A new look at scientific history - revealing the extremes of dogmatism and uncertainty, and considering the role of science in society.
Demystifies all the colours of the sexual rainbow, tracking the campaigns for rights and equality worldwide.
What lies behind the search for paradise and adventure - the often invisible impacts of tourism exposed.
Conveys the complexity of the UN, assesses its record, and considers options for reform.
A vivid dissection of the state of women’s rights in a ‘post-feminist’ age.
Nikki van der Gaag
A world tour of food—from industrialized production and consumption to community food security
An examination of the state of health worldwide which shows that public health is largely determined by socio-economic factors.
The No-Nonsense Guide to World History embraces the whole of history, rather than disconnected dynasties and events - all in one slim volume.
A exploration of what ‘world music’ actually means and an introduction to global sounds.
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Are we heading for a population ‘explosion’? How many people can the planet sustain?
Questions whether economic growth and wealth creation will ever meet the poor’s need for sufficiency and safety.
Mari Marcel Thekaekara congratulates the country’s Dalit community on finally winning legal protection against discrimination.
Argument: Is it time to ditch the pursuit of economic growth?
As Mother’s Day approaches in India, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on how motherhood has changed along with the online communication boom.
As a young student is injured for wearing the ‘wrong’ clothes, Mari Marcel Thekeakara says that women will fight on against violence.
Mari Marcel Thekaekara’s home is on the edge of a wildlife sanctuary, which is a pleasure and a pain, as she explains.