Posts Tagged ‘globalization’

September 29, 2011 0

Indian science policy in the globalization era

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Rajesh Kochhar (Lecture delivered at Centre for Public Policy, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, 29 August 2007) The term science policy does not command immediate recognition the way foreign policy and economic policy do. This is because the public perception of science in India has been fashioned by the Nehruvian era of innocence and idealism. […]

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November 17, 2010 0

Globalization and the de-nationalization of Indian middle class

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Rajesh Kochhar CSIR Emeritus Scientist Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Sector 26, Chandigarh 160019, India [email protected] Paper presented at the 39th annual conference of Mid-Atlantic Region ¬†Association of Asian studies(MAR/AAS) Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pa, 22 October 2010 The most remarkable feature of the Indian middle class (IMC) today is that it […]

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December 12, 2008 0

Denationalised middle class: Global escape from Mandal (2004)

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Economic and Political Weekly, 3 January 2004 Denationalised middle class: Global escape from Mandal Rajesh Kochhar Globalisation has prevented Indian upper castes from accepting a diminished role and status consistent with their actual numbers. Aspirations of an Indian middle class that revels in emulating the west are costing India dear and glorifying trivia in an […]

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