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  • Aid, Institutions and Developmentby A. Chakravarti

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00

    In spite of massive flows over the past 50 years, aid has failed to have any significant impact on development. Marginalization from the world economy and increases in absolute poverty are causing countries to degenerate into failed, oppressive and, in some cases, dangerous states. more...

  • Institutions, Economic Performance and the Visible Handby Askok Chakravarti

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    This timely study convincingly argues that it is not resources but the institutions which govern the interaction and decision-making of economic and political agents, that are the key factor in determining the economic performance of nations. The book challenges the conventional wisdom on the determinants of economic performance and provides an alternative... more...

  • Red Sunby Sudeep Chakravarti

    Penguin Books Ltd 2009; Not Available

    Spread over fifteen of the country?s twenty-eight states, India?s Maoist movement is now one of the world?s biggest and most sophisticated extreme-left movements. Hardly a week passes without people dying in strikes and counter-strikes by the Maoists?interchangeably known as the Naxalites?and the police and paramilitary forces. In this brilliant and... more...

  • Way Homeby Aruna Chakravarti

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; Not Available

    The Way Home" brings together in one volume fourteen stories representing the very best of contemporary Bengali short fiction. Showcasing some of Bengal's finest writers at their creative best - Bibhuti Bhushan Bandopadhyay and Rajshekhar Basu, Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay and Ashapurna Devi - these stories deal with a myriad human themes that are at once... more...

  • Sing the Rageby Sonali Chakravarti

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    What is the relationship between anger and justice, especially when so much of our moral education has taught us to value the impartial spectator, the cold distance of reason? In Sing the Rage , Sonali Chakravarti wrestles with this question through a careful look at the emotionally charged South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which... more...

  • Thermal Contact Conductanceby Chakravarti V. Madhusudana

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    The work covers both theoretical and practical aspects of thermal contact conductance. The theoretical discussion focuses on heat transfer through spots, joints, and surfaces, as well as the role of interstitial materials (both planned and inadvertent). The practical discussion includes formulae and data that can be used in designing heat-transfer... more...

  • Regulatory Mechanisms in Transcriptional Signalingby Debabrata (Debu) Chakravarti

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 166.00

    Regulatory Mechanisms in Transcriptional Signaling , volume of Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science , includes in-depth discussion on roles of Chromatin remodeling proteins in nuclear receptor signaling, and theANCCA regulator in cancer. This important resource, edited by Dr. Debabrata (Debu) Chakravarti, offers research on... more...

  • Classic Sunil Gangopadhyayby Sunil Gangopadhyay; Aruna Chakravarti

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available

    This special omnibus edition brings together the three great historical novels Sunil Gangopadhyay wrote. The Bengal Renaissance forms the backdrop to the Sahitya Akademi Award-winning Those Days, in which a feudal aristocracy awakens to its social obligations. In its sequel First Light, a turn-of-the-century Bengal, led by Rabindranath Tagore and Swami... more...

  • Media, Gender, and Popular Culture in Indiaby Dipankar Sinha; Sanjukta Dasgupta; Sudeshna Chakravarti

    SAGE India 2011; US$ 34.95

    In contemporary India, as one side of the coin celebrates traditional stereotypes, the other side subverts the same image, sometimes subtly, but often radically. The push and pulls of these factors are changing the cultural landscape of India decisively. This volume critiques media representations of popular culture and gender since the 1950s and tracks... more...

  • Malignant Gliomasby Arnab Chakravarti; Martin Fuss; Charles Thomas

    Demos Medical Publishing 2012; US$ 105.00

    Malignant Gliomas will provide a multidisciplinary update on the treatment of the complex area of malignant gliomas. Authoritative reviews and updates discuss recent advances in radiation therapy including coverage of emerging areas such as BNCT, proton therapy and brachytherapy applications in malignant glioma treatment. In addition, reviews of current... more...