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India's silent revolution : the rise of the lower castes in North India

Author: Christophe Jaffrelot
Publisher: London Hurst & Company [2003]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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India has long been dominated by the upper castes, whose influence permeates society at every level. Since the 1960s a new assertiveness has characterized this formerly silenced majority and the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christophe Jaffrelot
ISBN: 1850653984 9781850653981 1850656703 9781850656708
OCLC Number: 433925039
Description: XIV, 505 p. 22 cm
Contents: Congress domination and conservative democracy: the ideological roots of Indian democracy's social deficit; discources and practices; congress - party of the intelligentsia or of the notables?; the co-option of scheduled Caste leaders and the "Coalition of Extremes"; Indira Gandhi and the aborted reforms of congress. The second age of Indian democracy: from reluctant to compeling Caste-based affirmative action; two strategies - quota politics and Kisan politics; the Janta Dal and the empowerment of the Low Castes; the BSP - not just a Dalit party; the Upper Castes' political resilience - congress and the BJP coping with the Mandal Commission.
Responsibility: Christophe Jaffrelot.

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