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xii, 222 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 27 cm.
  • Introduction : affect, emotion, and subjectivity in the early modern period / Kishwar Rizvi
  • Chasing after the Muhandis : visual articulations of the architect and architectural historiography / Sussan Babaie
  • Who's hiding here? Artists and their signatures in Timurid and Safavid manuscripts / Marianna Shreve Simpson
  • Ottoman author portraits in the early-modern period / Emine Fetvaci
  • In defense and devotion : affective practices in early modern Turco-Persian manuscript paintings / Christiane Gruber
  • Sentiment in silks : Safavid figural textiles in Mughal courtly culture / Sylvia Houghteling
  • The city built, the city rendered : locating urban subjectivity in eighteenth-century Mughal Delhi / Chanchal Dadlani / Fā'iz Dihlavī's female-centered poems and the representation of public life in late Mughal society / Sunil Sharma
  • Mevlevi Sufis and the representation of emotion in the arts of the Ottoman world / Jamal J. Elias.
Affect, Emotion and Subjectivity in Early Modern Muslim Empires presents new approaches to Ottoman Safavid and Mughal art and culture. Taking artistic agency as a starting point, the authors consider the rise in status of architects, the self-fashioning of artists, the development of public spaces, as well as new literary genres that focus on the individual subject and his or her place in the world. They consider the issue of affect as performative and responsive to certain emotions and actions, thus allowing insights into the motivations behind the making and, in some cases, the destruction of works of art. The interconnected histories of Iran, Turkey and India thus highlight the urban and intellectual changes that defined the early modern period.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
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368 pages ; 23 cm
  • 1. Introduction, 2. The Background: Bengal Before Plassey, 3. Plassey and The Fall, 4. The Puppets and The Puppeteers, 5. The Plight of Nawab Ali Jah, 6. The Tragedy of Mir Qasim, Nawab Ali Jah, 7. Amongst False Friends, 8. The Bengal Mutinies, 9. Buxar and Thereafter, 10. Clive Sets Things in Order, 11. The Fading of The Nizamat, 12. The Company Bahadur's Rule, 13. The Entry of Warren Hastingsã -ã A Prelude, 14. Hastings in Bengalã -ã The First Casualties, 15. Hastings and His Council, 16. Nand Kumar's Attack, 17. The Counter-Attack, 18. Sir Elijah's Court in India, 19. Warren Hastings and Munny Begum, 20. The Destruction of Chait Singh, 21. The Turn of The Begums, 22. The Hastings Return Home, 23. The Nabob's Life in India, 24. Shaking The Pagoda Tree 25. Epilogue.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138095380 20171227
The Ascent of John Company is the story of the founding of the British empire in India. The process of founding empires is rarely, if ever, edifying. It is invariably a sordid story of brutality and violence, tempered to some extent by blatant lies, corruption, skullduggery and intrigue. Robert Clive and Warren Hastings, the two names that come most readily to mind when one thinks of the founders, were no heroes in their times. Still less were Vansittart, Verelst, or Coote `Bahadur'. We have a governor who was overthrown and imprisoned by his own Councillors, and a general who had to be bribed to take the field! Many of them were accused of atrocious crimes, of murder and extortion. Bribe taking, peculation and corruption were the least of their `high misdemeanours' and the most egregious were ruined by the judicial processes to which they were subjected on their return. The word nabob, which was applied to them by their own countrymen was anything but complimentary. The romanticization of the empire came much later; it was a phenomenon of the later Victorian period, but in spite of the fact that the empire has long since faded away, nostalgia for the Raj still lingers among some circles. For such people this volume will be a useful corrective; the past always seems better than the contentious present. Even for others, who may not see the past through rose tinted glasses, this book will help to place things in perspective. To paraphrase Dickens, `this is the best of times, and the worst of times' - and it has always been so.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138095380 20171227
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xiv, 203 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 23 cm
  • List of Illustrations Preface 1. City Ascending, City Imploding 2. The Integrated Subject 3. Ecology in Practice: Environmental Architecture as Good Design 4. Rectifying Failure: Imagining the New City and the Power to Create it 5. More than Human Nature and the Open Space Predicament 6. Consciousness and Indian-ness: Making Design "Good" 7. A Vocation in Waiting: Ecology in Practice 8. Soldiering Sustainability Notes References Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780520296008 20171211
At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press's Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. Building Green explores the experience of environmental architects in Mumbai, one of the world's most populous and population-dense urban areas and a city iconic for its massive informal settlements, extreme wealth asymmetries, and ecological stresses. Under these conditions, what does it mean to learn, and try to practice, so-called green design? By tracing the training and professional experiences of environmental architects in India's first graduate degree program in Environmental Architecture, Rademacher shows how environmental architects forged sustainability concepts and practices and sought to make them meaningful through engaged architectural practice. The book's focus on practitioners offers insights into the many roles that converge to produce this emergent, critically important form of urban expertise. At once activists, scientists, and designers, the environmental architects profiled in Building Green act as key agents of urban change whose efforts in practice are shaped by a complex urban development economy, layered political power relations, and a calculus of when, and how, their expert skills might be operationalized in service of a global urban future.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780520296008 20171211
