Interrogating Caste. Caste in Question: Identity or. Hierarchy? edited by Dipankar Gupta;. Sage Publications, ; pp xxi + , Rs SIMON CHARSLEY. Interrogating Caste has 18 ratings and 1 review. Praveen said: A nice analytical and insightful book on caste structure, hierarchies and Dipankar Gupta. society and the caste system (pp. , , , , and /?a~t/7!). This is what makes it difficult for them to step back and take a de-exoticised view of caste, and .

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Interrogating Caste: Understanding Hierarchy and Difference in Indian Society by Dipankar Gupta

Challenging this position, leading sociologist Dipankar Gupta argues that any notion of a fixed hierarchy is arbitrary and valid only from the perspective of the individual Finding libraries that hold this item It is, in fact, the mechanics of power, both economic and political, that set the ground rules for caste behaviour, which also explains how traditionally opposed caste groups find it possible to align in the contemporary political scenario.


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Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Susan Deborah S marked it as to-read Jul 20, Caroline added it Apr 23, Rish Singh marked it as to-read Jul 13, Books by Dipankar Gupta. A nice analytical and insightful book on caste structure, hierarchies and differences in India, by one of the most respected and erudite sociologist of India.

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