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Dalits in Neoliberal India: Mobility or Marginalisation? - download pdf or read online

By Clarinda Still

India’s monetary development has introduced possibilities for lots of yet to what volume has it benefitted its ethnically-shaped underclass: the Dalits? Have Dalits fared greater in a neoliberal India or have structural fiscal and social adjustments served to exaggerate Dalit drawback? This quantity bargains a assorted photo of Dalit event in several states in modern India. The essays draw on actual study in rural and concrete parts by way of specialists within the box. With case reports starting from Dalit marketers in Bhopal to housewives in Tamil Nadu to ex-millworkers in Mumbai, the publication contends that extensively revolutionary swap and strengthen is attended through discrimination and exclusion, in addition to striking new parts of stigma.


With contributions by means of political scientists, anthropologists, sociologists, and economists, the quantity should be key analyzing for students and scholars of Dalit and subaltern experiences, sociology, political technological know-how, and economics.

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