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Politics of protection: a study of other backward classes in Bihar

By: Lal, A. K.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi Concept Publishing Company 2019Description: viii, 180 p. Includes appendices bibliography and index.ISBN: 9789386682475.Subject(s): Reverse discrimination | Social mobility | Politics and government | Caste - Political aspectsDDC classification: 305.560954123 Summary: Contemporary Bihar represents a situation where the recently forged unity among the middle range castes has produced profound political consequences. Struggle for the availability of benefits of reservation has stirred them to federate for political aggregation. It marks the inauguration of a phase of social upheaval and political renaissance. Wide integration among intermediate castes is a remarkable contemporary reality. This book details the strivings of this section of society for upward mobility in a historical perspective. The themes in the protest ideology of the middle range castes in other parts of the country constitute priority areas for exploration as these provide clues to the understanding of change and continuity in the traditionally legitimised status structure. http://www.conceptpub.com/servlet/Detail?bookno=00002192
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Contemporary Bihar represents a situation where the recently forged unity among the middle range castes has produced profound political consequences. Struggle for the availability of benefits of reservation has stirred them to federate for political aggregation. It marks the inauguration of a phase of social upheaval and political renaissance. Wide integration among intermediate castes is a remarkable contemporary reality. This book details the strivings of this section of society for upward mobility in a historical perspective. The themes in the protest ideology of the middle range castes in other parts of the country constitute priority areas for exploration as these provide clues to the understanding of change and continuity in the traditionally legitimised status structure.

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