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Dalits in modern India : vision and values

Author: S M Michael
Publisher: Los Angeles : Sage Publications, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This volume maps the aspirations and struggle of the marginalized Dalit masses for a new humanity based on the values of equality, social justice, and human dignity. While situating itself within the  Read more...

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Dalits in modern India.
Los Angeles : Sage Publications, 2007
(OCoLC)608930160
Online version:
Dalits in modern India.
Los Angeles : Sage Publications, 2007
(OCoLC)609573120
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: S M Michael
ISBN: 9780761935711 0761935711
OCLC Number: 78072305
Notes: Originally published: Untouchable. Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner, 1999.
Untouchability and stratification in Indian civilisation / Shrirama -- Who is a Dalit? / John C.B. Webster -- Colonialism within colonialism : Phule's critique of Brahmin power / Mahesh Gavaskar -- Dalit vision of a just society in India / S.M. Michael -- Ambedkar, Buddhism, and the concept of religion / Timothy Fitzgerald -- The Dalit movement in mainstream sociology / Gopal Guru -- Liberation movements in comparative perspective : Dalit Indians and black Americans / K.P. Singh -- Sociology of India and Hinduism : towards a Method / S. Selvam -- Hinduisation of Adivasis : a case study from South Gujarat / Arjun Patel -- Ambedkar's daughters : a study of Mahar women in Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra / Traude Pillai-Vetschera -- The BSP in Uttar Pradesh : party of the Dalits or of the Bahujans or catchall Party? / Christophe Jaffrelot -- Ambedkar's interpretation of caste system, its economic consequences and suggested remedies / Sukhadeo Thorat -- Dalits and economic policy : contributions of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar / Gail Omvedt -- Reservation policy and the empowerment of Dalits / P.G. Jogdand -- Scheduled castes, employment, and social mobility / Richard Pais.
Description: 369 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Untouchability and stratification in Indian civilisation / Shrirama --
Who is a Dalit? / John C.B. Webster --
Colonialism within colonialism : Phule's critique of Brahmin power / Mahesh Gavaskar --
Dalit vision of a just society in India / S.M. Michael --
Ambedkar, Buddhism, and the concept of religion / Timothy Fitzgerald --
The Dalit movement in mainstream sociology / Gopal Guru --
Liberation movements in comparative perspective : Dalit Indians and Black Americans / K.P. Singh --
Sociology of India and Hinduism : towards a Method / S. Selvam --
Hinduisation of Adivasis : a case study from South Gujarat / Arjun Patel --
Ambedkar's daughters : a study of Mahar women in Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra / Traude Pillai-Vetschera --
The BSP in Uttar Pradesh : whose party is it? / Christophe Jaffrelot --
Ambedkar's interpretation of caste system, its economic consequences and suggested remedies / Sukhadeo Thorat --
Dalits and economic policy : contributions of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar / Gail Omvedt --
Reservation policy and the empowerment of Dalits / P.G. Jogdand --
Scheduled castes, employment, and social mobility / Richard Pais.
Other Titles: Untouchable.
Responsibility: edited by S.M. Michael.
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