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Market Liberalism, Marginalized Citizens and the Counter-Movements in India

Dr. Sarbeswar Sahoo, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, India

Speech at the Herrenhausen Conference "Re-Thinking Social Inequality", 14.05.2014.

Sarbeswar Sahoo was 1 of 45 young researchers who were invited by the Volkswagen Foundation to participate at the conference. In his talk he explains how the failure of the economic reforms to benefit the poor has given rise to several counter-movements: Reactionary, reformist, welfarist and political movements all try to make the poor benefit from India's growth.

Photo: Mathias Schumacher

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