Author:Christophe Jaffrelot and Peter van Der Veer (eds)

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Patterns of Middle Class Consumption in India and China

By: Christophe Jaffrelot and Peter van Der Veer (eds)

Price: $16.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028137

ISBN: 0761936238

Condition: New


This is a book about the emerging patterns of consumption among the middle classes of India and China. The book compares cultural shifts as a result of liberalization and globalization in these two emerging Asian powers. This volume does not compare India and China to the West, as books on similar subjects have done in the past. Instead they are compared with each other. This book is well-timed, considering that both these countries have so much in common in terms of scale, civilization, history, and as emerging economies. The chapters in this book have been written by sociologists, anthropol... View more info