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The Politics of the Urban Poor in Early Twentieth-Century India (The New Cambridge History of India)

By: Nandini Gooptu

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Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press:

Edition: First Edition

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ISBN: 0521443660

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Nandini Gooptu’s magisterial history of the labouring poor in India represents a tour-de-force. By focusing on the role of the poor in caste, religious and nationalistic politics, and on their contribution to the urban economy, the author demonstrates how they emerged as a major social factor in South Asia during the interwar period. The empirical material, concentrated on Uttar Pradesh, provides compelling insights into what it meant to be poor in the urban environment: exploitation in the workplace, the problems of finding housing, police harassment, social and political exclusion by the e... View more info

Enterprise Culture in Neoliberal India: Studies in Youth, Class, Work and Media

By: Nandini Gooptu (Ed.)

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Publisher: New Delhi, Routledge/ Manohar Publishers & Distributos:

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ISBN: 1138653349

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Table of Contents Introduction Nandini Gooptu Part 1: Discourses and Narratives of Enterprise Culture 1. ‘We are like this only’: Aspiration, ‘Jugaad’, and Love in Enterprise Culture Purnima Mankekar 2. Fantasies of Transformation: Education, Neoliberal Self-making and Bollywood Paromita Chakravarti 3. Creating Enterprising Subjects through Skill Development: The Network State, Network Enterprises and Youth Aspirations in India Divya Nambiar 4. New Spiritualism and the Micro-politics of Self-making in India’s Enterprise CultureNandini Gooptu Part 2: Embedding Enterprise Culture in So... View more info