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
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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...
Arthur Leslie Morton (1903-87) was a British Marxist historian.
Vere Gordon Childe (14 April 1892 - 19 October 1957) is considered the father of modern archaeology. He specialised in the study of European prehistory. A vocal socialist, Childe accepted the socio
Abin Chakraborty is Assistant Professor in the Department of English, Chandernagore College, West Bengal. He edits the international peer-reviewed journal, Postcolonial Interventions.
Julian Markels (born 24 June 1925) is professor emeritus of English at Ohio State University, USA.
John Eric Marot, Ph.D., teaches history at Keimyung University in Korea. He has published many articles on Russian and Soviet history.
Karl Korsch (1886-1961) was a prominent German Marxist theorist, writer, and revolutionary. He was a member of the German Communist Party until the 1920s, and went into exile in 1933, eventually re
Jayati Ghosh is Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has authored and co-edited several books and more than 120 scholarly articles. She is Executive Secretary of In
Madhusree is a filmmaker; also a curator and pedagogue. Though visual culture is the key to her works, inter-disciplinary initiatives and multi-linguality in representations frame her myriad engage
Jean Bricmont is professor of theoretical physics at the University of Louvain, Belgium. He is the author of Fashionable Nonsense: Postmodern Intellectuals' Abuse of Science (with Alan Sokal)
Louis Althusser was a philosopher born in Algeria in 1918. He died in France in 1990. His other publications in English include For Marx, Politics and History, and On Ideology.
Étienne Balibar is Professor of Philosophy at the Universite de Paris-X. His other publications in English include The Philosophy of Marx and, with Immanuel Wallerstein, Race, Nation, Class.
Ernest Mandel (1923-1995) was Professor at the Free University of Brussels. He has been the foremost Marxist Economist of our time. An activist in the revolutionary movement, he was a leader of the