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Editorials

The working poor disproportionately bear the adverse impacts of the pandemic amidst the economic slowdown.
A decentralised public health system that socialises the cost of healthcare is required.

Commentary

In colonial times, universities were established in India to produce graduates who would serve the interests of a colonial ruling elite.

Special Articles

Can economic reforms and democratic devolution go together? Can the prevailing political-economy ensure a balance between the two forms of decentralisation? The paper attempts to examine these questions with reference to Gujarat in western India.

Columns

As a bio-security crisis brings the world to a brink, the dominant neo-liberal vision of world order must be displaced by a humane globalism and institutions that actually supply public goods.

Book Reviews

Caste and Nature: Dalits and Indian Environmental Politics by Mukul Sharma, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2017; pp 296, ₹995.

Review Issues

Tracing the genealogy of the scientific claim that Indian lung capacity is deficient vis-à-vis the “European norm,” it is argued that the pathologisation of the Indian lung that once justified colonial-era segregation has made a troubling contemporary return, producing state imperceptibility of pollution-induced illness.
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