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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 21–29.
Published: 01 May 1998
... Banarsidass. Is God an Untouchable? A Case of Caste Conflict in Rajasthan Dominique-Sila Khan Is the category of caste - jatior warn - relevant to caste. The person against whom the complaint was classlfylng the gods worshipped by the Hindus? An- lodged has slandered our...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 82–94.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Saurabh Dube © 1998: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1998 Entangled Endeavors: Ethnographic Histories and Untouchable Pasts Saurabh Dube This paper draws upon my wider construction of a and farm servants. Yet the ritual association...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (2): 68–71.
Published: 01 August 1989
...Meenakshi Moon; Urmila Pawar; Barbara R. Joshi Copyright 1990: South Asia Bulletin 1989 South Asia Bulletin, volume 9 number 2, 1989. We Made History Too: Women in The Early Untouchable Liberation Movement Meenakshi Moon and Urmila Pawar Editorial notes by Barbara R. Joshi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 30–34.
Published: 01 May 1998
.... Deliège , R. 1995 . Les intouchables en Inde: des castes d'exclus . Paris: Imago. Deliège , R. 1997 . The World of the Untouchables: the Paraiyars of South India . Delhi: Oxford University Press. Ferrolli 1951 . The Jesuits in Malabar , 2 vols . Bangalore: King & Co...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 380–391.
Published: 01 December 2013
... centrally to this discussion at two levels: it questions the way in which social scientists have taken for granted the way they have thought about untouchability; at the same time, it raises with an undeniable sharpness the question of theory itself. What is the activity called theorizing? What is it meant...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 403–408.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Milind Wakankar Wakankar’s article assesses the recent book by Gopal Guru and Sundar Sarukkai, The Cracked Mirror. The authors, Wakankar contends, supply concepts by which Dalits, formerly known as the “untouchable” caste, can choose to live. Anger, humiliation, snobbery—such concepts make up what...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Jean-Luc Racine © 1998: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1998 UNTOUCHABILITY AND BEYOND: FRENCH STUDIES OF INDIAN DALITS Introduction Jean-Luc Racine For many years, French scholars of India have paid The largest colony, Pondicherry...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 408–416.
Published: 01 December 2013
... procedures. The division of labor be- the untouchable as the sun. However, according tween philosophy and social sciences is as follows. to The Cracked Mirror, such resignification — ​of Philosophy approaches social sciences to provide narrative, metaphor — ​has limited scope...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (1): 56–63.
Published: 01 May 1989
... and Political Weekly , May 30, 1987 . Dhanagare , D.N. , “Green Revolution and Social Inequalities in Rural India”, Economic and Political Weekly , May, 1987 . Gokhale-Turner , Jayashree , “The Dalit Panthers and the Radicalization of the Untouchables”, Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (2): 70–84.
Published: 01 August 1992
... single group of the rural poor respective cases. This is especially true in the case of are, of course, India’s Untouchables. Comprising agriculture, where the first wave of optimism some 15.5 percent of the population, most accompanying the introduction of the Green Untouchables are landless...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1987) 7 (1_and_2): 68.
Published: 01 August 1987
... to the bottom of the established hierarchy do not accompanying notes were originally developed by Dr. have -- and do not create -- culture. Over the past two Eleanor Zelliot for the international Conference on Racism decades a growing pool of talented individuals from India's and Untouchability...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1987) 7 (1_and_2): 86–96.
Published: 01 August 1987
... Dalit high pression based on hereditary "Untouchable" status. school and college students in a national survey were the The primary focus of Dalit protest -- the ideology and children of rural Dalit workers.? More than 50 percent of the practice of caste-defined hierarchy and power -- is at once...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 378–380.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and untouchability through an extended de- bate on the theory and experience of caste and untouchability between two India-­based scholars, the phi- losopher Sunder Sarukkai and the political scientist Gopal Guru. As is well known, caste has long been a master signifier...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1987) 7 (1_and_2): 69–77.
Published: 01 August 1987
... days of the 18th century, Untouchables wore pots around their necks to keep their spit from polluting the ground and brooms to obliterate their footprints. The Untouchable Mahar caste used a greeting, Johar Mayhap (Hail Mother-and-Father) which differed from those used by high caste Hindus...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 391–397.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... Rajeswari Sunder Rajan  •  Theory in the Mirror of Caste  •   Kitabkhana 391 pushed conservatives to practice untouchability Theory in the Mirror of Caste in the seclusion of their homes. The discussion Rajeswari Sunder Rajan shows both the power of untouchability as a dark historical institution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 May 1998
... developments : the family/cas te relations hips Untouchables, whom Mahatma Gandhi called Harijans which ordered status and professional occupations, the (the sons - and daughters - of Hari, one of Vishnu’s mode of production and the ideological basis on which names), and whom the Administration calls...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (3): 470–490.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., 2017 doi 10.1215/1089201x-4279188 © 2017 by Duke University Press Odor and Order How Caste Is Inscribed in Space and Sensoria Joel Lee Smell the Neighborhood I advance in this essay the following proposition: that to understand the tenacious persistence of caste and untouchability in the present we...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 184–195.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Ambedkar at that point raised the question of the untouchable to be officially identified as a minority in the manner in which it had been designated for Muslims. This led to Gandhi's open debate with Ambedkar, with the Mahatma declaring a fast unto death until Ambedkar dropped this demand altogether...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 264–281.
Published: 01 August 2019
... political theory Dalit political theory EVR Periyar Ambedkar Islam Buddhism In February 1981, roughly 180 Dalit (“Untouchable”) families converted to Islam in the small South Indian village of Meenakshipuram. 1 Within months, this not uncommon event on the subcontinent—where lower castes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (1): 12–22.
Published: 01 May 1990
... the Untouchables - cerpt from Omvedt’s extensive new study of Untouch- and Ambedkar - from the mainstream of elite nation- able protest movements in the regions that now com- alism. This chapter also introduces a theme developed prise Andhra, Karnataka, and Maharashtra. This as yet more fully in later...