Author: Amiya Kumar Bagchi
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8185229546
This volume of essays gives the historical background of the formation of the Indian capitalist class from before the time of British colonial rule in India, and investigates the impact of capital-friendly liberalization on the fortunes of the working class in the third world.
Capital and Labor Redefined is a volume of essays that gives the historical background of the formation of the Indian capitalist class from before the time of British colonial rule in India. It also analyses the nature of that class and the changes in it under colonialism and the state of independent India. It situates some of the peculiarities of capitalist organization in India and the ideology of capital in their historical context. The evolution of the conditions of the working class in India is analyzed in its dialectical interaction with global capital as well as Indian capitalism.
The book challenges the view that the tensions caused within working-class movement by caste or communal divisions or by gender discrimination are to beer attributed to primordial loyalties, and demonstrates the influence of the deliberate strategies adopted by capitalists and of changes in the structure of global and Indian capitalism. Finally, it investigates the impact of capital-friendly liberalization on the fortunes of the working class in the third world..
Capital and Labour at the Dawn of the Twenty-first Century
HISTORY AND NATURE OF THE INDIAN BOURGEOISIE
The Economics of Business and the Business of Economics
Merchants and Colonialism
Reflections on the Nature of the Indian Bourgeoisie
Colonialism and the Nature OF Capitalist Enterprise in India
LABOUR IN THE TOILS OF COLONIAL AND GLOBAL CAPITAL
The Ambiguity of Progress: Indian Society in Transition
Wealth and Work in Calcutta: 1860-1921
Dualism and Dialectics in the Historiography of Labour
Neo-liberal Economic Reforms and Workers of the Third world:
At the End of the Second Millennium of the Christian era
MULTICULTURALISM, COMMUNALISM AND THE BOURGEOISIE
Predatory Commercialization and Commjunalism in India
Multiculturalism, Governance and the Indian Bourgeoisie