By Smitha Radhakrishnan
Radhakrishnan explains how this transnational classification creates an Indian tradition that's self-consciously targeted from Western tradition, but appropriate with Western cosmopolitan existence. She describes the fabric and symbolic privileges that accrue to India’s high-tech staff, who frequently declare traditional middle-class backgrounds, yet are overwhelmingly city and higher caste. also they are surprisingly apolitical and individualistic. contributors of this elite classification perform a decontextualized model of Hinduism, they usually take in the information and values that stream via either Indian and non-Indian multinational organisations. eventually, notwithstanding, worldwide Indianness is rooted and configured within the gendered sphere of domestic and family.
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