|| CULTURE and INSTITUTIONS
|| 1 Eagleton, Terry
Culture / Terry Eagleton.-- New Haven: Yale University
ix, 177p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9780300218794.
306 EAG 144461
Culture is a defining aspect of what it means to be
human. Defining culture and pinpointing its role in our
lives is not, however, so straightforward. Terry
Eagleton, one of our foremost literary and cultural
critics, is uniquely poised to take on the challenge. In
this keenly analytical and acerbically funny book, he
explores how culture and our conceptualisations of it
have evolved over the last two centuries--from rarified
sphere to humble practices, and from a bulwark against
industrialism-s encroaches to present-day capitalism-s
most profitable export. Ranging over art and literature
as well as philosophy and anthropology, and major but
somewhat -unfashionable- thinkers like Johann Gottfried
Herder and Edmund Burke aw well as T.S. Eliot, Matthew
Arnold, Raymond Williams and Oscar Wilde,.
** Civilization, Modern, Culture.
2 McLennan, Gregor
Sociological cultural studies : reflexivity and
positivity in the human sciences / Gregor McLennan.-- New
York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
xi, 198p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9781137604675.
306.01 MAC 144457
** Culture-Study and teaching, Sociology-Philosophy,
|| 3 Singh, Seema
Mythbreaker : Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw and the story of Indian
biotech / Seema Singh.-- Uttar Pradesh: Collins Business,
324p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9789351778394.
338.092 MAZ 144455
A consummate businesswoman who managed risk or a plucky
entrepreneur who took chances to try new things? Kiran
Mazumdar-Shaw is both, by turns. From an industrial
enzymes and commodities small molecule company to a
research-driven biotech enterprise that aspires to be
global, Biocon has been Mazumdar-Shaw-s tinkering ground
for over thirty-seven years. Unlike biotech companies of
the West which started with science, Biocon started with
technology, adding science as a backend which neatly
illustrates why it has been tough to build a de novo
ecosystem for biotech in India. A fearless business
leader who speaks her mind, this evocative biography
gives us an in-depth understanding of Kiran-s tech start-
up journey, her struggles and her victories.
** Mazumdar-Shaw, Kiran, -- 1953- , Businesspeople --
India -- Biography , Biocon Limited -- Biography
4 Bassett, Ross
The Technological Indian / Ross Bassett.-- Cambridge:
Harvard University Press, 2016.
386p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9780674504714.
338.95406 BAS 144459
In the late 1800s India seemed to be left behind by the
Industrial Revolution. Today there are many technological
Indians around the world but relatively few focus on
India s problems. Ross Bassett drawing on a database of
every Indian to graduate from the Massachusetts Institute
of Technology through 2000 explains the role of MIT in
** Technology transfer-India - History, India -History,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology -Foreign students.
|| PRIVATE LAW
|| 5 Pelaez, Carlos M
Regulation of banks and finance : theory and policy after
the credit crisis / Carlos M Pelaez and Carlos A Pelaez.-
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
xiv, 272p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9781137604774.
346.082 PEL 144456
This book provides a comprehensive review of the analysis
of finance, economics and the law and economics,
illuminating past and current banking and financial
regulation designed to prevent another credit/dollar
crisis and global recession.
** Banking law , Bank failures , Banks and banking --
|| OTHER SOCIAL PROBLEMS and SERVICES
|| 6 Perrow, Charles
Normal accidents: living with high-risk technologies /
Charles Perrow.-- Princeton: Princeton University Press,
x, 451p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 0691004129.
363.1 PER 144462
Analyzes the social side of technological risk. This book
argues that the conventional engineering approach to
ensuring safety - building in more warnings and
safeguards - fails because systems complexity makes
failures inevitable. It asserts that typical precautions,
by adding to complexity, may help create new categories
** Industrial accidents, Technology , Risk assessment,
|| 7 Bracking, Sarah (ed)
Corruption and development : the anti-corruption
campaigns / Sarah Bracking.-- New York: Palgrave
xxi, 310p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9781137604606.
364.1323091724 BRA 144451
This collection examines anti-corruption campaigns and
argues that they have often resulted in perverse and
unintended consequences. The book examines how corruption
has been addressed (and sometimes tolerated) in Africa,
Asia, Latin America and East and Central Europe to
interrogate government policy and question development
discourse and practice.
** Political corruption -- Developing countries --
Congresses , Political corruption -- Developing countries
-- Prevention -- Congresses , Business ethics --
Developing countries -- Congresses.
8 Kharkongor, Glenn Christo
Manipal and beyond: Ramdas Pai and the landscape of
Indian education / Glenn Christo Kharkongor.-- Haryana:
Penguin Books, 2016.
xxii, 365p. , 24cm.
ISBN : 9780670088669.
370.92 PAI 144454
As a young man in the immediate post-Independence era,
Ramdas Pai was captivated by the nation-building fervor
of the times and the opportunities for enterprise. The
old school entrepreneurs of those days envisioned their
endeavours as contributory to nation-building. A fine
example of this patriotic mind-set was Ramdas-s own
father, T.M.A. Pai, who dotted the landscape of the then
South Canara district with his educational institutions.
As heir to these early accomplishments in private-sector
education and healthcare, Ramdas ushered in an era of
professionalism, revamping concepts and systems,
developing colleges and hospitals into institutions of
excellence and consolidating them into his father-s dream
of a university in Manipal. This book is more than just
the story of an institution builder. It highlights the
harsh regulatory environment of education on the one hand
and the temptations of profiteering in a suppliers-
market on the other hand.
** Pai family , Pai, Ramdas
|| GENERAL MANAGEMENT
|| 9 Kegan, Robert
An Everyone culture : becoming a deliberately
developmental organization / Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow
Lahey.-- Boston: Harvard Business Review Press, 2016.
viii, 308p. , 25cm.
ISBN : 9781625278623.
658.312 KEG 144450
This book reveals the design principles, concrete
practices, and underlying science at the heart of DDOs-
from their disciplined approach to giving feedback, to
how they use meetings, to the distinctive way that
managers and leaders define their roles. The authors then
show readers how to build this developmental culture in
their own organizations.
** Corporate culture , Organizational behavior ,
|| HISTORY OF ASIA
|| 10 Dharampal-Frick, Gita (ed)
Key concepts in modern Indian studies / Gita Dharampal-
Frick and others.-- New Delhi: Oxford University Press,
xvi, 326p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9780199452750.
954 DHA 144453
Bringing together ideas, issues and debates salient to
modern Indian studies, this volume charts out the social,
cultural, political and economic processes at work in the
subcontinent. Authored by internationally recognized
experts, this work consists of over one hundred
individual entries on concepts central to their
respective fields of specialization, highlighting crucial
issues and debates in a lucid and concise manner.
** India -- Study and teaching , India -- Civilization ,
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947