South Asia-Journal of South Asian Studies

(The median citation count of South Asia-Journal of South Asian Studies is 0. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Pedagogies of Aspiration: Anthropological Perspectives on Education in Liberalising India34
Can Fun Be Feminist? Gender, Space and Mobility in Lyari, Karachi22
Mazaa: Rethinking Fun, Pleasure and Play in South Asia21
Defending Frivolous Fun: Feminist Acts of Claiming Public Spaces in South Asia18
Reading Aspiration in Kerala’s Migrant Photography15
Body, Boundaries and Sindoor Feminism in India10
Masculine Vernacular Histories of Travel in Colonial India: The Writings of Satyadev ‘Parivrajak’9
Life Skills as Affective Labour: Skilling Girls with Gendered Enterprise9
Theatrics of a ‘Violent State’ or ‘State of Violence’: Mapping Histories and Memories of Partition in Jammu and Kashmir9
Documents, Digitisation and History7
Plunder and Prestige: Tipu Sultan’s Library and the Making of British India6
Posters, Politics and Power: Mediated Materialisation of Public Authority in Bangladesh Party Politics6
Sexuality and the History of Disciplinary Transgression5
Mothers and Godmothers of Crafts: Female Leadership and the Imagination of India as a Crafts Nation, 1947–675
Radical Right Islamists in Bangladesh: A Counter-Intuitive Argument5
English-Educated as ‘Ready-Made’ Leaders: Re-Inscribing Distinction through the Student Police Cadet Project in Kerala, India4
Surface Pleasures: Bicycling and the Limits of Infrastructural Thinking4
Breath of Revolution: Ghadar Anti-Colonial Radicalism in North America and the Mexican Revolution4
Packing a Punch at the Bengali Babu4
Female Mobility and Bengali Women’s Travelogues in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries4
A Majoritarian View of ‘Gender Justice’ in Contemporary India: Examining Media Coverage of ‘Triple Talaq’ and ‘Love Jihad’4
Combining Global Expertise with Local Knowledge in Colonial India: Selling Ideals of Beauty and Health in Commodity Advertising (c. 1900–1949)4
The Post-Colonial Magazine Archive4
Pravasi Really Means Absence’: Gulf-Pravasis as Spectral Figures in Deepak Unnikrishnan’s Temporary People4
Fashioning Fabulation: Dress, Gesture and the Queer Aesthetics of Mumbai Pride4
From Untouchables to Vyasa’s Clan: Fishermen’s Reform Movement in Kerala3
Education for Confidence: Political Education for Recasting Bahujan Student Selves3
Populism in Pakistan: The Exclusionary-Inclusionary Divide in the Politics of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and Imran Khan3
Dance Floor Divas: Fieldwork, Fabulating and Fathoming in Queer Bangalore3
Introduction to ‘Translating Sex: Locating Sexology in Indian History’3
Tipu Sultan, the Power of the Past and the Possibility of a ‘Historical Temper’3
The Fleeting Taste of Mazaa: From Embodied Philology to an Alegropolitics for South Asia3
Muslim Belonging in Assam: History, Politics and the Future3
Coca-Cola and the Moral Economy of Rural Development in India3
Malika Begum’s Mehfil: The Lost Legacy of Women’s Travel Writing in Urdu3
Nation and Its ‘Other’ Women: Muslim Subjectivity and Gendered Agency in Delhi3
Class Analysis of the Experience of Migration during the Partition of India3
Religious Offence Policed: Paradoxical Outcomes of Containment at the Centre of Banaras, and the ‘Know-How’ of Local Muslims3
Women’s ‘Retrieval’ from Pakistan: ‘India’s Daughters’ and the Emotional History of Partition3
Our Libraries Are Colonial Archives: South Asian Collections in Western and Global North Libraries3
Introduction: Ecology, Music and Community—Exploring Performance in South Asia2
Feminism, Family Planning and National Planning2
Theatres of Empowerment: Elite, All-Girls’ Indian ‘Public Schools’ and the Production of Performative Altruism2
Dispersal and Development: Two Key Moments in the Growth of Thane City2
Bengali Dalit Literature and the Politics of Recognition2
Gendered Nationalism and Material Texts: An Urdu Women’s Periodical in 1960s Pakistan2
Senses and Sensibilities in Sarojini Naidu’s Poetry2
Epidemiology in Motion: Traumatic Brain Injuries in Mumbai2
Vernacular Sexology from the Margins: A Woman and a Shudra2
