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Living Class In Urban India

By: Sara Dickey

Price: $21.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Permanent Black/Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd: 2016

Seller ID: 900704

ISBN: 817824490X


Many people still envision India as rigidly caste-bound, locked in traditions that inhibit social mobility. In reality, class mobility has long been an ideal, and today globalization is radically transforming how India’s citizens perceive class. Living Class in Urban India examines a nation in flux, bombarded with media images of middle-class consumers navigating the currents of capitalism and the inequality they can produce. Anthropologist Sara Dickey puts a human face on the issue of class in India, introducing four people who live in the “second-tier” city of Madurai: an auto-ricksha... View more info

Living Class in Urban India

By: Sara Dickey

Price: $24.20

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan: 2017

Seller ID: 1202389

ISBN: 817824490X

Condition: New


Many people still envision India as rigidly caste-bound, locked in traditions that inhibit social mobility. In reality, class mobility has long been an ideal, and today globalization is radically transforming how India’s citizens perceive class. Living Class in Urban India examines a nation in flux, bombarded with media images of middle-class consumers navigating the currents of capitalism and the inequality they can produce. Anthropologist Sara Dickey puts a human face on the issue of class in India, introducing four people who live in the “second-tier” city of Madurai: an auto-ricksha... View more info