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Routledge Handbook of South Asian Criminology

Authored by: K. Jaishankar

Print publication date:  August  2019
Online publication date:  August  2019

Print ISBN: 9781482260458
eBook ISBN: 9780429320118
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9780429320118
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Book description

Although the literature and cultural practices of the South Asian region demonstrate a rich understanding of criminology, this handbook is the first to focus on crime, criminal justice, and victimization in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

South Asia?s rapid growth in population and economy continues to introduce transformations in social behaviors, including those related to criminality and victimization. Readers of this handbook will gain a comprehensive look at criminology, criminal justice, and victimology in the South Asian region, including processes, historical perspectives, politics, policies, and victimization. This collection of chapters penned by scholars from all eight of the South Asian nations, as well as the US, UK, Australia, and Belgium, will advance the study and practice of criminology in the South Asian region and carry implications for other regions.

The Routledge Handbook of South Asian Criminology provides a wealth of information on criminological issues and their effect on the countries and governments? efforts to mitigate them. It is essential reading for students and scholars of South Asian criminology, criminal justice, and politics.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Afghanistan Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Bangladesh Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Bhutan Download PDF
Chapter  4:  India Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Maldives Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Nepal Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Pakistan Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Sri Lanka Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Criminal Justice Tenets in Manusmriti  Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Witchcraft Accusation, Victimization and Demonology in Nepal Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Crime and Justice in Ancient South India (Sangam Age) Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Goondas of Calcutta Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Opium Production in India, Pakistan and Afghanistan Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Homicide in Ancient, Medieval, British, and Contemporary India  Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Terror and Trafficking in Afghanistan, Pakistan and India Download PDF
Chapter  16:  War, Crime, Justice and Social Order in Afghanistan  Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Organised Crime, Gangs and the Complexity of Group Offending in Bangladesh Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Crimes of War in Sri Lanka  Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Madaris and Suicide Terrorism in Pakistan Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Post-Conflict Crime and Violence in Nepal Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Religious Terrorism in Bangladesh Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Human Trafficking in South Asia Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Religious, Societal Reflection and Rights of Transgender in India Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Transitional Justice Processes in Bangladesh Download PDF
Chapter  25:  ‘Nirbhaya Incident’ and Juvenile Justice Policies in India Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Crime Among Young Offenders in Bhutan Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Women Victims of War and Crime in Afghanistan Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Human Trafficking in Nepal Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Political Crime Victimization in Bangladesh Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Traditional Practices and Victimization of Women in Nepal Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Rohingyas in Myanmar and Bangladesh Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Conclusion Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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