Caste Class And Democracy

Caste  Class and Democracy
Publisher Routledge
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Total Pages 176
ISBN 9781351529921
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This volume is an introduction to the role of caste and class in Indian society, meant to emphasize certain important aspects of Indian society such as continuity and change in caste, economic classes, status of women, status of Harijans, village poli-tics, overseas Indians, and casteism and tribalism. Its theoretical interest is to explain the dynamics of social inequalities in Indian society. All but one of the essays are based on research conducted in India. The other is based on research on Indian plantation workers in Sri Lanka, and included here to demonstrate that the concepts of caste and class are relevant to understanding In-dians who have emigrated to overseas countries.

Caste  Class and Democracy
  • Author : Vijai P. Singh
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-07-12

This volume is an introduction to the role of caste and class in Indian society, meant to emphasize certain important aspects of Indian society such as continuity and change in caste, economic classes, status of women, status of Harijans, village poli-tics, overseas Indians, and casteism and tribalism. Its theoretical interest

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Caste  State and Society
  • Author : Jagpal Singh
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2020-10-08

This book examines the politics of social, cultural and political recognition of caste groups in North India. It explores the factors that make some castes politically influential, while others continue to remain socially and economically marginalized. The author situates these groups within democracy and utilizes a multicultural framework to understand

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Caste and Democratic Politics in India
  • Author : Ghanshyam Shah
  • Publisher : Anthem Press
  • Release Date : 2004

Argues that no understanding of Indian politics is possible without a thorough understanding of the complexities of the caste system.

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Democracy against Development
  • Author : Jeffrey Witsoe
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2013-11-05

Hidden behind the much-touted success story of India’s emergence as an economic superpower is another, far more complex narrative of the nation’s recent history, one in which economic development is frequently countered by profoundly unsettling, and often violent, political movements. In Democracy against Development, Jeffrey Witsoe investigates this

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Class  Caste  Gender
  • Author : Manoranjan Mohanty
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2004-05-24

This volume of essays looks into the dynamic interconnection of class, caste and gender in the Indian political process. The focus is on interconnection (that is a relationship involving more than one category), while at the same time trying to understand each category by itself. The complex issues of caste,

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Democracy and Transparency in the Indian State
  • Author : Prashant Sharma
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-03-24

The enactment of the national Right to Information (RTI) Act in 2005 has been produced, consumed, and celebrated as an important event of democratic deepening in India both in terms of the process that led to its enactment (arising from a grassroots movement) and its outcome (fundamentally altering the citizen--state relationship).

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Democracy and Inequalities in India
  • Author : Zoya Hasan
  • Publisher : Primus Books
  • Release Date : 2014-05-05

There are several important themes that define India's contemporary politics. The essays in this anthology focus on some of the critical developments and the ways in which long-standing structures of society and the working of democracy have reconfigured Indian political society. Many of them examine important aspects of democratic politics

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Caste  Class  and Race
  • Author : Oliver Cromwell Cox
  • Publisher : Forgotten Books
  • Release Date : 2018-05-05

Excerpt from Caste, Class, and Race: A Study in Social Dynamics Religion and caste The Meaning of Hinduism Hinduism as a Religion Mysticism, an Indispensable Factor Karma and Caste. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This

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Political Mobilisation and Democracy in India
  • Author : Vernon Hewitt
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2007-11-05

This book addresses the paradox of political mobilization and the failings of governance in India, with reference to the conflict between secularism and Hindu nationalism, authoritarianism and democracy. It demonstrates how the Internal Emergency of 1975 led to increased support of groups such as the BJS and the RSS, accounting for

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Democracy and Economic Change in India
  • Author : George Rosen
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1967

Read online Democracy and Economic Change in India written by George Rosen, published by Univ of California Press which was released on 1967. Download full Democracy and Economic Change in India Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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The Caste of Merit
  • Author : Ajantha Subramanian
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-12-03

Just as Americans least disadvantaged by racism are most likely to call their country post‐racial, Indians who have benefited from upper-caste affiliation rush to declare their country a post‐caste meritocracy. Ajantha Subramanian challenges this belief, showing how the ideal of meritocracy serves the reproduction of inequality in Indian

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Politics in India
  • Author : Rajni Kothari
  • Publisher : Orient Blackswan
  • Release Date : 1970

Acclaimed to be by far the most sophisticated general study on Indian politics. Politics in India unfolds, here with insight and acumen and the vastness and confusion of the Indian political scene is elaborately discussed. This book is the first comprehensive treatment of the Indian political system examined from different

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Why Democracy Deepens
  • Author : Anoop Sadanandan
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-03-21

Why Democracy Deepens explains how socio-economic changes in India are shaping its politics to promote grassroots democracy.

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Caste and Democracy in India
  • Author : Vivek Kumar
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014

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Democracy  Civil Society and Governance
  • Author : Ghanshyam Shah
  • Publisher : SAGE Publishing India
  • Release Date : 2019-02-05

Civil society is often expected to rise above historical and contemporary socio-economic forces such as the neoliberal economic policy and undertake the transformation of a stratified society to an egalitarian society conducive to democracy. Democracy, Civil Society and Governance is an endeavour to critically examine such expectations. The book focuses

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