By Vivek Kumar

This booklet makes claims approximately Jati (caste) and democracy in India. First, Social Scientists have in basic terms in part understood the realities embedded within the establishment of Jati. moment, this partial knowing has propagated a distorted photo of the connection among Jati and democracy. To end up those claims, the e-book seriously examines buildings and tactics within the Jati and Indian democracy like Political events, Civil Society organisations, Self-representation, character Cult, and Corruption. at the above bases, the ebook argues that contrary perspectives at the courting among Jati and democracy have emerged within the Indian academia; one, Jati as sensible for society yet antithetical to Indian democracy and moment, Jati as dysfunctional for the ex-untouchables yet useful for the Indian democracy. besides the fact that, the 1st view is extra privileged than the opposite. whereas the booklet attempts to map the explanations for this privilege, it attempts to checklist the second one with a 'perspective from below'.

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