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Dalits and the State

Ghanshyam Shah

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ISBN 10: 8170229227 / ISBN 13: 9788170229223
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Contents: Preface. 1. Dalits and the state: an overview/Ghanshyam Shah. 2. Ambedkar's idea of social justice/Gopal Guru. 3. Access to land by scheduled castes and scheduled tribes in India/M. Thangaraj. 4. Equity in eduction? The schooling of Dalit children in India/Geetha B. Nambissan. 5. Untouchability in rural Gujarat : revisited/Ghanshyam Shah. 6. Status of Dalits and agenda for state intervention/Harsh Mander. 7. Untouchability in urban setting : everyday social experience of ex-untouchables in Bombay/Ramesh Kamble. 8. Scavengers : still marginalised/Susan E. Chaplin. 9. The structure of stagnancy : sweepers in Ahmedabad district/Takashi Shinoda. 10. Untouchability and atrocities/P.S. Krishnan. 11. The working of the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes (prevention of atrocities) act 1989 in Gujarat/P.V. Rathod and Vijay Kumar. 12. Reservation : an insufficient condition for social transformation/S.C. Behar. 13. Competition and conflict among the Dalits : Madiga Dandora movement in Andhra Pradesh/G. Venkata Siva Reddy. 14. Administration and the poor/S.R. Sankaran. 15. Equality through legislation: social consequences of Gradual change/Nandu Ram. Index. "The Indian state under the directives of the constitution is expected to play the role of interventionist to bring social transformation. It aims at eradicating feudal hierarchical social order based on Brahminical ideology and building an egalitarian secular modern society providing all citizens social and political justice, equality, liberty and dignity of life. The Dalits, socially and economically most 396 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 39551

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