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Author Mangubhai, Jayshree P., author

Title Human rights as practice : Dalit women securing livelihood entitlements in South India / Jayshree P. Mangubhai
Published New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2014
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Summary This study is based on ethnographic fieldwork in three villages in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, where Dalit women engage in struggles to secure or protect livelihood entitlements such as housing land or work. The research examines the processes of these women organising and evolving collective action strategies to claim access to and control over livelihood resources in different contexts where they face social exclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Dalit women -- Civil rights -- India -- Tamil Nadu.
Marginality, Social -- India -- Tamil Nadu.
Women -- India -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199082650 (ebook)