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Bangalore and Its IT Industry

Askew—A Short Biography of Bangalore by T J S George, New Delhi: Aleph Book Company, 2016 (hardback).

Reengineering India—Work, Capital, and Class in an Offshore Economy by Carol Upadhya, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016, pp xiii + 384, ₹995 (hardback).

Encoding Race, Encoding Class—Indian IT Workers in Berlin by Sareeta Amrute; Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2016, pp x + 268, price not mentioned (paperback).

Modern Kerala in First Person

Writing the First Person: Literature, History, and Autobiography in Modern Kerala by Udaya Kumar, Ranikhet and Shimla; Permanent Black, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Ashoka University, 2016; pp xi + 324, ₹895.

Championing the Village Movement

The Web of Freedom: J C Kumarappa and Gandhi’s Struggle for Economic Justice by Venu Madhav Govindu and Deepak Malghan; New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016; pp 388, 817.

 

The Artful Scribbler

First Person Singular by Ashok Mitra, New Delhi, Paranjoy, 2016; pp xi + 395, 595.

One Decade of the RTI Act

Tilting the Balance of Power: Adjudicating the RTI Act published jointly by Research, Assessment and Analysis Group, Satark Nagrik Sangathan and Rajpal and Sons, New Delhi, 2017; pp xvii + 291, 400.

On Methodology and Methods

Research Methodology: Logic, Methods, and Cases by Sameer S Phanse, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016; pp xxx + 727, 625 (paperback).

Critical Essays in Economics

Economic Growth, Efficiency and Inequality edited by Satish Jain and Anjan Mukherji, Routledge, pp xx+206, 795.

Gandhi: Turning the Search Light Inwards

Mahatma Gandhi: Nonviolent Power in Action by Dennis Dalton; New York: Columbia University Press, 2012; pp xxiv + 311, $27.5 (paperback).

Utopian Rhetoric on Global Warming

Will the Flower Slip through the Asphalt: Writers Respond to Capitalist Climate Change edited by Vijay Prashad, New Delhi, LeftWord Books, 2017; pp 118, ₹175.

Emotion and Rasa in Premodern and Classical India

Emotions in Indian Thought-Systems edited by Purushottama Bilimoria and Aleksandra Wenta, New Delhi: Routledge, 2015; pp 289, ₹850.

A Rasa Reader: Classical Indian Aesthetics by Sheldon Pollock, New York: Columbia University Press, 2016; pp 442, $90.

 

 

Republic of Hurt Sentiments

Sentiment, Politics, Censorship: The State of Hurt edited by Rina Ramdev, Sandhya Devesan Nambiar and Debaditya Bhattacharya; Delhi: Sage Publications, 2015, pp 324, `895.

Imperial Copyrights and Resistance Art

Freedom from Profit: Eschewing Copyright in Resistance Art by Arjun Ghosh,Shimla: Indian Institute of Advanced Study, 2014; pp 97,475.

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