SANDHTA KARUA is a research scholar at the .North Eastern Hill University, Shillong.
BIPLAB DASGUPTA is Visiting Professor at the Department of Economics, Jadavpur University.
MRIDUL EAPEN is Research Associate at the Centre for Development Studies, Tri^andrum,
FRANCOIS HOUTART is the Director, Tricontimnfal Centre, Belgium. GENEVIEVE LEMERCINIER is with the Trie ontinental Centre, Belgium.
JOAN MENCHER is Professor of Anthropology at the Graduate School and University Centre oftRe City University of New York.
BONA VENTURE SWAI teaches at the Department of History, 'University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
MOHA.N THAMPI is Associate Editor of the Social Scientist.