TRIDIB K CHAKRABARTI is with the Sociology Group of the Indian Institute of Management^ Calcutta.
ERNEST FEDER is at the Free University of Berlin.
BARBARA HARRISS is a Research Fellow at the School of Development Studies, University of East Anglia.
SARASWATHI MENON is a research scholar at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
LNSHARMA is Reader in Behavioural Political Science, A Jrf S Institute of Social Studies, Patna.