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How to Save a Dying Democracy

On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books, Crown Publishing Group, 2017; pp 128, ₹ 320.

An Influential Relationship

The Rise of Big Business in India by Kamal Aron Mitra Chenoy, Delhi: Aakar Books, 2015; pp 342, ₹ 895.

Comparing Diasporas

Indian and Chinese Immigrant Communities: Comparative Perspectives edited by Jayati Bhattacharya and Coonoor Kripalani, London, New York: Anthem Press, 2015; pp xxi + 305, ₹ 595.

A Capital Intervention

State and Capital in Independent India: Institutions and Accumulation by Chirashree Das Gupta, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016; pp xiv+315, ₹ 727.

A Visionary Policymaker

Shaping India’s Future—Essays in Memory of Abid Hussain edited by Deepak Nayyar and Rana Hasan, New Delhi: Academic Foundation, 2017; pp 245, ` 995.

Tribes in Transition

Indian Tribes in Transition: The Need for Reorientation by Yogesh Atal; Oxon, UK and New York; Routledge, 2016, pp vi + 192, ₹ 895.

From Being ‘Cradle of the Green Revolution’ to ‘Graveyard’

Agrarian Distress and Farmer Suicides in North India by Lakhwinder Singh, Kesar Singh Bhangoo, and Rakesh Sharma, New Delhi: Routledge, 2016; pp xviii+229, ₹ 895.

Perspectives on the Indian Diaspora

Politics of Migration: Indian Emigration in a Globalized World by A Didar Singh and S Irudaya Rajan, New Delhi, London, and New York: Routledge, 2016; pp xix+198, ₹ 895 .

Ressentiment and Its Possible Futures

Benoy Kumar Sarkar: Restoring the Nation to the World by Satadru Sen, New Delhi: Routledge, 2016; pp 208, ₹ 395.

Workers’ Dissent in a Democracy

Undervalued Dissent: Informal Workers’ Politics in India by Manjusha Nair; Albany: State University of New York Press, 2016; pp 248, $85 (hardback).

Story of Public Interest Litigation

Courting the People: Public Interest Litigation in Post-Emergency India by Anuj Bhuwania, New Delhi: Cambridge University Press, 2016; pp: ix+157; ₹ 495.

The Making of Poverty

Labour, State and Society in Rural India: A Class-relational Approach by Jonathan Pattenden; Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016; pp xiv + 2 00, £75 (hardbound).

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