A Mirage of Welfare: How the Social Question in India Got Aborted

@article{Breman2019AMO,
  title={A Mirage of Welfare: How the Social Question in India Got Aborted},
  author={J. C. Breman},
  journal={The Social Question in the Twenty-First Century: A Global View},
  year={2019}
}
  • J. Breman
  • Published 30 July 2019
  • Economics
  • The Social Question in the Twenty-First Century: A Global View
The chapter presents an overview of the exclusionary policies and politics in post-Independence India which have failed to emancipate people at the bottom of economy and society from their ingrained poverty and inequality. Most of them used to live in villages and to work in agriculture. In a much-awaited shift to industry, the land-poor and landless-classes were supposed to change their habitat and employ from rural to urban ones. Announced as a development trajectory, this transformation has… 
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