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  • Part One. Governing the Company: The patent and the formation of the Company
  • Constituting authority: the court of committees and the generality
  • Wooing adventurers: membership and useful men
  • Division within the Company: the problem of faction and representation
  • Merchants, trading companies, and public appeal
  • Part Two. The Company and the State: The changing patent: negotiating privileges between Company and regime
  • "What his men have done abroad": martial engagements and the Company
  • The Dutch East India Company and Amboyna: crisis and response in the Company
  • Taking stock and looking forward: the difficulties of the late 1620s
  • Crown manipulations of the East Indies trade: dismantling the Company in the 1630s.
A Business of State reveals how the English state took an active role in the creation and functioning of the East India Company in the early years of its existence, and, reciprocally, how institutions like the Company helped create the early Stuart state. To understand how the Company operated, the author delves into the political life of the body as well as constructing a richly detailed account of the interactions between the Company and the regime. Viewing politics and political engagement through the lens of the Company exposes a version of the English polity in which Company members regularly appeared before the monarch and privy council, saw themselves as active agents in government, and used the tools of public appeal to sway both Company and state policies. In return, monarch and privy council promoted and protected the Company, depended on Company expertise and resources, and shaped state policy objectives in response to Company needs and requirements.-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
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xxii, 252 pages ; 22 cm
  • List of Tables. Glossary. Preface and Acknowledgements. Introduction to the Second Edition. Introduction: The Idea of Caste. I: Hierarchies and the Politics of Citizenship 1. Pollution and Prejudice: Vestiges of Untouchability in Rural Punjab 2. Atrocities and Resistance: Dalit Assertions for Citizenship 3. Caste and Democratic Politics: A Differentiated View II: Caste in the Neo-Liberal Economy 4. Dalits in Business: Self-Employed Scheduled Castes in Urban India 5. `Caste-Blinding' and Corporate Hiring Part Three: Mobility and Mobilizations 6. Social Mobility and Quest for Autonomy: Global Contours of Ravidasi Identity 7. Battling for Dignity: Dalit Activists of Delhi. Conclusions: The Futures of Caste. Bibliography. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780815381211 20180213
Caste is a contested terrain in India's society and polity. This book explores contemporary realities of caste in rural and urban India. It examines questions of untouchability, citizenship, social mobility, democratic politics, corporate hiring and Dalit activism. Using rich empirical evidence from the field across Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and other parts of north India, this volume presents the reasons for the persistence of caste in India from a new perspective. The book offers an original theoretical framework for comparative understandings of the entrenched social differences, discrimination, inequalities, stratification, and the modes and patterns of their reproduction. This second edition, with a new Introduction, delves into why caste continues to matter and how caste-based divisions often tend to overlap with the emergent disparities of the new economy. A delicate balance of lived experience and hard facts, this persuasive work will serve as essential reading for students and teachers of sociology and social anthropology, social exclusion and discrimination studies, political science, development studies and public policy.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780815381211 20180213
Green Library
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ix, 154 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction 1. The Last Days of Sail 2. The Beginnings of a Modernization Project 3. A Dangerous and Difficult Workplace 4. The Culmination of a Crisis 5. The Limits of Resistance Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138962828 20180205
In the days of the British Raj Calcutta was a great port city. Thousands of men, women, and children worked there, loading and unloading valuable cargoes that sustained the regional economy, and contributed significantly to world trade. In the second half of the nineteenth century, in response to a shift from sailing ships to steamers, port authorities in Calcutta began work on a massive modernization project. This book is the first study of port labor in colonial Calcutta and British India. Drawing on primary source material, including government documents and newspaper records, the author demonstrates how the modernization process worsened class conflict and highlights the important part played by labor in the shaping of the port's modernization. Class Conflict and Modernization in India places this history in a comparative context, highlighting the interconnected nature of port and port labor histories. It examines how the port's modernization affected the port workforce and the port's managers, as well as the impact on class formation that emerged as labourers resisted through acts of everyday resistance and organized strikes. A detailed study of state power, technological change, and class conflict, this book will be of interest to academics of modern Indian history, labour history and the history of science and technology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138962828 20180205
Green Library
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xiii, 305 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
