Rosa Luxemburg’s Imperialism: Links to Marxism and Applications

Introduction: With the passage of time, the word ‘imperialism’ and it’s meaning has evolved. The literature available on imperialism indicates that in order to understand the meaning of the imperialism, it is necessary to take into consideration the cultural context. For example, the German meaning attached to imperialism is significantly different from its British meaning. … Read more

Humour, ethnicity and conflict

Abstract: This paper talks about the how the conceptualization of humour varies from one social group to another and the linkages of humour to prejudice and stereotypes which contribute to hatred and conflict. The paper discusses how both- the powerful and so-called powerless utilize humour to serve their purposes. Humour is derived from reality construction … Read more

Pro-Family Policies: Comparative Study Of Sweden and India

Pro-family policies are those that support traditional families and their values. Family policies are closely related to population policies. This is observed in the cases of Sweden and India below Developing countries face rapid population growth as a threat to their wellbeing whereas many developed countries are forced to battle with very low fertility. Global … Read more

Advantages and Disadvantages of Having Children: The Individual Versus The State

There are many advantages and disadvantages of having children. These could be classified as economic, psychological, social and physical. The numerous benefits and costs are further influenced by many factors such as the type of country one resides in, what religious norms they follow and what culture and social setting they belong to. Advantages Of … Read more

Undoing Invisibility: A Review of Feminist Anthropology

Feminist anthropology is an anthropological approach which primarily critiques the century-old phenomena of anthropological bias. It specifically critiques the euro-centric, heteronormative and patriarchally oriented bias (Anderson, 2012). It wishes to encourage the inclusivity of women (and other minorities) in the practice of anthropology. It also promotes the need to acknowledge the subjectivity of the experiences … Read more