Understanding caste: from Buddha to Ambedkar and beyond

By: Omvedt, Gail
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Hyderabad Orient BlackSwan 2011Description: xii, 115 p.ISBN: 9788125041757Subject(s): Caste - India | Dalits - Political activity - India | Hinduism and politics - IndiaDDC classification: 305.5680954 Summary: This book brings to the reader the failures and triumphs of the many efforts that have aimed to dissolve the oppressive facets of Hinduism and its caste ideology, and continue to organise in newer ways for 'another' possible world where equality and human freedom reign supreme. It also makes visible the logic of dalit politics and the rise of the Bahujan Samaj Party, as a major alternative to the rise of Hindutva. (http://www.orientlongman.com/display.asp?categoryID=0&isbn=978-81-250-4175-7)
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This book brings to the reader the failures and triumphs of the many efforts that have aimed to dissolve the oppressive facets of Hinduism and its caste ideology, and continue to organise in newer ways for 'another' possible world where equality and human freedom reign supreme. It also makes visible the logic of dalit politics and the rise of the Bahujan Samaj Party, as a major alternative to the rise of Hindutva. (http://www.orientlongman.com/display.asp?categoryID=0&isbn=978-81-250-4175-7)

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