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Caste, Occupation and Politics on the Ganges

Passages of Resistance

Caste, Occupation and Politics on the Ganges by Assa Doron
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This intriguing anthropological study investigates how the boatmen of Banaras have repositioned themselves within the traditional social organization and used their privileged position on the river to contest upper-caste and state domination. Assa Doron examines the evolution of the boatmen community, drawing on a variety of sources to illuminate the cultural politics of social and economic inequality in contemporary India. Caste, Occupation and Politics on the Ganges offers insight into recent debates about the cultural and historical forms of social practice and resistance at the juncture between tradition and the global economy, and will therefore appeal not only to anthropologists, but to anyone working in the field of development studies, globalization, religion, politics and cultural studies.
Taylor and Francis; December 2016
216 pages; ISBN 9781351953269
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Title: Caste, Occupation and Politics on the Ganges
Author: Assa Doron
 
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9781351953269
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