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Reflections on the caste question

T. G. Jacob

Reflections on the caste question

an overview of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka & Keralam

by T. G. Jacob

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Published by NESA Publication in Bangalore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Tamil Nadu.,
  • Karnataka.,
  • Kerala.
    • Subjects:
    • Caste -- India -- Tamil Nadu.,
    • Caste -- India -- Karnataka.,
    • Caste -- India -- Kerala.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 154-164).

      StatementT.G. Jacob.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS422.C3 J313 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination165 p. ;
      Number of Pages165
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6881760M
      LC Control Number00440459

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jacob, T.G. Reflections on the caste question. Bangalore: NESA Publication, © (OCoLC) Document Reflections on the caste question book. "A powerful book on caste, a subject that has dramatic importance not only for the history of democracy in modern India, but for the general discussion on the interferences of social inequalities and cultural exclusions.

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Reflections on caste and class, hierarchy and dominance. JOHN HARRISS. THESE reflections arise from my reading of James Manor’s recent writings on the declining power of caste hierarchies in contemporary India (notably in his extended Epilogue to the new edition of Rajni Kothari’s classic edited work on Caste in Indian Politics.

1 Manor’s argument, shared by other writers, is that caste. This volume offers a new understanding of caste in contemporary India. It argues that the traditional view of caste - as a single hierarchy, with Brahmans at the top and the untouchable castes at the bottom - is no longer valid.

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wrote a lukewarm review of my book, Against Caste in British Law, in which I raise questions about the justifications given for and the potential impact of the caste legislation.

Otherwise unheard of in academic practice, members of the editorial committee insisted that it could be. caste [Port., casta=basket], ranked groups based on heredity within rigid systems of social stratification, especially those that constitute Hindu scholars, in fact, deny that true caste systems are found outside India.

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While the vibrant Dalit movement recognizes Ambedkar as an agent for social change, the intellectual class has celebrated him as the key architect of the Indian Constitution and the political establishment has.A: Caste is the hereditary division of Indian society based on occupation.

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Directions: Read and discuss the questions below in your group based on your notes and the group task you completed. Record what your group discussed in the spaces below the questions.

How do you feel about the caste you were assigned? Do you feel you were able to fully contribute to the group drawing? Why or.