Re-Examining the Nexus between Madrasa Education and Politics in Bangladesh2
Introduction: Transnational Figurations of the South Asian Aunty2
Bureaucratic Mediations for Biometric Governance in India’s Northeast—Aadhaar in Tripura2
The Modernisation of South Asia’s Disease Burden: 1950 to 20212
Ontologies of a Pandemic: Polarisations Exposed by COVID-19 in Bangladesh2
Introduction: A Country of Her Making2
Thinking with Signs: Caste, Ethnicity and the Dual Body in Contemporary Eastern Nepal*2
A Partitioned Library: Changing Collecting Priorities and Imagined Futures in a Divided Urdu Library, 1947–492
Bhutanese or Nepali? The Politics of Ethnonym Ambiguity2
A Guide for Poets: Debating the First Poet of Classical Telugu Literature1
Search for ‘Context’: Commodities, Consumption and Abul Hasanat’s Material Sexscape1
‘Social Media Is the Second Ambedkar’: Bhim Army and Social Media Mobilisation in North India1
What Can a Song Do to You? A Life Story of a Gurkha Prisoner in World War I1
Vernacular Taste and Urban Transformation: Towards an Analytics of Fun and a New Kind of Critique1
Writing Industrial Change in Urdu: Artisanship, Islam and Technology in Colonial India1
The Indian Onion Crisis: Agricultural Pricing Policy and State Legitimacy1
A Hydrologically Fractured State? Nation-Building, the Hirakud Dam and Societal Divisions in Eastern India1
Literary Sentiments in the Vernacular: Gender and Genre in Modern South Asia1
Gendering Assisted Reproductive Technologies: Commercial Surrogacy and Constructions of Motherhood1
Music and Intermediality in Trans-Border Performances: Ecological Responses in Patachitra and Manasamangal1
Aspiration as Labour: Muslim Women at a Basic Computer-Training Centre in Hyderabad1
Mourning a Queer Aunty: Kinship, Creative Resilience and World-Making1
India’s Foreign Fighter Puzzle1
Post-Millennial Indian Dystopian Fiction: A Developing Canon of Precarity, (Im)purity and Ideas of India(nness)1
Patriarchy as an Assemblage: Qandeel Baloch, Male Domination and Feminist Publics in Pakistan1
‘No Afghan Refugees in India’: Refugees and Cold War Politics in the 1980s1
Language and Cinema: Schisms in the Representation of Hyderabad1
Singing the River in Punjab: Poetry, Performance and Folklore1
A Poet’s Ocean: Merchants and Imagination across Indian Ocean Gujarat1
A Journey to Justice: Transnational Civil Rights and Ramnath Biswas, an Indian Globetrotter from Bengal, 1938–401
Writing History in Deobandi-Barelvi Polemics: Conflicting Views of Shah Ismail and Fazl-e-Haq Khairabadi1
Environmental Casteism and the Democratisation of Natural Resources: Reimagining Dalit Testimonies1
The Possibility of Translation: Turning Ghosts into Psychosomatic Disorders in Nepal1
Making Way for Ships: Displacement, Religion and Urban Space-Making in India’s Southwest Littoral1
Social Work, Refugees and National Belonging: Evaluating the ‘Lady Social Workers’ of West Bengal1
‘Songs of the Lake’: Understanding Cultural Expressions of Nature through Dwindling Folk-Songs and Mythologies in Bengaluru1
The City Possessed: Ghost Stories and the Urban History of Late Colonial Calcutta1
Negotiated Spaces, Shared Place Identities: Roadside Settlements and Culture of Belonging in a Himalayan Town1
Unpacking the Library1
The Observant Owl: Sensory Worlds of Colonial Calcutta in Hutom’s Vignettes1
Consider the Aunty: The Obfuscation of Desire in My Beautiful Laundrette1
Surveillance, Censure and Support: Gender Counting in South Asia1
A Phenomenological Exploration into Lived Experiences of Violence in Northeast India1
Letter-Writing and Emotional Communities in Early Mughal India: A Note on the Badāyi' al-Inshā1
No Offence: Communal Vulnerability, Law and Versatility in a Vernacular Indo-Islamic Context1
Introduction: Feeding Bodies, Nurturing Identities: The Politics of Diet in Late Colonial and Early Post-Colonial India1
Cutting Edge Research in the Contact Zone? The Establishment of the Nutritional Research Laboratories in Coonoor (1925–27)1
Internationalism and Nationalism: Indian Protagonists and Their Political Agendas at the 15th World Vegetarian Congress in India (1957)1
Ford Foundation–India Relations in the 1950s: A Recipient Country Perspective1
