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The Discourse on Inequality beyond Capital in the Twenty-First Century

After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality edited by Heather Boushey, J Bradford DeLong and Marshall Steinbaum, Cambridge, Massachusetts and London: Harvard University Press, 2017; pp 678, ₹ 1,099.

Rethinking Medicine and Nation-building in Iraq

Ungovernable Life: Mandatory Medicine and Statecraft in Iraq by Omar Dewachi; Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2017; pp xiii+239, price not indicated.

Critical Reflections on Muslim Marriage and Personal Law in India

Marriage and Its Discontents: Women, Islam and the Law in India by Sylvia Vatuk, New Delhi: Women Unlimited, 2017; pp xviii + 273, ₹ 650.

Evaluating Post-Sachar Interventions and the Status of Muslims in India

Institutionalizing Constitutional Rights: Post-Sachar Committee Scenario by Abusaleh Shariff, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016; pp xxix + 485, ₹ 1,195.

An Open Question

Confessions of a Dying Mind: The Blind Faith of Atheism by Haulianlal Guite, New Delhi: Bloomsbury, 2017; pp xxxvi+378, ₹ 559.

Tourism in Nepal

Far Out: Countercultural Seekers and the Tourist Encounter in Nepal by Mark Liechty, Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2017; pp xiv +387, $35.

Daring to Imagine Caste’s Antithesis

Republic of Caste: Thinking Equality in the Time of Neoliberal Hindutva by Anand Teltumbde, Delhi: Navayana, 2018; pp 432, ₹ 600.

A World of Curiosity and Inquiry

Refractions of Islam in India: Situating Sufism and Yoga by Carl W Ernst, Sage/Yoda Press, 2016; pp 520, ₹1,050.

Maithili’s Resistance to Hindi’s Hegemony and Undemocratic Nationalism

Language Politics and Public Sphere in North India: Making of the Maithili Movement by Mithilesh Kumar Jha, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2017; pp 368, ₹ 1,195.

A Tale of Tangled Lines

​ A Bureaucrat Fights Back: The Complete Story of Indian Reforms by Pradip Baijal, Noida: HarperCollins, 2016; pp xvi +366, ₹ 499.

Hydraulic Citizenship in a Leaky State

Hydraulic City: Water and the Infrastructures of Citizenship in Mumbai by Nikhil Anand, New Delhi: Durham; London: Duke University Press, 2017; pp xiv + 296, ₹ 995 .

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