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Book Reviews

Book Reviews
Public and Private Healthcare and Health Insurance in India by Brijesh C Purohit, New Delhi, California, London and Singapore: Sage Publications, 2020; pp xiii + 283, ₹ 1,195 (hardcover). India...
The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity by Toby Ord, New York: Hachette Books, 2020; pp 480, $18.99.
Cultural Labour: Conceptualising the ‘Folk Performance’ in India by Brahma Prakash, Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2019; pp xvi+290, ₹ 1,195.
Classes of Labour: Work and Life in a Central Indian Steel Town by Jonathan P Parry (in collaboration with Ajay T G), New Delhi: Social Science Press, 2019; pp xxx + 702 (biblio+index), ₹ 1,850.
The Making of Indian Diplomacy: A Critique of Eurocentrism by Deep K Datta-Ray (first published C Hurst & Co), New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2015; pp xv + 380, ₹ 795 (hardcover).
Migration, Gender and Care Economy edited by S Irudaya Rajan and N Neetha , Oxon and New York: Routledge, 2019; pp ix + 205, ₹ 995.
Politics of Inclusion: Castes, Minorities, and Affirmative Action by Zoya Hasan, Oxford University Press, 2009; pp 302, ₹ 430.
Global Productivity: Trends, Drivers and Policies edited by Alistair Dieppe, Washington, DC: World Bank (Advance Edition), 2020; pp xxiii + 389, price not indicated
Adivasis and the State: Subalternity and Citizenship in India’s Bhil Heartland by Alf Gunvald Nielsen, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2019; pp 328, ₹ 695. */
The Caste of Merit: Engineering Education in India by Ajantha Subramanian, Cambridge, Massachusetts London, England: Harvard University Press, 2019; pp 374, ₹ 699. */
The Age of Fragmentation: A History of Contemporary Economic Thought by Alessandro Roncaglia, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019; pp x + 442, $39.99.
​ Land Dispossession and Everyday Politics in Rural Eastern India by Kenneth Bo Nielsen, London and New York: Anthem Press, 2018; pp 221, £70, hardcover.


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