Scheduled Castes Quest for Land and Social Equality

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  • Author :Harshad R. Trivedi
  • Year of Publication :1996
  • ISBN: :9788170225935
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: 227
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Anthropology, Scheduled Castes and Schduled Tribes, Social Work

About the Book :

The book provides a brief historical background of the subject together with the aims and objects to explore realistic conditions of scheduled castes at ground level. To begin with, a profile of scheduled castes communities with their social background is outlined. Besides, the extent of land for self cultivation, cropping pattern, land mortgage and related issue are studied and analysed. The assessment of dependence on agricultural labour and other kind of occupations, income, indebtedness, poverty and assets throw further light on means of livelihood of sample households of scheduled castes.

About Author :

Harshad R. Trivedi was born (1923) in the village of Hariana in the Jamnagar District of Gujarat State (India). His student life was spent in Baroda where his family migrated during his childhood. He received Ph. D. Degree in 1955 from the M.S. University of Baroda, Department of Sociology under Prof. M. N. Srinivas. Subsequently, be worked among the Dubla Halpati and Naika tribes of South Gujarat for about a year in the Tribal Research Unit of Gujarat Research Society of Bombay.