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The untouchables [electronic resource] : subordination, poverty, and the state in modern India / Oliver Mendelsohn and Marika Vicziany.

By: Mendelsohn, Oliver.
Contributor(s): Vicziany, Marika.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Contemporary South Asia (Cambridge, England): 4.Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 289 p.).ISBN: 0511004230 (electronic bk.); 9780511004230 (electronic bk.); 9780511612213 (electronic bk.); 0511612214 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Dalits -- India -- Politics and government | Dalits -- India -- Economic conditions | Dalits -- India -- Social conditions | India -- Politics and government -- 1947- | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies | Electronic books | Onaanraakbaren | Onderdrukking | Armoede | Intouchables -- Inde -- 1945- | Inde -- Conditions sociales -- 1947- | Inde -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1947- | Paria | Armut | Indien | Armoede | Intouchables - Inde - 1945- | Onaanraakbaren | Onderdrukking | Inde - Conditions sociales - 1947- | Inde - Politique et gouvernement - 1947-Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Untouchables.DDC classification: 305.5/68 Other classification: 73.40 | MS 1275 | RR 39980 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Who are the Untouchables? -- The question of the 'Harijan atrocity' -- Religion, politics and the Untouchables from the nineteenth century to 1956 -- Public policy I : adverse discrimination and compensatory discrimination -- Public policy II : the anti-poverty programs -- The new Untouchables proletariat : a case study of the Faridabad stone quarries -- Untouchable politics and Untouchable politicians since 1956 -- The question of reservation : the lives and careers of some scheduled caste MPs and MLAs -- Subordiantion, poverty and the state in modern India.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 272-283) and index.

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Who are the Untouchables? -- The question of the 'Harijan atrocity' -- Religion, politics and the Untouchables from the nineteenth century to 1956 -- Public policy I : adverse discrimination and compensatory discrimination -- Public policy II : the anti-poverty programs -- The new Untouchables proletariat : a case study of the Faridabad stone quarries -- Untouchable politics and Untouchable politicians since 1956 -- The question of reservation : the lives and careers of some scheduled caste MPs and MLAs -- Subordiantion, poverty and the state in modern India.

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