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...
Wandana Sonalkar is a retired Professor of Women's Studies from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.
Dwaipayan Banerjee is a social activist, labour history and film researcher and independent editor based in Kolkata. He has been a trade union activist and political commentator. He is one of the&n
Omar Barghouti is an independent Palestinian commentator and human rights activist. He is a founding member of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) and t
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
Meera Nanda is an independent scholar based in the United States. She has been a John Templeton Foundation Fellow in Religion and Science (2005-2007), and is currently in India as Visiting Professo
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
Daniel Guerin (1904-88) was a French anarchist and author.
Dario Azzellini (b. 1967) is an author, filmmaker and assistant professor at Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria.
Kalpana Kannabiran is a founder member of Asmita Resource Centre for Women, Secunderabad, and teaches sociology and law at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. With Vasant Kannabiran, she has co-au
Subodh Roy (1916–2006) was the youngest participant (aged 14) in the Chittagong Armoury Raid in 1930, led by Surya Sen (Masterda). Affectionately called Jhunku, Roy took part in the
Sharankumar Limbale Marathi is a Marathi language author, poet and literary critic. He has penned more than 40 books but is best known for his autobiographical novel Akkarmashi. Akkarmashi&nbs
Rosa Luxemburg (5 March 1871 – 15 January 1919) was a Marxist theorist, philosopher, economist and revolutionary socialist of Polish-Jewish descent who beca
Ben Davis in an American art critic and has written widely on politics, economics and contemporary art.
Marion Molteno (born 1944) is a novelist and writer based in London.
ISMAT CHUGHTAI is the author of several collections of short stories, three novellas, a novel, The Crooked Line, a collection of reminiscences and essays, My Friend, My Enemy, and a memoir, Kaghazi
Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893-1930) is widely considered to be the finest Soviet poet of his time. He was also an artist, playwright, and actor.
Saralabebi Chaudhurani (9 September 1872 – 18 August 1945) was a social reformer who founded the first women's organization in India called the Bharat Stree Mahamandal in Allahabad in 1910.