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Comparative contexts of discrimination

Surinder S. Jodhka

Comparative contexts of discrimination

caste and untouchability in South Asia

by Surinder S. Jodhka

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Published by Indian Institute of Dalit Studies in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 18-20).

StatementSurinder S. Jodhka, Ghanshyam Shah
SeriesWorking paper series / Indian Institute of Dalit Studies -- Vol. 4, no. 05
ContributionsShah, Ghanshyam, Indian Institute of Dalit Studies
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LC ClassificationsHT720+
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24540499M
LC Control Number2010318650

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