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Published by Sage Publications in New Delhi, Thousand Oaks .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Dalits -- India -- Political activity,
  • India -- Politics and government -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesUntouchable.
Statementeditor S.M. Michael.
ContributionsMichael, S. M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS422.C3 U54 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17565540M
ISBN 109780761935711
LC Control Number2007001590

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Looking back at the aspirations and struggle of the marginalised Dalit masses, the book looks forward to a new humanity based on equality, social justice and human dignity. Within the context of Dalit emancipation, it explores the social, economic and cultural content of Dalit transformation in modern India, presenting articles by the foremost. Exploring the enduring legacy of untouchability in India, this book challenges the ways in which the Indian experience has been represented in Western scholarship. The authors introduce the long tradition of Dalit emancipatory struggle and present a sustained critique of academic discourse on the dynamics of caste in Indian society. Case studies complement these arguments, underscoring the /5(2). ONE in six Indians is a Dalit, which means “oppressed” in Sanskrit. That is to say, m Indians belong to a community deemed so impure by the scriptures that they are placed outside the hierarchical Hindu caste system and are commonly called “untouchable”.   It is appropriate to start the list with Dr. B. R. Ambedkar (), the most important Dalit leader of modern India. Ambedkar was a brilliant rival of M. K. Gandhi, with whom he tussled over Gandhi’s inadequate position on caste. (Gandhi attacked untouchability but also romanticized the caste system in some of his pronouncements.).

  Dalit Women's Education in Modern India is a social and cultural history that challenges the triumphant narrative of modern secular education to analyse the constellation of social, economic, political and historical circumstances that both opened and closed opportunities to many Dalits. By focusing on marginalised Dalit women in modern Maharashtra, who have rarely been at the centre Cited by: This book reformulates the meaning of nationalism in India by focusing on Dalit imagination and politics during the nationalist movement. Dalits, as marginalized subjects, envisioned themselves as equal citizens and demanded justice, equality, and dignity as preconditions for independence. Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: S M Michael. Find more information about: The book traces a vast and interdisciplinary canvas about the Dalits in India. Every conceivable dimension of the concept of `Dalit` is touched upon or discussed in detail \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema:name\/a> \" Dalits in modern India. Dalit radicals’ engagement with modern education in western India By tracking the twisted relationship between the rhetoric of modern secular education and pedagogic efforts and the production of Dalit women’s subjectivities, this book seeks to make sense of the decision to deny education to specific groups and of their larger place within society and the body : Shailaja Paik.