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Education, Assimilation and Cultural Marginalisation of Tribes in India

The cultural marginalisation of the tribal people in India through the school system in pre- and post-independence India is discussed by drawing parallels with the residential school system that existed in the United States and Canada.

Trump’s Policies and Billionaire Indian Dreams

Passage from India to America: Billionaire Engineers, Extremist Politics & Advantage to Canada & China by Ignatius Chithelen, Bryant Park Publishers LLC, New York, 2018; pp 212, $40.95 (hardcover).

Punjabis in Canada

The Making of Little Punjab in Canada: Patterns of Immigration by Archana B Verma; Sage Publications, New Delhi; pp 254, Rs 495.

Looking Back at the Khalistan Movement

Sikh Ethnonationalism and the Political Economy of Punjab by Shinder Purewal; Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2000; pp ix+215, Rs 545. Terrorism in Punjab: Understanding Grassroots Reality by H K Puri, P S Judge and J S Shekhon; Har-Anand Publications, New Delhi, 1999; pp 200, Rs 395. Ethnic Conflict in India: A Case-Study of Punjab by Gurharpal Singh; Macmillan Press, London, 2000; pp xv+231, price not mentioned. Punjabi Identity in a Global Context , (ed) Pritam Singh and Shinder Singh Thandi; Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1999; pp xiv+416, Rs 495.

Canada : Women's Interests and Welfare State

Feminists across Canada are gearing up to fight what they say threatens them most - market forces. The decade of the 1990s has seen a rightward shift in Canadian politics, accompanied by a gradual dismantling of state support to social sector spending - which has simultaneously left in tatters the country's traditional image of a left-leaning, generous economic regime. But they remain a minority, as women have been largely co-opted by the demands of the new system.
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