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Ram Bapat's Solitude

His solitude first of all consists in the fact that he seems unclassifiable , that he cannot be ranged in one camp alongside other thinkers in one tradition . – Louis Althusser (1988: 469) . The passing of Ram Bapat (1931-2012) marks a watershed in the annals of the Marathi public sphere which has...

Dilemmas of Democratic Politics in India

Dilemmas of Democratic Politics in India Indian Democracy: Meanings and Practices by Rajendra Vora and Suhas Palshikar (eds); Sage Publications, New Delhi, 2004;

The Discrete Charm of the Adivasi

Development Hegemony: NGOs and the State in India by Sangeeta Kamat; Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2002; pp xiii + 187, HB, Rs 495.

The Ambiguous Fate of a Pied-Noir-Albert Camus and Colonialism

The Ambiguous Fate of a Pied-Noir Albert Camus and Colonialism Mangesh Kulkarni By locating the political unconscious of L'Etranger in Albert Camus' complicity in the French colonial project to inhabit, possess and represent Algeria, the colonial critiques of the text overlook the existential preoccupations in the novel which are far more reflective of the times in which the novel was produced.

Theories of the Soviet System-A Retrospective Critique

A Retrospective Critique Mangesh Kulkarni This article examines the larger political implications of the Soviet disintegration through a retrospective analysis of the various theories of the system.
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