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World Social Science Report: Whither India and South Asia?

The World Social Science Report 2010 reveals the marginal presence of south Asia and India in the domain of international social science research, and the dominance of the west in the creation of knowledge in the social sciences. Using evidence from the report, this article locates India's poor position vis-à-vis other countries in both global and local factors - historical and political developments in the west, the internationalisation of English, shifts in the global labour market, and a lack of funding and institutional autonomy in India.

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