ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Caste, Identity Politics and Public Sphere

One Step Outside Modernity

The contradictory engagement with mdoernity by the lower castes has an important message: being one step outside modernity alone can guarantee them a public where the politics of difference can articulate itself, and caste can emerge as a legitimate category of democratic politics. Being one step outside modernity is indeed being one step ahead of modernity.

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