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Book Reviews

From a law and economics point of view, India stands out as a unique case. It has a legal system that is sophisticated and yet very cumbersome. The legal system is complex to the extent that there is....

This is a book that very much needed to be written. Many books and articles have been published on different aspects of the momentous changes that Nepal has been through in the last 70 years or so....

Contemporary agricultural transformation involves “pluriactivity” or the propensity of rural households to engage in multiple income sources, besides the cultivation of inherited land. Thus, the....

This 162-page essay’s primary concern is, what does it mean to be a democratic self? The foundational argument in this essay is based on B R Ambedkar’s conceptualisation of democracy expressed in his....

The basic characteristic of Indian agriculture is the development of capitalism in agriculture without a corresponding radical transformation in agrarian relations. The transformation of the....

Political biographies are essential reading to understand the circumstances in relation to the decisions taken by a leader. It becomes more important if the decisions of the leader affect the entire....

Apple Is Our Livelihood is the outcome of the national workshop of apple farmers organised by the All-India Kisan Sabha and P Sundarayya Memorial Trust in Srinagar (India) in June 2022. It was a....

Translation studies still remain a subsumed discipline as far as ­Indian academia is concerned. Addi­­tionally, marginal perspectives in theorising translation are yet to be formulated. Translation is....

In the 1950s and 1960s, the growing popularity of Dravidian movement evoked a series of public responses, which still continue to find favour among a section of the population. The authors of this....

It takes a certain courage to envision and compose a book on E V Rama­samy, or Periyar, as he is most commonly known. This is undoubtedly due to the reformer’s courage, perhaps more accurately....

Kalpana Kannabiran’s latest volume titled Law, Justice and Human Rights in India: Short Reflections brings toge­ther 67 pieces of public writing authored by her between 2000 and 2020. The volume....

As the capital city of India, one ­aspect that has been highlighted time and again about New Delhi is that it is a city unsafe for women, often referred to as the “rape capital” of India. Post the....

The politics of urbanisation and ­urban planning has been a topic of immense research and discussion in the past few decades, both in international academia as well as in South Asia. Indeed, the....