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Waghmore, Suryakant

Works: 4 works in 16 publications in 1 language and 773 library holdings
Roles: Author, Editor
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Most widely held works by Suryakant Waghmore
Civility against caste : Dalit politics and citizenship in Western India by Suryakant Waghmore( )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caste and Dalit politics in the making of civil society -- Dalit movements in the post-panther period : contextualising the BSP and MHA in Marathwada -- Of peasant kings and untouchable citizens : caste violence and democratisation of public spaces in rural Maharashtra -- Jameen Aamchya Hakkachi : politics of land rights and advocacy NGOs in Marathwada -- The imagined "Bahujan" : caste and cultural repertoires of BSP -- Beyond Mahar dominance : the making of Phule-Ambedkarite Mangs in MHA -- Electoral politics and Dalit freedoms -- Between high democracy and low civility : why Dalits need a civil society
From the margins to the mainstream : institutionalising minorities in South Asia by Hugo Gorringe( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant analysis of the socio-political processes that helps us understand the challenges faced by marginalised populations for representation and recognition in India. The premise of democratic politics is that all citizens are equal and have an equal right to a say in national politics. This definition of democracy, however, is observed far more in the breach than in practice. Muslims, Dalits and Adivasis continue their struggle to seek entry into the institution from which they seem to be barred. Drawing on in-depth case studies the book explores how marginalised groups that achieve a degree of political inclusion often discover that it amounts to 'adverse incorporation' which is disempowering because it requires them to moderate or abandon key demands. The book is a unique work on the irony of 'institutionalisation'
Post-Panther Dalit movements and the making of civility in India by Suryakant Waghmore( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civil society has come to dominate the discourses of development and social change for the last few decades. This thesis is a critical engagement with the liberal ideas of civil society; it specifically explores the politics that surfaces in the civic sphere in the context of caste inequalities through the study of Dalit socio-political organisations that occupy the margins of civil society in India. This ethnography of Dalit politics interrogates the intersections of caste and civil society in current globalised times and spaces through exploration into post-Panther phase of Dalit politics in rural Maharashtra. The focus is on two socio-political movements; one is Manavi Hakk Abhiyan (MHA), a grassroots Dalit organisation with international networks and the other is Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) a national Dalit political party. This study offers insights into the dynamic nature of caste and its vitality in constructing localised form/s of civil society in India. A common running theme in the thesis is Dalit politics of resistance and their struggle to access justice through the state despite the continued denial of justice to Dalits through fragmented institutions of the state. The study, thus, observes how the participation of Dalit movements in claiming democratic citizenship through party politics occurs alongside the marginalisation of Dalit assertion in electoral politics. Looking beyond the state, the thesis charts the relationships between Dalits and the external relational fields within which they operate: it details the vernacular modes of communication in the civic sphere where protests and violence are important modes; the innovative uses of caste and cultural repertoires by Dalit movements in challenging caste hierarchy and forming collective identities of protest; and finally, the context of global associational revolution and engagement of NGOs and INGOs as new associations in Dalit politics of resistance. This thesis contributes to the larger debates on the makings of caste and civil society in India and argues that caste and Dalit movements have a key role in constructing localised forms of civility and civil society that challenge the dynamic hierarchies and exclusions of caste
Dalits and development : a reapraisal( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Suryakant Waghmore

English (16)