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Case studies in dissent

Book review of Rebels with a cause: Famous Dissenters and Why They are Not Being Heard

Book cover
Book cover of Rebels with a cause: Famous Dissenters and Why They are Not Being Heard

As a chronic contrarian, dissent fascinates me. So it’s good that someone sensitive such as T T Ram Mohan has chosen to write about it.  At the same time, his training in engineering, economics, business and finance has ensured an emotionless account. That’s what’s needed for such an emotional subject. His method, too, is appropriate. As befits a professor at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, it is the case study approach. Moreover, the book is lucidly written. All in all, it is a very nice book. He has chosen seven great dissenters. ...