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New handbook of gender in South Asia by Jackson School Director Leela Fernandes

December 3, 2021

A new edition of the “Routledge Handbook of Gender in South Asia,” edited by Leela Fernandes, director of the Jackson School, was published on Nov. 16, 2021. The Handbook covers the central contributions that have defined  this area and captures innovative and emerging paradigms that are shaping the future of the field. It offers a wide range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives spanning both the humanities and social sciences, focusing on India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

Fernandes, who also holds the title of Stanley D. Golub Chair of International Studies, authored a chapter in the handbook.

She is the editor of the first edition, which was published in 2014.