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Connecting the Dots

Government, Community, and Family

by Peggy Wireman

<p>Despite its size and social diversity, the United States is one nation, and what happens in one city or neighborhood ultimately affects all Americans. &quot;Connecting the Dots&quot; addresses the complex relationships between family and ...

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Consumer Vulnerability

Conditions, contexts and characteristics

by Kathy Hamilton, Susan Dunnett & Maria Piacentini

<p>Consumer vulnerability is of growing importance as a research topic for those exploring wellbeing. This book provides space to critically engage with the conditions, contexts and characteristics of consumer vulnerability, which affect how ...

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Contested Property Claims

What Disagreement Tells Us About Ownership

by Maja Hojer Bruun, Patrick Joseph Cockburn, Bjarke Skærlund Risager & others

<p>Property relations are such a common feature of social life that the complexity of the web of laws, practices, and ideas that allow a property regime to function smoothly are often forgotten. But we are quickly reminded of this complexity ...

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Contested Welfare States

Welfare Attitudes in Europe and Beyond

by Stefan Svallfors

<p>The welfare state is a trademark of the European social model. An extensive set of social and institutional actors provides protection against common risks, offering economic support in periods of hardship and ensuring access to care and ...

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Living Without Welfare

by Jeremy Seabrook

<p>Britain's welfare state, one of the greatest achievements of our post-war reconstruction, was regarded as the cornerstone of modern society. Today, that cornerstone is wilfully being dismantled by a succession of governments, with horrifying ...

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Dalit Agenda and Grazing Land to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

by Jai Shankar Prasad

<p>The Congress government under Digvijay Singh embarked upon a programme of land reform in the state beginning in 1998, consisting of distribution of a portion of the government-owned charnoi (common grazing) land to dalits and tribals, ...

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Dalit And Indian Caste System

by Jai Shankar Prasad

<p>Dalits represent a community of 170 million in India, constituting 17% of the population. One out of every six Indians is Dalit, yet due to their caste identity Dalits regularly face discrimination and violence which prevent them from ...

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Dalit And Social Justice

by Jai Shankar Prasad

<p>Sixty-eight years after India’s independence, the Dalit community continues to be oppressed. Their life conditions are abysmal, they are exploited, denied basic human rights and access to economic and natural resources, and continue in ...

ISBN: 9789388034616

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Dalit And The Law In Twenty-First Century

by Jai Shankar Prasad

<p>Over one-sixth of India’s population, some 170 million people, live a precarious existence, shunned by much of Indian society because of their rank as -untouchables- or Dalits literally meaning -broken- people-at the bottom of India’s caste ...

ISBN: 9789388034623

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Dalit Minority And Caste Politics In India

by Jai Shankar Prasad

<p>Historically it has been very hard to change the structure of caste politics in India. Contemporary India, however, has seen the influence of caste start to decline. This is partly due to the spread of education to all castes which has had a ...

ISBN: 9789388034630

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Dalit Movement In India Role Of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

by Jai Shankar Prasad

<p>The Dalit Buddhist movement (dubbed as Navayana by certain Ambedkerites) is a 19th and 20th-century Buddhist revival movement in India. It received its most substantial impetus from B. R. Ambedkar’s call for the conversion of Dalits to ...

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Dalit Politics And Literature

by Jai Shankar Prasad

<p>The last quarter of the Twentieth Century reflected tremendous changes in the Indian Political System and represented political assertions by new social forces. Dalit literature, or literature about the Dalits, an oppressed Indian caste under

ISBN: 9789388034654

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Dalit Social Empowerment In India

by Jai Shankar Prasad

<p>The plight of the Dalits in India in all areas of life - economic, social, spiritual and economic has been pathetic throughout their history and continues as such even today, albeit a little alleviated. The major empowerment of the Dalits, ...

ISBN: 9789388034661

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Dalit Welfare And Indian Constitution

by Jai Shankar Prasad

<p>The continuous practice of &quot;untouchability,&quot; other caste-based discrimination, violence against Dalit men, women, and children, and other abuses are in violation of numerous domestic and international laws a cruel reality. Though, a

ISBN: 9789388034678

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Dalit Women

Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India

by S. Anandhi & Karin Kapadia

<p>Through its investigation of the underlying political economy of gender, caste and class in India, this book shows how changing historical geographies are shaping the subjectivities of Dalits across India in ways that are neither fixed nor ...

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Dalit Women And Globalisation In 21st Century

by Jai Shankar Prasad

<p>The economic reforms begun in India in 1991 were couched in the language of ‘modernisation’, yet they have done little to challenge the caste and gender discrimination faced by Dalit women - in some ways their situation is worse. The popular ...

ISBN: 9789388034685

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Dalit Women and Human Rights

by Jai Shankar Prasad

<p>Gender is now considered not a biological but a social construct. Women have been oppressed, suppressed, marginalized or rather colonized by men since ages. Violence against women should be viewed as a human right violation and a crime, ...

ISBN: 9789388034692

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Dalit Women Fear And Discrimination

by Jai Shankar Prasad

<p>Dalit is a designation for a group of people traditionally regarded as untouchable. The highest population of this class of people have been recorded in India. Due to their nature of work, they have been, on many occasions, deprived of their ...

ISBN: 9789388034708

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Darwin's Moving

by Taylor Lambert

<p><em>Darwin’s Moving</em> introduces readers to the colourful characters who populate the furniture moving trade, a male-dominated world of labour with relatively high pay and no need for education of any sort. Movers have a unique window into

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David Riesman’s Unpublished Writings and Continuing Legacy

by Keith Kerr, B. Garrick Harden & Marcus Aldredge

<p>It has been over 60 years since David Riesman’s most famous work The Lonely Crowd brought him international acclaim. While this remains a best-selling sociology book, Riesman’s expertise and publications spanned far beyond the treatment of ...

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