  • List of Figures. List of Maps. List of Tables and Boxes. Contributors. Preface and Acknowledgements. 1. Migration in the context of climate change: An Introduction R. B. Bhagat and S. Irudaya Rajan 2. Climate change, vulnerability and migration in India: overlapping hot spots R. B. Bhagat 3. Migrating to adapt? exploring the climate change, migration and adaptation nexus Himani Upadhyay and Divya Mohan 4. Exploring vulnerability in flood affected remittance-recipient and non-recipient households of Upper Assam in India Soumyadeep Banerjee, Dominic Kniveton, Richard Black and Partha Jyoti Das 5. Institutional response to displacement due to chronic disasters: the Art of muddling through Ritumbra Manuvie 6. Remittances as self-insured life: On migration, flood and conflict in north-western Pakistan Giovanna Gioli 7. Situating migration in planned and autonomous adaptation practices to climate change in Bangladesh Tasneem Siddiqui, Mohammad Rashed Alam Bhuiyan, Dominick Kniveton, Richard Black, Md. Towheedul Islam and Maxmilan Martin 8. Migration in response to environmental change: A risk perception study from Sundarban Biosphere Reserve Avijit Mistri and Bhaswati Das 9. Gender processes in rural outmigration and socio-economic development in the Himalaya Prakash C. Tiwari and Bhagwati Joshi 10. Climate change, drought and vulnerability: A historical narrative approach to migration from Eastern India Architesh Panda 11. Dynamics of distress seasonal migration: A Study of a drought-prone Mahabubnagar District in Telangana Vijay Korra 12. Seasonal migration from dry climatic zone: A case study of rural Maharashtra Abdul Jaleel C. P. and Aparajita Chattopadhyay 13. Migrant ecology Shareena Banu C. P. 14. Spaces of Recognition of Climate Migrants Inin India: Question of Rights and Responsibilities Bratati Dey. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415790727 20180213
This book highlights how climate change has affected migration in the Indian subcontinent. Drawing on field research, it argues that extreme weather events such as floods, droughts, cyclones, cloudbursts as well as sea level rise, desertification and declining crop productivity have shown higher frequency in recent times and have depleted bio-physical diversity and the capacity of the ecosystem to provide food and livelihood security. This volume shows how the socio-economically poor are worst affected in these circumstances and resort to migration to survive. The chapters in this volume study the role of remittances sent by migrants to their families in environmentally fragile zones in providing an important cushion and adaptation capabilities to cope with extreme weather events. This book looks at the socio-economic and political drivers of migration, different forms of mobility, mortality and morbidity levels in the affected population, and discusses mitigation and adaption strategies. This volume will be of great interest to scholars and researchers of environment and ecology, migration and diaspora studies, development studies, sociology and social anthropology, governance and public policy and politics.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415790727 20180213
Green Library
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xvii, 146 pages : 9 maps (black and white) ; 23 cm
Law Library (Crown)
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viii, 288 pages ; 22 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xiii, 296 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction Part I - Da`wa and Other Religions in Scripture and History 1. Da`wa and Other Religions in the Scriptural Sources of Islam 2. Da`wa and Other Religions in the Pre-Modern History of Islam 3. Da`wa and Other Religions in the Modern World Part II - Da`wa and Other Religions in Modern India: Two Case Studies 4. The Tablighi Jama`at: Background and Context 5. The Formative History and Inter-Religious Concerns of the Tablighi Jama`at 6. Zakir Naik and the Islamic Research Foundation: Background and Context 7. The Formative History and Inter-Religious Concerns of Zakir Naik and the Islamic Research Foundation Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138054134 20180205
Da`wa, a concept rooted in the scriptural and classical tradition of Islam, has been dramatically re-appropriated in modern times across the Muslim world. Championed by a variety of actors in diverse contexts, da`wa -"inviting" to Islam, or Islamic missionary activity - has become central to the vocabulary of contemporary Islamic activism. Da`wa and Other Religions explores the modern resurgence of da`wa through the lens of inter-religious relations and within the two horizons of Islamic history and modernity. Part I provides an account of da`wa from the Qur'an to the present. It demonstrates the close relationship that has existed between da`wa and inter-religious relations throughout Islamic history and sheds light on the diversity of da`wa over time. The book also argues that Muslim communities in colonial and post-colonial India shed light on these themes with particular clarity. Part II, therefore, analyzes and juxtaposes two prominent da`wa organizations to emerge from the Indian subcontinent in the past century: the Tablighi Jama`at and the Islamic Research Foundation of Zakir Naik. By investigating the formative histories and inter-religious discourses of these movements, Part II elucidates the influential roles Indian Muslims have played in modern da`wa. This book makes important contributions to the study of da`wa in general and to the study of the Tablighi Jama`at, one of the world's largest da`wa movements. It also provides the first major scholarly study of Zakir Naik and the Islamic Research Foundation. Further, it challenges common assumptions and enriches our understanding of modern Islam. It will have a broad appeal for students and scholars of Islamic Studies, Indian religious history and anyone interested in da`wa and inter-religious relations throughout Islamic history.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138054134 20180205
Green Library
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xvi, 170 pages ; 25 cm.
