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...
Socio-Economic Surveys of Two Villages in Rajasthan
This is the second in a series of field reports on village surveys conducted by the Foundation for Agrarian Studies. This report deals with agrarian relations in two villages of Rajasthan: Rewasi i...
Dalit Households in Village Economies
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
This volume is a field report on surveys of agrarian relations in three villages in Andhra Pradesh conducted by scholars of the Foundation for Agrarian Studies. The study villages are Ananthavaram ...
Financial Liberalization and Rural Credit in India
Financial liberalization after 1991 damaged the formal system of institutional credit in rural India severely. It represented a clear and explicit reversal of the policy of social and development b...
The transformation of rural societies in the third world in the era of globalization is one of the most significant processes of social change in the contemporary world. The majority of the people ...
Telling The Truth, Taking Sides
The writers of these fictions held conservative views on national politics, and categories such as gender, race and class are disturbingly aligned in many of their work...
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 ...
How Do Small Farmers Fare?
This volume examines the characteristics and viability of small producers in different agro-ecological regions of India, locating them in the broader context of the capitalist development of Indian...
Arindam Banerjee teaches economics at the School of Liberal Studies, Ambedkar University Delhi, Delhi. His research and teaching interests are agrarian crisis, food security, biofuels, political
Valerian Rodrigues is currently Ambedkar Chair, Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD). His recent books include The Essential Writings of B.R. Ambedkar (2002), The Indian Parliament: A Democracy at Wo
Jandhyala B.G. Tilak is Senior Fellow and Head, Educational Finance Unit, National Institute of Educational Planning and Development, New Delhi. His research interests are the economics of educatio
D. Mandal has been involved in the excavation of a wide range of archeological sites over the last several decades. He is the author of Radiocarbon Dates and Indian Archaeology (1972) and Ayodhya:
Neera Chandhoke was formerly Professor of Political Science at the University of Delhi. She was a Jawaharlal Nehru Fellow at the Centre for Contemporary Studies, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library,
A.G. Noorani is Advocate, Supreme Court of India, and a leading constitutional expert and political commentator. He is a regular columnist for Frontline and the author of numerous books, including:
Uma Rani holds a PhD in economics from University of Hyderabad. She specializes in Labour and Institutional Economics, and has recently joined the International Institute of Labour Studies, ILO, Ge
Achin Vanaik is a writer and social activist, a former Professor of Political Science at the University of Delhi, and a Delhi-based Fellow of the Transnational Institute, Amsterdam. He is the autho
Deepak Kumar teaches the history of science, society and education at the Zakir Husain Centre for Education Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Apart from contributing articles to vari
Aijaz Ahmad is a Marxist philosopher, literary theorist and political commentator. He is currently the Chancellor's Professor at the UC Irvine School of Humanities' Department of Comparative Litera
Malini Bhattacharya was Professor of English and Director of the School of Women's Studies at Jadavpur University till her retirement in 2003. She was a Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, from 1989 t
Rohini Hensman is a writer and independent scholar based in Bombay. She has published extensively on issues of worker's rights, women's rights and the rights of minorities, and is the co-author of
Born and educated in Culcutta, Sumanta Banerjee specializes in research on popular culture and the social history of nineteenth-century Bengal. His published works include The Parlour and the Stre
Shruti Parthasarathy is an art historian and editor with a close focus on Indian modernism in art. She has worked on Indian modern and contemporary art for close to a decade, formerly with DAG, Ne
Ashok Mitra had a fabulous academic career, including a brilliant PhD under Jan Tinbergen, and held important offices in the economic administration of India; he was Chairman of the Agricultural Pr
Richard Allen is currently Dean and Chair Professor of Film and Media Art at School of Creative Media, City University. Previously he was Professor and Chair of Cinema Studies at the Tisch School o
Venkatesh Athreya, a chemical engineer-turned-development economist, served as Professor of Economics at Bharathidasan University, Tamil Nadu, for nearly three decades. His earlier works include Ba
Tejaswini Niranjana is currently Professor and Head, Department of Cultural Studies, Lingnan University, Hong Kong, and Visiting Professor with the School of Arts and Sciences, Ahmedabad University