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...
William Hinton (1919–2004) was a farmer in Vermont and a legendary figure in the U.S. Left. He wrote many books on post-revolutionary China, including Through a Glass Darkly, Iron Oxen, The G
Samir Amin was born in Cairo, the son of an Egyptian father and a French mother (both medical doctors). He spent his childhood and youth in Port Said; there he attended a French High School, l
Giovanni Arrighi (1937-2009) was an Italian economist and sociologist. Some of his seminal works include The Long Twentieth Century: Money, Power and the Origins of Our Times (1994), Chaos and
Pothik Ghosh was educated in Allahabad and has worked as a professional journalist in Calcutta, Lucknow and Delhi. Active with various Left groups, he is currently based in Delhi and is one of the
Friedrich Engels (1820–1895) was a German social scientist, author, political theorist, philosopher, and father of Marxist theory, together with Karl Marx. In 1845 he published The Condition of t
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
Marc Pilisuk teaches at Saybrook University and is Professor Emeritus of Human and Community Development at the University of California at Davis.
John Eric Marot, Ph.D., teaches history at Keimyung University in Korea. He has published many articles on Russian and Soviet history.
Akshay Khanna is a Social Anthropologist, political activist, theatre practitioner and amateur chef based in New Delhi.
Subhash Gatade is a left activist and author. He is the author of Charvak ke Vaaris (Hindi, 2018), Ambedkar ani Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (Marathi, 2016), Godse’s Children: Hindutva Terro
Writer, architect and historian specialised in the Contemporary Arab and Muslim World, Darwis Khudori is Associate Professor of Oriental Studies at the University of Le Havre, France, member of GRI
Raymond Henry Williams (31 August 1921 - 26 January 1988) was a Welsh academic, writer and socialist.
Sitaram Yechury is the General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and ex-member of the Rajya Sabha.