Author:Sarasij Majumder

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People's Car Industrial India and the Riddles of Populism

By: Sarasij Majumder

Price: $34.75

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient Blackswan Private Limited:

Seller ID: 1202554

ISBN: 9789352875504

Condition: New


About the Book: India is witnessing a unique moment in populism, with sentiments divided between economic reforms that promise fast industrialization and protests that thwart such industrialization. This book offers an ethnographic study of divergent local responses to the proposed construction of a Tata Motors factory in eastern India that would have produced the Nano, the so-called people's car. Initial excitement was followed by lengthy protests among the villagers whose agricultural land was being acquired for the project. After these protests led to the relocation of the factory, fur... View more info