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Caste, Social Inequality and Mobility in Rural India - Hardcover , English

Caste, Social Inequality and Mobility in Rural India - Hardcover , English
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Caste, Social Inequality and Mobility in Rural India: Reconceptualising the Indian Village investigates and presents a holistic view of today's rural India by analysing different social aspects such as caste, migration, mobility, education and inequalities. It further studies the village social structure comprising peasants, artisans, weavers and the middle class, and the role of education in reshaping the social life of rural people. It challenges current conceptualisation and understanding of caste as a system, caste mobility, caste-class polarity and country-town divide. This book also argues that caste as a system has ceased to exist, but caste persists discretely as a non-systemic means of appropriation for political and social ends. This interdisciplinary dynamic study reconceptua..

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Sold BySAGE Publications India
AuthorK. L. Sharma
ImprintSAGE India
ISBN-139789353282011
Edition1
FormatHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Pages400
Publication Date2019-1-1
Publication Year2019
CategoryRural Sociology,Development Studies,Rural Sociology,Development Studies,Political Science

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Caste, Social Inequality and Mobility in Rural India: Reconceptualising the Indian Village investigates and presents a holistic view of today's rural India by analysing different social aspects such as caste, migration, mobility, education and inequalities. It further studies the village social structure comprising peasants, artisans, weavers and the middle class, and the role of education in reshaping the social life of rural people. It challenges current conceptualisation and understanding of caste as a system, caste mobility, caste-class polarity and country-town divide. This book also argues that caste as a system has ceased to exist, but caste persists discretely as a non-systemic means of appropriation for political and social ends. This interdisciplinary dynamic study reconceptualises the 'village by explaining the emerging social trends and patterns of social stratification in contemporary rural India.

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