Contemporary South Asia

(The TQCC of Contemporary South Asia is 1. 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 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Digital inclusion challenges in Bangladesh: the case of the National ICT Policy38
Buddha and Nilima: the city after communism9
The specter of hate and intolerance: sectarian-jihadi nexus and the persecution of Hazara Shia community in Pakistan8
Students, movements, and the threat to authoritarianism in Bangladesh8
Public sector employment, class mobility, and differentiation in a tribal coal mining village in India8
‘New’ terrains of precarity – gig work in India6
Gendering the everyday state: Muslim women, claim-making & brokerage in India6
Pakistan caught between Iran and Saudi Arabia5
Claiming crisis: narratives of tension and insurance in rural India5
Marginal gains: borderland dynamics, political settlements, and shifting centre-periphery relations in post-war Nepal5
Transnational land and property disputes: the British-Bangladeshi experience4
The caste question in West Bengal politics: continuing inconsequentiality or rising relevance?4
A permanent cordon sanitaire: intra-village spatial segregation and social distance in India4
Women’s struggles over religion and citizenship in contemporary India4
‘Give me the space to live’: trauma, casted land and the search for restitution among the Meghwal survivors of the Dangawas massacre3
The Indian military and environmental affairs: an analysis through the lens of military change3
‘This is all waste’: emptying, cleaning and clearing land for renewable energy dispossession in borderland India3
After cyclone Aila: politics of climate change in Sundarbans3
Muslim Woman/Muslim women: lived experiences beyond religion and gender in South Asia and its diasporas3
Social mobility and politicisation of caste among the Rayeens of Uttar Pradesh3
Social media as online archives: inserting religious identities within educational spaces in India3
The prospects of the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): the importance of understanding western China3
Why Muslims join the Muslim wing of the RSS3
Introduction: Calcutta characters3
Living religions across transnational spaces: experiences of South Asian American Hindu and Muslim women3
Hijras of Assam: undocumented ‘citizens’ in the National Register of Citizens2
The political life of Muslim caste: articulations and frictions within a Pasmanda identity2
Gift of a temple: socio-economic and cultural changes around diasporic engagement in Jaffna Peninsula, Sri Lanka2
Dynastic dilemma in South Asia: influence, networks and shamefacedness2
Relational approaches to poverty in rural India: social, ecological and technical dynamics2
Rural decentralization and infant mortality among select Indian states: a preliminary analysis2
The dynamic of stepwise migrations of Nepalese high-skilled migrants via the Middle East2
‘A mobile phone is like a friendship. It depends from person to person how it is used': mobile phone relationships among low-income women in urban Bangladesh2
Migration, patriarchy and ‘modern’ Islam: views from left behind wives in rural northern Bangladesh2
Securing health care within a ‘magical’ state: the construction of eligibility in India2
When pastoralists urbanize: Intersecting spatiotemporalities of small town Himalaya2
Ayodhya 2.0 in Banaras? Judicial discourses and rituals of place in the making of Hindu majoritarianism2
Women and South Asian Hinduism and Islam: in the subcontinent and the diaspora2
Managing mobility: commuting domestic workers, mobile phones, and women’s ‘honour’ in Kolkata2
Joyraj and Debanuj: queer(y)ing the city2
India and maritime governance in the Indian ocean: the impact of geopolitics on India’s involvement in maritime governance2
Seeking certainty, security and spirituality: religious conditioning and everyday aspirations amongst female university students in Bangladesh2
Thief plates: the mediation of extortion in the rickshaw business in Dhaka, Bangladesh1
The shape of the Sangh: rethinking Hindu nationalist organisational ties1
The view from Mathura: nationalist projections in local perspective1
Asserting caste? Bhishti sanitation workers and Muslim caste associations in Jaipur1
Everyday violence and care: insights from fictive kin relations between madams and sex workers in India1
Marketing affect: mapping the centredness of the election campaign through a comparison of party strategies in the Delhi assembly elections1
Anjuman, jami‘at, and association: what Sayyid organizations tell us about associational forms among Muslim caste groups1
The material and the moral: contradictory imperatives and the production of trafficking narratives in South India1
Institutional initiatives towards expanding democracy: the Election Commission of India and electoral mobilisation1
Caste and two types of status. Comparing Dumont and Weber for studies of caste today1
Courting agency: gender and divorce in an English sharia council1
The National Register of Citizens (NRC) in India and the potential for statelessness in situ: a cautionary tale from Assam1
The Ayodhya case, freedom of religion, and the making of modernist ‘Hinduism’1
The changing shape of the Indian recorded music industry in the age of platformisation1
Kinship as fiction: exploring the dynamism of intimate relationships in South Asia1
After compliance in India and beyond: a theory of implementation dilemmas and comparative institutional analysis1
Digitalization and Informality in media industries: beyond the platform-portal divide?1
Poetics and politics of post-partition cultural memories in Kamila Shamsie’sKartography1
India and Africa in the pandemic imagination1
Bottom-up imaginaries: examining discursive construction of social media roles and affordances in India1
A study of risk perception of radiofrequency electromagnetic field (RF-EMF) exposure from mobile phones and base stations in India1
Afterword: questions for the study of Muslim castes and anti-caste Islam1
A song for Jains or a song for India: contesting narratives during the COVID-19 crisis1
Of the (im)mobility regime in India: the post-COVID medicalisation of mobilities1
Taking the bull by its horns: the political economic logics of new farm laws and agrarian dissent in India1
Organising the Sheikh sanitation workers in Srinagar: from the politics of dignity to Pasmanda activism?1
Policy for cultural and creative industries in India: the issue of regulation through digital policy1
The greater India experiment: Hindutva and the Northeast1
Women, goddesses and tantric praxis: a liberatory antidote to ‘Hindutva' nationalist politics1
Caste politics, minority representation, and social mobility: the associational life of Muslim caste in India1
Destroying one’s own home: resource frontiers and indigenous governance in Northeast India1
Capsizing the gaze: gender non-conforming communities as monitorial citizens1
Kinship as a ‘public fiction’. Substance and emptiness in South Indian inter-caste and inter-religious families1
Youth, meritocracy and cultural hierarchy in the New Nepal1
Old imaginaries in a new frame: the politics of Bollywood’s ‘social problem films’ on Kashmir1
Institutional trust paradox: understanding the dynamics of trust among different ethnic groups in Sri Lanka1
Networks, space and belonging: the Marwaris in Manipur1
Reimagining familial relationships: intimate networks and kinship practices in Odisha, India1
Producing multiple ‘others’: spatial upheaval and Hindutva politics in urban India1
From ‘house of horrors’ to ‘sensitive’ governance: sex workers’ shelter detention in India1
Identifying ‘authorized users’, identifying kin: negotiating relational worlds through Geographical Indications registration1
Shyamoli and the unknown male: the city’s violent margins1
Dirty politics and political care in local politics: gendered barriers to moral boundary crossing in Dehradun, India1
Role of anti-/pro-public sector bias in shaping perceived performance and fairness: an experimental exploration in South Asia1