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Untouchability in rural India / Ghanshyam Shah ... [et al.].

By: Shah, Ghanshyam.
Contributor(s): Mander, Harsh | Thorat, Sukhadeo | Deshpande, Satish | Baviskar, Amita.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2006Description: 216 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9788178296623 (pbk.); 8178296624 (pbk.).Subject(s): Caste -- India | Dalits -- India -- Social conditions | India -- Rural conditionsDDC classification: 305.568 SHA
Contents:
Introduction : caste, untouchability and Dalits in rural India -- Rural untouchability today : forms and sites -- 'Unclean' occupations : savaged by tradition -- Dalit women and the practice of untouchability -- Violence against Dalits -- Demanding rights, equality and dignity -- Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [206]-208) and index.

Introduction : caste, untouchability and Dalits in rural India -- Rural untouchability today : forms and sites -- 'Unclean' occupations : savaged by tradition -- Dalit women and the practice of untouchability -- Violence against Dalits -- Demanding rights, equality and dignity -- Conclusion.

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