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Supreme Court of Indiak explains the issues of Ecology and Environment in a way that is friendly to Teachers and learners both. It discusses the Topics of ecology and ecosystems, environment and pollution, human activities and environment, waste management, sustainable development, Natural resources management and concurrent issues such as global warning, ozone depletion, desertification of land, acid rain, afforestation and eco-development, Environmental Ethics and our rich environmental traditions. The ultimate objective of this book is to impart ecological environmental status of the Country with Knowledge of corrective measures to the upcoming generation of our country with a view to establish Environmentalism and to prepare environmentalists. The author, inspired by the SCI, showed his gratitude to Hon`ble Supreme Court of India for taking the issue of environment religiously and instructing the apex regulatory educational organisations to include environment in the syllabus as a separate subject. The Author is Framing other Books on environment, appropriate to the students. Printed Pages: 220. Handbook for Teachers: Research in Teaching of Ecology and EnvironmentA.K. Shrivastava,R.K. Ranjan9788176489416" />

A Handbook for Teachers: Research in Teaching of Ecology and Environment

By A.K. Shrivastava,R.K. Ranjan

APH Publishing Corporation, 2005. Hardcover. New. Other Bookseyword/Supreme-Court-of-India"" Title=""Supreme-Court-of-India"">Supreme Court of Indiak explains the issues of Ecology and Environment in a way that is friendly to Teachers and learners both. It discusses the Topics of ecology and ecosystems, environment and pollution, human activities and environment, waste management, sustainable development, Natural resources management and concurrent issues such as global warning, ozone depletion, desertification of land, acid rain, afforestation and eco-development, Environmental Ethics and our rich environmental traditions. The ultimate objective of this book is to impart ecological environmental status of the Country with Knowledge of corrective measures to the upcoming generation of our country with a view to establish Environmentalism and to prepare environmentalists. The author, inspired by the SCI, showed his gratitude to Hon`ble Supreme Court of India for taking the issue of environment religiously and instructing the apex regulatory educational organisations to include environment in the syllabus as a separate subject. The Author is Framing other Books on environment, appropriate to the students. Printed Pages: 220. Handbook for Teachers: Research in Teaching of Ecology and EnvironmentA.K. Shrivastava,R.K. Ranjan9788176489416

$18.56

Modern Migrations: Gujarati Indian Networks in New York and London

By Maritsa V. Poros

Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd, 2012. Hardcover. New. 15 x 24 cm. Although globalization seems like a recent phenomenon linked to migration, some groups have used social networks to migrate great distances for centuries. To gain new insights into migration today, Modern Migrations takes a closer look at the historical presence of globalization and how it organized migration and social networks. With a focus on the lives of Gujarati Indians in New York and London, this book explains migration patterns through different kinds of social networks and relations. Gujarati migration flows span four continents, across several centuries. Maritsa Poros reveals the inner workings of their social networks and how these networks relate to migration flows. Championing a relational view, she examines the kinds of ties prevalent in the different niches that Gujaratis occupy in the economies of New York and London, from shopkeepers to diamond dealers and doctors. In the process she speaks to central debates in the field about the economic and cultural roots of the causes of migration and its surprising consequences. Modern Migrations will be of interest to anyone who has thought about India’s rich history of trade and migration and the kinds of lives that Indian immigrants live in places like New York and London. It will be useful for students and scholars of migration studies. Tables of Contents:- List of Figures, Maps, and Tables Preface Acknowledgments Gujarati Indian Networks in New York and London From Arab Dhows to Jet Planes Linking Local Labor Markets Networks, Niches, and Inequalities Migrant Networks as Webs of Relations and Flows Immigration in a New Century Notes Bibliography Index Printed Pages: 244. NA

$29.82

Stars (Space)

By Pegasus

B. Jain Publisher, 2011. Hardcover. New. 21 x 28 cm. What are the things that exist in space, What is the Sun, Moon and the Earth made up of What is a star. All such questions that kids ask have been answered here. Printed Pages: 32. NA

