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.

 Agriculture, English, Food Souvereignity, India, Society

This publication by Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung combines ground reports as well as political analysis on Social Protection, Food Security and Food Sovereignty. We hope that putting together this compilation will be a step towards placing voices from the ground and policy analysis connected with Food Security and Food Sovereignty, at the same table.

 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.

 Bangladesh, German, India, Society

Der Standpunkt analysiert die Folgen der Eskalation des Konflikts zwischen Rohingya-Extremisten und dem burmesischen Militär.

 India, Labour, Society

Migrant Workers at the Margins October 2018 report examines whether migrant workers currently access their rights and civic entitlements to education, work, health, and food in migration sending areas and rural destinations.

 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.

 Bangla, Bangladesh, Society

This research mainly focuses on parliamentary election candidates’ views on ‘Agroecology’ and party’s manifesto for election in Bangladesh.

 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

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.

 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.