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...
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
Nzanmongi Jasmine Patton is an assistant professor in the Department of English, Gargi College, University of Delhi. She has diverse interests ranging from Oral Literature and History, Translation,
Alexandra Mikhailovna Kollontai (1872-1952) was a Russian revolutionary, writer, and diplomat. After the October Revolution, she was appointed People's Commissar for Social Welfare. Her diplomatic
Sayyid Ahmad Khan (1817–1898) was one of the architects of modern India and the founder of the Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College, which later became the Aligarh Muslim University.
Anand Teltumbde is a civil rights activist, political analyst, columnist and author of many books. He has had a long association with peoples’ struggles, spanning over three decades. Trained
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.
Shereen Ratnagar gave up her Professorship in Archaeology at the JNU when it ceased to be fun and has since been researching and teaching in various places. Her interests include the bronze age, tr
R. Umamaheshwari is currently Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla. She has been, for the most part of her career, an independent journalist-academic. She has a Ph.D. in History
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
Richard William Franke is an American anthropologist and ethnologist who has written extensively about Kerala.
Paul Le Blanc is a professor of history at La Roche College. He has written on and participated in the US labour, radical, and civil rights movements, and is author of many books, including Lenin a
John Eric Marot, Ph.D., teaches history at Keimyung University in Korea. He has published many articles on Russian and Soviet history.
Saitya Brata Das teaches at the Centre for English Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. He is associated with the UFR Philosophie, Université de Strasbourg, France, and with Maison des Scie