Rethinking Inequality : Dalits in Uttar Pradesh in the Market Reform Era

@inproceedings{Kapur2010RethinkingI,
  title={Rethinking Inequality : Dalits in Uttar Pradesh in the Market Reform Era},
  author={Devesh Kapur and Chandra Bhan Prasad and L. Pritchett and Darsana S. Babu},
  year={2010}
}
In the debates surrounding the consequences of India’s shift from a state-led to a market-oriented economic model, the issue of caste and caste practices, particularly for dalits, has been an empirical weak link. We draw on a unique survey designed and implemented by members of the dalit community to capture social practices and conditions important to them which are not featured in the usual household surveys. This survey asked all dalit households in two blocks of Uttar Pradesh (Azamgarh and… CONTINUE READING
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