  • 1. Introduction 2. Gender and Development: A Bourdieusian Framework 3. Situating Gender Capital in Kerala 4. Matriliny and Kinship: Transforming Gendered Habitus 5. ICTs and Gender Capital at Work 6. Migrating Gendered Capital 7. Victimization, Symbolic Violence and Complicity 8. Legitimate Capital and the Adivasi Deficit 9. Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138221963 20171211
The Indian state of Kerala has invoked much attention within development and gender debates, specifically in relation to its female capital- an outcome of interrelated historical, cultural and social practices. On the one hand, Kerala has been romanticised, with its citizenry, particularly women, being free of social divisions and uplifted through educational well-being. On the other hand, its realism is stark, particularly in the light of recent social changes. Using a Bourdieusian frame of analysis, Development and Gender Capital in India explores the forces of globalisation and how they are embedded within power structures. Through narratives of women's lived experiences in the private and public domains, it highlights the `anomie of gender' through complexities and contradictions vis-a-vis processes of modernity, development and globalisation. By demonstrating the limits placed upon gender capital by structures of patriarchy and domination, it argues that discussions about the empowered Malayalee womenã should move from a mere `politics of rhetoric and representation' to a more embedded `politics of transformation', meaningfully taking into accountã women's changing roles and identities. This book will be of interest to scholars and students of Development Studies, Gender Studies, Anthropology and Sociology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138221963 20171211
Green Library
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xxvi, 389 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Introduction / Amita Singh
  • Disaster law and the post-Hyogo pedagogical change in the framework of governance / Amita Singh
  • Disaster laws: saving lives, reducing risk in the Asia Pacific / Gabrielle Emery and Padmini Nayagam
  • Disasters : an ubiquitous legal framework in ancient BCE literature / Renu K.Sharma
  • The landscape of disaster management in Pakistan : gaps in the legal framework / Md Akmal Wasim
  • Disaster law and community resilience in Bangladesh / Md Akbaruddin Ahmad
  • International disaster response law in China : a study on strengthening national disaster response legislation / Yan Cui and Shibo Jiang
  • Interrogating disaster law in India / Binod Kumar
  • Interrogating the trajectory of disaster laws in India / Ramratan Dhumal
  • Overcoming the patriarchal insulation of international legal framework / Shiranee Tilakawardane
  • Interrogating the pedagogy of state responsibility and individual rights in disaster law / Stellina Jolly
  • Disaster law, ICT and performance through 'standard setting' in disaster law / Sanghamitra Nath
  • Building national resilience through international law / Venkatachalam Anbumozhi
  • Corruption in humanitarian assistance : challenges and opportunities / Sumaiya Khair
  • A legal framework to prevent trafficking of women and young girls during disasters in India / Manjula Batra
  • Disability, disaster and the law : developing a mandate for disability inclusive law making process for disaster risk reduction / Deepa Sonpal
  • Anthropogenic disaster economics and the non-human species / Subhalakshmi Sircar
  • Gender and trafficking / Mondira Dutta and Manika Kamthan
  • Techno-legal regime for safety against natural hazards / Ved Mittal
  • Post-disaster medical services : can law ensure services? / Sunita Reddy and Shishir Yadav
  • Interrogating right to compensation in disaster laws : a case study of Jammu and Kashmir floods / Himanshu Shekhar Mishra
  • Unanswered questions in disaster preparedness and the right to Information / Abha Yadav
  • Can laws ensure disaster risk reduction? : A study of Mandarmani Sea Beach in West Bengal / Rabindranath Bhattacharyya
  • Disaster risk reduction and city governance / P. K. Chaubey
  • Disaster laws in India : the way forward / Nivedita P. Haran.
