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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 + 200, £75 (hardbound).

Making Sense of the Agrarian Question in India

Critical Perspectives on Agrarian Transition: India in the Global Debate edited by B B Mohanty, Routledge India, 2016, pp 300 + xxviii, ₹895.

Challenges of India’s Higher Education

Navigating the Labyrinth: Perspectives on India’s Higher Education edited by Devesh Kapur and Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Hyderabad: Orient BlackSwan, 2017; pp 284, 895.

Partition Representations from Eastern India

The Partition of Bengal: Fragile Borders and New Identities by Debjani Sengupta; Delhi: Cambridge University Press, 2016; pp xii+274; 585 (hardcover).

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