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MOBILIZING THE MARGINALIZED : ethnic parties without ethnic movements.

Author: AMIT AHUJA
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] OXFORD UNIV Press US, 2019.
Series: Modern South Asia
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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India's over 200 million Dalits, once called "untouchables," have been mobilized by social movements and political parties, but the outcomes of this mobilization are puzzling. Dalits' ethnic parties have performed poorly in elections in states where movements demanding social equality have been strong while they have succeeded in states where such movements have been entirely absent or weak. In Mobilizing the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: AMIT AHUJA
ISBN: 0190916435 9780190916435 9780190916428 0190916427
OCLC Number: 1061050787
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Contents: Mobilization and the marginalized --
Historical Dalit social mobilization --
The effects of historical Dalit social mobilization --
Dalit party performance and bloc voting --
Dalit social mobilization and bloc voting --
How mobilization type shapes Dalit welfare --
The identity trap --
Conclusion : whither Dalit politics?
Series Title: Modern South Asia

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In Mobilizing the Marginalized, Amit Ahuja shows how social movements by marginalized ethnic groups - those who are stigmatized by others and disproportionately poor - undermine bloc voting to  Read more...

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a valuable contribution to the study of South Asian politics. * B. E. Donovan, University of Iowa, CHOICE *

 
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