Educated Youth, Employment and Globalized India

  • Mala Sinha


This article asserts that education has not created alternative narratives that provide youth with competing viable and plural visions for employment that celebrates inclusive individuality and resist the hegemonic pressures of neoliberal globalization. The research revisits the case of educated youth from Indian states of Uttar Pradesh (UP) and Bihar and examines their job aspirations and underlying motivational dynamics in the context of globalized India and compares with the findings of the author’s D. Phil dissertation on a similar topic conducted more than two decades back


Employment Culture Globalization Educated youth Values Neo-Liberalism Job seekers 


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  1. 1.Faculty of Management StudiesUniversity of DelhiDelhiIndia

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