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The Other India free pdf This collection analyzes and assesses the complexities of contemporary India's socio-economic reality from multiple perspectives. The contributors comprise eminent thinkers and grassroot activists from diverse fields like the judiciary, social development, environment, education, contemporary science and art. Unlike the bulk of available literature on emerging India, which focuses mainly on the positives, these articles posit contrary views, necessary for a balanced, objective understanding of the issues. "The Other India: Realities of an Emerging Power" talks of an India far removed from the India of glass and steel high-rises and air-conditioned schools- glistening malls and multiplexes- and fashion shows, Bollywood and T20 cricket. It explores issues like the role of spirituality in social justice, conflicts associated with false religious identities including terrorism, the dangers of mindless destruction of nature and the consequent disempowerment of people dependent upon it, and so on. In this volume, dispassionate analysis of history and contemporary forces alternate with straight-from-the-heart narratives of grassroot activists. Candid despair shares space with encouraging stories of collective action bringing about real change. This book will hold tremendous appeal for the general reader and will also be useful for academics and thinkers working in the fields of sociology, environment, education, human rights, law and justice, development issues and politics.

About Rajesh Chakrabarti

Rajesh Chakrabarti is a member of the faculty of finance at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India. He is also a columnist for the leading national business daily, The Financial Express. He has previously taught at the College of Management, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, and the University of Alberta, Canada, and has held various visiting positions, including those at the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Professor Chakrabarti's research interests include the areas of Indian financial markets, international fi nance, microfi nance, and political economy. He has published several articles in top academic journals, including the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Markets, and the Journal of International Business Studies. He has authored two books, The Financial Sector in India-Emerging Issues and The Asian Manager's Handbook of E-Commerce and edited a recent volume titled The Other India-Realities of an Emerging Power. Professor Chakrabarti received his Post Graduate Diploma in Management (equivalent to MBA) from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a Ph.D. in Management from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

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Author : Rajesh Chakrabarti
Publisher : Sage Publications India Pvt Ltd
Data Published : 01 September 2009
ISBN : 813210224X
EAN : 9788132102243
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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