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...
Sydney Gordon, an editor and writer, later lived and worked in Berlin.
Murzban Jal is Director and Professor at the Centre for Educational Studies, Indian Institute of Education, Pune. He is the author of The Seductions of Karl Marx, Zoroastrianism: from Antiquity to
Leo Victor Panitch, (born May 3, 1945, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) is a Distinguished Research Professor of Political Science and Canada Research Chair in Comparative Political Economy at York Univ
John Callow is the chief librarian of the Marx Memorial Library. He is the author of several books including The King in Exile, The Making of James II and The Triumph and the Tragedy.
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, or Lula, as he is popularly known, was the 35th President of Brazil.
Irfan Habib is Professor Emeritus of History at the Aligarh Muslim University. He is the author of The Agrarian System of Mughal India, 1556–1707 (1963, revised edition 1999), An Atlas o
Sabitri Roy was the author of many novels and short stories, all focusing on the political and social issues of her time.
Louis Althusser was a philosopher born in Algeria in 1918. He died in France in 1990. His other publications in English include For Marx, Politics and History, and On Ideology.
D.N. Jha is an acclaimed historian and the author of Early India: A Concise History (2004).