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Protestants in Urban Milieu

Calcutta and there is the fact of "the very antiquated industrial structure of Calcutta and the still more antiquated texture of its plant and machinery''. In the 14 years since Mitra's paper was written, the position remains much the same, especially in the major fields of jute and cotton textiles. The only new development is an electronic complex and there are now plans for big projects at Haldia. But over a wide field, the requirements noted by Mitra remain unfulfilled. In another paper, also written in 1976, Mitra notes that while other industrial activity was slow, building construction had started to boom. In 1990, this is the most remarkable feature in the economy of Calcutta

Modernity, Rationality and Higher Education

 sarily seen as being anti-industrialisation. The WDR 79 in no way goes beyond this naive choice context. If anything, it reinforces it. To our mind, this is the greatest danger from such document. They present inconsistent, ahis- torical analysis as some final truth. Prescriptions are easy to counter, but ways of -examining issues are not.

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