university worldwide. The stakes are high, and they reach deep into our social condition. On one side, are self-proclaimed modernizers who view the institution as vital to national economic success. Here the university is a servant of the national economy in the context of globalization, its driving principles of private and personal enrichment necessary conditions of progress and modernity. Others see this as a radical impoverishment of the university s capacities to extend human possibilities and freedoms, to seek earnestly for social justice, and to participate in the endless need for the extension of democracy. This book analyzes the former position, and argues for the necessity of taking sides with the latter. It does so with a sense of urgency, because the market fundamentalists are on the march. The fundamental war that is being fought is not just for scholars, but for a better - more democratic, more just, more emancipatory - form of life. Force / Debts and Duties / Citizens / Of Government and Governance SAGE SWIFTS pages Hardback ( ) SCHOOLS AND SOCIETY A Sociological Approach to Education Fifth Edition Edited by Jeanne H Ballantine Wright State University and Joan Z Spade The College at Brockport, State University of New York An integrated overview of the sociology of education geared toward upper-level undergraduate courses in both sociology and education departments. It includes original readings and article excerpts and covers theory, methods and both classical and current issues. What Is Sociology of Education? Theoretical Perspectives / Studying Schools: Research Methods in Education / Schooling in a Social Context: Educational Environments / Schools as Organizations: Formal and Informal Education / Roles and Responsibilities: Administrators, Teachers and Students / What We Teach in Schools: Knowledge for What and for Whom? / Who Gets Ahead? Race, Class and Gender in Education / Education and Opportunity: Attempts at Equality and Equity in Education / Higher Education / Globalization and Education: Comparing Global Systems / Can Schools Change? Educational Reform and Change Get to Know more about SAGE, be invited to SAGE events, get on our mailing list! Write to pages Paperback ( ) $

70 Education / Crime & Deviance THE SAGE HANDBOOK OF RESEARCH MANAGEMENT Edited by Robert Dingwall Nottingham Trent University and Mary McDonnell Larger-scale projects are becoming more common throughout the social sciences and humanities, housed in centres, institutes and programmes. Talented researchers find themselves faced with new challenges to act as managers and leaders rather than as individual scholars. They are responsible for the careers and professional development of others, and for managing interactions with university administrations and external stakeholders. Although many scientific and technological disciplines have long been organized in this way, few resources have been created to help new leaders understand their roles and responsibilities and to reflect on their practice - until now. This book will be a standard work of reference for new research leaders, in any discipline or country, looking for help and inspiration. The editorial commentaries extend its potential use in support of training events or workshops where groups of new leaders can come together and explore the issues that are confronting them pages Hardback ( ) THE STRUCTURE OF SCHOOLING Readings in the Sociology of Education Third Edition Richard Arum New York University, Irenee R Beattie University of California, Merced and Karly Ford Pennsylvania State University This reader in the sociology of education examines important topics and exposes students to examples of sociological research on schools. Drawing from classic and contemporary scholarship, the readings examine current issues and reflect diverse theoretical approaches to studying the effects of schooling on individuals and society pages Paperback ( ) $93.00 See the full listing of all our Sociology titles online at KEY CONCEPTS IN CRIME AND SOCIETY Ross Coomber Griffith University, Joseph F Donnermeyer Ohio State University, Karen McElrath Fayetteville State University and John Scott University of New England A crucial text for whetting the academic appetite of those studying criminology at university. The comprehensive engagement with key crime and deviance debates and issues make this a perfect springboard for launching into the complex, diverse and exciting realm of researching criminology. - Dr Ruth Penfold-Mounce, University of York Key Concepts in Crime and Society offers an authoritative introduction to key issues in the area of crime as it connects to society. By providing critical insight into the key issues within each concept as well as highlighted cross-references to other key concepts, students will be helped to grasp a clear understanding of each of the topics covered and how they relate to broader areas of crime and criminality. The book is divided into three parts: Understanding Crime and Criminality: introduces topics such as the social construction of crime and deviance, social control, the fear of crime, poverty and exclusion, white collar crime, victims of crime, race/gender and crime. Types of Crime and Criminality: explores examples including human trafficking, sex work, drug crime, environmental crime, cyber crime, war crime, terrorism, and interpersonal violence. Responses to Crime: looks at areas such as crime and the media, policing, moral panics, deterrence, prisons and rehabilitation. The book provides an up-to-date, critical understanding on a wide range of crime related topics covering the major concepts students are likely to encounter within the fields of sociology, criminology and across the social sciences. Section One: Understanding Crime and Criminality / Crime (definition of) / Deviance (definition of) / Crime in Pre-Industrial Society; Crime in Modern Societies; Crime in Post- Modern Society / The Criminal Justice System / Social Construction of Crime and Deviance / Crime and Theory / Social Control, Governance and Governmentality / Researching Crime / Crime Statistics / Prevalence, Incidence and Incident Of Crime / Risk From Crime / Risk of Becoming Criminally Involved: Why Do People Commit Crime / Fear and the Fear of Crime / Poverty and Exclusion / Victims of Crime / Normalisation / Gender and Crime / Youth and Crime / Race/Ethnicity and Crime / White Collar/Middle Class and Corporate Class Crime / Section Two: Types of Crime and Criminality / Human Trafficking/Slavery / Sex Work / Victimless Crime / Drug Related Crime and Violence / Gangs / Environmental Crime and Green Criminology / Rural Crime / Internet/Cyber Crime / State Crime / War Crime / Terrorism / Violence/Interpersonal Violence / Section Three: Responses to Crime / Crime and the Media / Moral Panics / Police and Policing / Deterrence and Prevention / Punishment / Prisons / Rehabilitation / Alternatives to Imprisonment SAGE KEY CONCEPTS SERIES pages Hardback ( ) Paperback ( )

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