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Dalit and Social Justice

By: Vidya Devi

Price: $33.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, MD Publications/Prints Publications: 2008

Seller ID: 117650

ISBN: 8175331127

Condition: New


This book provides a detailed and comprehensive account of the status of Dalits in India. This book provides information about Dalit movements in the India, their mode of organisation, engagement in politics and contribution to processes of democratization and egalitarianism. It explores the social, economic and cultural content of Dalit transformation in modern India. The detailed conclusion outlines the policies required to facilitate the empowerment of Dalits. This book covers aspirations and struggle of the marginalised Dalit masses and looks forward to a new humanity based on equality, so... View more info

The Plight of Indian Dalits

By: Vidya Devi

Price: $37.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, MD Publications/Prints Publications: 2009

Seller ID: 117661

ISBN: 8175331844

Condition: New


The dalits have always been the most underprivileged section of Indian social system. The Indian society is divided into four main hierarchical caste groups: Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaishyas and Shudras. Beyond this four-fold classification, there is a category of 'ati-shudras' or Dalits (as they are now called), which fall outside this hierarchy. Treated as untouchables, they are the lowest in Indian caste system. The Practice of untouchability was formally outlawed by the Constitution of India in 1950. However in Practice, the Dalit communities are still subjected to extreme forms of social an... View more info