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Mobilisation of Backward Communities in India

B.V. Bhosale (Editor)
Synopsis The mobilisation of backward communities in India has several socio-economic and political dimensions. The nature and extent of mobilization achieved by the backward communities of India as a result of reservation policy to some extent in areas of education, employment and politics is to some extent important in post-independence period. This book on “Mobilisation of Backward Communities in India”, throws light on several issues. Firstly, who are the backward communities and problems in identification of backward communities. Secondly, since the socio-economic problems of the Backward Communities are not similar requires formation of theoretical perspectives. Thirdly, problems of Backward Communities. Fourthly, issues in mobilization. Lastly, what is the nature of politics and to what extent backward communities are uplifted and empowered. The book discloses the issues, achievements, obstacles and failures of backward communities, and further setting agenda for efficient mobilization to achieve social justice. The Tribals, Dalits, and Backward communities continue to suffer exploitation, discrimination and deprivations. In the conclusion, there is voice for serious thinking on issues pertaining to mobilization. The book is the outcome of empirical and secondary data.
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About the author

B.V. Bhosale

Dr. Balkrishna Vithal Bhosale (b. 1968), completed matriculation at St. Francis Xavier High School, Matheran, (1984). B.A., Sir Parsurambhau college, Pune, (1989). M.A., Department of Sociology, University of Pune, (1991) and Ph.D., University of Pune, (1998). He has worked as lecturer Chowgule College, Margao, Goa (`1992-1995), Chetna’s Smt. Kusumtai Chaudhari College of Arts and Commerce, Bandra, Mumbai, 1995-1996, Department of sociology, University of Pune, (1996-2000). Presently as Reader in Sociology, University of Mumbai, Mumbai since 2000. He has also authored a book “Charmakars in Transition” (2003). He has several articles, reviews, to his credits in bulletins, journals, and newspapers. His area of specialization is Sociology of Marginal Groups, Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory. Other areas of interest are Industry and Labour, Sociology of Informal Sector, Urban and Rural Sociology. He has carried extensive field work and believes in action oriented research. He has participated in several national and international conferences and seminars.

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Bibliographic information

Title Mobilisation of Backward Communities in India
Author B.V. Bhosale
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2004
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8176295884
length xlii+298p., Tables; Notes; References; Index; 23cm.