Reserved, resilient Rachel and free-spirited fashionista Harleen are two regular high-school girls, who lead completely contrasting lives. Their lives chug along like those of most; nothing remarkable or out of the ordinary. Then one wild night, on a rocky beach, destiny intervenes. They discover th..
The tremendous changes that Goa witnessed in the second half of the twentieth century in the political, educational, social, and cultural field are depicted through the life of the protagonist Angela, alias Anjali, alias Anjinha and also through other characters in the novel. The reader gets glimps..
This is the first book to give the lay person an overview of available biometric technologies, and discuss key issues for a successful deployment. This textbook covers Biometric technologies: Finger-scan, iris-scan, facial-scan, voice-scan, signature-scan, hand-scan, and other biometrics; Areas of i..
This book offers analysis of articulation of consumer culture and modernity in everyday lives of people in a transnational framework. It pursues three broad themes: lifestyle choices and construction of modern identities; fashion and advertising; and subaltern concerns and moral subjectivities. It j..
Development Failure and Identity Politics in Uttar Pradeshprovides a qualitative, in-depth understanding of development failures and identity politics in Uttar Pradesh (UP). It investigates neoliberal change and political transformation in India through the lens of UP, India's largest and, by some m..