$5.63

Labour and Change: Essays on Globalization, Technological Change and Labour in India
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Labour and Change: Essays on Globalization, Technological Change and Labour in India

By Kuriakose Mamkootam

Sage Publications. Softcover. New. In the face of globalization, rapid change, and an internationally competitive environment, Indian organizations have initiated a wide range of changes in order to both survive and thrive. This book explores various facets of these change processes in order to understand why such initiatives either succeed or fail. Printed Pages: 180. NA

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Tornadoes (Natural disasters)

By Pegasus

B. Jain Publisher, 2012. Hardcover. New. 21 x 28 cm. This particular section focuses on our beautiful planet Earth. It contains encyclopedias based on environment and geography. Replete with valuable information and amazingly beautiful photographs, these encyclopedias will surely carve a special place in the minds of the young readers. Printed Pages: 32. NA

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Labour in Global Value Chains in Asia
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Labour in Global Value Chains in Asia

By Dev Nathan, Meenu Tewari & Sandip Sarkar (Eds)

Cambridge University Press. Softcover. New. The book deals with labour conditions in global value chains (GVCs) or out-sourced manufacturing and service production in Asia. Based on case studies across many sectors (garments, agro-foods, automobiles, tourism, IT services) and countries (Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka) it finds that labour conditions range from sweatshop conditions, in some of garment manufture, to relatively good employment systems, as in IT services. It goes against the grain of the often pessimisntic anlaysis of labour conditions under globalization by pointing out that these conditions are improving, largely due to workers’ sruggles to improve working and employment conditions. Figures Tables Foreword – Alakh N. Sharma Preface Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Introduction – Dev Nathan, Meenu Tewari and Sandip Sarkar Captive Governance 2. Achieving Better Work for Apparel Workers in Asia – Arianna Rossi 3. Improving Wages and Working Conditions in the Bangladesh Garment Sector: The Role of Horizontal and Vertical Relations – Nazneen Ahmed and Dev Nathan 4. Bargaining in Garment GVCs: The Asia Floor Wage – Anannya Bhattacharjee and Ashim Roy 5. Fresh Produce Markets, Standards, and Dynamics of Labour: Grapes in India – Sukhpal Singh 6. The ‘Zero-Fee’ Tour: Price Competition and Chain Downgrading in Chinese Tourism – Yang Fuquan, Yu Yin and Dev Nathan 7. Restricting Competition to Reduce Poverty: Impact of the Tourism Value Chain in an Upland Economy in China – Yang Fuquan, Yu Xiaogang, Yu Yin, Govind Kelkar and Dev Nathan 8. Restructuring of Post-crisis GVCs: Tourism in Bali, Indonesia – Girish Nanda and Keith Hargreaves 9. Dynamics of Labour-intensive Clusters in China: Wage Costs and Moving Inland – Lixia Mei and Jici Wang 10. Migrant Labour in Global Value Chains in Asia – Yuko Hamada Modular Governance 11. From Disposable to Empowered: Rearticulating Labour in Sri Lankan Apparel Factories – Annelies M. Goger 12. Scripted Performances? Local Readings of ‘Global’ Health and Safety Standards in the Apparel Sector in Sri Lanka – Kanchana N. Ruwanpura 13. Diffusing Labour Standards Down and Beyond the Value Chain: Lessons from the Mewat Experiment – Meenu Tewari 14. Social Upgrading in Mobile Phone GVCs: Firm-level Comparisons of Working Conditions and Labour Rights – Joonkoo Lee, Gary Gereffi and Sang-Hoon Lee 15. The Politics of Global Production: Apple, Foxconn and China’s New Working Class – Jenny Chan, Ngai Pun and Mark Selden 16. New Strategies of Industrial Organization and Labour in the Mobile Telecom Sector in India – Sumangala Damodaran 17. Global Production Networks and Labour Process – Praveen Jha and Amit Chakraborty Relational Governance 18. Still a Distance to Go: Social Upgrading in the Indian ITO-BPO-KPO Sector – Ernesto Noronha and Premilla D’Cruz 19. What Do Workers Gain from Being in a GVC? ICT in India – Sandip Sarkar and Balwant S. Mehta Conclusions 20. Governance Types and Employment Systems – Dev Nathan 21. The Double Movement of Labour in the Re-formation of GVCs – Meenu Tewari, Dev Nathan and Sandip Sarkar Notes on Contributors Index Printed Pages: 0. NA

