Accumulation in Post-Colonial Capitalism by Iman Kumar Mitra, Ranabir Samaddar, Samita Sen

By Iman Kumar Mitra, Ranabir Samaddar, Samita Sen

This quantity seems at how accumulation in postcolonial capitalism blurs the bounds of area, associations, varieties, monetary regimes, labour approaches, and fiscal segments on one hand, and creates zones and corridors at the different. It attracts our recognition to the extraordinary yet structurally important coexistence of either primitive and digital modes of accumulation within the postcolony. From those significant inquiries it develops a brand new realizing of postcolonial capitalism. The case stories during this quantity talk about the creation of city areas of capital extraction, institutionalization of postcolonial finance capital, gendering of labor varieties, institution of latest sorts of labour, formation of and adjustments in caste and racial identities and networks, and securitization—and thereby be sure that no learn of latest capitalism is entire with no completely addressing the postcolonial .

through difficult the validated dualities among citizenship-based civil society and welfare-based political society, exploring severely the query of colonial and postcolonial distinction, and foregrounding the fabric approaches of accumulation opposed to the culturalism of postcolonial reports, this quantity redefines postcolonial experiences in South Asia and past. it really is worthy analyzing for college kids and students of South Asian experiences, sociology, cultural and significant anthropology, severe and praxis experiences, and political technological know-how.

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These new forms of enterprise are another means of gaining ‘flexibility’. Indeed, the PPP is distinguished by its lack of a legal definition, which facilitates its primary purpose of importing the logic and discipline of the market into the functioning of public bodies. It is generally agreed that the PPP is an attempt at a combination of state and capital in which each retains their characteristics while competing or collaborating with each other. In many ways, PPP is symbolic of the general argument posed by Dasgupta: it marks the transition from the ‘command and control mode of governance’ with strong regulatory mechanisms to some ‘new mode of regulatory governance’ privileging private sector participation and the values of the market.

In the next two chapters, the questions related to accumulation in the context of urbanization and migration become more vital.  5) of accumulation through rent-seeking practices in Delhi reveals quite succinctly the connections between emergence of new interest groups and networks which contribute to the reorganization of social and economic orders, although not in a straightforward manner and not without possibilities of conflicts. In the case of Munirka in Delhi, Pati argues violence is always kept at the level of liminality, especially towards tenants from North-east India.

Labour market flexibility as a term has been coined during the neoliberal time as the very idea of neoliberal capitalist market rests on flexible labour market. The immediate post–World War II era, as far as the labour market is concerned, in advanced capitalist world and also to a great extent in its peripheries like India after independence from colonial rule, witnessed some collaboration between capital and labour following the Keynesian logic to save the global capitalism from an impending collapse during the Great Depression.

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