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Alternative Standpoint

Alternative Standpoint
The social proletariat and the economically marginalised communities are deliberately drawn into a process of lumpenisation sans proletarianisation. The capitalist state and Hindutva combine methods...
While a consensus can be produced through responses to questionnaires, its validity and relevance may be doubtful.
Mainstream Indian cinema has rarely depicted the complexities of caste and its associated social problems. With Fandry (2014) and Sairat (2016), Nagraj Manjule brought caste and gender to the centre...
The parallel coexistence of central and provincial spheres in education has a visible functional role but also a less visible political and an even less visible sociocultural role. Several decisions...
Some classical economists who believe in a harmonious order of the society and envisioned a growth-based capitalism have been labelled as optimists. Others theorised a conflict-ridden society in...
The data on the death claims settled by Indian life insurers is used to estimate the impact of Covid-19 in India in 2020 and 2021. A conservative estimate of 0.56 million missing death registrations...
While the religious code will undoubtedly create an imagined community by identifying common traits of spirituality among the Scheduled Tribes, challenges are bound to appear due to the presence of...
Through a reading of the United Nations Security Council resolutions 2593 and 2615 and India’s call on Ukraine, it is argued that rising powers like India need to be more attentive to the politics of...
Dwelling on some recent happenings in the field of Indian cricket, this article argues that technological advancement creates new possibilities of money-mediated human interactions. This growing “...
While heated debates persist in developed countries regarding the continuation of the minimum wage laws, they still remain popular around the world. Unemployment concerns around the minimum wage fade...
The history of reservations in India shows that it was an outcome of a long process of struggle to gain recognition and representation for the minorities, especially Dalits. It also shows that the...
The cultural marginalisation of the tribal people in India through the school system in pre- and post-independence India is discussed by drawing parallels with the residential school system that...
This article attempts to extend studies on Ambedkar’s understanding of the nation state to include his concerns for the international. This is achieved by looking at the problem of caste inequality...

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