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How Developing Countries Can ‘Beat the Odds’

Beating the Odds: Jump-Starting Developing Countries by Justin Yifu Lin and Célestin Monga, Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2017;pp viii + 393, $35.

Emergent Nation State and the Class of Capitalists

The Bombay Plan: Blueprint for Economic Resurgence e dited by Sanjay Baru and Meghnad Desai, New Delhi: Rupa Publications, 2018; pp xvii + 343, ₹ 500.

Human Development for Freedoms in a World of Rising Inequalities

Human Development in an Unequal World by K Seeta Prabhu and Sandhya S Iyer, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2019; pp xxiii + 370, ₹ 1,250.

Indian Car Industry

Global Players and the Indian Car Industry: Trade, Technology and Structural Change by Jatinder Singh, Oxon and New York: Routledge, 2019; pp xvii + 240, ₹ 995.

Electoral Politics in Post-Mandal Bihar

Post-Mandal Politics in Bihar: Changing Electoral Patterns by Sanjay Kumar, New Delhi, California, London and Singapore: Sage Publications, 2018; pp xxviii + 252, ₹ 995.

Interrogating Method in Interdisciplinary Times

Knowing the Social World: Perspectives and Possibilities edited by N Jayaram, Hyderabad: Orient Blackswan, 2017; pp xvii + 434, price not indicated.

Socio-historical Contexts of Gandhi’s Ideas

Why Gandhi Still Matters: An Appraisal of the Mahatma’s Legacy by Rajmohan Gandhi, New Delhi: Aleph Book Company India, 2017; pp xiii + 201, ₹ 499.

Gandhi’s Relevance in the 21st Century

Gandhi After 9/11: Creative Nonviolence and Sustainability by Douglas Allen, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2019; pp ix + 278, ₹ 845.

Narrating an Epic Life

Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World, 1914–1948 by Ramachandra Guha, Gurgaon: Penguin Allen Lane, 2018; pp xx + 1129, ₹ 999.

A Man of Ideas and a Woman with a Sense of Power

Intertwined Lives: P N Haksar and Indira Gandhi by Jairam Ramesh, New Delhi: Simon and Schuster, 2018; pp xvi + 518, ₹ 799.

The Epoch and the Theatre

A Poetics of Modernity: Indian Theatre Theory, 1850 to the Present edited by Aparna Bhargava Dharwadker, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2019; pp cix + 521, ₹ 2,195.

The World of Domestic Workers

Working at Others’ Homes: The Specifics and Challenges of Paid Domestic Work edited by Neetha N, New Delhi: Tulika Books, 2019; pp x + 314, ₹ 89 5. Domestic Workers of the World Unite! A Global Movement for Dignity and Human Rights by Jennifer N Fish; New Delhi: California, London and Singapore: Sage Publications, 2018; pp xiii + 291, ₹ 895.


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