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Caste in Indian politics

S. K. Khanna

Caste in Indian politics

by S. K. Khanna

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Published by Commonwealth Publishers in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Caste -- India.,
  • India -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementS.K. Khanna.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT720 .K45 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination344 p. ;
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19223822M
    ISBN 10817169537X

      Be it politics, culture, society, history, media, education, sports, economy, business – are any of these realms untouched by the tentacles of the caste system? In Caste Matters, Suraj Yengde.   India's caste system is among the world's oldest forms of surviving social stratification. The BBC explains its complexities. The system which divides Hindus into rigid hierarchical groups based.

    [and yet] the pasmanda struggle for a post-minority politics is ongoing and there is hope that it will democratize Indian Islam in the long run’ (p. ). Religion and sexuality are at the centre of the politics of caste-gender in Hindu majoritarian India, and at the centre of anti-caste resistance. The founders of the Indian Republic were notably ambivalent about caste. The Constitution's celebrated commitment to casteless egalitarianism was prefigured in one of the major documents of the nationalist freedom struggle, the Indian National Congress's Karachi : Susan Bayly.

    This book doesn't explore the caste in politics but this is about politics of caste. The book doesn't mentions the most dominant caste of indian politics at any length. Greatly disappointed by reading this. A lot better than this is "Annihilation of caste" by Ambedkar.4/5(15). Caste is a form of social stratification characterized by endogamy, hereditary transmission of a style of life which often includes an occupation, ritual status in a hierarchy, and customary social interaction and exclusion based on cultural notions of purity and pollution. Its paradigmatic ethnographic example is the division of India's Hindu society into rigid social groups, with roots .


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Caste in Indian politics Rajni Kothari Snippet view - References to this s: 3. Even so I had to learn, and unlearn, many things about caste while completing my two most recent books: the novel Ghost in the Tamarind, which narrates an inter-caste romance between a Brahmin man and a Dalit woman against the backdrop of powerful anti-caste movements in southern India; and a co-edited collection of academic essays on caste and.

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Christophe Jaffrelot’s book tracks India’s tumultuous journey of recent decades, exploring the role of religion, caste and politics in weaving the fabric of a modern democratic state. Author Christophe Jaffrelot is Research Director at CNRS, Sciences Po and Professor of Indian Politics and Sociology at the King’s India Institute.

Caste in Indian Politics book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Rejecting the prevailing dichotomy between traditional society an /5. Arguably one of the world's most respected writers on Indian society and politics, his publications include The Hindu Nationalist Movement and Indian Politics, to Caste in Indian politics book s, India's Silent Revolution: The Rise of the Lower Castes in North India, and Dr.

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Ambedkar and Untouchability: Fighting the Indian Caste s: 1. Many people have given some really great suggestions for a better understanding of politics and current state in India. I have been reading a few books in the same ballpark and would suggest the following books: 1- Half-Lion by Vinay Sitapati: Thi.

This book doesn't explore the caste in politics but this is about politics of caste. The book doesn't mentions the most dominant caste of indian politics at any length. Greatly disappointed by reading this. A lot better than this is "Annihilation of caste" by Ambedkar.4/5(15).

(shelved 3 times as indian-politics) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving. The second part consists of essays that demonstrate the relationship between caste and power.

The third part comprises material that investigates caste and various Indian political practices on the ground. The fourth, on caste and social transformation, includes discussion on one of the most salient topics in contemporary Indian politics. Despite the obstacles, however, some Dalits and other low-caste Indians, such as BR Ambedkar who authored the Indian constitution, and KR Narayanan who became the nation's first Dalit president.

The chapter attempts to interpret the battles over caste-based regional welfare schemes which have been an explosive feature of Indian politics in the years since Independence. The Indian state is certainly not all-powerful, and the moves it has made in regard to caste, reservations and the amelioration of social and economic 'backwardness Cited by: book excerptise: a book unexamined is wasting trees Caste in Indian Politics Rajni Kothari.

Kothari, Rajni; Caste in Indian Politics. Orient Longman Delhi,pages. ISBNimpetus to the role of caste in Indian politics and the role of caste in the different aspects of politics can be viewed by the given points as it is seen to influence the entire policy making of the government; example is vivid like Reservation policy in favour of certain castes.

Religion Caste and Politics in India Christophe Jaffrelot. Examination of the complicated intersection between religion, caste and politics in modern-day India; Author is one of the world's most respected writers on India. OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: Part One Introduction: Caste in Indian Politics / Rajni Kothari --Part Two Learning the Use of Political Means: The Mahrs of Maharashtra / Eleanor Zelliot Federating for Political Interests: The Kshatriyas of Gujarat / Rajni Kothari and Rushikesh Maru Political Participation and Primordial Solidarity:.

1 The question of Dalit entrepreneurship in India has been addressed recently by Aseem Prakash () ; 4 Caste in Contemporary India is a compilation of seven articles previously published and is divided into three parts. The first part, entitled ‘Hierarchies and the Politics of Citizenship’, basically undertakes to draw a panorama of the Dalits’ situation in today’s (North) : Alexandra de Heering.

Caste is a social phenomenon of Indian society. By participating in the modern political system, caste is now exposed to divisive influences and a new form of integration resulting from a new scheme of universalist-particularist relationships.

Caste has gained an influential position in. ADVERTISEMENTS: Read this article to learn about the relationship between caste and politics in Indian society. Ideologically, caste and democracy differ from each other and cannot co-exist because caste advocates fragmentation of society whereas democracy stands for the unification of society.

Caste is leased on inequality by birth. Democracy is based on principles of equality. .Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brass, Paul R., Caste, faction, and party in Indian politics.

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