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DetailsIn this powerful and insightful critique, the author examines the evolution of the Indian middle class during the twentieth century, especially since Independence. He shows us how the middle class, guided by self-interest, is becoming increasingly insensitive to the plight of the underprivileged, and how economic liberalization has only heightened its tendency to withdraw from anything that does not relate directly to its material well-being. An essential read, this fresh edition updated with a new introduction analyses the transformation of the middle class in the decade since 1997 and seeks to reconcile the seemingly dichotomous aspects of our economy and polity. About the Author Pavan K. Varma studied history at St. Stephen s College, Delhi and took a degree in law from Delhi University. A member of the Indian Foreign Service, he has served in Moscow, in New York at the Indian Mission to the United Nations, in London, where he was Director of the Nehru Centre, and as India s High Commissioner in Cyprus. He is at present India s Ambassador in Bhutan.
SKU Code IBD B 275 Weight in Kg 0.2080 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780143103257 Author Name Pavan K. Varma Publisher Name PENGUIN INDIA