100 Years of the Russian Revolution: An Interactive Glossary

The Economic and Political Weekly's Special Issue this week marks 100 years of the Russian Revolution. Click here to read the seven articles that provide an understanding of the debates surrounding those occurences and their consequences. 

In this interactive glossary, flip the cards to know what the terms mean.

 

The terms defined here have been taken from Revolutionary Russia: New Approaches, edited by Rex A Wade (New York and London: Routledge, 2004).

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Society may be better able to deal with differences if individuals hold their values lightly and think of morality not as a set of ideas, but attitudes and processes.
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In the context of the recent sexual molestation of an actor in a public space in Kerala, this article analyses Malayalam cinema’s language of neo-liberal governmentality that seeks to police gendered...
Click through the timeline above to explore a history of the Right to Information Act 2005 through the EPW Archives.
As a modern republic, India felt duty-bound to "abolish" caste, and this led the State to pursue the confl icting policies of social justice and caste-blindness. As a consequence, the privileged...
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