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Caste and higher education: the Rohith Vemula case

Shahid, Amal (2016) Caste and higher education: the Rohith Vemula case. South Asia @ LSE (15 Feb 2016). Website.

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Last month a 26 year old Dalit PhD student at the University of Hyderabad took his own life following an unjust indictment from the administration. Amal Shahid writes that despite a progressive constitution and policies to support lower caste access to higher education, the Rohith Vemula case highlights that even the students who do make it to university still face severe discrimination which seriously undermines their full and equal participation.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2017 12:25
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 08:43

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