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Under Globalisation

The Retreat To Unfreedom: Essays On The Emerging World Order by Prabhat Patnaik; Tulika Books, New Delhi, 2003; pp xiv+302, Rs 525. RAJEN HARSHE the second world war. For instance, national liberation struggle in Algeria and existence of vibrant communist movements in Indonesia, Sudan and even Iran offered abundant testimony to the same. I think there is enough evidence to suggest that the American/western media, over the past decade, has overemphasised the connection between Islam, fundamentalism and The book under review is a collection of essays on some of the diverse and contemporary themes that have been preoccupying scholars from radical as well as liberal persuasions. All these have been grouped under four broad themes including political economy of globalisation, political economy of India, Indian economy and towards socialism.

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