|| LIBRARY OPERATIONS
|| 1 Chan, Lois Mai
Cataloging and classification : an introduction / Lois
Mai Chan.--3rd ed-- Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2007.
xix,580p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9780810860001.
025.3 CHA 141172
This book covers the analysis and representation of
methods used in describing, organizing, and providing
access to resources made available in or through
libraries, including both materials owned by the library
(mostly physical items such as books, journals, and
nonprint sources) and external electronic resources
accessible through the library-s portal. The author
emphasizes the standards for bibliographic control widely
adopted in the library field, reports on recent
developments in the retrieval arena, and discusses a
number of popular metadata schemas in order to provide an
overview of the library cataloging and classification
** Cataloging -- United States , Classification -- Books
|| OTHER RELIGIONS
|| 2 Samuel, Geoffrey
The Origins of yoga and tantra : Indic religions to the
thirteenth century / Geoffrey Samuel.-- Delhi: Cambridge
University Press, 2008.
x, 422p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9781107678972.
294.0901 SAM 141235
** Yoga--History, Tantrism--History, India--Religion.
3 Grondelle, Marc van
The Ismailis in the colonial era : modernity, empire and
Islam, 1839-1969 / Marc van Grondelle.-- New Delhi:
Foundation Books, 2009.
xvi, 139p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9781850659822.
297.82209 GRO 141223
This book examines the processes and interactions which
led to the modernisation and successful co-optation by
the British government of this comparatively small branch
of Shi-a Islam. The author poses several key questions
regarding the wider developing relationship between
movements in contemporary Islam and -The West-.
|| SOCIAL PROCESSES
|| 4 Sen, Jai (ed)
Are other worlds possible? : talking new politics / Jai
Sen and Mayuri Saini.-- New Delhi: Zubaan, 2005.
ISBN : 9788189013271.
303.482 SEN 141197
The essays in this book are an outcome of discussions
that took place in the fourth World Social Forum, held in
Mumbai in January 2004. They offer the reader different
and complex ways of understandings the processes that
have helped to shape the World Social Forum and the new
politics that seems to be emerging and what all this
represents, for life, society, and politics more
** Social change , Social prediction
|| SOCIAL GROUPS
|| 5 Lal, Ruby
Coming of age in nineteenth-century India : the girl-
child and the art of playfulness / Ruby Lal.-- New Delhi:
Cambridge University Press, 2013.
xvii, 229p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9781107045910.
305.23520954 LAL 141264
In this book, the author traces the lives of nineteenth-
century Indian women in their transition from girlhood to
** Women -- India -- Social life and customs -- 19th
century , Girls -- India -- Social life and customs --
19th century , Domestic relations -- India -- History --
6 Bayly, Susan
Caste, society and politics in India : from the
eighteenth century to the modern age / Susan Bayly.-- New
Delhi: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
xi, 421p. , 22cm.
(The New Cambridge history of India, IV. 3).
ISBN : 9780521678612.
305.51220954 BAY 141199
The authors cogent and sophisticated analysis explores
the emergence of the ideas, experiences and practices
which gave rise to the so-called -caste society- from the
pre-colonial period to the end of the twentieth century.
Using an historical and anthropological approach, she
frames her analysis within the context of India-s dynamic
economic and social order, interpreting caste not as an
essence of Indian culture and civilization, but rather as
a contingent and variable response to the changes that
occurred in the subcontinent-s political landscape
through the colonial conquest. The idea of caste in
relation to Western and Indian -orientalist- thought is
** Caste -- India , Social classes -- India , India --
History -- 18th century
7 Kanapathipillai, Valli
Citizenship and statelessness in Sri Lanka : the case of
the Tamil estate workers / Valli Kanapathipillai.--
London: Anthem Press, 2012.
xiv, 225p. , 21cm.
ISBN : 9789380601496.
305.89481105493 KAN 141261
The book analyses the context of the agreement between
the Sri Lankan and Indian government that led to the loss
of citizenship of Indian Tamil estate workers in Sri
** Tamil (Indic people) -- Sri Lanka -- Social conditions
-- 20th century , Tamil (Indic people) -- Legal status,
laws, etc. -- Sri Lanka -- History -- 20th century ,
Plantation workers -- Sri Lanka -- History -- 20th
|| CULTURE and INSTITUTIONS
|| 8 Stern, Robert W
Changing India : bourgeois revolution on the subcontinent
/ Robert W Stern.--2nd ed-- New Delhi: Cambridge
University Press, 2011.
xvii, 250p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9780521540810.
