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Working at the margins? Muslim middle class professionals in India and the limits of ‘labour agency’

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This paper explores the work-lives of middle class Muslim professionals in India's new service economy. While these workers have successfully negotiated labour market entry into the ‘core’ growth sectors of India's globalising economy, they are simultaneously subject to different forms of social, cultural and political marginalisation. Strikingly, they also remain at the margins of both economic geography and development geography scholarship. The paper extends a growing development geography...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1177/0308518X17692324

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Department:
St Catherines College
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Publisher:
SAGE Publisher's website
Journal:
Environment and Planning A Journal website
Volume:
49
Issue:
6
Pages:
1266-1285
Publication date:
2017
Acceptance date:
2017-01-12
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EISSN:
1472-3409
ISSN:
0308-518X
Pubs id:
pubs:679945
URN:
uri:ae567c4a-9e0d-4aea-8186-0603c4725c06
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uuid:ae567c4a-9e0d-4aea-8186-0603c4725c06
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pubs:679945

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