Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Rajni ioned. Review. A classic collection edited by Rajni Kothari, much of which remains relevant in the Indian political scenario four decades since its. Caste in Indian Politics has 28 ratings and 1 review. Rejecting the prevailing dichotomy between traditional society and modern polity, Caste in Indian P.

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If activists operate as casteist in social and occupational life, how can they think in terms of operating as non-casteist in political life? Rajni Kothari examined the relationship between caste and politics by analysing the issue rajnni to what happens to political system because of the vote of castes. He shows how the diminishing influence of caste hierarchies has had widespread implications for the voting patterns of the jati-clusters caste groups.

Caste and Race in India.

Of the nine studies that follow, four are based on detailed imdian of individual caste movements and structures a Rejecting the prevailing dichotomy between traditional society and modern polity, Caste in Indian Politics examines their interaction in given community and territorial settings. Buy the selected items together This item: Kothari was an only son of his father, a Jain trader.

Another study conducted among 1, voters in Puna in the same year revealed that caste affected voting in 58 per cent cases. Visit our Help Pages. It also considers caste political movements in Rajasthan, Andhra, and also raajni urban areas of Pune rajbi Agra. Very useful to help building a real understanding of India. No trivia or quizzes yet.


Pravin Prakash is currently reading it Jun 24, The use of caste in politics was analysed by Rajni Kothari in two different stages. Write a product review.

The volume will be of interest to students and scholars of political science. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Andre Beteille see Kothari, He had also started writing for Seminarthe journal published by Romesh Thapar.

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InLokayan was awarded the Right Livelihood Award. Add both to Cart. Bholanath Tandi rated it really liked it Apr 02, Thanks for telling us about the problem. The other five focus on the macro dimensions of the political involvement of caste. Nikhil rated it really liked it Jan 28, Caste in Indian Politics by Rajni Kothari.

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He says that politics is the acquisition of power for the realisation of certain goals and power is acquired by consolidating positions through mobilising the group caste support. Lists with This Book. Uneasy is the Life of the Mind. Rahul Shejol rated it it was ok Jan 27, An added it Apr 24, There is also change in leadership in this stage.

Relationship between Caste and Politics in India

Feb 22, Debika Paul added it. While the individual essays help build an understanding of fundamentals of politics in India, the introduction presents caste in a completely new dimension. With politixs to the awareness of political changes and major political problems in the country, he found that higher castes had more interest than the middle and the lower castes.


Ankita Mehra rated it really liked it Feb cast, Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? Pravin Prakash rated it really liked it Jan 16, I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? They want to protect caste and free caste from politics and politics from caste. In his introduction, Kothari posits the role of politics as a system that attempts to build on existing organisational forms in society, and clearly caste has been an important social structure across India.

The interest and awareness of various castes in politics may be studied in terms of four factors: This page was last edited on 6 Decemberat Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. A must read for students who aspire to become academicians in Indian politics.