By Arup Maharatna

there was, of overdue, a becoming realisation that the speed and trend of monetary improvement of a rustic can infrequently be understood and defined comprehensively by way of the straitjacket of economics self-discipline by myself. India is a major instance of the significance of the half performed via a country's background, tradition, sociology, and socio-cultural-religious norms, values, and associations in its improvement procedure. This publication, with its varied essays of various depths of scholarship and insightful reflections, makes an attempt to force domestic this aspect extra forcefully than ever sooner than. In its look for the non-economic roots of India’s total sloth and murky growth in its broad-based fiscal and human improvement, the ebook illuminates significant oddities deep within a special psychological makeup jam-packed with perceptual and ideational dilemmas, a lot of that are arguably formed by way of the iconic and dominant impact of what can be known as the Brahminical strains of pondering and discourse. With India’s hazy and dodgy global of perceptions as a backdrop, the e-book additionally addresses – via its clever essays - the deep and occasionally dire ramifications of the old creation and the dramatic boost of neoliberal industry ideology today.

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