By Smitha Radhakrishnan
Radhakrishnan explains how this transnational classification creates an Indian tradition that's self-consciously distinctive from Western tradition, but suitable with Western cosmopolitan existence. She describes the cloth and symbolic privileges that accrue to India’s high-tech employees, who frequently declare traditional middle-class backgrounds, yet are overwhelmingly city and top caste. also they are exceedingly apolitical and individualistic. participants of this elite category perform a decontextualized model of Hinduism, they usually take in the information and values that circulation via either Indian and non-Indian multinational agencies. finally, even though, international Indianness is rooted and configured within the gendered sphere of domestic and family.
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Appropriately Indian: Gender and Culture in a New Transnational Class by Smitha Radhakrishnan