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Dalits

Past, present and future, 1st Edition

By Anand Teltumbde

Routledge India

190 pages

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This book is a comprehensive introduction to dalits in India (who comprise over one-sixth of the country‘s population) from the origins of caste system to the present day. Despite a plethora of provisions for affirmative action in the Indian Constitution, dalits are largely excluded from the mainstream except for a minuscule section. The book trace

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction 1. The Caste Context 2. Anti-Caste Developments 3. Pre-Ambedkar Dalit Movements 4. Dalit Movement under Ambedkar 5. Post-Ambedkar Movements of Dalits 6. Religious Conversion as Emancipation 7. Politics as the Masterkey 8. Dalits under Neoliberalism 9. New Trends in dalit Movement Epilogue Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies