Caste and Democratic Politics in India

Caste and Democratic Politics in India

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Argues that no understanding of Indian politics is possible without a thorough understanding of the complexities of the caste system.The Ahirs of Behror as a Non-Dominant Caste In the village of Behror and over much of the whole block, the dominant landholding ... M.F. ODwyers Settlement of 1901 makes clear that this pattern has prevailed for at least the last 150 years, and ... of this village study in an argument about change, my own understanding from many visits to other villages in the area is ... Moreover, the study of Behror was undertaken in terms not merely of its internal processes but also of the relation ofanbsp;...

Title:Caste and Democratic Politics in India
Author:Ghanshyam Shah
Publisher:Anthem Press - 2004


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