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Fragile Mega-Worlds-After the Sacrifice

Fragile Mega-Worlds After the Sacrifice There is a pattern that keeps recurring as we trace the movements of 20th century man up from small social groupings into megasystems. At one level, it has involved technological intervention into small functioning systems. At another, it has also resulted in qualitative change. And inevitably, this qualitative transformation has had far-reaching consequences in the domain of social justice.

In Between Paradigms-Perspective on Communication Theory for India

In Between Paradigms Perspective on Communication Theory for India Peggy Mohan Communication Theory was born into an atmosphere of certainty and centralised multinational control, where gleaming end-products of western development would be advertised to the poor as available life-styles, with no reflection about the real factors that had started this pattern of development in the west. So we have to begin on two fronts: one, reviewing our mistakes, and two, opening ourselves up to the natural communicating environment by looking at real situations in natural groups of varying size. Perhaps our admissions and observations will lead to the birth of a new paradigm, where control will give way to consensus, and certainty to an open-ended future of change, renewal and surprise.

Fantasia in Nonenglish Regionalism and the Interregnum

Regionalism is the clue that our best future might be as a confederation of regions, with (he English-speaking elites present but less dominant, and solidarity within each region fuelling the transition away from the fragmented dialect identity to a standard regional-language level of comfort.

A Language Divided

A Language Divided IN recent linguistic work, it has been customary to treat Hindi and Urdu not as two separate languages, but as a single linguistic system, Hindi-Urdu, for the purpose of grammatical description. The productive rules, processes and grammatical markers in Hindi and Urdu are essentially identical, and this allows the linguist to economise by capturing in a single algorithm the grammatical procedures that generate acceptable outputwell-formed phrases and sentences

Why Do Zionists Like War

Why Do Zionists Like War? Dinesh Mohan Peggy Mohan WITHIN the past four weeks the Israeli government has invaded Lebanon and killed without compassion tens of thousands of civilian men, women and children: a staggering loss to the world even in an age of Pinochet, Henry Kissinger and Idi Amin.


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