Dalit Capital

Dalit Capital : State, Markets and Civil Society in Urban India

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Dalit Capital explores the relation between caste and Indian capitalism. It explores the ways in which caste and social discrimination reinvent themselves under the guise of modern capitalism. It demonstrates how 'inclusion' holds Dalits at a disadvantage, perpetrated by the state, markets and the civil society.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 296 pages
  • 144 x 220 x 24mm | 479.99g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • CRC Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1138822531
  • 9781138822535
  • 2,289,577

About Aseem Prakash

Aseem Prakash is Associate Professor, School of Public Policy and Governance, Tata Institute of Social Sciences.show more

Table of contents

Introduction 1. Dalits, Theories of Caste and Transformative Recognition and Redistribution 2. Dalit Entrepreneurs in Urban Markets of Middle India 3. Dalit Entrepreneurs and the Role of the State in the Markets 4. Market-based Profit Accumulation and Civil Society 5. Intersectionality, Discrimination and Unfavourable Inclusion Conclusion: Caste and Markets Bibliography. About the Author. Indexshow more