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Untouchable community in South India, structure and consensus

Michael Moffatt

Untouchable community in South India, structure and consensus

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India, South,
  • India, South.
    • Subjects:
    • Caste -- India, South,
    • Dalits -- India, South,
    • India, South -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael Moffatt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS484 .M64
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxliii, 323 p. :
      Number of Pages323
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4740637M
      ISBN 100691093776
      LC Control Number78051183

      An Untouchable Community in South India. Structure and Consensus. Kenneth G. Zysk & Michael Moffatt - - Journal of the American Oriental Society (4)


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Shaktism intrigues in many ways. Only some occupations were considered physically im. Paraiyar Drummers of Sri Lanka: consensus and constraint in an untouchable caste DENNIS B. MCGILVRAY-University of Colorado, Boulder Michael Moffatt’s (a; see also ,b) recent study, An Untouchable Communi- ty in South India: Structure and Consensus, generally supports Louis Dumont’s holistic em-Cited by: The caste system upside down / Joan P.

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37–, ISBN Dalit, meaning "broken/scattered" in Sanskrit and Hindi, is a term used for those aboriginal ethnic groups who have been subjected to untouchability.

Dalits were excluded from the four-fold varna system of Hinduism and were seen as forming a fifth varna, also known by the name of now profess various religious beliefs, including Hinduism, Buddhism.

AN UNTOUCHABLE COMMUNITY IN SOUTH INDIA: STRUCTURE AND CONSENSUS. By Michael Moffatt. Princeton: Princeton University Press, Pp. xliii + $ An important revisionist study of Untouchability from a structuralist perspective. Moffatt argues, contrary to a number of previous social-scientific interpretations of Untouchability, that the â view from the.

The Rutgers picture book: an illustrated history of student life in the 8 copies An Untouchable community in South India, structure and consensus 1 copy Members. An untouchable community in South India: Structure and consensus Untouchable social structure, and Untouchable religious belief and practice.

Author: David Mosse. By drawing on careful multi-method explorations of a single case - local-level electoral quotas for members of formerly 'untouchable' castes in India - this book provides nuanced, thorough and ultimately optimistic responses to these by: 6.

In his book, An untouchable community of South India, Michael Moffatt argues that the untouchables live in consensus with the wider Indian culture by replicating among themselves virtually every relation and institutioni from which they have been excluded by the higher castes.

An Untouchable Community in South India: Structure and Consensus (Princeton Legacy Library) by Michael Moffatt Hardcover. Life as a Dalit looks at caste society from the point of view of the Dalits, focusing on their worldview, emotions, and critical appraisal of their own position and of the higher groups.

It is a volume based on the critical perspectives provided by scholars who have turned around the more acclaimed and accepted theories of caste society privileging the Brahmanical and textual.

This book is an examination of gender in South Asia and its intersection with other social variables like caste and class. It spans a wide canvas in terms of different social classes, ranging from elite to Dalit women of India, and takes material from ancient texts and modern media, literature and ethnographic materials forming a historical by: 4.

The author's attempt to show what "Untouchables themselves think of untouchability" (p. 51) is limited largely to a critique of Moffat's account (An Untouchable Community in South India: Structure and Consensus, Princeton University Press, ) of how Untouchables replicate mainstream caste order in their own relations with other groups.

I Was Born An Untouchable: This Is My Story - Read online for free. My stories, my family’s stories, were not stories in India. They were just life. When I left and made new friends in a new country, only then did the things that happened to my family, the things we had done, become stories.

Stories worth telling, st. An untouchable community in south India: structure and consensus. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, Mohan, J. History of dalit struggle for freedom: Dravidian parties and dalit upsurge in Tamil Nadu. Her ethnographic research on Dalit (“untouchable”) women of India has been published under the title Love and Revolutions: Market Women and Social Change in India (University Press of America, ).Author: Eloise Hiebert Meneses.

From Militant Rejection to Pragmatic Consensus: Caste among Madigas in Andhra Pradesh ‘ Continuity and Change in an Ex–Untouchable Community in South India ’, in James.

Tucson: University of Arizona Press, pp. 37 – Google Scholar. Moffat, Michael. An Untouchable Community in South India: Structure and Consensus Cited by: 9. society and culture in South Asia with particular focus on India with occasional journeys into other parts of South Asia (mainly Sri Lanka).

The course will discuss material on untouchability and social abjection, embodiment and sexuality, bourgeois worldview in a postcolonial society and class upward mobility, religious nationalism and civil war. Moffatt, Michael.

An Untouchable Community in South India: Structure and Consensus. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Mosse, David. “Responding to Subordination: the Politics of Identity Change among South Indian Untouchable Castes.”.

Outlining the broad context of the s in India, the volume’s editors argue that the emerging visibility of Dalit movements, the expansion of affirmative action programs, Dalit women’s critiques of patriarchy, and broader global debates on discrimination have all helped lay the ground for new theoretical interventions on the role of caste.

Etymology. The name Paraiyar is thought to be derived from the word "parai" (ancient war-drum).In contrast to the South Indian parai, which is a skinny one sided frame drum, the parai played by the Sri Lankans is large, stocky and double sided (resembling the Dhol).

The earliest mention of the Paraiyars is in Sangam literature, and the Purananuru, of the 1st century BCE. The Ugly Truth About India's Caste System - Read online for free. Notions of the ritual purity of the Brahmana go back to the Brahmana as the Vedic ritual specialist.

As I have mentioned earlier, Vedic Brahmanism had been less prominent with the rise of Puranic Hinduism. But there was a revival of Vedic rituals, le.

↑ Moffatt, Michael, An Untouchable Community in South India: Structure andNew Series, Vol. 15, No. 1 (Mar., ), p. ↑ From Aditi to Durga; Further reading Edit. Elst, Koenraad: Who is a Hindu.

() ISBN ; Frawley, David: How I became a Hindu - My discovery of Vedic Dharma. Life as a Dalit looks at caste society from the point of view of the Dalits, focusing on their worldview, emotions, and critical appraisal of their own position and of the higher groups.

It is a volume based on the critical perspectives provided by Price: $ Untouchable Community m South India: Structure and Consensus, Princiton University Press Princeton, New Jersey. Mukherjee, C, Prabhali,Beyond the Four Vamas: The Untouchables in India, Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi.

File Size: KB. Michael, Dalits in Modern India: Vision and Values () Mines, Fierce Gods: Inequality, Ritual and the Politics of Dignity in a South Indian Village () Mines, Everyday Life in South Asia, () Moffatt, An Untouchable Community in South India: Structure and Consensus ().An Untouchable Community in South India: Structure and Consensus.

Princeton, N.J., An important ethnography that draws on Louis Dumont's emphasis on the ideological consensus of purity and pollution to examine social relations and religious structure among an untouchable caste in a southern Indian village.Atrocities and Segregation in an Urban Social Structure.

Nandu Ram. Continuity and Change in 'Ex- Untouchable' Community of South India. Joan P Mencher. A reading of "Untouchable": The Autobiography of an Indian Outcaste.

[The book] tries to take a look at caste from the bottom, rather than from the top the recovery of the lost voices.