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The Promise of Citizenship

From ‘People’ to ‘Citizen’: Democracy’s Must Take Road by Dipankar Gupta, New Delhi: Social Science Press, 2017; pp xviii + 205, ₹ 650.

Fukuyama and the Question of Identity

Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment by Francis Fukuyama, Hachette India, 2018; pp xvii+218, ₹ 499.

Gandhi’s Response to the Caste Imbroglio

Gandhi against Caste by Nishikant Kolge, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2017; pp xviii + 316, ₹ 695 .

Creating a Counter-public Sphere

Writing Resistance: The Rhetorical Imagination of Hindi Dalit Literature by Laura R Brueck, Delhi: Primus Books, 2017; pp xiii + 218 , ₹ 995.

Betwixt and Between

Shiptown: Between Rural and Urban North India by Ann Grodzins Gold, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017; pp xiii + 332, ₹ 4,369 hardcover.

Labouring over Sex Work

The Gendered Proletariat: Sex Work, Workers’ Movement and Agency by Swati Ghosh, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2017; pp xxxiv + 227 , ₹ 895.

A Sensible Tale of Three Powers

This Brave New World: India, China and the United States by Anja Manuel, New York: Simon and Schuster, 2016; pp xi + 349, $27.00/ ₹ 699.

Capitalism, Socialism, and the Transition from One to the Other

Socialism and Commodity Production: Essay in Marx Revival by Paresh Chattopadhyay, Leiden, and Boston: Brill, 2018; pp xiii + 300, ₹ 8,175 (hardcover).

Replacing Silence with Speech

The Search for Justice: The Sri Lanka Papers edited by Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena and Kumari Jayawardena, Delhi: Zubaan, 2016; pp 434, ₹ 850.

In the Shadow of State Law?

Iterations of Law: Legal Histories from India edited by Aparna Balachandran, Rashmi Pant and Bhavani Raman, Oxford University Press, 2017; pp 31 2, ₹ 950 .

The Political Project of the MGNREGA

Politics and the Right to Work: India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Act by Rob Jenkins, James Manor, New York: Oxford University Press, 2017; pp xiii, 323, £25.

Mapping Muslims in the Development Landscape

Working with Muslims: Beyond Burqa and Triple Talaq—Stories of Development and Everyday Citizenship in India by Farah Naqvi, Gurgaon: Three Essays Press, 2018; pp xviii + 416, ₹ 460.

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