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INDIA’S POWER ELITE-CLASS, CASTE AND A CULTURAL REVOLUTION

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From the bestselling author of The Accidental Prime Minister, here comes an insightful analysis of politics and elitism that answers many important political questions today.

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.

The main target readership for this book includes socially engaged readers, people interested in politics, activism, students, etc.

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BINDING

Hardcover

AUTHOR

SANJAY BARU

PUBLICATION

PENGUIN

YEAR OF PUBLICATION

2021

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