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Earthquakes (Natural Disasters)

By Pegasus

B. Jain Publisher, 2012. Hardcover. New. 21 x 28 cm. This particular section focuses on our beautiful planet Earth. It contains encyclopedias based on environment and geography. Replete with valuable information and amazingly beautiful photographs, these encyclopedias will surely carve a special place in the minds of the young readers. Printed Pages: 32. NA

$5.63

Beyond the Transition Phase of WTO: An Indian Perspective
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Beyond the Transition Phase of WTO: An Indian Perspective

By Debashis Chakraborty, Dipankar Sengupta & Pritam Banerjee (Eds)

Centre De Sciences Humaines/Academic Foundation, 2006. Hardcover. New. In a volume aimed at all social scientists, economists and lawyers come together in Beyond the Transitional Phase of the WTO : An Indian Perspective on Emerging Issues to discuss topics ranging from the International Trade in Services including Telecommunications, Transport, Education and E-commerce to questions of compatibility between Obligations towards Environmental Protection and Social Concerns codified in international treaties and protocols and an International Trade Regime that promotes free trade. The contributors discuss current problems that affect India`s agriculture like SPS-TBT, and Agricultural Subsidies as well as the issue of Seed Protection and Genetically Modified Crops. The volume also looks at problems and prospects of Indian industry in the face of the MFA phase-out and TRIPS. This projective volume not only projects future problems that will rise as India enters into an increasing number of Regional Trading Arrangements but also grapples with legal problems like India`s experiences where Dispute Resolution at the WTO are concerned. The volume concludes with a discussion on the Singapore Issues like Trade Facilitation, Government Procurement and Competition Policy. The volume not only discusses the importance of these issues to India as well as the current ‘state of play’ but suggests the appropriate positions for India to take on all these issues at the WTO negotiations and other fora if a Global Agreement on an issue is not probable. ""This is a book dealing with all the issues concerning the place of India inside the WTO. In spite of complex and technical matters the authors have succeeded in producing a clear synthesis on all sectors. Of great interest is the historical perspective highlighting the changing views of India along the years, from defensive to more proactive and offensive strategies."" — Professor Frederic Landy University of Paris X ""With the DDA (Doha Development Agenda) picking up steam, the WTO is even more topical and this is a comprehensive looking-forward, rather than looking-back, book. Almost every issue one can think of is covered, and there is a strong India perspective. The editors and the publisher should be complimented for putting such a volume together and the book retains topicality well after the Hong Kong Ministerial."" — Prof. Bibek Debroy Director, Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies (RGICS), New Delhi The book ""is unique in many ways. It is possibly the most comprehensive volume that views (from an Indian viewpoint) those issues that affect trade as well as the regime that governs international trade the final shape of which is yet to be decided. The volume looks beyond Hong Kong. In that sense this volume stands out. The range of issues covered and the manner in which they are done make them accessible to non-specialists but their projective nature and the fact that many of the topics covered are new ensure that they are of great interest to researchers and policy makers."" — Prof. Manoj Pant Centre of International Trade and Development, J.N.U., New Del Printed Pages: 683. Beyond the Transition Phase of WTO: An Indian PerspectiveDebashis Chakraborty, Dipankar Sengupta & Pritam Banerjee (Eds)9788171885107

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Indians in a Globalizing World: Their Skewed Rise

