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Symbolism Over Substance?: Symbols, Space, and Power

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/9780199468157.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

One of the key criticisms of Dalit politics across India is that it is too focused on a politics of symbols and identity rather than issues like redistribution. Ambedkar images and statues—or his ... More


Telangana Movement: A Cultural–Political Discourse

Gaurav J. Pathania

in The University as a Site of Resistance: Identity and Student Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199488414
eISBN:
9780199097722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199488414.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The available literature on the Telangana movement offers historical, political, and economic perspectives that define Telangana as a ‘backward’ region and the movement as an offshoot to this ... More


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