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Four The Politicization of Dalit Women: Jhuria’s Story

Badri Narayan Tiwari

in The Making of the Dalit Public in North India: Uttar Pradesh, 1950 - Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071877
eISBN:
9780199080724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071877.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the politicization of an illiterate old woman, Jhuria, who belonged to the Chamar caste of Shahabpur, got influenced by the ongoing Bahujan–Dalit politics. It narrates the ... More


Epilogue: In Search of Alternative Dalit Politics

Badri Narayan Tiwari

in The Making of the Dalit Public in North India: Uttar Pradesh, 1950 - Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071877
eISBN:
9780199080724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071877.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the development and current state of Dalit politics in Uttar Pradesh (UP). It describes the formation of the Bahujan Samaj Party around 25 years ago, which swept the polls in ... More


Seven Popular Sects and Politics: An Exploration of Intersections

Badri Narayan Tiwari

in The Making of the Dalit Public in North India: Uttar Pradesh, 1950 - Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071877
eISBN:
9780199080724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071877.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses how Kabir and Ravidasi consciousness were external forces in Shahabpur village for the Dalits and how these gradually transformed into people’s belief. Largely, the focus is on ... More


Conclusion: Whither Dalit Politics?

Amit Ahuja

in Mobilizing the Marginalized: Ethnic Parties without Ethnic Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190916428
eISBN:
9780190916466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916428.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter summarizes the key arguments related to the mobilization of the marginalized. It considers how the experience of Dalit mobilization informs a larger research agenda on democratic ... More


Navigating Fiscal Constraints: Dalit Parties and Electoral Politics in Tamil Nadu

Michael A. Collins

in Costs of Democracy: Political Finance in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199487271
eISBN:
9780199093144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487271.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In recent decades, India has witnessed an upsurge in electoral participation among lower-caste voters. This broadening social profile of democratic practice occurred alongside a pluralization of the ... More


Two Telling Nehru and Aspiring for Freedom

Badri Narayan Tiwari

in The Making of the Dalit Public in North India: Uttar Pradesh, 1950 - Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071877
eISBN:
9780199080724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071877.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter documents the Dalit politics of remembrance of Pandit Nehru in village Shahabpur. Since Shahabpur was a part of the Phulpur parliamentary constituency from where Nehru contested and won ... More


Subnational Nationalism: Reinventing Tamilness from Below?

Hugo Gorringe

in Panthers in Parliament: Dalits, Caste, and Political Power in South India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199468157
eISBN:
9780199088829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468157.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

Tamil politics is dominated by two political parties that emerged out of the Dravidian movement and cemented their political position in part through agitation against the imposition of Hindi as a ... More


Jignesh Mevani

Pradeep Chhibber and Harsh Shah

in India Tomorrow: Conversations with the Next Generation of Political Leaders

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190125837
eISBN:
9780190991456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125837.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Jignesh Mevani is an independent legislator in the Indian state of Gujarat. A former journalist, he joined electoral politics to address issues of social justice and economic equality. Unlike many ... More


Panthers in Parliament: Dalits, Caste, and Political Power in South India

Hugo Gorringe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199468157
eISBN:
9780199088829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468157.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

In the late 1990s, a group representing Dalits in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu called the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi—or Liberation Panthers Party—shook the established social and political ... More


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