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Living class in urban India / Sara Dickey.

By: Dickey, Sara [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2016]Description: xvi, 262 pages : illustrations; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780813583921 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9788178244907.Subject(s): Social classes -- India -- Madurai -- Longitudinal studies | Social stratification -- India -- Madurai -- Longitudinal studies | Madurai (India) -- Social conditions | Madurai (India) -- Economic conditionsAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Living class in urban IndiaDDC classification: 306.3095 DIC
Contents:
Introduction: the everyday life of class -- What is class in Madurai? -- Four residents, as I know them -- Consumption and apprehension: class in the everyday -- Debt: the material consequences of moral constructs -- Performing the middle -- Marriage: drama, display, and the reproduction of class -- Food, hunger, and the binding of class relations -- Conclusions: nuancing class boundaries.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: the everyday life of class -- What is class in Madurai? -- Four residents, as I know them -- Consumption and apprehension: class in the everyday -- Debt: the material consequences of moral constructs -- Performing the middle -- Marriage: drama, display, and the reproduction of class -- Food, hunger, and the binding of class relations -- Conclusions: nuancing class boundaries.

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