marxism

Whatever happened to class?

The decline of class analysis in Southasian studies has followed the decline of Marxism as an intellectual and political force.

| Nov 21, 2017

Workers’ yarns

FROM PRINT QUARTERLY: Jeremy Seabrook’s 'Song of the Shirt' paints a partial picture of migrant workers.

| Sep 12, 2015

Identity illusions, unclassified categories

Why has this tension grown between class and identity politics?

| Jan 21, 2009

The pursuit of the Southasian past

Moving beyond the colonial-era understanding of the history of the Subcontinent gives us a whole new way of looking at the Subcontinent´s past. This now includes not just the usual explorations of politics and economy, …

| Jul 30, 2008

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