The question of caste.

by Charles Sumner

Publisher: Wright & Potter, Printers in Boston

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Subjects:

  • Caste,
  • Race discrimination

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StatementLecture by Hon. Charles Sumner.
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LC ClassificationsHT713 .S8
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14036828M

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Additional Information. The Caste Question: Dalits and the Politics of Modern India; Anupama Rao Extending into the present, the ethnographic analyses of The Caste Question reveal the dynamics of an Indian democracy distinguished not by overcoming caste, but by new forms of violence and new means of regulating caste.

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Seven decades since Indian Independence, education takes the centre stage in every major discussion on development, especially when we talk about social exclusion, Dalits and reservations today. This book examines social inclusion in the education sector in India for Scheduled Castes.

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(2) Various caste groups are required to enter into a coalition with other castes or communities. (3) New kinds of caste groups have entered politics like ‘backward’ and ‘forward’ castes.

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Not a single prime religious book of Hinduism (Vedas. But “in contrast, the privileged-caste citizens of the Brahminical world seldom talk about or question the notions of privilege when discussing caste — with a few exceptions.”.Question Ten: What about caste and untouchability?

A: Caste is the hereditary division of Indian society based on occupation. The lowest class, deemed untouchables, suffer from discrimination and mistreatment.