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By Satish Deshpande

Globalization, Hindutva and the Mandal agitation have remodeled our social panorama over the past twenty years and faced us with new difficulties and chances. This e-book seeks to seriously re-evaluate what renowned logic tells us approximately those and modern matters. Why are we so wanting to declare modernity in similar contexts and so frightened to disown it in others? How does the financial system come to rival faith and heritage as a resource of nationwide identification? the place does the ethical legitimacy of the center type come from? What makes caste this kind of arguable criterion for public coverage? Has globalization made areas inappropriate? those are many of the questions explored during this booklet.

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