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Suitably Modern:
Making Middle-Class Culture in a New Consumer Society
Mark Liechty

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations ix
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xvii
PART I: INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1. Middle-Class Construction 3
Chapter 2. Modern Nepali History and the Rise of the Middle Class 39
PART II: CLASS AND CONSUMERISM
Chapter 3. Middle-Class Consciousness:"Hanging between the High and the Low" 61
Chapter 4. Consumer Culture in Kathmandu:"Playing with Your Brain" 87
Chapter 5. "Doing Fashion" in Kathmandu: Class and the Consumer Public 117
PART III: MEDIA CONSUMPTION IN KATHMANDU
Chapter 6. The Social Practice of Cinema and Video Viewing in Kathmandu 151
Chapter 7. Media Cultures: The Global in the Local 183
PART IV: YOUTH AND THE EXPERIENCE OF MODERNITY
Chapter 8. Constructing the Modern Youth 209
Chapter 9. Modernity, Time, and Place: Youth Culture in Kathmandu 232
PART V: CONCLUSION
Chapter 10. The Space of Class: Toward an Anthropology of Middle-Class Cultural Practice 249
Bibliography 267
Index 291

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