India’s Perception, Society, and Development: Essays by Arup Maharatna

By Arup Maharatna

there was, of past due, a becoming realisation that the velocity and development of financial improvement of a rustic can infrequently be understood and defined comprehensively when it comes to the straitjacket of economics self-discipline on my own. India is a main instance of the significance of the half performed via a country's background, tradition, sociology, and socio-cultural-religious norms, values, and associations in its improvement approach. This publication, with its various essays of various depths of scholarship and insightful reflections, makes an attempt to force domestic this aspect extra forcefully than ever earlier than. In its look for the non-economic roots of India’s total sloth and murky growth in its broad-based monetary and human improvement, the ebook illuminates significant oddities deep within a different psychological makeup choked with perceptual and ideational dilemmas, a lot of that are arguably formed by way of the enduring and dominant impact of what can be referred to as the Brahminical traces of considering and discourse. With India’s hazy and dodgy international of perceptions as a backdrop, the ebook additionally addresses – via its clever essays - the deep and infrequently dire ramifications of the old creation and the dramatic increase of neoliberal marketplace ideology today.

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