Avijit Pathak is a Professor at the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
The Chaotic Order
Here is a book that flows like a river, and invites its readers to a rtythmic walk with a teacher who narrates his pedagogic travelogue, reflects on the vocation of teaching and the culture of high...
On Social Constraints and the Great Longing
Universities divide, separate and fragment. Life, however, incorporates everything – poetry and politics, religiosity and economics, reason and intuition. Here is a book that is in tune with the ...
Social Implications of Schooling
Education has always been an arena of contestation. More so in our times, when we are witnessing the resurgence of the debate on the meaning of education – its social objectives, its politics and...
Modernity, Globalization and Identity
Enough has already been said and written about modernity, globalization and Identity. What, however, distinguishes the book is its reflexivity – the politico-ethical questions it raises, and way ...
Ten Lectures on Education
This book – written with theoretical rigour, sociological sensibility and poetic beauty – reveals the intensity of classroom lectures and dialogues. In the age of 'virtual intimacy', the author...
Anthony Giddens (born 18 January 1938) is a well-known British sociologist.
V. Geetha writes in Tamil and in English on history, culture and gender. She has co-authored with S.V. Rajadurai, Towards a Non-Brahmin Millennium: From Iyothee Thass to Periyar (Samya, rev. ed. 20
Gary A. Dymski is currently Professor of Economics at the University of California, Riverside. He is also the founder Director of the University of California Center, Sacramento (UCCS). His books i
Praveen Kumar Jha teaches at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Dr. Ravi Ahuja works as the Professor of Modern Indian History in Centre for Modern Indian Studies at University of Göttingen.
Bhagat Singh (1907–1931) is perhaps India's best-known and beloved revolutionary. Born into a Sikh family which had earlier been involved in revolutionary activities against the British
K.N. Panikkar is among the foremost historians of modern India. His books include Against Lord and State: Religion and Peasant Uprisings in Malabar; Culture and Consciousness in Modern India; Cultu
Amit Bhaduri is one of the foremost economists of our time. Professor Emeritus at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi and selected in 2002 as one of the 'professor of clear fame' thro