By Dilip Hiro

HarperCollins Publishers, 2014. First edition. Hardcover. New. 15 x 23 cm. The opening up of the Indian economy in 1991 decisively brought the country into the age of globalization, and there has been no turning back. The policies set in motion by the Congress and later carried forward by the Bharatiya Janata Party have shaped the country over the last two decades—not just its economy but also its culture and society. Places like Gurgaon transformed from nondescript towns to luxury-living addresses almost overnight. Indian IT firms earned renown and respect abroad, while big names such as the Tatas and Mittals grabbed headlines with high-profile overseas acquisitions. Those that managed to find a place in the enlarging-yet-shrinking global world have prospered. But increasing numbers farmers and adivasis, migrants and slum dwellers are feeling left out, bringing to the fore wide gashes in India’s social fabric. Printed Pages: 391. NA

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Anti-Dumping: Global Abuse of a Trade Policy Instrument
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Anti-Dumping: Global Abuse of a Trade Policy Instrument

By Bibek Debroy & Debashis Chakraborty (Eds)

Liberty Institute/Academic Foundation, 2007. Hardcover. New. The increasing use of anti-dumping measures covering a wide range of sectors, both by developed and developing countries in recent years, indicates a policy substitution to protect domestic industries in the face of tariff reforms. While the developing countries are demanding special and different treatment to protect their interest against a possible misuse of this provision by their developed counterparts, many of them also rank among the major violators. In this scenario, a systemic review and subsequent modification/ scrapping of the anti-dumping agreement is the need of the hour. Responding to this need the Hong Kong Ministerial declaration (December 2005) has noted that negotiations on anti-dumping should, as appropriate, ""clarify and improve the rules"" in three major concern areas (determination of dumping, procedures and the level, scope and duration of adopted measures). The eight chapters in the current volume focus on the current scenario in select developed and developing countries, use of this provision in intra-developing country trade and analysis of anti-dumping cases lodged at the WTO dispute settlement body. The discussions in the volume significantly contribute in the ongoing debate and serve as an important input for current negotiations. Printed Pages: 208. Anti-Dumping: Global Abuse of a Trade Policy InstrumentBibek Debroy & Debashis Chakraborty (Eds)9788171885893

$22.31

The Impact of Globalisation on Small-Scale Industries

By Dr. Vijay Nagesh Gumma

Deep & Deep Publications Pvt. Ltd./Regal Publications, 2009. Hardcover. New. The small-scale industry sector has emerged as India`s engine of growth in the new millennium. This achievement has been possible due to the consistent and sustained Policy support from the Government including policy of reservation, Investment ceiling for the SSI sector and priority lending. The ongoing programmes of ""Economic Reforms"" undertaken by the Government, since 1991 based upon the principle of liberalization, Globalization and privatization and the changes at international scene including the emergence of World Trade Organization (WTO) have brought certain challenges and also several new opportunities before the SSI sector. `This book is based on the Research Study which deals with the impact of globalization on SSIs in Raigad district.` In the present Investigation an attempt is made to find out the, impact of globalization on SSIs and the problems of SSIs. In addition to this, an attempt is also made to find out the impact of globalization on the socio-economic development of Raigad district, to take Review of Govt. policy regarding the SSIs, to suggest remedial Measures to solve the problems and finally suggested a Strategic management Model for success of small-scale industries. Printed Pages: 280. Impact of Globalisation on Small-Scale IndustriesDr. Vijay Nagesh Gumma9788184840353

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World Food: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Social Influence from Hunter-Gatherers to the Age of Globalization, 2 Vols

By Mary Ellen Snodgrass

DBS Imprints/Delhi Book Store, 2014. First edition. Hardcover. New. Printed Pages: 630. NA

