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Caste, Discrimination, and Exclusion in Modern India - Hardcover , English

Caste, Discrimination, and Exclusion in Modern India - Hardcover , English
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A comprehensive assessment of the broad issues that underpin social exclusion in India This book posits the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) vis-a-vis their upper-caste Hindu peers and establishes how caste is a lived reality in everyday life in modern India. It explores areas where caste and religious exclusion are most visible, such as human development, inequality, poverty, educational attainments, child malnutrition, health, employment, wages, gender, and access to public goods. With an in- depth theoretical foundation and empirical analysis, it establishes that in each of these sectors, the performance of upper-caste Hindu households is far better compared to that from the SC, ST, and Muslim households. ..

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Sold BySAGE Publications India
AuthorVani Kant Borooah, Nidhi S. Sabharwal, Dilip G. Diwakar, Vinod Kumar Mishra, Ajaya Kumar Naik
ImprintSAGE India
ISBN-139789351502678
Edition1
FormatHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Pages380
Publication Date2015-8-3
Publication Year2015
CategoryDevelopment Studies,,Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs),caste and religious exclusion,Sociology

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A comprehensive assessment of the broad issues that underpin social exclusion in India This book posits the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) vis-a-vis their upper-caste Hindu peers and establishes how caste is a lived reality in everyday life in modern India. It explores areas where caste and religious exclusion are most visible, such as human development, inequality, poverty, educational attainments, child malnutrition, health, employment, wages, gender, and access to public goods. With an in- depth theoretical foundation and empirical analysis, it establishes that in each of these sectors, the performance of upper-caste Hindu households is far better compared to that from the SC, ST, and Muslim households.

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