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Anthropology of untouchability

Yasumasa Sekine

Anthropology of untouchability

"impurity" and "pollution" in a South Indian society

by Yasumasa Sekine

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Published by National Museum of Ethnology in Osaka .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dalits -- India -- Tamil Nadu,
  • Tamil Nadu (India) -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-370) and index.

    StatementYasumasa Sekine.
    SeriesSenri ethnological studies -- no. 61.
    ContributionsKokuritsu Minzokugaku Hakubutsukan.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvii, 385 p., [1] folded leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages385
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17626260M
    OCLC/WorldCa50189648

      The practice of untouchability is often associated with Hinduism and believed to be found only in India. But as per , it has been prevalent by different names in Japan (the Buraku), Korea (the Paekchong), Tibet (the Ragyappa), and Burma (Pagoda slaves). Some societies in Islam are also believed to follow a social classification.   A Companion to the Anthropology of India offers a broad overview of the rapidly evolving scholarship on Indian society from the earliest area studies to views of India’s globalization in the twenty-first century.. Provides readers with an important new introduction to the anthropology of India; Explores the larger global issues that have transformed India since Author: Isabelle Clark-Decès.

      While heavy going in parts, the care and thoughtful comparative reflection on a vast body of anthropological research has made this a strangely significant touchstone for me, in part because of my own memories of a large part of my childhood spent in India, and in part because of my sense that untouchability is both very Indian in the /5(2). Annaya’s Anthropology By vijaysree venkatraman The relationship between death and Untouchability is sometimes very subtle. In Bengal, for instance, there are two subcastes of the people in the oil profession: those who only sell oil are of a higher caste, whereas those who actually work the oilpress are of a lower caste. The pages got.

    Prominent folklorist Alan Dundes, a professor of anthropology and folklore at the University of California at Berkeley, offers a unique Freudian analysis of caste and untouchability in his new book, "Two Tales of Sparrow and Crow" (Rowman & Littlefield, ).   Book description: In the Sitapurdistrict of Uttar Pradesh, an agricultural region with high rates of infant mortality, maternal health services are poor while family planning efforts are intensive. a new vision of "untouchability" emerges that is integral to visions of progress. Sarah Pinto is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Tufts Author: Sarah Pinto.


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Oxford: Clarendon. E-mail. Two Tales of Crow and Sparrow: A Freudian Folkloristic Essay on Caste and Untouchability. Alan Dundes, professor of anthropology and folklore at the University of California, and a leading authority in the study of folklore, is the author or editor of more than thirty by: Book Condition: The book is % readable but visibly worn, and damaged.

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Although the government has introduced equal opportunity legislation in an effort to right some of history's wrongs, untouchability is an accident of birth that continues to stigmatize and ostracize more.

The subjugation of millions of people in a caste system that is a radical form of apartheid has long had its critics, both from within India and from outside it.

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