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Caste and Gender Understanding Dynamics of Power and Violence

Caste and Gender Understanding Dynamics of Power and Violence

Caste and Gender: Understanding Dynamics of Power and Violence Vasanth Kannabiran Kalpana Kannabiran The social relations of caste and gender are based on the exercise of power through the use of force. What we witness today in the increasing violence that enforces the maintenance of "order' in relations of caste and gender is the weakening of an absolute power which did not permit the space for the articulation of a grievance and the consequent blurring of carefully drawn lines of demarcation.

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