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Author Waghmore, Suryakant.

Title Civility against caste : Dalit politics and citizenship in western India / Suryakant Waghmore
Published New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE Publications, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xxxvii, 235 pages)
Contents Caste and Dalit politics in the making of civil society -- Dalit movements in the post-panther period : contextualising the BSP and MHA in Marathwada -- Of peasant kings and untouchable citizens : caste violence and democratisation of public spaces in rural Maharashtra -- Jameen Aamchya Hakkachi : politics of land rights and advocacy NGOs in Marathwada -- The imagined "Bahujan" : caste and cultural repertoires of BSP -- Beyond Mahar dominance : the making of Phule-Ambedkarite Mangs in MHA -- Electoral politics and Dalit freedoms -- Between high democracy and low civility : why Dalits need a civil society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [212]-226) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Bahujan Samaj Party.
Manavi Hakk Abhiyan (Organization)
Caste -- Political aspects -- India -- Maharashtra.
Civil society -- India -- Maharashtra.
Dalits -- Civil rights -- India -- Maharashtra.
Dalits -- Government policy -- India -- Maharashtra.
Dalits -- Political activity -- India -- Maharashtra.
Political participation -- India -- Maharashtra.
Maharashtra (India) -- Politics and government.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 813211308X
8132118863 (electronic bk.)
9788132118862 (electronic bk.)