ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Studying Class Dynamics in Rural Maharashtra

Contested Capital: Rural Middle Classes in India by Maryam Aslany, Cambridge University Press, 2021;pp xxi + 299, `895 (hardcover).

Maryam Aslany’s book Contested Capital: Rural Middle Classes in India is an excellent addition to the study of changing class dynamics in rural Maharashtra. The book focuses on rural middle classes and is the first major work on rural middle classes as it claims. This book emerges out of the PhD research of the author and is based on quantitative and qualitative study of two villages in Pune district. The author places the growth of industries in rural economy at the heart of her analysis
to explore the making of rural middle classes—one of the most understudied aspects of rural society.

Class, Caste, and Capital

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Updated On : 8th Aug, 2022
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