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Precarious production: Globalisation and artisan labour in the Third World
This article provides an overview of recent literature and studies of Third World artisans in the context of economic globalisation. Drawing upon recently published research conducted in variousExpand
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Television, The Middle Classes and the Transformation of Cultural Identities in West Bengal, India
This article analyses whether an increasingly globalized television culture has led to a transformation of middle-class Bengali cultural identities. The analysis is based on ethnographic fieldworkExpand
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Globalisation and the Middle Classes in India: The Social and Cultural Impact of Neoliberal Reforms
1. Globalisation, Structural Adjustment and the Middle Classes in India 2. Victims of Consumerism? Consumption and Household Survival 3. Gender, Empowerment and Liberalisation 4. Discourses of GlobalExpand
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Image, Ideology and Inequality: Cultural Domination, Hegemony and Schooling In India
1. Introduction 2. Social Class? Cultural Formation and Educational Inequality 3. Reproduction Theory, Schooling and Textbooks 4. Textbooks, Labour and Class Formation 5. Textbooks and theExpand
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Beyond the Metropolis—Regional Globalisation and Town Development in India: An Introduction
Despite the rapid transformation of India over the past 25 years and a swathe of publications dealing with the impact of globalisation on the culture and economy of the subcontinent, and on its largeExpand
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Globalised dreams, local constraints: migration and youth aspirations in an Indian regional town
ABSTRACT Youth in India’s regional towns face a paradox: they are exposed to discourses of neoliberal globalisation through education and media, yet are unable to seize the benefits of globalisation,Expand
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Beach Boys Do It Too: Subculture and Commoditised Desire in a Transnational Tourist Site in Kerala, South India
Abstract This article is based on an ethnographic study of a group of Scheduled Caste (SC) male youth in a globalised tourist site in Kerala, South India, who participate in situational sexual andExpand
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From Marginalized Worker to Impoverished Entrepreneur: The Globalization of the Trade in Crafts and Its Impact on Indian Artisans
How can we comprehend the immense impact of the globalization of trade on local producers? What links are established by re-fashioned trade relationships between local producers and local and globalExpand
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Young Men, Education and Ethnicity in Contemporary Darjeeling
Utilising qualitative research methods and drawing upon theories of social reproduction, this article examines how ethnicity intersects with students’ experiences of education in Darjeeling. TheExpand