ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Denying the Devil Its Due

Sugata Marjit Reading Globalisation and Development edited by Ashwini Deshpande has been a refreshing experience. The volume is a collection of articles presented in a conference in 2005 on a theme, which is of critical significance for policymaking all around the globe. The orthodox approach of trade and investment liberalisation as a necessary and sufficient means for prosperity of the developing world is put under the scanner by a set of skilfully done analytical papers. Researchers included in the volume have gathered from various corners of the world and done a fairly commendable job. By now it is well recognised that several critiques on either side of the fence often tend to engage in rhetoric while discussing the pros and cons of globalisation. The so-called

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