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...
István Mészáros (19 December 1930 - 1 October 2017), one of the foremost Marxist intellectuals of our time, left his native Hungary after the Soviet invasion of 1956. He was professor emeritus a
Henry Veltmeyer is Professor of International Development Studies at Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas and at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax.
Manoranjan Byapari has worked in many kinds of jobs and also been writer-in-residence at Alumnus Software, Calcutta. He never went to school or university. He is a popular writer in the literary ma
Michael D. Yates (b. 1946) is an economist and associate editor at the independent socialist journal Monthly Review.
Asoke Bhattacharya was born in Jangipur of West Bengal, India on 26 November 1950 and was brought up in Calcutta. He first wrote poems in English in 1993 but didn't publish them until 2012. Asoke t
Kasturi Basu is a social activist, science researcher, occasional writer and editor based in Kolkata. She is currently directing a documentary, S.D. , on Saroj Dutta, martyred communist poet,
James Boggs (1919-1993) was an African American auto worker and radical activist raised in rural Alabama. His books include The American Revolution and Racism and the Class Struggle, both published
E.M.S. NAMBOODIRIPAD (1909–1998) was among India’s pioneering Communist leaders and a Marxist theoretician of enormous stature. He became Chief Minister of Kerala on two occasions, in 1