Drawing on over 20 years of field-level research in rural Uttar Pradesh, these essays challenge Hindutva myths about Muslims in India. Communalist discourses often portray Muslims as ‘backwar...
Vasanth Kannabiran is a feminist writer, a pioneer of the Indian women’s movement, founding member of the Asmita Resource Centre for Women and member of the collective, Stree Shakti Sanghatana. S
Wandana Sonalkar is a retired Professor of Women's Studies from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.
P.M. Joshy is Assistant Professor at the Postgraduate Department and Research Centre of Political Science, Sree Narayana College, Kollam, affiliated to the University of Kerala.
Paul Stoller is professor of anthropology at West Chester University. He is also a research associate in the department of anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution. Cheryl Olkes is director of H
Indira Jaising is a Senior Advocate in the Supreme Court of India. She is Founder Secretary of the Lawyers' Collective and Director of its Women's Rights Initiative. She is Editor of the monthly ma
Edward Said (1935–2003) was a Palestinian-American literary theorist and public intellectual who helped found the critical-theory field of postcolonialism. He authored several books, includin
Dilip G. Diwakar is Associate Fellow, IIDS, New Delhi.