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   VOL. V  NO. 1 & 2 40 PAGES JANUARY - FEBRUARY 2000
3 The Romantics by Pankaj Mishra Rukmini Bhaya Nair
7 A New World by Amit Chaudhuri Sagarika Ghose
8 Karl Marx by Francis Wheen Tabish Khair
9 Raymond Williams: Literature, Marxism and Cultural Materialism
by John Higgins
Shelley Walia
11 The Oxford Book of Work edited by Keith Thomas Arvind N. Das
12 Down and Out: Labouring under Global Capitalism
by Jan Breman and Arvind N. Das. Photographs by Ravi Agarwal.
An extract
Jan Breman
15 On the road again. An essay Hein Streefkerk
16 The World of Indian Industrial Labour edited by J. M. Parry,
Jan Breman and K. Kapadia
Sanjukta Ray
17 Child Labour in India by Lakshmidhar Mishra Vinay Ranjan
19 Traditional Industry in the Economy of Colonial India
by Tirthankar Ray
Nandini Chatterjee
20 An American in Khadi: The Definitive Biograpby of Satyanand
by Asha Sharma
Baldev S. Chauhan
21 From Myths to Markets: Essays on Gender edited by Kumkum Sangari and Uma Chakravarti Jayati Ghosh
22 Institutions, Relations and Outcomes edited by Naila Kabeer and Ramya Subrahmanian Manoshi Mitra
25 Off the Beaten Track: Rethinking Gender Justice for Women by Madhu Kishwar Manisha Sethi
26 Broken Bangles by Hanifa Deen Purabi Panwar
27 Father India by Jeffrey Paine David L. Gosling
28 Adorno, Culture and Feminism edited by Maggie O'Neil Shiva Kumar Srinivasan
29 BJP and the Evolution of Hindu Nationalism by Partha S. Ghosh Bharat Wariavwalla
30 Living with Modernity by Javeed Alam Susmita Dasgupta
32 Indian Politics and the 1998 Elections: Regionalism, Hindutva
and State Politics
edited by Ramashray Ray and Paul Wallace
Mahesh Rangarajan
33 Carving Blocs: Communal Ideology in Early Twentieth-Century
by Pradip Kumar Datta
Sumanta Banerjee
35 Pathway to India's Partition: Volume 1, The Foundations of Muslim Nationalism by Bimal Prasad Md. Raisur Rahman
36 Punishment and the Prison: Indian and International Perspectives
edited by Ram Dhavan Shankardas and Governmentality: Power
and Rule in Modern Society
by Mitchell Dean
K. S. Subramanian
38 No Aging in India: Modernity, Senility and the Family
by Lawrence Cohen
Roma Chatterjee
SUMANTA BANERJEE is a writer. His latest book is Dangerous Outcasts: The Prostitute in Nineteenth Century Bengal.
RUKMINI BHAYA NAIR is Professor of Linguistics and English at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Her latest book is The Ayodhya Cantos (1999).
JAN BREMAN is Professor of Sociology at the Centre of Asian Studies, Amsterdam School of Social Sciences Research, University of Amsterdam. His recent publications include The Village in Java and the Colonial State (1996) and Down and Out: Labouring Under Global Capitalism (2000).
NANDINI CHATTERJEE is a research scholar in History doing an M.Phil. at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
ROMA CHATTERJEE teaches at the Department of Sociology, University of Delhi.
BALDEV S. CHAUHAN is Correspondent with The Statesman based in Shimla.
SUSMITA DASGUPTA is a socio-economist presently working with the Economic Research Unit, Ministry of Steel, Government of India, New Delhi.
SAGARIKA GHOSE is Senior Special Correspondent with Outlook, New Delhi
JAYATI GHOSH is Associate Professor at the Centre for Economic Studies & Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
DAVID L. GOSLING taught Physics at the University of Delhi and is currently at the University of Cambridge at Clare Hall.
TABISH KHAIR is Associate Professor at the Department of English, University of Copenhagen.
MANOSHI MITRA is a gender specialist with the Asian Development Bank, Manila.
PURABI PANWAR is an academic and critic based in New Delhi.
MD. RAISUR RAHMAN is doing an M.Phil. in Modern Indian History at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
VINAY RANJAN is a filmmaker and presently is the Director, Media Cell, Deshkal Society.
MAHESH RANGARAJAN is an independent researcher and political analyst.
SANJUKTA RAY is doing a Ph.D. in Economics at Jawaharlal University, New Delhi.
MANISHA SETHI is a Ph.D student at the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
SHIVA KUMAR SRINIVASAN teaches at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.
HEIN STREEFKERK is an anthropologist and Reader at the Faculty of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Amsterdam.
K. S. SUBRAMANIAN is a retired officer of the Indian Police Service.
SHELLEY WALIA is Associate Professor of English at Panjab University, Chandigarh.
BHARAT WARIAVWALLA is a research scholar based in New Delhi.

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