Written in a simple style, this book provides a comprehensive overview of scholarship on the issue of caste in India. It covers a wide range of perspectives and approaches and yet does not overlook any of the complexities involved. Its a must read for students, researchers and all those interested in understanding caste in India!!
The book is concise and situates the reader in a position to access the various debates and discussions on caste. Good for students, researchers and anyone who is interested in reading a balanced view that is supported by solid data. It is a good place to begin reading more from, or even a book that would help for reference for someone working on the subject.
The author provides a brief but nuanced overview of the various themes and issues related to the lived experiences of caste in contemporary times. Written in a simple style, this book is a must read for students, research scholars, academics and anyone else interested in understanding the importance of caste