In the two decades since India confirmed its allegiance to the Free Market, more of its citizens have become marginalized than ever before, and society has become more sharply riven than ever.
South Asian Studies
India today is in the throes of a transition away from the developmental state to a neoliberal one. What has been the outcome of this transition for the social question, or the contradictions between India’s different social classes, especially the laboring poor?
Social policy in India is variegated and fragmented. Recent conversations have turned to a focus on universalising basic incomes.
The Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development, at Somerville College aims to pursue solutions for India's sustainable development through bringing together diverse disciplines, sectors and individuals.
Did Jewish leaders and thinkers conceive Zionism as part of an “Eastern” – Asian and Semitic – cultural and national revival or as a Western importation and a colonial proxy?
Untouchability in India has been widely understood as the practice of excluding, from social or religious life, people who are believed to be permanently impure. Yet, this vision neglects the different emotions and feelings that untouchability produces in the subjects involved with it.