306.0954 STE 141200
This comprehensive introduction to modern India covers
its caste and class systems, venerable faiths and
extraordinary ethnic diversity, imperial past and post-
Independence contribution to the global economy.
** India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947 ,
India -- History -- 1947- , India -- Social conditions
|| 9 Datta, Sankar
Resource book for livelihood promotion / Sankar Datta,
Rama Kandarpa and Vijay Mahajan.--4th ed-- Hyderabad:
Institute of Livelihood Research and Training, 2014.
xxii, 310p. , 24cm. + 1 CD-ROM.
307.720954 DAT 141218
** Rural poor -- Services for -- India -- Case studies ,
Rural poor -- Services for , India
|| POLITICAL SCEINCE
|| 10 Gudavarthy, Ajay (ed)
Re-framing democracy and agency in India : interrogating
political society / Ajay Gudavarthy.-- London: Anthem
x, 322p. , 21cm.
ISBN : 9789380601625.
320.954 GUD 141241
** Democracy -- India , Political participation -- India
Civil society -- India , Postcolonialism -- India ,
|| CIVIL and POLITICAL RIGHTS
|| 11 Harel-Shalev, Ayelet
The Challenge of democracy : citizenship, rights, and
ethnic conflicts in India and Israel / Ayelet Harel-
Shalev.-- Delhi: Foundation Books, 2013.
xv, 499p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9789382264576.
323.154 HAR 141203
** Citizenship -- Israel , Democracy -- Israel ,
Political rights -- Israel
|| THE POLITICAL PROCESS
|| 12 Adeney, Katherine (ed)
Coalition politics and Hindu nationalism / Katherine
Adeney and Lawrence Saez.-- London: Routledge, 2005.
xvi, 294p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9780415359818.
324.254082 ADE 141201
This book examines the emergence of the Bharatiya Janata
Party (BJP) and the ways in which its Hindu nationalist
agenda was affected by the constraints of being a
dominant member of a coalition government.
** India -- Politics and government -- 1977- , Bharatiya
Janata Party , Coalition governments -- India
|| INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
|| 13 Edkins, Jenny (ed)
International politics and performance : critical
aesthetics and creative practice / Jenny Edkins and
Adrian Kear.-- London: Routledge, 2013.
xvii, 277p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9780415706230.
327.101 EDK 141210
The book’s focus throughout is on the materiality of
performance practices on the politics of making,
spectating, and participating in a variety of modes as
political actors and audiences whilst also seeking to
explicate the performative dynamics of creative and
critical thinking. Structured thematically and framed by
a detailed introduction and conclusion, the focus is on
producing a dialogue between contributors and providing
an essential reference point in this developing field.
** International relations , International relations --
Philosophy , Critical theory
14 Kumar, Ashwani (ed)
Power shifts and global governance : challenges from
south and north / Ashwani Kumar and Dirk Messner.--
London: Anthem Press, 2011.
xv, 359p. , 21cm.
ISBN : 9789380601038.
327.112 KUM 141240
** Globalization--Political aspects, International
15 Muni, S D
India-s foreign policy : the democracy dimension / S D
Muni.-- Delhi: Foundation Books, 2012.
vii, 178p. , 25cm.
ISBN : 9788175967137.
327.54 MUN 141273
This book is a study of India-s responses to the
challenge of democracy in other countries before and
after its participation in the global democratic
** India -- Foreign relations -- 20th century , India --
Foreign relations -- 21st century , India -- Foreign
relations -- South Asia
|| 16 Egashira, Susumu (ed)
Globalism and regional economy / Susumu Egashira.--
London: Routledge, 2014.
xxxiii, 269p. , 24cm.
(Routledge studies in the modern world economy, 118).
ISBN : 9780415817196.
