Construction of Evil in North East India is an illuminating study on the concept of evil and its representations in literature, political theory and social and cultural movements. It encompasses a wide array of themes in the construction of 'evil' ranging from discourses about the belief in evil to ..
In the present socio-political scenario of India, Dalits have emerged as a major force in the electoral arena and politically mobilising them has almost become a compulsion for all political parties. Fascinating Hindutva: Saffron Politics and Dalit Mobilisation is a deconstruction of the fascinat..
विमर्श-नवीसी (डिस्कोर्स मैपिंग) की शैली में लिखे गये इस लम्बेनिबंध का मक़सद बहुसंख्यकवाद विरोधी विमर्श के भीतर चलने वाली ज्ञान की राजनीति को सामने लाना है। यह निबंध इस विमर्श के उस हिस्से को मंचस्थ और मुखर भी करना चाहता है जिसे इस राजनीति के दबाव में पिछले चालीस साल से कमोबेश पृष्ठभूमि में रखा गया ह..
The present Maharashtra Human Development Report (MHDR) 2012 keeps the spirit of the Eleventh and Twelfth Five Year Plans of 'faster, sustainable and more inclusive growth at the core of its analysis. MHDR 2002 was the state's first effort in focusing on the prevailing human development scenario in..
This book presents the sociological perspectives on Muslim OBCs as a category determined by the Indian State. Although Muslims constitute an important part of the population and are the second largest religious community in the world, as well as in India, social scientists rarely undertake this comm..
A vivid account of philanthropic practices in theIndian context. Philanthropy has a very long tradition in India. All practicing religions embody the idea of philanthropy and the concept ofdaanworks across religions and cultures. This book provides unique sociological and empirical perspectives, ..
Kancha Ilaiah, the author of the best selling book Why I am Not a Hindu, pens a thought-provoking critique of Brahmanism and the caste system in India, while anticipating the death of Hinduism as a direct consequence of, what he says is, its anti-scientific and anti-nationalistic stand. This work..
Quantitative Social Research Methods explores the entire spectrum of quantitative social research methods and their application, with special reference to the development sector. It provides detailed coverage of all statistical research and analysis method with an emphasis on multivariate analysis t..
Rescuing Railway Children focuses on runaway children in India who have used trains to take them away from home, and who live on railway station platforms and in trains. It presents the issues and challenges of reaching out to these 'railway children', particularly through the experiences of Sathi, ..
A novel investigation indefining the country's nuclearpolicy choices since 1947. Interrogating the socially constructed nature of anation's strategic culture to explain its nuclearsecurity policies is not a common practice in themainstream scholarships of strategic culture studiesand International R..
RSS, School Texts and the Murder of Mahatma Gandhi undertakes the novel experiment of juxtaposing three apparently quite different issues, the nature of the RSS school textbooks, the murder of the Mahatma and the basic ideology of Savarkar and Golwalkar. While deeply delving into all three aspects, ..
Social and Community Development Practicemakes a persuasive case for employing a social development approach to community development practice at local and village levels. Towards this end, the book offers a conceptual clarity of social and community development (SCD) by adding new dimensions. It al..