Dalits in India: Search for a Common Destiny

By: Sukhadeo Thorat

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This important and comprehensive book documents the status of Dalits (or Scheduled Castes) in contemporary India. It delineates the economic and social status of Dalits and charts the change in their status since 1947 with respect to important indicators of human development. By providing state-wise (and, where possible, district level) data, the author reveals the inter-state patterns and intra-state variations across the country. The author covers all the important parameters including: - Demographic profile - Gender dimension - Employment - Ownership of land - Poverty - Literacy and Education - Health - Civil Rights The detailed conclusion outlines the sort of policies that are required to facilitate the empowerment of Dalits. Printed Pages: 344.

Title: Dalits in India: Search for a Common Destiny

Author Name: Sukhadeo Thorat

Categories: India, Sociology & Anthropology,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2009

ISBN: 0761935738

ISBN 13: 9780761935735

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 028085

Keywords: Dalits Scheduled Castes India