330.9 EGA 141213
The book covers the results of trial and error of
regional economies in Japan, Korea, Austria, New Zealand,
and the UK over the past two decades. This book focuses
on the circumstances of regional economies worldwide as
well as three important issues of concern: commercial and
policy issues, international trade, and promoting a
regional approach in international tourism. The book
presents case studies of five countries and examines the
possibility of application to other regions.
** Regional economics , Globalization
|| LABOR ECONOMICS
|| 17 Agarwala, Rina
Informal labor, formal politics and dignified discontent
in India / Rina Agarwala.-- Delhi: Cambridge University
xx, 250p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9781107059733.
331 AGA 141221
** Labor movement -- India , Unskilled labor -- Labor
unions -- India , Informal sector (Economics) -- India
18 Behal, Rana P (ed)
India-s labouring poor : historical studies c.1600-c.2000
/ Rana P Behal and Marcel van der Linden.-- New Delhi:
Foundation Books, 2007.
286p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9788175964969.
331.110954 BEH 141274
** Poverty -- India -- History , Poor -- Government
policy -- India , Poverty -- Social aspects -- India
|| FINANCIAL ECONOMICS
|| 19 Guerin, Isabelle (ed)
Microfinance, debt and over-indebtedness : juggling with
money / Isabelle Guerin, Solene Morvant-Roux and
Magdalena Villarreal.-- London: Routledge, 2014.
xx, 316p. , 24cm.
(Routledge studies in development economics, 104).
ISBN : 9780415835251.
332 GUE 141212
This book explores the manifestations, scale, and
economic and social implications of household over-
indebtedness in areas conventionally considered as
financially excluded. It approaches debt not only as a
financial transaction, but also as a form of social bond,
and offers a socioeconomic analysis of over-indebtedness.
** Microfinance , Debt , Poor -- Social conditions
|| 20 Caron, Francois
Dynamics of innovation : the expansion of technology in
modern times / Francois Caron.-- New York: Berghahn Books
xvii, 254p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9780857457233.
338.064 CAR 141216
In this book, the author brings together the different
facets of his expertise in order to present a broad
panorama of modern technology. He shows how artisanal
know how was adapted, expanded, and formalized during the
three industrial revolutions that swept over Great
Britain, France, Germany, and the United States,
resulting in a comprehensive analysis of this long,
complex, and continuous historical process, leading up to
the twenty-first century.
** Technological innovations -- Europe -- History ,
Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- History
Technological innovations -- Social aspects -- History
|| MILITARY SCIENCE
|| 21 Chakma, Bhumitra
Pakistan-s nuclear weapons / Bhumitra Chakma.-- London:
xvi, 187p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9780415408714.
355.0217095491 CHA 141237
** Nuclear weapons--Pakistan, Nuclear nonproliferation--
Government policy--Pakistan, Pakistan--Military policy.
22 Sagan, Scott D (ed)
Inside nuclear South Asia / Scott D Sagan.-- Delhi:
Foundation Books, 2011.
x, 281p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9788175967625.
355.02170954 SAG 141222
This book presents an analysis of the factors that led to
India-s decision to cross the nuclear threshold in 1998,
with Pakistan close behind: factors such as the broad
political support for a nuclear weapons program within
India-s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and the
intense rivalry between the two countries.
** Nuclear weapons -- South Asia , South Asia -- Military
policy , South Asia -- Politics and government
|| SOCIAL PROBLEMS and SOCIAL WELFARE IN GENERAL
|| 23 Bano, Masooda
Breakdown in Pakistan : how aid is eroding institutions
for collective action / Masooda Bano.-- Delhi: Foundation
xiii, 220p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9789382993162.
361.7095491 BAN 141198
This book draws on rich ethnographic and survey data from
Pakistan to present a systematic analysis of why
individuals come together to produce collectively
desirable goods, and why aid often breaks down
traditional institutions for collective action.
** Economic assistance -- Social aspects -- Pakistan ,
Non governmental organizations -- Pakistan ,
Associations, institutions, etc. -- Pakistan
|| OTHER SOCIAL PROBLEMS and SERVICES
|| 24 Lia, Brynjar
Architect of global jihad : the life of Al-Qaida
strategist Abu Mus-ab al-Suri / Brynjar Lia.-- London:
Hurst Publication, 2007.
xii, 510p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9781850658566.