Law Library (Crown)
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xviii, 247 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction 1. History's Fragments 2. Around the Films Division 3. The Growth of Independent Practices 4. The Advent of Video Technology 5. Articulation of Performance and Performativity 6. Film Festivals, Small Media and Online Networks 7. Sites of Cultural Activism 8. Open-ended Archives: Film, Art and Anthropology Filmography Bibliography.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138551732 20180213
This book maps a hundred years of documentary film practices in India. It demonstrates that in order to study the development of a film practice, it is necessary to go beyond the classic analysis of films and filmmakers and focus on the discourses created around and about the practice in question. The book navigates different historical moments of the growth of documentary filmmaking in India from the colonial period to the present day. In the process, it touches upon questions concerning practices and discourses about colonial films, postcolonial institutions, independent films, filmmakers and filmmaking, the influence of feminism and the articulation of concepts of performance and performativity in various films practices. It also reflects on the centrality of technological change in different historical moments and that of film festivals and film screenings across time and space. Grounded in anthropological fieldwork and archival research and adopting Foucault's concept of `effective history', this work searches for points of origin that creates ruptures and deviations taking distance from conventional ways of writing film histories. Rather than presenting a univocal set of arguments and conclusions about changes or new developments of film techniques, the originality of the book is in offering an open structure (or an open archive) to enable the reader to engage with mechanisms of creation, engagement and participation in film and art practices at large. In adopting this form, the book conceptualises `Anthropology' as also an art practice, interested, through its theoretico-methodological approach, in creating an open archive of engagement rather than a representation of a distant `other'. Similarly, documentary filmmaking in India is seen as primarily a process of creation based on engagement and participation rather than a practice interested in representing an objective reality. Proposing an innovative way of perceiving the growth of the documentary film genre in the subcontinent, this book will be of interest to film historians and specialists in Indian cinema(s) as well as academics in the field of anthropology of art, media and visual practices and Asian media studies.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138551732 20180213
Green Library
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vii, 257 pages ; 20 cm
Green Library
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xiv, 231 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • List of figures-- Preface-- Acknowledgments-- Introduction: dissent, religion and civil society-- Part I. Svadhyaya Ethics and the Spirit of Voluntarism: 1. Theologies of self-reform: what transforms the cross?-- 2. Praxis of an emergent congregation: metaphysics of reform and rebirth-- 3. The structure of Lokasamgraha: volunteers, networks and training-- 4. Succession, routinization of charisma and judicial religion-- Part II. The Tablighi Jamaat's Call for Self-reform: 5. Pedagogy of Tablighi reform: the mission and the messenger-- 6. 'Unintended consequences' of piety and discourses of Islamic reform-- Conclusion: religion, movements and secularity-- Glossary-- Bibliography-- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107166622 20180129
How do we understand the multitude of faith movements in our post-secular world? Faith and Social Movements explores this question by analyzing the theology and practice as well as the transformation of two discrepant religious movements in contemporary India. The research opens up a conversation between the sociology of religion and social movements. Using a comparative lens, two different movements - a Hindu and an Islamic reform movement - have been studied in ethnographic detail. The book is divided into two parts. The first part dwells on Svadhyaya, a Hindu reform movement, and the second part on the Tablighi Jamaat, an Islamic reform movement. Focusing on the internal dynamics of these movements and the 'unintended consequences' of piety, the author argues that it is only by raising new questions vis-...-vis religion, secularity and civil society that their entanglement could be uncovered. This book aims to raise some of these questions.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107166622 20180129
Green Library
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1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Rich in anthropological detail and incisive analyses, The Fall of Gods makes original contributions to the understanding of connection between gendered family relations and class mobility, and foregrounds the complex linkages between political history, memory, and the private domain of kinship relations, in the making of Indias middle classes.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199469307 20180205
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ix, 282 pages ; 22 cm
