South Asian Research Publications

Today research on Contemporary India is thriving within the University, with specialists across the Social Sciences Division.The Contemporary South Asian Studies Programmes WORK IN PROGRESS series is published on the internet with the aim of eliciting comments on and scholarly interaction about the ongoing work of the Programme. These are not always finished papers and are the property of the authors concerned.  If you wish to use ideas in any of the papers in the series, please correspond with the author directly by email for their permission to you to attribute and reference  - or quote - their work. If you wish to comment critically or constructively or to ask questions, the authors welcome direct feedback.