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Author Chalam, K. S. (Kurmana Simha), 1948-

Title Economic reforms and social exclusion : impact of liberalization on marginalized groups in India / K.S. Chalam
Published New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif : SAGE, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 224 pages)
Contents Introduction -- Social exclusion and the methodological dichotomies -- Economic reforms and the socially excluded groups in India -- Emergence of caste as property under liberalization -- Impact of reforms on scheduled castes -- Liberalization and the Adivasi development -- Marginalization of rural artisans and Muslims -- Handloom weavers under liberalization: a case study -- Exit policy and the welfare of the working classes -- Inequity in the development of human capital and alienation in higher education -- Public health services and the poor -- Civil society responses to economic reforms: a case study of temperance movement -- In lieu of conclusion
Summary 'Economic Reforms and Social Exclusion' is an analytical study that focuses on the socially marginalised and excluded groups in India since the onset of liberalisation. It examines how the liberal economic reforms have impacted socio-economic categories-caste, tribe and religious minorities - subjecting them to further deprivation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Caste -- India.
Marginality, Social -- India.
Minorities -- India -- Economic conditions.
Minorities -- India -- Social conditions.
India -- Economic policy.
India -- Social policy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1446270335 (ebook)
8132107829 (electronic bk.)
9781446270332 (ebook)
9788132107828 (electronic bk.)