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This large, sprawling work takes readers through many economic, political, and policy episodes and events that are rarely placed together in one book and with such detail. It draws from the author’s....

Of all the problems afflicting hum ankind, the Anthropocene ep och poses the gravest threat to our survival. Though agenda-driven politicians and their benighted supporters dismiss global warming as a....

Feminism is often narrated as the story of liberal White women’s consciousness, later exported to “others.” This narrative, seeing women’s rights as emanating from capitalist democracies, has elided....

Om Prakash Mathur is a leading urban scholar. He has had a long career of over five decades, working in India and abroad. This rich experience is seen in the papers he has selected for this book. The....

The construction of everyday identity in urban spaces has always been complex and contested, notably when the growing numbers of migrants in Indian cities led to the production of segregated spaces....

Muhammad na hotey to kucch bhi na hota (nothing would have been created if Muhammad did not exist) goes the popular na’at (poetry praising Prophet Muhammad) celebrating the creation through Muhammad....

Language historians have paid generative attention to the processes that strengthened the socialisation of various languages as global, national, or regional. A critical and enduring insight into....

As one of the largest agricultural product exporters in the world, India’s agricultural growth story is quite intriguing. With the Agriculture Export Policy (AEP) 2018, the Government of India aims to....

Arghya Sengupta is not a new name in the realm of constitutional discourse in India, neither is he a first-time author. The cover of the book describes him as a scholar, raising the threshold of....

Interdisciplinary work in law is valuable not only because it is rare but also because it brings in new ways of understanding an otherwise insular discipline. In some cases, this also makes the work....

This short monograph on the Hindi language press in India raises vital questions about the role of media in ensuring the constitutional rights of freedom of expression and free formation of public....

In Rethinking Conflictat the Margins: Dalits and Borderland Hindus in Jammu and Kashmir, Mohita Bhatia explores and analyses the perspectives of the marginal Hindu communities, the Dalits, and the....

Nissim Mannathukkaren’s book Communism, Subaltern Studies and Postcolonial Theory: The Left in South India is a welcome addition to the literature on the communist movement in Kerala. The book is the....

Traditionally, higher education provisions remained a near monopoly of the public sector. Higher education was a privilege of the developed countries and of the privileged in the less developed....

While ethnographic studies on polygamy already exist (Bennion and Joffe 2016), ethnographer Melanie Heath, in Forbidden Intimacies: Polygamies at the Limits of Western Tolerance, uses the relational....