The Untouchables in Contemporary India

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J. Michael Mahar, Sripati Chandrasekhar
University of Arizona Press, 1972 - Dalits - 496 pages
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Compilation of papers comprising an interdisciplinary research study of untouchability among low income castes in India - covers the untouchable's social role in the rural community, religion and reform, social policy efforts to abolish untouchability, etc., and examines the psychological aspects and sociological aspects for ex-untouchables of their newly-acquired social mobility. Bibliography pp. 431 to 481, illustrations and references.

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Contents

North Indian Themes Caste and Untouchability
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THE UNTOUCHABLES ROLE
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Continuity and Change in an ExUntouchable Community
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