Mobilizing the Marginalized

Ethnic Parties without Ethnic Movements
Oxford University Press Inc
  • erschienen am 15. August 2019
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  • Softcover
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  • 248 Seiten
978-0-19-091643-5 (ISBN)
In Mobilizing the Marginalized, Amit Ahuja shows how social movements by marginalized ethnic groups - those who are stigmatized by others and disproportionately poor - undermine bloc voting to generate competition for marginalized citizens' votes across political parties.
  • Englisch
  • New York
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  • USA
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978-0-19-091643-5 (9780190916435)
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Amit Ahuja is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research focuses on the processes of inclusion and exclusion in multiethnic societies. He has studied this within the context of ethnic parties and movements, military organization, intercaste marriage, and skin color preferences in South Asia. Professor Ahuja's research has been supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Institute of Indian Studies, the National Bureau of Asian Research and the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, the Hellman Family Foundation, the University of California at Santa Barbara, and the University of Michigan.
List of Figures, Maps, and Tables
List of Abbreviations
1 Introduction
2 Mobilization and the Marginalized
3 Historical Dalit Social Mobilization
4 The Effects of Historical Dalit Social Mobilization
5 Dalit Party Performance and Bloc Voting
6 Dalit Social Mobilization and Bloc Voting
7 How Mobilization Type Shapes Dalit Welfare
8 The Identity Trap
9 Conclusion: Whither Dalit Politics?
Appendix A Focus Groups and Follow-up Interviews
Appendix B Locality-based Campaign Survey
Appendix C An Observational Study Assessing Caste Boundaries in the Indian
Marriage Market

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