Blocked by caste : economic discrimination in modern India / edited by Sukhadeo Thorat and Katherine Newman ; with a foreword by Kaushik Basu. - New Delhi ; Oxford University Press, 2010. - xxi, 377 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

Introduction. Economic discrimination concept, consequences, and remedies /​ Sukhadeo Thorat and Katherine S. Newman
1. The legacy of social exclusion : a correspondence study of job discrimination in India's urban private sector /​ Sukhadeo Thorat and Paul Attewell
2. In the name of globalization : meritocracy, productivity, and the hidden language of caste /​ Surinder S. Jodhka and Katherine S. Newman
3. Where the path leads : the role of caste in post-university employment expectations /​ Ashwini Deshpande and Katherine S. Newman
4. Wage and job discrimination in the Indian urban labour market /​ S. Madheswaran and Paul Attewell
5. Caste system and pattern of discrimination in rural markets /​ Sukhadeo Thorat, M. Mahamallik and Nidhi Sadana
6. Inequality in health outcomes in India : the role of caste and religion /​ Vani K. Borooah
7. Caste and patterns of discrimination in rural public health care services /​ Sanghmitra S. Acharya
8. Segmented schooling : inequalities in primary education /​ Sonalde Desai, Cecily Darden Adams and Amaresh Dubey
9. Exclusion and discrimination in schools : experiences of Dalit children /​ Geetha B. Nambissan
10. Food security schemes and caste discrimination /​ Sukhadeo Desai and Joel Lee
11. Caste and ownership of private enterprises : consequences of denial of property rights /​ Sukhadeo Thorat, Debolina Kundu and Nidhi Sadana
12. Minority status and labour market outcomes : does India have minority enclaves? /​ Maitreyi Bordia Das
13. Caste, ethnicity, and religion : linkages with unemployment and poverty /​ Smita Das.

Contributed articles.

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Caste--Economic aspects--India.
Discrimination--Economic aspects--India.
Marginality, Social--India.
Social mobility--India.

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