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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As such, politics does not affect the structure of society.

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Thus, caste system which had only ritualistic function including determining occupation and social status assumed the new role of regulating political behaviour of the people.

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It is not only the large castes which affect politics but kotuari the smaller castes which have become important in seeking votes.

Relationship between Caste and Politics in India

In he published Politics in Indiawhich first theorized Indian National Congress as a system rather than a party. Retrieved 24 January Ronaldo Cris rated it really liked it Jan 21, Binu Joseph marked it as to-read Jun 28, A critical introduction by Rajni Kothari provides the analytical framework.

Nikhil rated it really liked it Jan 28, As regards the first view, Rajni Politicz does not agree with it. The lower the social and economic status of a caste, the higher the importance of the vote. Share your thoughts with other customers.

There is also change in leadership in this stage. In reality, however, this is a false approach to the phenomenon of modernisation; it is especially misleading when the phenomenon takes place in the context of democratic politics.

Caste in Indian Politics

They want to protect caste and free caste from politics and politics from caste. There, thus, emerge cross-cutting alliances.

Just as in the s and the s social reformers believed that without the enlightment of masses, their rahni for political activity was not possible, similarly today also politicians try to get support from the caste leaders and at the same time drive home to them the utility of political means in achieving their goals. Hasrsha Vardhan rated it it was amazing Jan 20, Add both to Cart. While the individual essays help build an understanding of fundamentals of politics in India, the introduction presents caste in a completely new dimension.


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