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Inequalities, Caste, and Social Exclusion: Dalit Women’s Citizenship

Shobha Raghuram ()
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Shobha Raghuram: Social Justice, Public Policy, Ethics

Development, 2019, vol. 62, issue 1, 154-159

Abstract: Abstract The article focuses on the problematic issues of the extreme degree of inequalities, discrimination and social exclusion as faced by women and in particular Dalit women in a democracy. Social justice is the central column of a socially inclusive democracy and the lack of it is reflected in the unequal economic, political and social status of women as is so highly evidenced in the case of Dalit (Dalit means ‘broken, scattered’ in Hindi, Sanskrit and refers to ethnic groups. The term is officially referred by the State as scheduled caste.) women and other marginalized groups in India.

Keywords: Gender; Poverty; Democracy; Discrimination; Vulnerability; Violence (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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