Jun-ichi Okabe is Professor, Graduate School of International Social Sciences, Yokohama National University and Professor, Faculty of Economics, Yokohama National University.
A New Statistical Domain in India
A new statistical domain has emerged in rural India as a consequence of the Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992, a domain based on the needs and constitutional functions of the gram panchayat (...
Kavita Krishnan is a communist feminist activist. She is politburo member of the CPI(ML) Liberation, and secretary of the All India Progressive Women's Association (AIPWA).
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, or Lula, as he is popularly known, was the 35th President of Brazil.
Sharmistha Mohanty is the author of two previous works of fiction – Book One and New Life. She has also translated a selection of Tagore's fictional work, Broken Nest and Other Stories.
Sana Das is presently the director of a journalism course in Bangalore called 'Archaeology of the Media' run by Educational Trust, Samvada, and is continuing a Ph.D. at the Indian Institute of Tech
Shivaji K. Panikkar teaches at the School of Culture and Creative Expressions, Ambedkar University Delhi, Delhi. His publications include Saptamatrka Worship and Sculpture: An Iconological Interpre
Ronald Lindley Meek (1917-1978) was a New Zealand-born Marxist economist and social scientist.
P. Govinda Pillai (b. 1926) was born in Perumbavoor in the Ernakulam district of Kerala. Leaping into the country’s freedom movement during his student days, Pillai graduated from St. Xavier&
Fred Magdoff is Emeritus Professor of Plant and Soil Science at the University of Vermont, Burlington. He has authored several books on subjects ranging from soil science to economics.
Urmila Pawar is a distinguished writer of fiction in Marathi. Her collection of short stories, Sahava Bot and Chauthi Bhint, are particularly well known. Her autobiography, Aaydan, received major a
Teodor Shanin (b. 1930) is an eminent British sociologist and a former Professor of Sociology at the University of Manchester. He was also instrumental in the establishment of the Moscow Schoo