The Selected Writings of Eqbal Ahmad

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$50.40
Publisher
Columbia University Press
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Pages
664
Dimensions
6.04 X 9.2 X 1.35 inches | 1.94 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780231127110

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About the Author
Eqbal Ahmad (1934-1999) taught at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Cornell University and Hampshire College. He was a fellow at The Institute for Policy Studies and the first director of its overseas affiliate, The Transnational Institute. Carollee Bengelsdorf is professor of politics at Hampshire College. Margaret Cerullo is professor of sociology and feminist studies at Hampshire College. Yogesh Chandrani is a doctoral candidate in anthropology at Columbia University. Carollee Bengelsdorf, professor of politics at Hampshire College, holds an A.B. from Cornell University, studied Russian history at Harvard University, and received a Ph.D. in political science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is interested in political development in Southern Africa and other Third World areas. She has conducted research in Algeria, Cuba, and Peru, and has been a school teacher in Kenya and Honduras. Margaret Cerullo is a professor of sociology and feminist studies at Hampshire College. She has been involved with the following publications: "Beyond the Normal Family: A Cultural Critique of Women's Poverty," in Rochelle Lefkowitz and Ann Withorn's edition of For Crying Out Loud: Women and Poverty in the US (New York: Pilgrim Press, 1986); "Family and Free Time: The Politics of Leisure," (co-authored) Radical America, ibid.; reprinted in Antipode, Special Issue on Women and the Environment, 1983. Yogesh Chandrani is currently a graduate student at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. He was Assistant Director of the Five College Program in Peace and World Security Studies at Hampshire College, Amherst, MA from 1993-2000. He is co-editor with Michael Klare of World Security: Challenges for a New Century (St. Martin's Press, 2000).
Reviews
People like Ahmad do not come along often. That is why the publication of his Selected Writings is an occasion for sorrow as well as celebration.--Amitava Kumar "The Nation "
The editors of this work have rightfully collected the best writings... to demonstrate [Ahmad's] continued relevance in this turbulent world.--Stuart Schaar "Journal of Palestine Studies "