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Studies in Indian Sociology
Changing Caste: Ideology, Identity and Mobility

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Volume: 2
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Sociology

January 2014 | 264 pages | SAGE India
This volume has a range of select articles on different dimensions of the caste system in India. These articles have been divided into three parts. The first part deals broadly with conceptual and theoretical issues. The second part has empirical accounts of different dimensions of caste and the related daily experiences of the changes and continuities, with most of the articles looking at the patterns of social mobility among individual communities and sections of population. The third part focuses on different dimensions of the political sociology of caste and identity politics.
 
Series Note
Dipankar Gupta
Foreword
 
Preface and Acknowledgements
Surinder S Jodhka
Introduction
 
I: CONCEPTUALISING CHANGE
André Béteille
Varna and Jati
Yogendra Singh
Caste and Class: Some Aspects of Continuity and Change
Yogesh Atal
A Conceptual Framework for the Analysis of Caste
A M Shah
Sanskritisation Revisited
 
II: DIMENSIONS OF CHANGE
K M Kapadia
Caste in Transition
Lalita Chandrashekhar
Social Mobility among the Madiga of Karnataka
Sunanda Patwardhan
Social Mobility and Conversion of the Mahars
B S Baviskar
Co-operatives and Caste in Maharashtra: A Case Study
 
III: IDEOLOGY, IDENTITY AND POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY OF CASTE
N Sudhakar Rao
Ideology, Power and Resistance in a South Indian Village
Uttam Bhoite and Anuradha Bhoite
The Dalit Sahitya Movement in Maharashtra: A Sociological Analysis
Surinder S Jodhka
Caste and Democracy: Assertion and Identity among the Dalits of Rural Punjab
Kalinga Tudor Silva
Caste, Ethnicity and Problems of National Identity in Sri Lanka
 
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Surinder S. Jodhka

Surinder S Jodhka is a Professor of Sociology at the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. He specialises in the subjects of social stratifcation, agrarian social change, rural India, development studies and the dynamics of caste and community identities in contemporary India. He has published extensively including an edited book on Community and Identities: Contemporary Discourses on Culture and Politics in India (2001). More About Author

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