Oh Kolkata, oh Rohtak!
Review by Satya Pal
WAS in Rohtak in connection with that funny thing called
refresher course which is happening all over India, courtesy
University Grants Commission. It was an experience of sorts.
shoddy cut and paste job
Inside Afghanistan — End of Tailiban era? by L.R. Reddy.
APH Publishing, New Delhi. Pages 1+345. Rs 795.
preface claims that "in this study for the first time an
attempt has been made to critically examine the genesis of the
crises in Afghanistan, its historical roots, conflicting
geopolitical interest of big powers in the post-cold war
and public health
Review by Uma
Public Health and the Poverty of Reforms: The South Asian
Predicament edited by Imrana Qadeer, Kasturi Sen and K. R.
Adjustment Programmes (SAP) as devised by the World Bank and
the International Monetary Fund (IMF) were introduced in South
Asia only in the early nineties. The first phase of these
reforms in the health sector predicted differentiated effects
for the region.
scholar encounters Said and exults at the experience
Review by Dev
Post-Modren Encounters: Edward Said and the Writing of
History by Shelley Walia. Icon, Cambridge. Allen & Unwin:
Australia. Pages 177. $7.95.
attempts to simplify matters ended up in putting an excessive
and unnecessary scholarship, leaving one all the more
bewildered in the labyrinth of post-colonial theory. The task
of explaining and clarifying the fundamental concepts of these
theories had been undertaken by excessive jargonising and
enterprise and empowerment of women
Women Entrepreneurship edited by K. Sasikumar. Vikas
Publishing, New Delhi. Pages 204. Rs 295.
is hardly any male bastion left in India that women have not
stormed into. Armed forces, medicine, civil services,
mountaineering and other adventure sports, and much else. So,
could entrepreneurship have remained beyond the Indian
woman’s reach for long?