Ravi Kumar teaches sociology at South Asian University, New Delhi. He is Associate Editor of Society and Culture in South Asia.
Contemporary Readings in Marxism
This volume straddles between being a compilation of chapters exploring the fundamental conceptual categories within Marxism while engaging with those categories at the same time demonstrating the ...
Organizing Against Capitalism
Zaheer Ali is a Mumbai-based academician, free-lance journalist and social activist. Starting his career as a research investigator in a project on socio-political consciousness among Muslims in In
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
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, or Lula, as he is popularly known, was the 35th President of Brazil.
An octogenarian, P. Raman brings with him the trials and tribulations of the print media spread over half a century. Beginning as a sub-editor, he worked with a dozen English dailies and weeklies,
Saidiya Hartman has taught at the University of California at Berkeley and is now a professor at Columbia University. She is the author of Scenes of Subjection and Lose Your Mother. She lives in Ne
Ailsa M. Watkinson is a Professor in the Faculty of Social Work, University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Raymond Henry Williams (31 August 1921 - 26 January 1988) was a Welsh academic, writer and socialist.
FIDEL CASTRO RUZ (13 August 1926 - 25 November 2016) was the leader of the Cuban Revolution. He was for many years the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba and President of the Republic o
Saralabebi Chaudhurani (9 September 1872 – 18 August 1945) was a social reformer who founded the first women's organization in India called the Bharat Stree Mahamandal in Allahabad in 1910.
Professor of Sociology, Ph.D. 1999 (Sociology), University of Wisconsin; B.A. 1987 (Political Science), Northwestern University. Now works with New York University.
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
Born into an ‘untouchable’ family, Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (1891-1956) was one of India’s most radical thinkers. A brilliant student, he earned doctorates in economics from both Co
Alok Gupta is a lawyer and queer rights activist.
Carol Schick is an associate professor in the Faculty of Education, University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.