Social Change Current Issue

Volume 47, Issue 2, June 2017



The Continuing Debate on the ‘Annihilation of Caste’: Understanding Tensions Between Ambedkarites and Communists

Vikas Bajpai

Body, Habit, Custom and Labour

Shriddha Shah

Fissures of a Blue Revolution: The Ramponkars’ Response to Mechanised Fishing in Goa

Ganesha Somayaji, Joanna P. Coelho

Inequality, Sufficiency and Sustainability of Urban Drinking Water in Uttar Pradesh

Rashmi Tiwari

Legislation to Practice: An Analysis of Domestic Violence Cases from Kerala’s Lower Courts

Arathi P.M., Athira P.M.

Evolving Patterns of Child Sex Ratio in India

Shrestha Saha, Kalosona Paul

Touts and the Control of Facilities in ‘Bleeding’ Harare: A Theoretical Explanation of the Dynamics of Corruption in an African City

Innocent Chirisa

Seminar Report

Indian Perspectives on Social Sector Issues and Sustainable Development Goals

Poornima M.

Book Reviews

Kalpana Kannabiran and Asha Hans (Eds), India Social Development Report 2016: Disability Rights Perspective

By Shubhangi Vaidya

Mahuya Bandyopadhyay and Ritambhara Hebbar (Eds), Towards a New Sociology in India

By Yogesh Atal

Meraj Ahmed Mubarki, Filming Horror: Hindi Cinema, Ghosts and Ideologies

By Alia Sinha

Anjali Monteiro and K.P. Jayasankar, A Fly in the Curry: Independent Documentary Film in India

By Shilpi Gulati

Ranabir Samaddar, Neoliberal Strategies of Governing India

By Ekta Singh

Swaraj Basu (Ed.), Readings on Dalit Identity: History, Literature and Religion

By Arvind Kumar, Vishesh Pratap Gurjar

Indra Munshi (Ed.), The Adivasi Question: Issues of Land, Forest and Livelihood (Essays from Economic & Political Weekly)

By Bidyut Mohanty

Alok Datta, United States and Contemporary World

By Jabin T. Jacob

Arvind Narrain and Vinay Chandran, Nothing to Fix: Medicalisation of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

By Svati P. Shah