South Asia-Journal of South Asian Studies

(The TQCC of South Asia-Journal of South Asian Studies is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
Chor, Police and Cattle: The Political Economies of Bovine Value in the India–Bangladesh Borderlands34
Pedagogies of Aspiration: Anthropological Perspectives on Education in Liberalising India32
Disgust as Embodied Critique: Being Middle Class and Muslim in Mumbai24
Can Fun Be Feminist? Gender, Space and Mobility in Lyari, Karachi21
Mazaa: Rethinking Fun, Pleasure and Play in South Asia20
Religious Minorities in Pakistan: Identities, Citizenship and Social Belonging20
Blurring Bovine Boundaries: Cow Politics and the Everyday in South India19
Defending Frivolous Fun: Feminist Acts of Claiming Public Spaces in South Asia18
Bovine Politics in South Asia: Rethinking Religion, Law and Ethics16
Reading Aspiration in Kerala’s Migrant Photography15
‘Preserving and Improving the Breeds’: Cow Protection’s Animal-Husbandry Connection14
The Problem Without a Name: Comments on Cultural Difference (Racism) in India10
Provincialising the Cow: Buffalo–Human Relationships10
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
From Romance to Reproduction: Pre- and Post-Independence Covers in a Marathi Women’s Magazine7
Posters, Politics and Power: Mediated Materialisation of Public Authority in Bangladesh Party Politics6
Sexuality and the History of Disciplinary Transgression5
Jogendranath Mandal and the Politics of Dalit Recognition in Pakistan5
Plunder and Prestige: Tipu Sultan’s Library and the Making of British India5
The ‘Untouchable School’: American Missionaries, Hindu Social Reformers and the Educational Dreams of Labouring Dalits in Colonial North India5
Mothers and Godmothers of Crafts: Female Leadership and the Imagination of India as a Crafts Nation, 1947–674
‘My World Is a Different World’: Caste and Dalit Eco-Literary Traditions4
Pravasi Really Means Absence’: Gulf-Pravasis as Spectral Figures in Deepak Unnikrishnan’s Temporary People4
The Post-Colonial Magazine Archive4
Breath of Revolution: Ghadar Anti-Colonial Radicalism in North America and the Mexican Revolution4
Female Mobility and Bengali Women’s Travelogues in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries4
Tipu Sultan, the Power of the Past and the Possibility of a ‘Historical Temper’3
Class Analysis of the Experience of Migration during the Partition of India3
Internally Displaced Kashmiri Pandits: Negotiation and Access to Cultural Capital3
Malika Begum’s Mehfil: The Lost Legacy of Women’s Travel Writing in Urdu3
Our Libraries Are Colonial Archives: South Asian Collections in Western and Global North Libraries3
From Untouchables to Vyasa’s Clan: Fishermen’s Reform Movement in Kerala3
Provincialising Bengal: The View from Darjeeling3
Combining Global Expertise with Local Knowledge in Colonial India: Selling Ideals of Beauty and Health in Commodity Advertising (c. 1900–1949)3
Women’s ‘Retrieval’ from Pakistan: ‘India’s Daughters’ and the Emotional History of Partition3
Coca-Cola and the Moral Economy of Rural Development in India3
Radical Right Islamists in Bangladesh: A Counter-Intuitive Argument3
A Majoritarian View of ‘Gender Justice’ in Contemporary India: Examining Media Coverage of ‘Triple Talaq’ and ‘Love Jihad’3
Fashioning Fabulation: Dress, Gesture and the Queer Aesthetics of Mumbai Pride3
English-Educated as ‘Ready-Made’ Leaders: Re-Inscribing Distinction through the Student Police Cadet Project in Kerala, India3
Introduction to ‘Translating Sex: Locating Sexology in Indian History’3
Dispersal and Development: Two Key Moments in the Growth of Thane City2
The Fleeting Taste of Mazaa: From Embodied Philology to an Alegropolitics for South Asia2
Bengali Dalit Literature and the Politics of Recognition2
Bhutanese or Nepali? The Politics of Ethnonym Ambiguity2
Senses and Sensibilities in Sarojini Naidu’s Poetry2
Packing a Punch at the Bengali Babu2
Epidemiology in Motion: Traumatic Brain Injuries in Mumbai2
Vernacular Sexology from the Margins: A Woman and a Shudra2
Gendered Nationalism and Material Texts: An Urdu Women’s Periodical in 1960s Pakistan2
Education for Confidence: Political Education for Recasting Bahujan Student Selves2
Introduction: Transnational Figurations of the South Asian Aunty2
Surface Pleasures: Bicycling and the Limits of Infrastructural Thinking2
Democracy and Discrimination: Comparing Caste-Based Politics in Indian and Pakistani Punjab2
Religious Offence Policed: Paradoxical Outcomes of Containment at the Centre of Banaras, and the ‘Know-How’ of Local Muslims2
Ontologies of a Pandemic: Polarisations Exposed by COVID-19 in Bangladesh2
Dance Floor Divas: Fieldwork, Fabulating and Fathoming in Queer Bangalore2
Thinking with Signs: Caste, Ethnicity and the Dual Body in Contemporary Eastern Nepal*2
Re-Examining the Nexus between Madrasa Education and Politics in Bangladesh2
A Partitioned Library: Changing Collecting Priorities and Imagined Futures in a Divided Urdu Library, 1947–492
Betwixt and Between: Hindu Identity in Pakistan and ‘Wary and Aware’ Public Performances2
