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Dalit Capital
State, Markets and Civil Society in Urban India




ISBN 9780815373100
Published December 3, 2017 by Routledge India
296 Pages

 
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This book details the discrimination and unfavourable treatment that Dalit entrepreneurs encounter in the functioning of markets in modern India. It refutes the optimistic notion that the process of modernization in India will automatically undermine the significance of social identities.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Dalits, Theories of Caste and Transformative Recognition and Redistribution 3. Dalit Entrepreneurs in Urban Markets of Middle India 4. Dalit Entrepreneurs and the Role of the State in the Markets 5. Market-based Profit Accumulation and Civil Society 6. Intersectionality, Discrimination and Unfavourable Inclusion 7. Conclusion: Caste and Markets

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Biography

Aseem Prakash is Associate Professor, School of Public Policy and Governance, Tata Institute of Social Sciences.