Enormous social and economic inequalities notwithstanding, a colossal and ever-expanding middle-class has come to symbolise a new India. Because of the economic and social fluidity of this class, its members are prisoners of social and economic aspiration, negotiating and manoeuvring imagined and actual worlds, tradition and modernity. This middle-class is reinventing individual and household consumption by accessing hitherto out-of-reach resources and technologies. Water as an everyday...[Show more]
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