Uneven odds :
by Vaid, Divya,Edition statement:First edition. Published by : Oxford University Press (New Delhi) Physical details: xv, 338 pages : illustrations, charts (black and white) ; 23 cm ISBN:9780199480142; 0199480141.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 306-327) and index.
Introduction: approaching social mobility -- The Indian context: caste, gender, and the labour market -- How many classes are there? Class debates and class schemas -- How mobile is India? Social mobility patterns and trends -- Cutting through: caste and class mobility -- Mobility mechanisms: the role of education -- Conclusions: uneven odds.
This book draws on national level datasets and advanced quantitative techniques to address the question of the rate of social mobility in Indian society. It underlines the fairly stable nature of Indian society, despite liberalization, and the critical role caste, class, gender and education play in this regard.
Also issued online.