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Perspectives

Perspectives
The justifi cation for a slew of preferential policies aimed at Brahmins in three southern states of India are empirically examined. The results reveal that Brahmins in these three states are at the...
In an attempt to incorporate the doctrine of universalisation of social security, the gig workers are brought into the ambit of the labour laws for the first time, with the provision of some welfare...
To address hunger, the Government of Delhi had issued temporary ration e-coupons in the first COVID-19 lockdowns of 2020. This article uses a data set of nearly 17 lakh households that applied for e-...
Anushka Singh ( anushka@aud.ac.in ) is an assistant professor at the School of Law, Governance, and Citizenship at Ambedkar University, Delhi.
Kerala suffers less from clientelism, authoritarianism, and neo-liberalism than many other parts of the world, but it is affected by the universal dilemma of how to unify numerous actors and build...
“New-generation Malayalam cinema,” a coinage used to identify fi lms made after 2010 in Kerala, introduced innovative changes in the Malayalam cinema ecosystem through experiments in fi lm language,...
Land tenure and land use dynamics are causally linked to pandemics, including the current Covid-19 crisis. Covid-19 has exposed and exacerbated the vulnerabilities of urban and rural population...
This study is concerned with the inter-urban analysis of incidents and the rate and nature of the crimes against women in Indian metropolitan cities. The impact (footprints) of metropolitan cities on...
Sri Lanka is facing the worst economic downturn since independence. The economic establishment is proposing austerity to continue the neo-liberal trajectory, which the working people are bound to...
The analysis of seasonal variations in births in India, using the Health Management Information System data for three pre-pandemic years, reveals a distinct trend of peaking of births during the...
A tribute to the departed scholar looks at his immense contributions to literary criticism, world politics, and Marxist theory and brings out the consistent underlying thread of principled political...
Sikh museums are unusual as their display consists of modern history paintings depicting scenes from the Sikh past rather than historical artefacts. These paintings are ubiquitous in popular visual...
Girish Karnad’s Ondanondu Kaladalli (1979), a tale of conflict in a pastoral village, has not been sufficiently studied for its richly layered representation of Indian martial arts, historical...
It is argued here that the 1648 “Peace of Westphalia,” inaugurating the “secular state,” substituted language for religion as the basis for the state’s project of affectively unifying the nation...
Right-wing extremism is based on White supremacist nationalism. White nationalism is that belief in national identity built around White ethnicity. The far-right populism has disrupted the politics...

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