Auteur Anant Kamath is a social scientist based in Bangalore, India. He has taught development, social research, and technological...
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Anant Kamath is a social scientist based in Bangalore, India. He has taught development, social research, and technological change at Azim Premji University, Bangalore. Previously, he was a scholar at the United Nations University Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT) in The Netherlands, the Centre for Development Studies (CDS) in Thiruvananthapuram, and the Madras School of Economics. His research interests are in the economic sociology of technological change and experiences, and in the political economy of development. He is also involved in the western classical music scene in Bangalore.
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This book demonstrates how technology and society shape one another and that there are intrinsic connections between technological experiences and social relationships by a study of three urban groups in India: traditional caste-based handloom weavers, subaltern Dalit communities, and informal female labour.
1. Introduction: From Stately Temples of Modernity to Sleek Silver Bullets 2. A Network Study of Two Handloom Weavers Clusters 3. Community Social Capital and Inherited Cohesive Networks 4. Subaltern Castes and the Promise of ICTs 5. Unpacking a Convergence and Exploring New Digital Divides 6. A Technological Panacea for Women Garbage Collectors WithNeethi P. and Saloni Mundra7. Final Thoughts