The public sphere of civil society is not static; it continually shrinks, expands and moves in the face of changing contours of political economy at the local, national and global levels. As a consequence, those within such public spheres have to navigate

It is becoming possible to utilise the capacities that exist outside the state such as non governmental organisations to influence state policies and, in the coming years, India is going to witness dissatisfaction being increasingly expressed throug

While heads of state deliberated on the future of the world at the Riocentro, social activists and NGOs expressed their sense of frustration over the dominant paradigm of development. They represented sharply differing perspectives