Fraternal Capital – Peasant-workers, self-made men, and globalization in provincial India


Staff member: Sharad Chari

Project period: 1993 – 2004

Funding: Social Science Foundation International Pre-Dissertation Fellowship, Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships, Fulbright-Hayes Doctoral Dissertation Research Award, University of California Berkeley Chancellor’s Dissertation Writing Fellowship, Michigan Society of Fellows Postodoctoral Fellowship

Related publications:

  • Chari, S. (2004) Fraternal Capital: peasant-workers, self-made men, and globalization in provincial India, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto and Permanent Black, Delhi (co-publication).
  • Chari, S. (2006) “Social labour and the geography of work in Tiruppur” in Saraswati Raju, Satish Kumar and Stuart Corbridge eds., Colonial and post-colonial Geographies of india, Sage Publications, New Delhi, pp. 141-161.
  • Chari, S. (2004) “Provincializing capital: the work of an agrarian past in south Indian industry” Comparative Studies in Society and History, pp. 760-785.
  • Chari, S. (2003) “Marxism, sarcasm, ethnography: geographical fieldnotes from south India”, Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 169-183.
  • Chari, S. (2000) “The agrarian origins of the knitwear industrial cluster in Tiruppur, India”, World Development, Vol. 287, No. 3, pp. 579-599.
  • Chari, S. (1998) “The agrarian question and industrialization in Tiruppur, South India: a historical geography of the industrial present” in Michael Goodman and Michael Watts eds., Globalising Food: agrarian questions and global restructuring, Routledge, New York, pp. 79-105.

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