From Worse than Dogs to Heroic Tigers: Situating the Animal in Dalit Autobiographies1
Towards the Publication of The Transfer of Power Documents, 1961–691
The Politics of the Post-Colonial Literary Archive: The Rushdie Papers at Emory University1
Not Part of the Plan? Women, State Feminism and Indian Socialism in the Nehru Years1
India’s Rural Medical Revolution: The Attitudes of Villagers to Village-Level Blood Testing in Maharashtra1
The Smell of Caste: Leatherwork and Scientific Knowledge in Colonial India1
Looting in the NWFP and Punjab: Property and Violence in the Partition of 19471
Women and the Vote: Registration, Representation and Participation in the Run-Up to India’s First Elections, 1951–521
Gandhi, Brahmacharya and Global Sexual Science, 1919–381
Regulating Hooligans and Mawaalis: Collective Action and the Politics of Public Order in Late Colonial India1
Introduction: Postcolonial Archives1
Women in the State: Elected Women and the Challenge of Indian Politics (1957–62)1
Neo-Liberal Pitfalls and the COVID-19 Pandemic Challenges in Bangladesh1
Authority Traversed: Police, Politics and the Urban Poor in Dhaka0
The Changing Ecology of the Kolkata Tanpura0
Introduction: Salt, Protest and Public Health in Modern India0
In the Name of the Nation: India and Its Northeast0
The Loss of Hindustan: The Invention of India0
Christianity in India: The Anti-Colonial Turn0
Remembering Heterodox Pre/Colonial Oral Cultures in (Re)Organising Bengali Dalit Literary Histories0
Virtual Ethnicity? The Visual Construction of ‘Sinhalaness’ on Social Media in Sri Lanka0
An Aesthetics of Isolation: How Pudumaippittan Gave Pre-Eminence to the Tamil Short Story0
Theorising Marginality: Discourses on the Making of Modern Adivasi Communities in Kerala0
Amritsar’s Heritage Street: Mapping Heritage, Eclipsing Offence0
Delhi and Its Urban Peripheries: Associational Life of the Village0
Demanding Development: The Politics of Public Goods Provision in India’s Urban Slums0
Elusive Lives: Gender, Autobiography and the Self in Muslim South Asia0
Outcaste Bombay: City Making and the Politics of the Poor0
Drag Queen in the Beauty Salon: What Theorising Strange Bedfellows Can Tell Us about the Labour of Aunties0
Social Work and Political Visibility: Activism, Education and the Disciplining of Social Service0
India’s Spatial Imaginations of South Asia: Power, Commerce, and Community0
Mountain, Water, Rock, God: Understanding Kedarnath in the Twenty-First Century0
State Spectacles of Yoga: Invisible India and India Everywhere0
The Changing Landscape of Punjab in Bollywood Film Songs0
Reworking Culture: Relatedness, Rites, and Resources in Garo Hills, North-East India0
Marrying for a Future: Transnational Sri Lankan Tamil Marriages in the Shadow of War0
Resisting Disappearance: Military Occupation and Women’s Activism in Kashmir0
‘Village Communities’ vs ‘Business Corporations’: The Multilayered Articulation of Local Conflicts with Contention Surrounding Industrial Development in India0
Review Essay: Criminality, Sexuality and Gender in British India Special Focus: Governing Gender and Sexuality in Colonial India: The Hijra, c. 1850–19000
Authors, Activists, Archivists: A Dialogue with Francesca Orsini on Dalit Literature across Languages, Genre, Media0
Creating an Oral Map: ‘Living On’ after the Nellie Massacre, 19830
Archives of Minority: ‘Little’ Publications and the Politics of Friendship in Post-Colonial Bombay0
The Return of Chen Ching Lin: Chinese Deserters and Chinatowns in the British Raj, 1943–460
The Ecology of the Archive in Adil Jussawalla's ‘Date Book’ for a Missing Novel0
The Discursivity of the ‘Hindu’ Gaze: Reading Bholanauth Chunder’s Travelogue0
South Asia Book Forum0
Divisive Politics of the Inner Line Permit in Three Stories from Manipur in India’s Northeast0
Historicising Housing Rights: Critical Events and Political Ruptures in Post-Partition Urban India0
Salt Workers in Contemporary South India: Change and Continuity0
Homemaking: Radical Nostalgia and the Construction of a South Asian Diaspora0
Crooked Cats: Beastly Encounters in the Anthropocene0
Between Dreams and Ghosts: Indian Migration and Middle Eastern Oil0
