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Against Ageism in Academic Appointments

This is a note against the practice of age bar for entry into academic positions prevalent in many state-funded universities and academic institutions in the country. Besides being legally unsustainable, the practice is also socially unacceptable and an unreasonable entry barrier.

An Embedded Politics of Civil Society?

While contesting the politics of exclusivism and arguing in favour of uniting the oppressed sections through a substantive class politics for fundamental social transformation, this comment on the article 'Fears of Contagion? Depoliticisation and Recent Conflicts over Politics in Kerala' (June 23, 2007), calls for recognising both the specificities of particular social contradictions and the need to address the question of primacy among them, at any given point of social development.

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