Malls versus Streets: North-Eastern Women between Modernity and Marginality2
The Modernisation of South Asia’s Disease Burden: 1950 to 20212
Feminism, Family Planning and National Planning2
Theatres of Empowerment: Elite, All-Girls’ Indian ‘Public Schools’ and the Production of Performative Altruism2
Introduction: A Country of Her Making2
Introduction: Feeding Bodies, Nurturing Identities: The Politics of Diet in Late Colonial and Early Post-Colonial India1
Unpacking the Library1
Gandhi, Brahmacharya and Global Sexual Science, 1919–381
Towards the Publication of The Transfer of Power Documents, 1961–691
Singing the River in Punjab: Poetry, Performance and Folklore1
Changing Places: Religion and Minority in Pakistan1
‘Songs of the Lake’: Understanding Cultural Expressions of Nature through Dwindling Folk-Songs and Mythologies in Bengaluru1
Nation and Its ‘Other’ Women: Muslim Subjectivity and Gendered Agency in Delhi1
Negotiated Spaces, Shared Place Identities: Roadside Settlements and Culture of Belonging in a Himalayan Town1
Letter-Writing and Emotional Communities in Early Mughal India: A Note on the Badāyi' al-Inshā1
Populism in Pakistan: The Exclusionary-Inclusionary Divide in the Politics of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and Imran Khan1
Mahadev’s Gift: Men, Bullocks and the Community of Cultivation in Central India1
Post-Millennial Indian Dystopian Fiction: A Developing Canon of Precarity, (Im)purity and Ideas of India(nness)1
The Possibility of Translation: Turning Ghosts into Psychosomatic Disorders in Nepal1
Surveillance, Censure and Support: Gender Counting in South Asia1
Reclaiming the Citizen: Christian and Shi‘i Engagements with the Pakistani State1
A Poet’s Ocean: Merchants and Imagination across Indian Ocean Gujarat1
A Hydrologically Fractured State? Nation-Building, the Hirakud Dam and Societal Divisions in Eastern India1
A Guide for Poets: Debating the First Poet of Classical Telugu Literature1
The Observant Owl: Sensory Worlds of Colonial Calcutta in Hutom’s Vignettes1
Vernacular Taste and Urban Transformation: Towards an Analytics of Fun and a New Kind of Critique1
Mourning a Queer Aunty: Kinship, Creative Resilience and World-Making1
The Indian Onion Crisis: Agricultural Pricing Policy and State Legitimacy1
Cutting Edge Research in the Contact Zone? The Establishment of the Nutritional Research Laboratories in Coonoor (1925–27)1
Not Part of the Plan? Women, State Feminism and Indian Socialism in the Nehru Years1
Women and the Vote: Registration, Representation and Participation in the Run-Up to India’s First Elections, 1951–521
B-School Religion: Hindu Theology in the Neo-Liberal Cityscape1
Regulating Hooligans and Mawaalis: Collective Action and the Politics of Public Order in Late Colonial India1
No Offence: Communal Vulnerability, Law and Versatility in a Vernacular Indo-Islamic Context1
Muslim Belonging in Assam: History, Politics and the Future1
Introduction: Postcolonial Archives1
Writing Industrial Change in Urdu: Artisanship, Islam and Technology in Colonial India1
Patriarchy as an Assemblage: Qandeel Baloch, Male Domination and Feminist Publics in Pakistan1
The Politics of the Post-Colonial Literary Archive: The Rushdie Papers at Emory University1
Women in the State: Elected Women and the Challenge of Indian Politics (1957–62)1
Social Work, Refugees and National Belonging: Evaluating the ‘Lady Social Workers’ of West Bengal1
What Can a Song Do to You? A Life Story of a Gurkha Prisoner in World War I1
Aspiration as Labour: Muslim Women at a Basic Computer-Training Centre in Hyderabad1
Towards a Relational Approach to the State: Understanding Social and Political Transformation in Nepal1
Review Essay: Liquidity of the Sundarbans: If the Tigers and Cyclones Don’t Get You, the Law Will1
Environmental Casteism and the Democratisation of Natural Resources: Reimagining Dalit Testimonies1
Making Way for Ships: Displacement, Religion and Urban Space-Making in India’s Southwest Littoral1
Literary Sentiments in the Vernacular: Gender and Genre in Modern South Asia1
India’s Foreign Fighter Puzzle1
Consider the Aunty: The Obfuscation of Desire in My Beautiful Laundrette1
Corruption as a Diagnostic of Power: Navigating the Blurred Boundaries of the Relational State1
Making ‘Green Citizens’ in Ilam: Development and Transformation in East Nepal1
Search for ‘Context’: Commodities, Consumption and Abul Hasanat’s Material Sexscape1
A Phenomenological Exploration into Lived Experiences of Violence in Northeast India1
Gendering Assisted Reproductive Technologies: Commercial Surrogacy and Constructions of Motherhood1
‘No Afghan Refugees in India’: Refugees and Cold War Politics in the 1980s1
Narrating Christians in Pakistan through Times of War and Conflict1
Where Interests Collided: Examining the Conflictual Relationship between the Nepali State and Its Citizens through the History of Public Libraries1
India’s Rural Medical Revolution: The Attitudes of Villagers to Village-Level Blood Testing in Maharashtra1