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Published: 04 August 2020

364 Pages

ISBN: 9780190120405


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Vikas ki Chakki Mein Piste Log

Ikkiswi Sadi ke Bharat Mein Jatiya, Janjatiya, aur Vargiya Asamanta

Author Alpa Shah, Jens Lerche, Richard Axelby, Dalel Benbabaali, Brendan Donegan, Jayaseelan Raj, and Vikramaditya Thakur

  • Explores how and why India's Adivasis and Dalits continue to be at the bottom of the Indian social and economic hierarchy in spite of decades of economic reforms and poverty alleviation programmes
  • Argues for an understanding of the lived reality of the poor, in particular, a more grass-roots approach to the processes of inequality and how they are experienced by particular groups
  • Enables a conversation between economists and anthropologists and explores the trends that economists have presented by undertaking detailed ethnographic studies spread across strategically selected locations in five Indian states