Arturo Escobar teaches at the University of North Carolina, and is the author of Encountering Development.
Pluriverse: A Post-Development Dictionary contains over 100 essays on transformative initiatives and alternatives to the currently dominant processes of globalized development, including its...
Denzil Saldanha was formerly Professor, Sociology of Education, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. His research interests have been in the areas of social movements; voluntary social action
Anand Chakravarti retired as Professor of Sociology at the University of Delhi in 2006. He held the S.K. Dey Chair in Local Government at the Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi, from July 2013
Ailsa M. Watkinson is a Professor in the Faculty of Social Work, University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
C.P. Chandrasekhar is a professor at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has published widely in academic journals, and is the co-author of seve
M.K. BHADRAKUMAR served as a career diplomat in the Indian Foreign Service for 3 decades, with postings including India's ambassador to Uzbekistan (1995–98) and to Turkey (1998–2001). He was al
Jagtar Singh, journalist and author, is one of the foremost authorities on Punjab, its politics and society, and particularly the politics of the Shiromani Akali Dal and Shiromani Gurudwara Praband
Deeptha Achar teaches at the Department of English, M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara. Her publications include The Age of Adventure: Childhood, Reading and British Boys Fiction (2010). She has c
P. Govinda Pillai (b. 1926) was born in Perumbavoor in the Ernakulam district of Kerala. Leaping into the country’s freedom movement during his student days, Pillai graduated from St. Xavier&
Josef Steindl (1912-1993) received his doctorate in economics from the Vienna Hochschule für Welthandel (now the Economic University) in 1935. Influenced by Austro-Marxism, he was am