Hinduism and Law: An Introduction

Author: Timothy Lubin
2009 Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Fellow

About the book: Covering the earliest Sanskrit rulebooks through to the codification of 'Hindu law' in modern times, this interdisciplinary volume examines the interactions between Hinduism and the law. The authors present the major transformations to India's legal system in both the colonial and post colonial periods and their relation to recent changes in Hinduism.

Year of publication: Cambridge, 2010; Cambridge India, 2011



Envisioning Peace Educating Through Narratives:Understanding Our Stories to Learn and Teach

Author: Susan Carson
2010 Fulbright-Nehru Senior Researcher

About the book: Envisioning Peace is a collection of individual narratives and commentaries meant for everyone, and especially educators. These stories address some of life’s major challenges and show how these individuals have transformed their lives through the power of compassion and care, illuminating both our profound diversity and our connectedness

Year of publication: 2015



Diversity in Intellectual Property: Identities, Interests and Intersections

Author: Srividhya Ragavan
2011 Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Lecturer

About the book: This book aims to create an interface between intellectual property and diversity - including cultural, biological, religious, racial, and gender-based diversity. While acknowledging that the historical rationale for intellectual property protection is based on theories of utilitarian incentives and property rights, the authors of this volume assert that the current intellectual property framework is not incompatible with including diversity as part of its objectives

Year of publication: 2015



Delhi: Pages from a Forgotten History

Author: Arthur Dudney
2010 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Program Fellow

About the book: The megacity that is today’s Delhi is built upon thick layers of history. For a millennium, Delhi has been at the crossroads of trade, culture, and politics. The stories of its buildings and great historical personalities have been told many times, but this book approaches the past of India’s capital through its literary culture.

Year of publication: 2015



Golden Reflection

Author: Bal Barot
2010 Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Lecturer

About the book: This is a novel of an immigrant, Harry alias Harish Kumar. He is reflecting about incidents and people in his life. It starts with his arrival as a student in early sixties in New York City, where he shares a room with a fellow Indian student. How their lives mingle is the unexpected twist of the tale.

Year of publication: 2015



No One Will Let Her Live: Women's Struggle for Well-Being in a Delhi Slum

Author: Claire Snell-Rood
2008 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Program Fellow

About the book: The book argues that women rely on moral strategies to confront the poverty and unstable relationships that threaten their well-being. Claire Snell-Rood breaks new ground by delineating the complex ways in which women set boundaries, maintain their independence, and develop a nuanced sense of selfhood that draws on endurance, asceticism, mobility, and citizenship.

Year of publication: 2015



A River Runs Again: India’s Natural World in Crisis, from the Barren Cliffs of Rajasthan to the Farmlands of Karnataka

Author: Meera Subramanian
2013 Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Scholar

About the book: In this lyrical and intimate tapestry of five stories dealing with life, loss, and survival in modern-day India, Meera Subramanian travels in search of the ordinary people and micro-enterprises rescuing India's natural world from crisis: an engineer-turned-farmer brings organic food to Indian plates; villagers revive a dead river; well-intentioned cook stove designers persist on a quest for a smokeless fire; biologists bring vultures back from the brink of extinction; and in Bihar, one of India’s most impoverished states, a bold young woman teaches young adolescents the fundamentals of sexual health and in the process, unleashes their untapped potential. In these true stories, Subramanian discovers both cautionary tales and renewed hope for a sustainable and prosperous future for India.

Year of publication: 2015



A Textbook of Microeconomic Theory

Author: Pankaj Tandon
2011 Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Lecturer

About the book: This book offers a discussion of all significant topics including applications and extension of consumer theory; theory of the firm; production, cost and supply; partial and general equilibrium; welfare economics; uncertainty and information; market imperfections as well as a detailed overview of the theory of games.

Year of publication: 2015



Opinel

Author: Rebecca Kaiser Gibson
2010 Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Lecturer

About the book: This book is a collection of poems that cleave away the false and deceptive to clarify and reveal a startling and unifying wonder. Rebecca Kaiser Gibson explores the linkages between the uncomfortable familiar and the curiously intimate strange, making unexpected connections between phenomena.

Year of publication: 2015



Diverse Early Childhood Education Policies and Practices: Voices and Images from Five Countries in Asia

Author: Amita Gupta
2009 Fulbright Regional Researcher

About the book: The book explores issues in early childhood education and teacher preparation in five Asian countries: India, Singapore, China, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives. Some observed classrooms in these countries reflect influences that are simultaneously indigenous and colonial, local and global. By highlighting the diverse and often hybrid classroom pedagogies at work in these 21st century Asian classrooms, the discussions in this book take into consideration the influence of globalization on local policies and practices, and the challenge educators face when they are expected to reconcile different and sometimes conflicting cultural and pedagogical world views.

Year of publication: 2014



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