Friendly Nations and Open Borders: Gender, Caste and Sacredness at the India-Nepal Border0
‘Tell Them Our Story’: Memories of the Sumi Naga Labour Corps in World War I0
Instrumental Lives: An Intimate Biography of an Indian Laboratory,0
Constructing Religious Authority: Creating Exclusion along the Matrix of Knowledge and Power in Pakistan0
Salt and the National Imaginary: The Photojournalism of the Dandi Satyagraha0
Religious Nationalism, Christianisation and Institutionalisation of Indigenous Faiths in Contemporary Arunachal Pradesh, India0
C.A. Bayly’s Unfinished Business: A History of Ideas in an Old Manuscript0
Mother Tongues—the Disruptive Possibilities of Feminist Vernaculars0
The Evacuation and Repatriation of ‘British Indians’ Resident in Japan, 1940–420
Hysteria Narratives and Love-in-Separation (Viraha) in North India0
Properties of Rent: Community, Capital and Politics in Globalising Delhi Properties of Rent: Community, Capital and Politics in Globalising Delhi , by Sushmita Pati, Cam0
Review Essay: Blasphemy Laws, Sectarianism and Religious Minorities in Pakistan0
Satrah Din, Satrah Saal: Media, Propaganda and Virtual Warfare in the India-Pakistan War of 19650
Transformation of the Deities: Temples, Caste and Identity in Goa0
Proximity or Sycophancy? The Relationship between Intelligence and Policy in the Nehruvian Era, 1947–640
From Discordance to Assemblages: Renegotiating French and Portuguese Colonial Identities through Indian Tourism and Heritage Sites0
(Enforced) Migration, (Up)rootedeness, (In)separability and (Post)memory in The Garden of Solitude and The Infidel Next Door0
Archival Aesthetics: Framing and Exhibiting Indian Manuscripts and Manuscript Libraries0
‘Why Can’t Our Bhuta Have a Mask?’ Caste Contestations and Ritual Practice in Tulunadu0
Review Essay: Designing Democracy: Judges, Judicial Review and Constitutionalism in Pakistan0
Multani Shikarpuri Migration to Malabar: A Praxis on Homemaking0
Rituals as a Means of Mitigation and Prevention: Containing Sectarian Rivalry in Kanchipuram0
Caste as Process in Post-Liberalisation India0
Why Do Rich Sindhi Women Need a Kitty Group? Space, Sociality and Status Production among Upper-Class Housewives in Singapore0
The Gastropoetics of Sex: Gluttony, Lust and Excess in Late Nationalist India0
The Making of a Modern Slum: The Power of Capital in Colonial Bombay0
Inspectors of the Raj: A Pedagogy of Critical Conservatism in Odisha0
Salt, Sovereignty and Law in Colonial India: The Case of Rajputana Salt in the Late Nineteenth Century0
Gajanan Madhav Muktibodh and the Passing of Soviet India0
Imaging ‘Slow Violence’ in the Jharia Coalfields of India: Disrupting Energy Modernity through Photography0
The Rise and Demise of Multi-Purpose Food in India: Food Technology, Population Control and Nutritional Development in the Post-War Era, c. 1944–660
Self-Sacrifice, Suffrage and Socialism: Gandhi and the Mobilisation of Women, 1930–310
The Guilty Pleasures of Saas-Bahu Style0
India, China, and the World: A Connected History0
Animal Enthusiasms: Life beyond Cage and Leash in Rural Pakistan0
‘If You Cannot Feed the Body of a Child You Cannot Feed the Brain’: Education and Nutrition in Late Colonial Madras0
Ambedkar in America: An Archive for Our Times0
Three Fruits: Nepali Ayurvedic Doctors on Health, Nature and Social Change0
Varieties of Drunk Experience in Early Medieval South Asia0
Nehruvian Ghosts: Kamal Amrohi’s Film, Mahal (1949)0
Business and Politics in India0
The Dissent of Play: Lotahs in the Museum0
Bikās as Pedagogy: The Concept of Development at an Elite Boarding School in Nepal0
Post-Colonial Disasters and Narratives of Erasure: Reimagining Testimonies of Toxic Encounter0
Border, Pastoralism and Affect: Memories, Interactions and Cultural Transformations of Pastoralists in Western Rajasthan Borderlands0
The China–India Rivalry in the Globalization Era0
Pakistan’s Health-Care System: A Case of Elite Capture0
Between Globalising Religions and Embodying Asia: Imagining Japan in Bengal0
‘We Look at Our Feet and Work’: Women Construction Workers Negotiating Patriarchies in Kolkata, India0
After TRIPS: Can India Remain ‘the Pharmacy of the Developing World’?0
