DAVID A MCDONALD is Professor of Global Development Studies at Queen's University, Canada, and Co-Director of the Municipal Services Project.
Alternatives to Privatization
Critics of privatization are often told they present no alternatives. This book takes up that challenge, proposing conceptual models for what constitutes an 'alternatives to privatization' and an...
Rudhramoorthy Cheran is a Sri Lankan Tamil poet.
Andrew Pearmain is a political historian based at the University of East Anglia. He was a member of the Communist Party (1997-85), of the Labour Party (1997-2002), of the Green Party (2003-present)
Ola Johansson is Associate Professor in Contemporary Performance Practice at the Centre for Research into Creation in the Performing Arts (ResCen), Middlesex University (UK). He has specialized in
Madhusree is a filmmaker; also a curator and pedagogue. Though visual culture is the key to her works, inter-disciplinary initiatives and multi-linguality in representations frame her myriad engage
Gogu Shyamala is a senior fellow at the Anveshi Research Centre for Women's Studies, Hyderabad. She has documented and edited Dalit women's writings in Telugu.
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
Willfried F. Feuser (1928-2000) was a German scholar and a pioneer in the research and dissemination of African literature in European languages.
Sumit Guha has a History PhD (1981) from the University of Cambridge. He is Frances Higginbotham Nalle Centennial Professor in History at the University of Texas at Austin. His previous books
Rahul Mahajan is an American blogger and author of Indian origin.
Sunanda Sikdar (born 1951) is an Indian writer of Bengali origin.
Kancha Ilaiah is an Indian academic, writer and activist for Dalit rights. He is a prolific writer in English and Telugu. His books include Why I am not a Hindu, Post-Hindu India: A Discourse in Da
Dušan Deák is Docent of Oriental Languages and Literatures, Department of Comparative Religion, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovak Republic.
Bama teaches in a primary school in Uthramerur, near Chennai. She draws her energy from the Dalit movements in Tamil Nadu and her writing is a source of strength for the growing Dalit consciousness
Carlos Drummond de Andrade (1902-1987) was a Brazilian poet, whose poem, Canção Amiga, was on the 50 cruzado novo bill.
Filipa Lowndes Vicente is a researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon (ICS-UL), Portugal.
Renate Zahar, born in 1942, has occupied herself with the problems of the Third World as her field of study. She received her education in North and Black African schools, and completed her studies
NINAN KOSHY served as Director, Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, World Council of Churches (WCC), Geneva, from 1981 to 1991 and earlier as its Executive Secretary for seven year
The Sangtin Writers, Anupamlata, Ramsheela, Reshma Ansari, Richa Singh, Shashibala, Shashi Vaish, Surbala, and Vibha Bajpayee, are grassroots activists and members of a small organization called Sa
Sam Gindin holds the Packer Chair in Social Justice in the Department of Political Science at York University, Toronto.
Arvind Narrain is an advocate and founder member of the Alternative Law Forum, Bangalore. He is the author of Queer: Despised Sexuality, Law and Social Change and co-editor of Because I Have a Voic
Vasanth Kannabiran is a feminist poet and writer. She is a founder-member of Asmita Collective, which works on issues of women's rights.
Immanuel Wallerstein (b. 1930) is an American sociologist best known for his 'world-systems' approach to understanding world history which suggests that the world is a system that benefits come cou
Ranabir Samaddar is a leading social scientist and director of the Calcutta Research Group. He is known for his work on issues of migration, peace and human rights, belongs to the school of cr
Jeemol Unni is professor of economics at the Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Ahmedabad, India. Her recent books are Informal Economy Centrestage: New Structures of Employment (2003), co-
Akeel Bilgrami is the Sidney Morgenbesser Chair of Philosophy and the Director of the South Asian Institute at Columbia University.
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
Subir Ghosh (born 7 September 1966) is a journalist and author who writes on environmental and human rights issues.
MARGIT KOVES currently teaches Hungarian at the Department of Slavonic and Finno-Ugrian Studies, University of Delhi. She has been a Fellow of the ICHR, ICSSR and ICPR and has published several art
Mohini Anjum is the former Professor and Head, Department of Sociology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, whose career in teaching and research spanned more than 36 years at Delhi School of Economic