RLS Library

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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

Alternatives in a World of Crisis

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.

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 Nepal, Nepali, Society

Nepal Capitalism and Development

This volume consists of lectures given by prominent academicians, scholars and politicians of Nepal under RLS-CNS collaboration on topics relating to nature of capitalism in Nepal and development debates.

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 Agriculture, Hindi

CSA Book

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 English, Society

Graded Caste Inquality and Poverty

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

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 English, Society

Nancy Fraser Booklet

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.

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 English, Society

Capital Value and Translation

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".

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 English, Society

Population and Rent in Capital

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

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 English, Society

Report: Capital in the East

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.

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 English, Labour, Society

Conditions of Work and Political Consciousness

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

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 English, Nepal, Society

Political Economy and Class Analysis of Nepal

This book is a culmination of research conducted by CNS in 2017 on the topic ‘Political Economy and class analysis of Nepali Society’.

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 Agriculture, English, Gender, Hindi, India

Woman Agroecology & Gender Equality

Women, agroecology & gender equality: a booklet intended to serve as a basic background resource for grassroots groups.

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 Agriculture, English

Food and Nutrition from Forests

Food and nutrition from forests: Relationships with Forest Ecological Status and Management System as biodiversity has become relevant forforest-dwelling ethnic communities.

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