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A transformative service research perspective on caste-based discrimination in microcredit lending in India.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Services Marketing. 2022, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p964-976. 13p.

Abstract: Purpose: This research aims to address the transformative service research (TSR) agenda by examining the issue of caste-based financial exclusion in microcredit lending services in India. To do so, it draws on statistical discrimination theory from lab...

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Sport-for-development and social inclusion in caste-ridden India: opportunities and challenges.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Soccer & Society. Dec2022, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p970-986. 17p. 1 Diagram, 1 Chart.

Abstract: This paper explores how a sport-for-development soccer programme sought to create opportunities for social inclusion in low and high-caste social contexts in rural India. This study reveals that the caste system in India influences cultural, systemic a...

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The politics of metaphor: traces of casteism and patriarchy in the work of Shah Abdul Latif.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Postcolonial Studies. Dec2022, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p469-488. 20p.

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Abstract: This article examines the poetry of Shah Abdul Latif for its casteist and patriarchal drift. In particular, it focuses on the 'Dalit question' and the interpretation of Latif's poetry by both progressive and conservative sections of Sindhi society. Lat...

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Caste-Based Discrimination, Microfinance Credit Scores, and Microfinance Loan Approvals Among Females in India.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Business & Society. Feb2022, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p372-388. 17p.

Abstract: We draw on the phenomenon of caste-based discrimination in India and signaling theory to assess whether microfinance credit scores improve the odds of female micropreneurs from a lower caste receiving loans and whether visible business characteristics ...

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Women in Oppressive Societies as Portrayed in Kollywood Movies.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): American Journal of Economics & Sociology. Jan2022, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p173-185. 13p.

Abstract: The three films discussed in this article describe the cultural and living conditions of women who are socially oppressed in Tamil Nadu, in southern India. Each film exposes a different method of oppression used to subjugate these women: oppression by ...

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Gender inequality and caste: Field experimental evidence from India.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. Oct2021, Vol. 190, p111-124. 14p.

Abstract: • Patients statistically discriminate doctors by gender in an experiment in India • Caste quotas for college seats increase gender discrimination of low-caste doctors • Caste quotas for college seats reduce gender discrimination of high-caste doctors •...

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History as Patriotism: Lessons from India.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Genocide Research. Jun2022, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p171-181. 11p.

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Abstract: It appears even more exaggerated because it simultaneously asserts that since Hindus constitute the majority community in India, and since the BJP apparently represents Hindu interests, it is the natural guardian of the Indian/Hindu nation as well.[3] ...

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Intersections of caste, class, and gender in healthcare sanitation work in India: Social work imperatives for restructuring marginalized women's care work.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Asian Social Work & Policy Review; Oct2022, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p254-264, 11p

Abstract: Copyright of Asian Social Work & Policy Review is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print...

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Gender and Caste: The Politics of Embodied Spatial Negotiations in Rural Odisha, India.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies. Jun2022, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p526-542. 17p.

Abstract: Drawing from fieldwork on frontline health workers in villages in the state of Odisha, India, this paper critically interrogates the complex ways in which frontline health workers negotiate between their intersecting gender and caste identities and the...

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The Ingredients of Casteism: Holy Week and Syrian Christian Food Practices in Kerala, India.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies. Jun2022, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p401-416. 16p.

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Abstract: This article examines casteism and the food practices of dominant-caste Syrian Christians during Holy Week in Kerala, India. Kerala is often deemed to be educated, progressive and secular. However, education and secular practices have not eradicated ca...

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