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Writing Ordinary Lives

Using the "discourse of participation", and drawing from a narrative that speaks about ordinary lives, two dalit texts throw light on various practices that are the subject of interest of the social sciences. This is contrasted to mainstream epistemology that is constrained by mere objectivity, reducing, for example, the study of caste to variants rather than of the phenomenon itself.

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