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Glimpses of Greatness

dignity in even the most crippled and Glimpses of Greatness despised by society. And in all this, Baba

Chronicle of Resistance and Repression

formerly triumphant west".
The role of Super Sam, a term Toynbee once used to describe the international power of the US must also be linked judiciously with the operation of so-called super-tribes described in the book. One example of this aspect of the multidimensional dynamics of global tribes and politics is the role of anti-Castro Cuban immigrants in the US. Another case is the use of different tribes in Afghanistan and Pakistan with oven and covert support of the US and its allies like Saudi Arabia.

ILO Initiative on Contract Labour

When governments of developing countries are increasingly adopting policies depriving regular workers of job security and promoting contract labour in the name of labour market flexibility, it is in the interests of all working class to devise strategies together to roll back the so-called economic reforms.

Labour and Management

Labour and Management Bagaram Tulpule A Question of Balance; Labour, Management and Society by E A Ramaswamy; Oxford University Press, 1997; pp 267, Rs 395.

For a Different Development-A Beginning

A Beginning Bagaram Tulpule WHAT is our vision of the kind of society that true development should seek to create? What kind of human beings should be members of such a society? These were the central questions that came up again and again in the discussions at a three-day meeting of a number of activists and scholars held at the invitation of the Jansahayog Trust on November 15-17, 1996, at Khandala.

Redefining Development-An Alternative Paradigm

Redefining Development An Alternative Paradigm Bagaram Tulpule THE only model of development placed before us today is the one represented by what are called the 'developed' or industrialised countries. The rest of the countries in the world in different stages of underdevelopment are straining to develop according to the same model, with varying degrees of success. A few have reached the threshold and are about to enter the developed countries1 club. At the other extreme, large parts of the world, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, as well as large segments of the populations within many countries at intermediate stages arc altogether excluded from this process of development.

Selling Structural Adjustment to Workers

Selling Structural Adjustment to Workers Bagaram Tulpule World Development Report, 1995: Workers in an Integrating World; Oxford University Press, Bombay; pp 251, Rs 195.

Poor Addition to a Rich Literature

the size of the city's population. Policy has shifted no less drastically to urging the better educated to have three or more children. Here, the old eugenics theme is explicit, although the government has not pursued the full logic of the case to the compulsory sterilisation of the insane and deformed

Industrial Sickness and Corporate Restructuring

Sweeping generalisations, such as offered by the Committee on Industrial Sickness and Corporate Restructuring, do not help in correct diagnosis and treatment of the malaise of industrial sickness.

Managerial Unionism

Managerial Unionism Bagaram Tulpule Managerial Unionism: Issues In Perspective by Baldev R Sharma; Shri Ram Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources, New Delhi; pp 291, Rs 275.

All the Answers

All the Answers Bagaram Tulpule Though the finance ministry's document is described as a 'discussion paper it does not raise any problems or issues, but asserts the correctness of what has been done in the past two years and sets out what needs to be accomplished in the coming years. The finance ministry has all the answers and does not really need any further examination of what needs to be done and how.

Bombay Textile Strike

Bombay Textile Strike 1982-83 by H van Wersch; Oxford University Press, THE strike of textile workers in Bombay during 1982-83 has few parallels in the annals of the trade union movement anywhere in the world considering the number of striking workers and the duration of the strike. Yet, as the blurb of H van Wersch's book rightly observes, it has not received as much serious study as one would expect from trade union historians and social scientists. Perhaps the very size and duration of the conflict deterred scholars from launching upon a detailed exploration of it. Ultimately, it was a foreign researcher who undertook the daunting task and it is to his credit that he has done such a thorough job of it.


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