Set in the backdrop of post-revolution Iran, Embroideries is a tale of a bunch of masochistic women who have internalized the oppressive societal norms in which they live and at the same time are conscious about its biased nature.
This article is a critique of one of the most celebrated books on the concept of globalisation – The Globalization Backlash by English political scientist, Colin Crouch. It talks about the concept of globalisation and how it has shaped and reshaped the world. It also discusses the many contentions people hold regarding the aspects of globalization and touches upon the need for people to read this book.
Is growth an unstoppable beast or does it have limits? This is a question which a lot of academicians have been debating for a while. With numerous theories around the idea of growth, the labyrinth of development and growth has been complicated even more. It was in the 1970s when people started to play with this idea and challenge it through the lens of science. The Limits to Growth is a seminal piece of work as it not only initiated a discourse around the hitherto untouched limits to growth but also used science to back its arguments. In this article, I intend to present my views and thoughts about the book.
This review considers the subversion of the racial hierarchy in 1920s colonial Saigon in Marguerite Duras’ The Lover as well as the novel’s portrayal of gender dynamics in colonial Indo-China.
In this article, Vanshika Shah reviews the book Populism: A Very Short Introduction written by Cas Mudde and Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser.
Much of the history of Jammu and Kashmir has been written from the lens of ongoing territorial conflict between the nations of India and Pakistan. Within such a narrative a complex story of the Princely past of the state gets lost and we tend to forget the territorial limits of Indian nationalism as it existed. The book titled ‘Hindu Rulers, Muslim Subjects’ by Dr. Mridu Rai sheds light on this important aspect of Jammu and Kashmir’s history.
This book is just a lead to my idea of economics being made accessible. Author Tim Harford says in the book, “Economics is about people – something that economists have done a very bad job at explaining.”
Future Tenses by Nitisha Kaul
My raison d’etre for choosing this book was to delve deep into the dispute and to get a perspective of the life of people currently living in Indian Occupied Kashmir.
In this article, I wish to delve deeper into this “wound” that comes across as a scar even today in modern India.
Raghu Karnad recounted what it means to tell stories that are both an attempt to rewrite history and to understand the world that he comes
Steven I. Wilkinson in his book ‘Votes and Violence: Electoral competition and ethnic riots in India’ explores the problem of variability in ethnic violence
By Arjun Badola The novel, Crime and punishment, is written by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky who shows us the plight of an ordinary person