James Manor is Emeka Anyaoku Professor at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London. He has studied every Lok Sabha election since 1971, and several state elections. He has also analysed India’s political parties, the difficulties faced by Chief Ministers since 1972, the role of India's Presidents, panchayati raj, civil society’s interactions with government, and India’s poverty programmes.
- Caste in Indian PoliticsINR 825
Rejecting the prevailing dichotomy between traditional society and modern polity, Caste in Indian Politics examines their interaction in given community and territori...
Githa Hariharan's work includes novels, short stories, essays, newspaper articles and columns. Her first novel – The Thousand Faces of Night – won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize i
Brahma Prakash teaches at the School of Arts and Aesthetics at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He is the author of Cultural Labour: Conceptualizing the ‘Folk Performance’ in India (
Nasreen Ahmed (1954-2009) studied at the Aligarh Muslim University and later taught at the Karamat Husain College, Lucknow.
Subir Ghosh (born 7 September 1966) is a journalist and author who writes on environmental and human rights issues.
Patricia Jeffery and Roger Jeffery
Patricia Jeffery and Roger Jeffery are both Professors in Sociology at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Their recent books include Don't Marry Me to a Plowman: Women's Everyday Lives in R