Equity in the Time of Recession: Mumbai Youth Struggle to Bridge Yawning Opportunity Gap

Published By: eSS, Mumbai | Published Date: November, 11 , 2011

Mumbai is the capital of Maharashtra, a large highly industrialised, progressive state that until a decade ago, reported remarkable progress on social and economic indices. Today, it is still a leading state, but its social indices have deteriorated. This is evidence of its poor performance on creating equality of opportunity for vulnerable sections such as poor/lower middle class youth. We present a report of Mumbai incorporating the perceptions of youth obtained in a survey and discussions conducted in the city in 2009.

Author(s): eSocialSciences eSS | Posted on: Nov 11, 2011 | Views(1627) | Download (688)

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