All Publications

Food for Thought

RLS South Asia regularly publishes comments, short essays, political analysis and research papers, which can be accessed from the list below. Additionally you also find a selection of articles which our partners published as part of one of our joint projects.

 Hindi, India, International, Society

This book is the result of an effort by the RLS working group "Beyond Development". It intends to contribute to the urgently needed collective inquiries taking into view new theoretical and political paradigms of social transformation.

 Nepal, Nepali, Society

Currently no description of this publication available.

 English, Society

Graded caste inequality is the most stubborn feature of the ancient caste system which continues with some of its worst features even today.

 Agriculture, Hindi

There is currently no description available.

 English, Nepal

Lefts believe that change is the law of nature and society. Over more than fifty years, the society underwent radical changes, but communist parties remained adamant and static in their analysis and conclusion drawn thereof—Nepal is semi-feudal and semi-colonial country.

 English, Society

Capitalism has always been entangled with imperialism and racism. No one doubts the centrality of these oppressions to the slave-based plantation and colonial capitalism of the 19 th century.

 English, Society

The world financial crisis of 2008 brought Capital to renewed attention of critical theorists, social scientists, and the progressive movements. Its analyses are being considered even more relevant today. A conference report.

 English, Society

Is there a theory of population in Marx's "Capital"? Ranabir Samaddar on people and population in "Capital" and Marx’s engagement with Malthus.

 English, Society

In this centenary year of the publication of "Capital" Vol. I (C 1), it is appropriate that we recognize the iconic value of this work. At the same time it is necessary to re-read or reconstruct "Capital" not just to make it up-to-date, but also to rethink a lot of the orthodox interpretations of processes delineated in "Capital".

 English, Labour, Society

Conditions of work and political consciousness among migrant daily wage workers: a study in Delhi, Uttarakhand and Tamil Nadu.

 English, Labour, Society

Identification, access to entitlements, and financial inclusion are key sites of negotiation in India’s rapidly evolving governance landscape.

 Agriculture, Bangla, Gender

Sorry, there is currently no description available for this publication.