CONTENTS:- 1. Who are the Dalits. 2. Transnational Advocacy and the Dalit Rights Movement. 3. Violence, sexual assult and Dalit Rights. 4. Housing and Land Rights. 5. Caste Discrimination and Dalit Rights. 6. Economic, social and Cultural Rights. 7. Right to Political Participation. 8. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Act, 1989. 9. Ambedkar's Legacy to Dalits.
This book examines the issues related to human rights of Dalits in the context of changes in the socio-economic structure and makes a concerted effort to explore the roots of the vulnerability and the present status of this section of the society against the backdrop of the changing social, economic and political scenario. It covers the entire spectrum of the rights situation of the dalits. It is hoped that this book will be of immense help to policy-makers, academicians, administrators, social workers and all those concerned.