Dalit Capital: State, Markets and Civil Society in Urban India, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Dalit Capital

State, Markets and Civil Society in Urban India, 1st Edition

By Aseem Prakash

Routledge India

296 pages

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Description

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

About the Author

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
POL028000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / General
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General