363.325092 LIA 141196
With more than 35 years experience of jihadist activism,
Abu Mus-ab al-Suri remains the foremost theoretician in
the global jihadist movement today, despite his capture
in Pakistan in late 2005. This book includes a
translation of two key chapters from al-Suri-s seminal
work "The Global Islamic Resistance Call".
** Qaida (Organization) , Terrorists -- Syria --
Biography , Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam
25 Shemella, Paul (ed)
Fighting back : what governments can do about terrorism /
Paul Shemella.-- Delhi: Foundation Books, 2014.
xv, 400p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9789382993070.
363.3251561 SHE 141269
This book is a comprehensive analysis of the problem and
a guidebook for resolving the most important national
security issue of our time.
** Terrorism -- Government policy , Terrorism --
|| INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE
|| 26 Langhelle, Oluf (ed)
International trade negotiations and domestic politics :
the intermestic politics of trade liberalization / Oluf
Langhelle.-- London: Routledge, 2014.
xviii, 240p. , 24cm.
(Routledge studies in the modern world economy, 121).
ISBN : 9780415811569.
382.9 LAN 141211
This book presents an in-depth analysis of institutions,
ideas, interests and actors in the interplay between
international trade negotiations and national negotiating
positions. At the international level the author-s focus
on the multilateral negotiations within the World Trade
Organization, together with the plurilateral and
bilateral negotiations on free trade agreements. At the
regional and domestic level they analyze the trade
politics and policies of two established powers, the
European Union and the USA, two rising powers, China and
India, and a small industrialized country with an open
** Free trade , International economic relations ,
|| GEOGRAPHY OF and TRAVEL IN ASIA
|| 27 Alam, Muzaffar
Indo-Persian travels in the age of discoveries, 1400-1800
/ Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam.-- New Delhi:
Cambridge University Press, 2011.
xvi, 399p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9780521898522.
915.40425 ALA 141220
A study of Persian travel accounts, dealing with India,
Iran and Central Asia between 1400 and 1800.
** India -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800
, Travelers- writings, Persian -- History and criticism ,
Iran -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800
|| HISTORY OF ASIA
|| 28 Asher, Catherine B
India before Europe / Catherine B Asher and Cynthia
Talbot.-- New Delhi: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
xxii, 313p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9780521517508.
954.02 ASH 141272
India is a land of enormous diversity. Cross-cultural
influences are everywhere in evidence, in the food people
eat, the clothes they wear, and in the places they
worship. This was especially the case in the India that
existed from 1200 to 1750, before the European
intervention. The book takes the reader on a journey
across the political, economic, religious and cultural
landscapes of medieval India, from the Ghurid conquests
and the Delhi Sultanate to the great court of the
** India -- History -- 1000-1765 , South Asia -- History
India -- Civilization -- 1200-1765
29 Tambe, Ashwini (ed)
The Limits of British colonial control in South Asia :
spaces of disorder in the Indian Ocean region / Ashwini
Tambe and Harald Fischer-Tine.-- London: Routledge, 2009.
viii, 216p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9780415452571.
954.03 TAM 141209
This book assesses British colonialism in South Asia in a
transnational light, with the Indian Ocean region as its
ambit, and with a focus on subaltern groups and actors.
It breaks new ground by combining new strands of research
on colonial history. Thinking about colonialism in
dynamic terms, the book focuses on the movement of people
of the lower orders that imperial ventures generated.
** South Asia -- Politics and government -- 19th century
South Asia -- Politics and government -- 20th century ,
South Asia -- Social conditions -- 19th century
30 Giustozzi, Antonio
Koran, Kalashnikov and laptop : the neo-Taliban
insurgency in Afghanistan / Antonio Giustozzi.-- New
Delhi: Foundation Books, 2007.
xv, 259p. , 21cm.
ISBN : 9781850658733.
958.1047 GIU 141224
The author argues that the appearance of the neo-Taliban
should in no way have been a surprise. He argues that the
Neo-Taliban insurgency had put down strong roots in
Afghanistan as early as 2003, a phenomenon he
investigates in this timely and thought-provoking book.
** Afghanistan -- History -- 2001- , Afghanistan --
Politics and government -- 2001- , Taliban