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The Tamil Jains: a minority within a minority

Jain, Mahima A (2015) The Tamil Jains: a minority within a minority. South Asia @ LSE (11 Dec 2015). Website.

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Once a flourishing community in the first millennium AD, the Tamil Jains are a largely forgotten entity in the 21st century. Mahima Jain outlines the everyday battles faced by this minority group and explains why they continue to lack economic and political agency despite being granted minority status in 2014.

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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
D History General and Old World > DS Asia
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2017 15:35
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 23:21

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