Challenging Untouchability: Dalit Initiative and Experience from Karnataka

Challenging Untouchability: Dalit Initiative and Experience from Karnataka

by Simon R Charsley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761992634

ISBN-13: 9780761992639

Pub. Date: 12/14/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The contributors to this volume describe the status of rural untouchable castes and study their efforts to challenge the daily humiliations they face. They reveal the vitality of Dalit movements and the contribution they are making to reshaping Indian society. This book provides a vivid account of a section of the Indian population which is either ignored or

Overview

The contributors to this volume describe the status of rural untouchable castes and study their efforts to challenge the daily humiliations they face. They reveal the vitality of Dalit movements and the contribution they are making to reshaping Indian society. This book provides a vivid account of a section of the Indian population which is either ignored or misrepresented.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761992639
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/14/1998
Series:
Cultural Subordination and the Dalit Challenge Series
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE
Dalits and State Action - Simon R Charsley and G K Karanth
The 'SCs'
Caste, Cultural Resources and Social Mobility - Simon R Charsley
PART TWO
Escaping Domination - G K Karanth
Rajapara's Untouchables
Privilege and Conformity - K G Gayathri Devi
The Madars of Nuliyur
Female Enterprise and Male Employment - K G Gayathri Devi
Thigala Holeyas of Akkahalli
Checks to Integration - Neil Armstrong
AKs of Mahepura
Caste Metamorphosis - E N Ashok Kumar
The Korachas of Dharmapura
Increasing Autonomy - Simon R Charsley
The Harijans of Rateyur
Upward Mobility or Class Formation? Samagars of Jenubhavi - E N Ashok Kumar
PART THREE
Beyond Untouchability? Local Experience and Society-Wide Implications - G K Karanth and Simon R Charsley

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