Is Caste Destiny? Occupational Diversification among Dalits in Rural India

Among the most distinctive features of Indian caste system is the close link between castes and occupations, especially in rural India, with Dalits or Scheduled Castes (SCs) clustered in the least well-paid and most socially degrading occupations. We use several rounds of quinquennial surveys from t...

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Volume: 29
Main Author: Gang, Ira N
Sen, Kunal
Yun, Myeong-Su
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: BASINGSTOKE PALGRAVE MACMILLAN LTD 01.04.2017
published in: European journal of development research Vol. 29; no. 2; pp. 476 - 492
ORCID: 0000-0003-3788-8798
Data of publication: 2017-04-01
ISSN: 0957-8811
1743-9728
EISSN: 1743-9728
Discipline: Economics
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