Indian Crafts in a Globalizing World


Editors: Shilpa Das, Neelima Hasija | Publisher: National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad | ISBN: 978-81-86199-69-5 | Language: English | Year of Publication: 2017 | Original Language Title: Indian Crafts in a Globalizing World | Edition: First | Pages: 216 |

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This compendium of research papers focuses on how the phenomenon of globalization has influenced the Indian crafts sector. Each paper in this publication underscores how globalization has pushed Indian craftspersons on the cusp of change, leading them to the classic struggle of clinging on to the traditional ethos of the craft on the one hand and embracing modernity on the other. Employment and income generation have always remained pressing issues within the Indian crafts sector; the papers herein turn the spotlight on how the craftspersons can adopt newer techniques and increase the commercial viability of their products. This publication will acquaint readers with some of the major concerns experienced by the Indian crafts sector in the present times.

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Weight 461 g
Dimensions 27.5 × 18.8 × 1 cm


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