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Sanjaya Baru - IndiaS Power Elite: Class, Caste And Cultural Revolution
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India's Power Elite is a study of the nature of power and elitism in postcolonial India. Its point of departure is the political transition under way in twenty-first-century India, with the marginalization of the Congress Party and the staging of a cultural revolution symbolized by the rise of Hindu majoritarianism. Baru deconstructs the morphology of the Indian power elite-comprising remnants of a feudal gentry, kulaks, a metropolitan business class, the civil services and a cultural elite of opinion-makers. He also examines the role of caste, class and culture in the emergence of a 'New India'. Aimed at the socially engaged reader, this book will interest both students as well as those who wield power.


  • Author : Sanjaya Baru

  • ISBN : 9780670092444

  • Language : English

  • Product Status : ENABLED

  • Product Type : Hardcover

  • Publisher : Viking