$374.82

Globalization and Re-Thinking Development, 2 Vols

By P.S. Singh

Adhyayan Publishers & Distributors, 2009. Hardcover. New. On a broader level Globalization is usually assumed to include all fields, cultural, economic, technological, etc. It is most commonly understood as a unitary Process inclusive of many sub-processes (such as increased economic interdependence, increased Cultural influence, rapid advances in information technology, and Novel governance and geopolitical challenges) that are increasingly binding people and the ‘biosphere more tightly into one global system. An example of a Technology which enables globalization is the telephone, or any other communication technology for that matter. This makes the global Transmission of messages easier. Email and the internet, specifically Internet marketplaces, are other technological factors enabling contemporary globalization. Globalization of the Economy depends on the role of human migration, international trade, movement of capital, arid Integration of Financial markets. The International Monetary Fund notes the growing economic interdependence of Countries worldwide through increasing volume and variety of cross-border transactions, free international Capital flows, and more rapid and widespread Diffusion of technology. Printed Pages: 488. Globalization and Re-Thinking Development, 2 VolsP.S. Singh9788184351019

$56.25

Globalization and Social Change

By Ellina Samantroy,Indu Upadhyay

Rawat Publications, 2012. Hardcover. New. The process of globalization has made deep inroads into India’s social life. Globalization appears to be the buzzword of 1990s which has penetrated many academic debates. Globalization and Social Change presents a whole new perspective on globalization integrating the Indian economy with the global system and enhancing its robustness through wider access to better technology and benchmarking with the global performers. It also reflects on the widening of social and economic inequalities due to the process of globalization. The book is expected to enlighten the readers on the issues pertaining to globalization and social change. It is a contribution to the plethora of ongoing debates on the complex issue of globalization and would enhance the understanding of students, researchers and policy makers. Printed Pages: 200. NA

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Environmental Requirements and Market Access: Reflections from South Asia
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Environmental Requirements and Market Access: Reflections from South Asia

By Nagesh Kumar & Sachin Chaturvedi (Eds)

Academic Foundation, 2007. Hardcover. New. With progressive liberalisation of quantitative restrictions and tariff barriers following multilateral trade negotiations in WTO, environmental standards have emerged as significant trade barriers for developing countries’ exports. In this volume, leading experts examine the incidence of environmental requirements in the North and their impact on market access for Southern products especially those from South Asia. The book deals with various dimensions of such environmental and health related standards and their impact on South Asian trade in terms of their prohibitive effect, discriminatory impact and high compliance costs. The volume concludes with an agenda of action points for governments, business houses and international agencies to address the challenge. Printed Pages: 264. Environmental Requirements and Market Access: Reflections from South AsiaNagesh Kumar & Sachin Chaturvedi (Eds)9788171884667

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Global Environmental Risk

By Jeanne X. Kasperson & Roger E. Kasperson (Eds)

Rawat Publications, 2003. Hardcover. New. Despite international initiatives such as the Earth Summit in 1992 and ongoing efforts to implement the Kyoto Protocol, human activities continue to register a destructive toll on the planetary environment. At root, research on global environmental risk seeks new pathways for reversing unsustainable trends, curtailing ongoing destructive activities, and creating a life-sustaining planet. This book takes stock of the distinctive challenges posed by global environmental risks, the capacity of knowledge systems to identify and characterize such risks, and the competence of human society to manage the unprecedented complexity. Particular attention trains on engaging, in ways conducive to enhancing social learning and adaptation, the large uncertainties inherent in these risks. Various chapters enlist different scales of analysis to explore the manifestation and causes of global environmental risks in all the diversity of their regional expression. Throughout, the editors and contributors accord prominence to the vulnerability of people and places to environmental degradation. Understanding vulnerability is a neglected key to assessing the nature of the risks and determining strategies for altering trajectories of threat. Global risk futures, the editors argue, are not intractable, and are still amenable to a risk-analysis enterprise that is democratic in principle, humanistic in concept, and geared to the realities that pertain to the particular societies, locales, and regions that will ultimately bear the risk. Printed Pages: 592. NA

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Globalization, Growth and Employment: Challenges and Opportunities

By Lancy Lobo & Jayesh Shah (Eds)

