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...
Harsh Mander, 56, social worker and writer, is a former civil servant. He has taught at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad; St Stephen's College, Delhi; California Institute of Integral
Saidiya Hartman has taught at the University of California at Berkeley and is now a professor at Columbia University. She is the author of Scenes of Subjection and Lose Your Mother. She lives in Ne
Immanuel Wallerstein (b. 1930) is an American sociologist best known for his 'world-systems' approach to understanding world history which suggests that the world is a system that benefits come cou
K.A. Manikumar retired as Professor of History, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli. He is the author of Vellore Revolt, 1806 (Allied Publishers & VIT University, 2007) and A Colonia
Ian Angus is editor of the online ecosocialist journal Climate and Capitalism, and co-author of the Belem Ecosocialist Declaration. His previous books include Two many People? Population, Immigrati
Ruth Rosengarten is an artist and writer. She lives and works in England. She received her PhD in art history at the Courtauld Institute in London, and has lectured in South Africa, Portugal and En
Cornel West (born 2 June 1953) is an American philosopher, political activist and preeminent public intellectual. He is Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard University and Prof
Ernesto Screpanti is a Professor of Economics of Globalization at the University of Siena, Italy. His recent publications include The Fundamental Institutions of Capitalism, An Outline of the Histo