Market, Media, and Mediocrity

  • Arup Maharatna


It is somewhat amazing to see how readily and greedily middle class and the intelligentsia are getting themselves drenched and soaked by the ideology of ‘market mechanism’, the mainspring of which flows from allegedly universal human motive for private profit and gain. No less astonishingly, market-worshipping arguments are being applauded as if they offer panacea for economic backwardness of large chunk of humanity, as if ‘market mechanism’ is the only time-tested route to newer and newer heights of human comfort and bliss.


Market Mechanism Public Transport System Human Comfort Private Profit Market Ideology 
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© Springer India 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Population Research CentreGokhale Institute of Politics and EconomicsPuneIndia

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