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...
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Mrityunjay Tripathi is assistant professor in the Hindi programme at Ambedkar University Delhi. He has translated the autobiography of Mallikarjun Mansur into Hindi (Ras yatra), and a Hindi transla
Vikas Rawal is Professor, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Lekha Chakraborty is Associate Professor, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi, and Research Scholar, The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, New York (NY), USA. She is
Eve Ensler is the Tony Award winning playwright, activist, and author of the theatrical Obie Award winning phenomenon, The Vagina Monologues, published in 48 languages and performed in over 140 cou
Neeraj Jain is a B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering. He is a social activist and is the Convenor of Lokayat, an activist group based in Pune. He is also a member of the National Executive of Sociali
Johanna Wallin is a writer, coordinator and communicator who joined The Freedom Theatre in 2008 as a resource developer. For the past six years she has managed The Freedom Theatre’s internati
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
Madhura Swaminathan is professor and head of the Economic Analysis Unit at the Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore.