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State Weakness and State Failure

State Weakness and State Failure Genesis and Consequences State-Building: Governance and World Order in the 21st Century by Francis Fukuyama; Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, 2004;

An Electoral Theory of Communal Riots?

 An Electoral Theory of Communal Riots? Votes and Violence: Electoral Competition and Communal Riots in India by Steven I Wilkinson; Cambridge University Press, New York, 2004; First South Asian Edition, 2005; pp 310, $ 75 (hardcover).

Eurocentrism in World History

Eurocentrism in World History A Critique of Its Propagators Eight Eurocentric Historians by J M Blaut; The Guilford Press, New York, 2000; LAXMAN D SATYA This book systematically dissects eight well known Eurocentric historians and thoroughly exposes their biases and prejudices on which presumably most Euro- American scholarship is based. The author

Caste and Gender in Colonial South India

Caste and Gender in Colonial South India Recasting the Devadasi: Patterns of Sacred Prostitution in Colonial South India by Priyadarshini Vijaisri; Kanishka Publishers, New Delhi, 2004; pp 346+xii, Rs 750.

Abusing Demography

Abusing Demography Religious Demography of India by A P Joshi, M D Srinivas and J K Bajaj; Centre for Policy Studies, Chennai, D JAYARAJ, S SUBRAMANIAN Who forsakes measure, measure forsakes.

Antinomies in Ideologies and Institutions

Antinomies in Ideologies and Institutions Antinomies of Society: Essays on Ideologies and Institutions by Andre Beteille; Oxford University Press, Delhi, 2000;

At the Bottom of the Urban Economy

At the Bottom of the Urban Economy City Requiem, Calcutta: Gender and the Politics of Poverty by Ananya Roy; published as Volume 10 in the series Globalisation and Community , University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 2003; pp 352, $ 22.95 (paperback).

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