Control from the Middle: A Perspective on Indian New Middle Class

Rajesh Misra

The creation, dissemination and application of scientific knowledge, technical expertise, administrative proficiency, managerial acumen and computer competency have become primary to all types of economies in this era of globalisation and have assumed tremendous significance in all types of societies. Engineers, computer experts, information technologists, scientists, educationists, managers, other professionals, bureaucrats, white collar workers and supervisors—the social resultant of the dynamics of the productive forces—occupy a pivotal place and play a central role in modern society. These categories have attracted a spirited public concern in the context of ...

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