Shahnaz Rouse teaches Sociology at Sarah Lawrence College, New York. She is the author of various articles on women, religion, nationalism and the State which have been published in South Asia, the
Shirin Kudchedkar, a distinguished feminist critic who died in 2009. She edited the Gujarati section of Women Writing in India, 2 vols., edited by Susie Tharu and K. Lalita
Rabisankar Bal (born 1962) is a Bangla novelist and short-story writer who has written over fifteen novels, five short-story collections, one volume of poetry and one volume of literary essays.
Aradhana Sharma is an associate professor of anthropology and feminist studies at Wesleyan University. She is the co-editor of the book The Anthropology of the State: A Reader.
Praful Bidwai (12 June 1949 – 23 June 2015) was an Indian journalist, political analyst, and activist.