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Title From stigma to assertion : untouchability, identity and politics in early and modern India / edited by Mikael Aktor and Robert Deiege ; consultant, Tabish Khair
Published Copenhagen, Denmark : Museum Tusculanum Press, 2010


Description 1 online resource (234 pages)
Contents Frontpage; Titlepage; Colophone ; Table of contents; Preface; 1. Robert Deliège: INTRODUCTION. Is There Still Untouchability in India?; 2. Mikael Aktor: UNTOUCHABILITY INBRAHMINICAL LAW BOOKS. Ritual and Economic Control; 3. Eleanor Zelliot: THE EARLY VOICES OF UNTOUCHABLES. The Bhakti Saints; 4. Jocelyn Clarke: UNTOUCHABILITY AND THE INDIAN NATIONALIST MOVEMENT; 5. Andrew Wyatt: DALIT THEOLOGY AND THE POLITICS OF UNTOUCHABILITY AMONG THE INDIAN CHRISTIAN CHURCHES; 6. Simon Charsley: UNTOUCHABLE IDENTITY AND ITS RECONSTRUCTION
7. Kathinka Frøystad: RELEGITIMIZING CASTE DISCRIMINATION IN UTTAR PRADESH. Towards a Post-Mandal Untouchability?8. Marie-Caroline Saglio-Yatzimirsky: CASTE AS A POLITICAL TOOL. The Case of the Carmakars of Dharavi(Mumbai); Contributors; Back cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters
Notes Print version record
Subject Dalits -- Government policy -- India -- Congresses
Dalits -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- India -- Congresses
Caste -- India -- Congresses
Dalits -- Government policy
Dalits -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Social conditions
SUBJECT India -- Social conditions -- Congresses
Subject India
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Aktor, Mikael, editor, contributor
Deliège, Robert, editor
Khair, Tabish, consultant
ISBN 9788763536356