Madhura Swaminathan is professor and head of the Economic Analysis Unit at the Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore.
Socio-Economic Surveys of Three Villages in Tripura
The fourth in the Socio-Economic Survey series of the Foundation for Agrarian Studies (FAS), this book is a field report on agrarian relations in rural Tripura. It is based on a detailed household ...
Women and Work in Rural India
Empirical study of women’s work and of women in the diverse labour processes that exist in rural India is meagre. This book seeks to extend our understanding of the nature of women’s work in di...
Dalit Households in Village Economies
V. K. Ramachandran
Caste is an institution of oppression and social discrimination specific to South Asia, more so to India. Central to the caste system were the status assigned to the Dalit people and the criminal p...
Socio-economic Surveys of Three Villages in Andhra Pradesh
V. K. Ramachandran
Socio-Economic Surveys of Three Villages in Karnataka
This volume is a field report on surveys of agrarian relations in three villages in Karnataka, conducted by scholars associated with the Foundation for Agrarian Studies. The study villages are Alab...
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
Rodney Hilton (17 November 1916 - 7 June 2002) was a well-known British Marxist historian.
Jeremy Gilbert is professor of Cultural and Political Theory at the University of East London.
Educated at Lucknow University and the Australian National University, Canberra, Ravindra K. Jain taught social anthropology and sociology at Oxford (1966-74) and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New D
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, or Lula, as he is popularly known, was the 35th President of Brazil.
Born near Cologne in 1828, Joseph Dietzgen worked most of his life as a tanner. A self-educated man, he participated in the Revolution of 1848 where he first read the writings of Karl Marx and beca
Karl Marx (1818-1883) was a philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist, and revolutionary socialist. Born in Germany, he later became stateless and spent much of his life in London in the Unit
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
Johanna Wallin is a writer, coordinator and communicator who joined The Freedom Theatre in 2008 as a resource developer. For the past six years she has managed The Freedom Theatre’s internati
Tutun Mukherjee is Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Hyderabad, India and has also taught courses at Centre for Women’s Studies and Department of Theatre Arts in the university.
Ramakrishna Mukherjee (d. 2015) was a scientist and sociologist who had been associated with various institutes in his life including Indian Statistical Institute, Indian Council of Social Science
Benjamin Zachariah is a Research Fellow at the Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies, Heidelberg University. He is the author of Developing India: An Intellectual and Social Histor
Trevor Henry Aston (1925-85) was a British historian and teacher at the University of Oxford.