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...
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Jonathan Bignell (born 20 March 1963) is a Professor of Television and Film at the University of Reading, United Kingdom. He is the author of Media Semiotics: An Introduction (1997).
S. Irfan Habib has worked for many years with the National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (NISTADS). He is currently holding the Maulana Azad Chair at National University
Ted Grant was born in South Africa in 1913. Travelling to Britain in search of broader horizons, he stopped off in Paris to talk with Leon Sedov, Trotsky's son. With Ralph Lee he formed the Workers
Doug Lorimer is a member of the Revolutionary Socialist Party of Australia.
Michael A. Lebowitz is Professor Emeritus of Economics at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, and the author of The Contradictions of 'Real Socialism', The Socialist Alternative, Beyond C
NINAN KOSHY served as Director, Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, World Council of Churches (WCC), Geneva, from 1981 to 1991 and earlier as its Executive Secretary for seven year
Dr. Sunil Abhiman Awachar is well known as a point and painter, also an assistant professor with the Department of Marathi in the University of Mumbai. Meanwhile, he is a full-time activist in the
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
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Brett Clark is an associate professor of sociology at the University of Utah, United States.
Michal Kalecki (1899-1970) was a Polish economist.
Rodney Hilton (17 November 1916 - 7 June 2002) was a well-known British Marxist historian.