Write an elaborate essay on ‘The caste – class interrelationship paving way for emergence of middle classes in India. Also situate the idea of ‘new middle class’ within this debate by focusing on the concept of desired merit in the private/ global job sector determining individual’s position in global workforce/lifestyle’.
The assignment will be marked according to coverage of each following aspects:
1. Caste class relationship through historical understanding and also present day data prominent in job categorization
2. Define New Middle class
3. Discuss the cyclic relation between caste privilege to middle class idea of cultural capital framing the concept of merit and role of merit in determining one’s class position within global job scenarios giving scope to live a lifestyle of a global consumer.