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Featured Author: K. Ravi Raman

Dr K. Ravi Raman most recently published Development, Democracy and the State with Routledge in April, and produces titles that will be of interest to anyone studying the development or political economy of South Asia.

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Asian Studies most active author in recent months, K. Ravi Raman has published two titles with Routledge as part of the Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series. As a labor historian and political economist he has produced outstanding publications that will be of interest to anybody studying development in South Asia. Global Capital and Peripheral Labour was published at the very end of 2009 and focuses on the history and political economy of plantation workers in India. In April 2010 his second title, Development, Democracy and the State hit the shelves; which is a comprehensive analysis of the Kerala Model of Social Development to date.

K. Ravi Raman was a Hallsworth Research Fellow (2005–8) in the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Manchester and is currently a Research Associate in the Department of Development Studies, SOAS, London. He is co-editor of Corporate Social Responsibility, upcoming.
 

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  1. Development, Democracy and the State

    Critiquing the Kerala Model of Development

    Edited by K. Ravi Raman

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The Indian state of Kerala is known for its high social model of development and social democratic governance. This book presents the most comprehensive analysis of the Kerala Model of Social Development to date. The model has often been identified as one worth emulating because it is seen to have...

    Published April 14th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Global Capital and Peripheral Labour

    The History and Political Economy of Plantation Workers in India

    By Ravi Raman

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book presents a historical account of plantations in India in the context of the modern world economy. It brings history up to the present, thereby showing how history can assist in explaining contemporary conditions and trends. The author focuses on labour and economic development problems...

    Published December 21st 2009 by Routledge