Caste, Occupation and Politics on the Ganges: Passages of by Assa Doron

By Assa Doron

This fascinating anthropological learn investigates how the boatmen of Banaras have repositioned themselves in the conventional social association and used their privileged place at the river to contest upper-caste and nation domination. Assa Doron examines the evolution of the boatmen group, drawing on quite a few assets to light up the cultural politics of social and monetary inequality in modern India. Caste, career and Politics at the Ganges deals perception into contemporary debates in regards to the cultural and historic different types of social perform and resistance on the juncture among culture and the worldwide financial system, and should for that reason charm not just to anthropologists, yet to an individual operating within the box of improvement reports, globalization, faith, politics and cultural studies.

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