  • Acknowledgements. Introduction PART ONE 1. Violence in a Spirit of Love: Gandhi and the Limits of Non-Violence 2. Necessary Evil: Justification, Excuse or Pardon 3. Indian Secularism and Religious Accommodation: Liberal Balancing and Diversity with Harmony PART TWO 4. Civil Disobedience as a Form of Address 5. Non-Co-operation and Coercion 6. The Right to Civil Disobedience 7. Conclusion. Appendix to Chapter One. Appendix to Chapter Three. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138286313 20180213
One of the main themes running through Gandhi's life and work was the battle against evil. This book offers a fascinating reconstruction of Gandhi and the doctrine of Ahimsa or non-violence. Gandhi's moral perfectionism is contrasted with other forms of perfectionism, but the book stresses that Gandhi also offered a doctrine of the second best. Following Gandhi, the author argues that outward violence with compassion is intrinsically not as good as non-violence with compassion, but it is a second best that is sometimes a necessary evil in an imperfect world. The book provides an illuminating analysis of coercion, non-co-operation, civil disobedience and necessary evil, comparing Gandhi's ideas with that of some of the leading western moral, legal and political philosophers. Further, some of his important ideas are shown to have relevance for the working of the Indian Constitution. This book will be essential for scholars and researchers in moral, legal and political philosophy, Gandhi studies, political science and South Asian studies.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138286313 20180213
Green Library
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220 pages ; 25 cm.
  • 1. Acknowledgements 2. List of abbreviations 3. Introduction to Proportionality and Gender Equality 4. Constitutional Courts in Context: India, Canada and South Africa 5. The Adjudication of Gender Equality in Independent India: Judicial Discourse from Deference to Discord 6. The Theoretical Foundations of Proportionality Analysis 7. Proportionality Analysis in Canadian Gender Equality Jurisprudence 8. Proportionality Analysis in South African Gender Equality Jurisprudence 9. Defining an Indian Proportionality Analysis for Gender Equality and Beyond 10. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138706699 20171121
For a judiciary in a democracy, dispensing justice is not only about doing justice, but also about showing that justice is being done; it is about giving reasons and creating a "culture of justification". The question becomes how to nurture such a culture. A number of liberal democratic jurisdictions have answered this question in part with the adoption of the multi-step method of evaluating the constitutionality of legislative infringements on fundamental rights widely known as Proportionality Analysis. Under Proportionality Analysis courts must engage in a structured process of reasoning. This book deals with Gender Justice and Proportionality Analysis in India. The author argues that the Supreme Court of India should consider adopting Proportionality Analysis for the adjudication of the fundamental right to sex equality in Indian courts. The book includes an analysis of Canadian and South African Proportionality Analysis and makes some suggestions on how an Indian Proportionality Analysis could be generated using this comparative investigation. Additionally, the book proposes ways of applying the effects of socio-political context on doctrine, as well as doctrine's interpretive impact on adjudicated outcomes for gender, thus making a contribution to feminist jurisprudence. Finally, the author analyses Indian gender equality jurisprudence, demonstrating the inadequacies of the current doctrinal framework for achieving the goal of substantive gender equality and suggesting ways in which an Indian Proportionality Analysis might be fashioned to address these inadequacies. A novel examination of the gender situation in India in comparative perspective, this book will be of interest to academics in the field of Gender Studies, Asian and Comparative Law and South Asian studies.
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Green Library
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xlii, 247 pages ; 26 cm
This report takes a detailed look at the complexity of the teacher management system in India. It compares and contrasts teacher management policies in nine Indian states with actual practice on the ground, identifying key implementation challenges.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781464809873 20171227
Education Library (Cubberley)
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xiv, 356 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
  • 1. Introduction 2. A Personal Journey 3. Faces of Poverty: The Villages Profiled 4. Reinventing Tradition: Agrarian Movements in History 5. Land as a Productive Resource 6. Locating Identities 7. Women's Claims to Land 8. Custom and Courts: Bargaining with Modernity 9. Development Interventions: Can One Size fit all? 10. ConclusionsBibliographyIndex.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138501928 20171204
Land for the adivasi Santal women in Dumka, Jharkhand stands for security, social position and identity, and in this men have a distinct advantage. The time period covered is from historic times to the present. The role of government administrative bodies, NGOs and political leaders is also emphasized. Please note: Taylor & Francis does not sell or distribute the Hardback in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138501928 20171204
Law Library (Crown)