Rawat Publications, 2012. Hardcover. New. Globalization and subsequent changes are affecting all national economies irrespective of whether it is a transitional, controlled, socialist, or market economy. The result of this change is a paradigm shift in the employment structure of most of the countries. A common trend observed worldwide is that employment is moving away from traditional agriculture to industry and more to services. This volume makes an attempt to evaluate the employment scenario in different sectors of Indian economy after the reforms period. It also makes a comparative study of employment scenario between Gujarat, one of the developed states, and the country as a whole. Employment intensity of economic growth with focus on rural transformation, social security, quality and employability, survival of marginalized labouring poor and social income throws light on the realistic scenario. Retail boom, establishment of SEZs and SIRs and social security schemes like MGNREGA have suggestive thrusts in the domain of employment and consequences such as migration and their effects on society and culture. Printed Pages: 320. NA

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Facing Globalization in the Himalayas: Belonging and the Politics of the Self
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Facing Globalization in the Himalayas: Belonging and the Politics of the Self

By Gerard Toffin & Joanna Pfaff-Czarnecka (Eds)

Sage Publications, 2014. Hardcover. New. This book explores the complex relationships between belonging and globalization in the contemporary Himalayan world and beyond. Over the last decades, the interrelations at local, national, and global scales have intensified in historically unprecedented forms and intensity. At the same time, homogenizing global processes have generated parochial and vernacular reactions. This book aims at developing an appropriate analysis of these interactions and, thus, at supplementing the previous collection on the Politics of Belonging in the Himalayas. This book is the first major study on this topic and a crucial contribution to the study of the current change within the Himalayan societies and their cultures. It is based on several case studies carried out by outstanding anthropologists, geographers, linguists, political scientists working in the Indian and Nepalese Himalayas. Printed Pages: 484. NA

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Global Warming

By Douglas Long

Viva Books Private Limited, 2010. First edition. Paperback. New. Global Warming provides readers with clear and essential information needed to define, understand, and research this important topic. From the greenhouse effect to fossil fuels and the Industrial Revolution to growing evidence of global warming, this volume fairly addresses all sides of the issues. While there is little doubt that both global temperatures and atmospheric carbon dioxide have increased in the past 100 years, not all scientists agree on the extent of the correlation. Still, the international community has taken steps to confront the problem of global warming. These include forming the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), as well as organizing environmental summits in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1992 and Kyoto, Japan, in 1997, where a plan of action for dealing with the problem of global warming was reached. In 2001, the Bush administration withdrew the U.S. commitment to addressing the issue through the Kyoto agreement, citing reasons concerning the economy and the need for further research. About Author: Douglas Long holds a master of professional writing degree from the University of Southern California. Long has six years of experience as an editor, four of which were spent on various encyclopedia projects, and three years experience as a reference librarian at the University of California. Long has contributed essays to a number of publications. Printed Pages: 304. Global WarmingDouglas Long9788130913872

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Culture, Stratification and Development
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Culture, Stratification and Development

By K.L. Sharma

Rawat Publications, 2011. Hardcover. New. The book presents a well-knit analysis of intertwining of culture, stratification and development in the first decade of 21st century in India. “Social difference” and “power” are seen as the most effective bases of social stratification. Caste as a system has lost its appeal, but caste as a phenomenon has gained considerable space in elections, mobilisations and in extra-legal actions. Caste is, thus, more of a state of mind and identity rather than a bedrock of intercaste and intracaste relations. Individual and family have relegated caste to the background. Globalisation has enhanced the significance of the concepts of “individual”, “development”, “freedom”, “opportunities”, “market”, “competition”, etc. Besides a critique of the caste system in the wake of these concepts and related practices, the book offers a lucid analysis of issues relating to gender, diaspora, cultural space and status, social opportunity and mobility, etc. The views of D.P. Mukerji, Frantz Fanon, Paulo Freire, Charles Bettelheim, Gunnar Myrdal, John Stuart Mill, Amartya Sen, Pierre Bourdieu, Ramchandra Guha, etc., have been discussed in terms of their significance for interlinking of culture, stratification and development. The book is a valuable contribution not only for the students and researchers of Social Sciences, but also for the intellegentsia in general. Printed Pages: 296. NA

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