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Imagining India in discourse : meaning, power, structure / Mohan Jyoti Dutta.

Mohan J. Dutta, author.

Singapore : Springer, 2017.

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  • Title:
    Imagining India in discourse : meaning, power, structure / Mohan Jyoti Dutta.
  • Author: Mohan J. Dutta, author.
  • Subjects: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- General; BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Reference; Economic history; Economic policy; Politics and government; Social conditions; Environment; Sustainable Development; Economic Geography; Development Economics; Cultural Heritage; Literacy; India -- Economic conditions -- 21st century; India -- Social conditions -- 21st century; India -- Economic policy -- 1991-2016; India -- Politics and government -- 21st century; India; Electronic books; Electronic book;
    Dewey: 330.954
  • Rights: Terms governing use: Copyright.
    Access restrictions: NON_PRINT_LEGAL_DEPOSIT
  • Publication Details: Singapore : Springer, 2017.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; 1 Imagining India in Discourse; 1.1 India and Its Elites; 1.2 The English Language Press; 1.3 Imagination: Sites of Imagining India; 1.4 Power and Structure; 1.5 India's Economic Liberalization; 1.6 Meaning, Power, and Control; 1.6.1 The Power of Communication; 1.6.2 Communicative Inequality; 1.6.3 Communicative Inversion; 2 Discourses of Liberalization: Framing Economics; 2.1 Discourse, Power, and Communication Strategy; 2.1.1 Orienting to the Past; 2.1.2 Centering Economics to Society and Politics; 2.1.3 Differentiating Reason from Emotion.
    Contents: 2.2 Imagining India and Imagining Economics2.2.1 Prescription for Acceleration; 2.2.2 Markets, Freedom, and Aspirations; 2.2.3 Markets, Miracles, and Improved Lives; 2.2.4 Competition and Labor Laws; 2.3 Power, Control, and Imagination; 2.3.1 The Missing Subaltern; 2.4 Imagining India: Moral Dilemmas and Ethical Choices; 2.4.1 Civil Society, Market Logics, and Participation; 2.4.2 Greater Liberalization and Financial Globalization; 2.5 Discussion; 3 Innovation, Technology, and Development; 3.1 Technology as Development; 3.1.1 Technology and Industry; 3.1.2 Economy as Technology.
    Contents: 3.1.3 State, Free Market and Technology3.1.4 Technology and Market Reach; 3.1.5 Technology as Surveillance; 3.1.6 Technologies of Displacement; 3.2 Technology as Miracle; 3.2.1 Technology and Cultural Transformation; 3.2.2 Technocratic Problems of Development; 3.2.3 Technology as Development; 3.3 Discussion; 4 Food, Health, Shelter, and Education: Public Provisions and Private Industry; 4.1 Food, Agriculture, and Markets; 4.1.1 Growth and Agriculture; 4.1.2 Efficiency, Privatization, and Cash Transfer; 4.1.3 Agriculture, Contracts, and Global Commodity Chains.
    Contents: 4.1.4 Technologies of Agriculture4.1.5 Communicative Inversions and Erasures; 4.2 Health and the Market; 4.2.1 Individualization of Health; 4.2.2 Commoditization of Health; 4.2.3 Health and New Technologies; 4.3 Education and Efficiency; 4.4 Privatizing Education; 4.5 Competition; 4.5.1 Miracle Technologies; 4.5.2 Communicative Inversions and Erasures; 4.6 Shelter and Private Property: Redefined Spaces; 4.7 Narrative Structure and Discursive Constructions; 4.7.1 The Missing 'Other'; 4.8 Discussion; 5 State, Bureaucracy, and Politics: Contradictions in Interpretation.
    Contents: 5.1 Imagination and Birth of the State5.2 A Deficient State; 5.2.1 Public Sector and Government Control; 5.2.2 The State as Barrier; 5.2.3 The State as Incompetent; 5.3 Imaginations and Unleashed Opportunities; 5.3.1 A Strong State; 5.3.2 Management Rather than Civil Service; 5.3.3 Expertise and Discipline; 5.4 Discussion; 6 Culture and Communication: Old and New; 6.1 Markets and Cultures; 6.1.1 Markets and Emancipation; 6.1.2 Reforms and Culture; 6.1.3 Reforms as Bottom-up Enablers; 6.1.4 Reforms and Cosmopolitan Identities; 6.1.5 Culture and Economic Gains; 6.1.6 Communicating Reforms.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9789811030512 (electronic bk.); ISBN 9811030510 (electronic bk.); ISBN 9811030499; ISBN 9789811030499; ISBN (print)
    10.1007/978-981-10-3051-2 doi; BNB GBB967132; System number: 019336503
  • Notes: Collection subset: Management and Business Studies
    Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Series: The anthropocene ; volume 14
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection DRT ELD.DS.405609
  • UIN: BLL01019336503

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