The Religious and Racial Geography of Late Nineteenth-Century Bombay0
From Colonial India to Semi-Colonial Republican China: Imaginaries and Realities of Civil Service and State-Building in Salt Administration, 1912–450
‘Nature’ in the Ṭhumrī Genre as Performed by Some Female Exponents of the Pūrab Aṅg: Liminality, Identity and Resistance0
(Re)Imagining Anglo-American Relations: Natural History, Sport Hunting and Scientific Imperialism in the Vernay-Faunthorpe Indian Expeditions of 1922–290
Adoption in Hindi Fiction: Contesting Normative Understandings of Parenting and Parenthood in Late Colonial India0
Hysteria: A South Asian History of Global Medicine0
‘Do You Hear Voices, or Do You Think You Hear Voices?’: Malevolence and Modernity in the Psychiatric Clinic0
Gender and Caste: The Politics of Embodied Spatial Negotiations in Rural Odisha, India0
Advertising Medical Technologies in Urdu Print c. 1930: Prosthesis and Possibility0
The Indo-Myanmar Borderlands: Border Trade, Urbanisation and Ethnic Politics in Mizoram, India0
Picturing Development: Outdoor Campaign Materials during the 2019 General Election in India0
A Precarious Trade: The English East India Company and Its Interventions in the Balasore Salt Trade0
Hear #MeToo in India: News, Social Media, and Anti-Rape and Sexual Harassment Activism0
The LCD (Lowest Common Denominator) of Language: The Materialist Poetry of Arun Kolatkar and R.K. Joshi0
Dhandha, Accumulation and the Making of Valuable Livelihoods in Contemporary Mumbai10
Rain of Life, Rain of Music: Music as Life Power in Indian Thought and Contemporary Musical Traditions0
Homeland Insecurities: Autonomy, Conflict and Migration in Assam0
Violence, Urban Anxieties and Masculinities: The ‘Foot Soldiers’ of 2002, Ahmedabad0
Introduction: Containing Religious Offence beyond the Courts0
American Modernisers and the Cow Question in Colonial and Nationalist India0
Anti/Aunty as Critical Method: From Gendered Resistance to Soft Grace0
Animosity at Bay: An Alternative History of the India–Pakistan Relationship, 1947–19520
Riaz Hassan, AM FASSA (August 14, 1937–June 8, 2022)0
The Brief History of a Very Big Book: The Making of the Tamil Encyclopaedia0
From Communist Internationalism to a ‘New Humanism’: On M.N. Roy’s Confrontation with Fascism0
World War II and the Prospect of ‘Quit India’ in Bengal: Perceptions, Rumours and Revolutionary Parties0
Persian Literati, Islam and Politics in Early Modern South Asia: Being a Muslim in ‘Abd al-Haqq Dehlawi’s Texts0
Imagined Geographies in the Indo-Tibetan Borderlands: Culture, Politics, Place0
Negotiating Power and Constructing the Nation: Engineering in Sri Lanka,0
The Caste of Merit: Engineering Education in India0
Language and the Making of Modern India: Nationalism and the Vernacular in Colonial Odisha, 1803–19560
The Films Division of India and the Nehruvian Dream0
Indian Sex Life: Sexuality and the Colonial Origins of Modern Social Thought0
‘Purify the Deval and Devi’: Dalits and Politics of Hindu Social Reform in Hyderabad, 1920–280
Vernacular Medicine in Colonial India: Family, Market and Homoeopathy0
Karva Chauth Travels: Fasting, Feasting and Everything in Between0
Muslim Household, Nation and Urdu in Television Dramas of Pakistan0
In a Pure Muslim Land: Shi’ism between Pakistan and the Middle East0
The Racialisation of Citizenship in Post-Colonial India0
Messengers of Hindu Nationalism: How the RSS Reshaped India0
Going Wild on Instagram: Tiger Safaris and India’s Protected Areas in the Age of Social Media0
Connected History: Essays and Arguments0
Changing Contexts and Shifting Roles of the Indian State: New Perspectives on Development Dynamics0
Accessing Affordable Medicines in a Post-TRIPS Environment: The Case of Bangladesh0
‘To Kiss or Not to Kiss?’ Cinema, Vulgarity and Marathi Manus in 1950s and 1960s Maharashtra0
Bad Brown Aunties, Fagony Aunts and Resistance Aunties: Centring Queer Desi Aunties in Diasporic Social Movement and Justice Work0
Auntyness in a Beauty Parlour: Relaxation, Conversation, Labour and Care0
Uncivil City: Ecology, Equity and the Commons in Delhi0
The Duplicate Malady: Repositioning Hysteria in South Asia0