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

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A History of Care and Power

Refugees and Human Rights edited by Sanjay K Roy; Rawat Publications, 2001; pp 413, Rs 750.

Friends, Foes and Understanding

The language of political economy, international relations and almost the entire range of social sciences remain trapped in metaphors of fear and anxiety that in turn have led to a security-centric universe. Dialogue, a critically existential encounter and an ethical attitude are ruled out. The need then is to go beyond the authoritarian texts and their 'anthropological truths' to find out how in a world rife with contentious politics, themes of dialogue, trust and accommodation can work themselves out.

Indo-Bangladesh Cross-Border Migration and Trade

Almost all of the outstanding issues between India and Bangladesh continue to be related to disputes along the common border. The article puts forth a few suggestions for successful negotiation of the immigration problem which is also linked to the larger issue of enhanced sub-regional communication and trade.

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