ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Editorials

The government’s invocation of Section 7 signals splits in the neo-liberal camp over political agency.
A society that fails to internalise the value of gender justice is one that is lacking in self-respect.

Commentary

Recurrent bridge collapses in West Bengal point out to the lack of coordinated institutional arrangements in the governance of bridge infrastructures in the state.

Special Articles

How is class experienced by domestic workers when they come together for collective action? Using ethnographic data, this paper argues that the collective action efforts by some unions of domestic workers in Bengaluru to demand “bonus” reveals the struggles over class that they engage in, struggles that make them conscious of their in-between class status as self-employed workers in a precarious informal economy.

Book Reviews

Refractions of Islam in India: Situating Sufism and Yoga by Carl W Ernst, Sage/Yoda Press, 2016; pp 520, ₹1,050.

Review Issues

Some scientific concepts are accepted and sustained by policymakers not because they can accurately explain or predict the state of natural resources, but because they can be used to legitimise certain forms of resource control.
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