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.

 English, German, India, Society

This paper analyses the current political situation in India with a view to the elections in spring 2019.

 English, German, International, Society, Trade

This paper analyses the new Chinese global growth and development strategy, the so-called "New Silk Route".

 English, German, Nepal, Society

This paper analyses the unification of the left parties in Nepal.

 English, India, Labour

Issues and perspectives of migrant construction workers in Surat.

 Agriculture, Bangla, Bangladesh, English, Gender

Across the developing world, rural women play a crucial role in agriculture and farming.

 English, India, Labour

A consultation on the interface between the seasonal migrant workers, the formal sector workers’ movement and oppressed caste-based movements in India.

 English, India, Labour, Society

Migration is now a central part of India's socioeconomic landscape, but few of the studies and policy discussions on this issue address the reality that the majority of migrants in India are
women.

 Agriculture, English, India

Seed is the first link in the food chain. It is the soul of agriculture; a nation's agriculture is as strong as its seed system.

 Agriculture, English, Hindi, India, Labour

This Booklet deals with the Indian State's historical and contemporary agricultural policiesthat have aggravated the rural agrarian crises.

 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.

 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.