Introduction: Writing the History of Contemporary Bengal
I: CAPITAL, LABOUR AND POLITICS
Decade of Strike by Capital
Does the Left Front Favour the Urban Elite?
Environment and Employment: Will the Trade Unions and Greens Join Hands?
The Tannery Workers of Tangra
Lessons of Ayodhya: Has the Left Lost Its Vision?
New Right and the New Left
Party, Mass Organizations, and Mass Movements
More on Party and Mass Organization
II: NEW ISSUES, NEW PERSPECTIVES
Who is Afraid of the Migrants in Bengal?
A Library and an Institution
Hunger and the Politics of Life
Rajarhat-An Urban Dystopia
All Die, But All Do Not Die Equally
The Fast Emerging Power Vacuum
Civil Society and the Politics of a Society /Is Bengal's Restless Spirit in Decline?
III: CONTENTIOUS POLITICS
Claim Making in the Age of Bio-politics
That was Revolt, This is Civil War
Elections in the Time of a Civil War
Different Ways of Truth telling
Elections and Expanding our Representative System
Their Civil Society, Our Civil Society
Stocktaking Midway through the War
IV: MESSY CHANGE
Governing the Multitude-I
Governing the Multitude-II
How to Prevent a Telengana type Situation in West Bengal
The Challenge of Building a Non-corporate Path of Development
A Suggestion on Bengal's Economic Woes
A Square Leading to Many Unknown Destinations
Early but Inevitable Errors in Judgement
A Violent History of Peace
Political Change is never for Utopia
Knight Riders in Kolkata /V: PERENNIAL THEMES
"It does not die"-Urban Protest in Calcutta, 1987-2007
The Epoch of Passive Revolution