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...
Henry Lefebvre (1901-1991) was a French Marxist philosopher and sociologist, best known for pioneering the critique of everyday life, for introducing the concepts of the right to the city and the p
Ratan Singh Manki (1954) is from Kitahatu village in Soyko, Khunti. He matriculated from Khunti and worked in the H.E.C industrial plant, Hatia. He is well versed with the Munda tribe's rituals and
K.B. Saxena retired from the Indian Administrative Service in 2001. He is currently Professor of Social Justice and Governance in the Council for Social Development.
Antonio A. Santucci (2 October 1949 - 27 February 2004) was the Director of the Center for Gramscian Studies at the Istituto Gramsci in Rome. He taught political science at various universities in
Asa Briggs is the author of many books, including Victorian Cities, A Social History of England, and a five-volume series on the history of the BBC.
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
Prabhat Patnaik retired as Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He is the author of Time, Inflation and Growth (1988), Economics and Egalitarianism (1991), Whatever Hap
Rustam Singh (b. 1955) is a philosopher and translator. He has in the past been associated with various institutions such as Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Indian Institute of Advanc
Shivaji K. Panikkar teaches at the School of Culture and Creative Expressions, Ambedkar University Delhi, Delhi. His publications include Saptamatrka Worship and Sculpture: An Iconological Interpre
Harsh Mander, 56, social worker and writer, is a former civil servant. He has taught at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad; St Stephen's College, Delhi; California Institute of Integral