By: Ranjita Mohanty and Rajesh Tandon (eds)
New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2006
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 028334
This volume argues that the conventional undestanding of citizenship is inadequate to capture the complex challenges a large majority of India`s marginalised people face in actualising their rights and making their voices heard. It offers instead an extended connotation of citizenship and participation from the perspective of those bearing excluded identities—namely, the low caste, the poor, women and tribals. Based on the experiences of these groups in their everyday relationships with the state and with society at large, the contributors to this volume detail and explore the possibilities... View More...