Vol.1: General Study: 1. Through the ages. 2. In Hindu philosophy. 3. Religious life. 4. Social life. 5. Inter-caste relations. 6. Health and hygiene. 7. Economic life. 8. The emancipation. 9. Fruits of reservation. 10. Role of advantaged. 11. Ideology behind consciousness. 12. Constitutional safeguards. 13. Political life. 14. Conversions. 15. A common ideology for Dalits of Christianity and other faiths. 16. Scheduled castes constituencies: MPs and MLAs.
Vol.2: Struggle for Self Liberation: 1. Ancient literature and the caste system. 2. Dalits: their experiences. 3. Atrocities committed by landlords. 4. Struggle for self liberation. 5. Uplift of the SCs: a human rights perspective. 6. Democracy and protection of Dalits. 7. Sociological aspect of the Dalit movement. 8. Economic policies and the Dalits. 9. The outcomes of social mobility. 10. Mobilising the NHRC against untouchability and regulating food rights.
Vol.3: Movements: 1. History and background. 2. Bhakti movements for change: Chokhamela and Eknath. 3. Mahar and non-Brahman movements of nineteenth century. 4. Mahatma Phule: the pioneer. 5. Socio-religious reform movements. 6. The Dravidian movement. 7. Ambedkar's role. 8. Gandhi and Dalits. 9. Post Ambedkar development and Dalit Panther movement. 10. Kanshi Ram's movement.
Vol.4: Leaders: 1. Jotirao Govindrao Phule : first leader of Dalits. 2. B.R. Ambedkar: Messiah of Dalits. 3. Jagjivan Ram: Champion of Dalits—post Ambedkar. 4. Ram Vilas Paswan. 5. Mayawati. 6. Other prominent leaders. 7. Shri K.R. Narayanan. 8. More Dalit leaders.
Vol.5: Reservation: 1. The constitution and reservation policy. 2. Identification of backward classes and constitutional provisions. 3. Public opinion on reservation policy. 4. Protective discrimination policy: programmes and issues. 5. Success and failure in implementation of protective discrimination. 6. Reservation policy: benefits accruing. 7. Reservation policy and anti-reservation stirs. 8. The role of scheduled caste elites. 9. Education of children of SCs and constitutional benefits. 10. Reservation and its consequences. 11. Jurisprudential foundation. 12. Parliamentary debate. 13. Distribution of scheduled castes population by sex state/districtwise.
Vol.6: Constitution: 1. Relevant provisions of the constitution. 2. Various provisions relating to the SCs and STs. 3. Special provisions concerning certain classes. 4. Distribution of Indian population by caste and religious groups. 5. Lists of scheduled castes and scheduled tribes. 6. The scheduled castes and scheduled tribes orders (amendment) act, 1976. 7. The specified scheduled areas in different states. 8. Temporary and transitional and special provisions. 9. Awareness of statutory privileges among SCs and STs. 10. Various safeguards for SCs and STs. 11. Various relaxations and concessions for SCs and STs candidates. 12. Procedure for filling reserved vacancies. 13. Carrying forward and exchange of reservations between SCs and STs. 14. Promotions: reservations and concessions. 15. The scheduled castes and scheduled tribes (prevention of atrocities) act, 1989. 16. Distribution of scheduled castes population by sex.
Vol.7: Social Justice: 1. Social injustice. 2. Untouchability and society. 3. Position of untouchables. 4. Myth or reality. 5. Removal of untouchability. 6. Protection of civil rights. 7. Disabling the disabilities. 8. Advancement of the cause. 9. The unfinished task.
Vol.8: Emancipation and Empowerment: 1. An overview. 2. Ex-scheduled castes of south India. 3. Contemporary issues. 4. Dalit Theology. 5. Caste influences in rural India. 6. Economic conditions. 7. Privileges other than reservations. 8. Social and educational problems. 9. Privileges in the field of education. 10. The drop-out Dilemma. 11. Scheduled castes: industrial workers.
Vol.9: Women: 1. An overview. 2. Issues and problems. 3. Dalitism and womanhood. 4. The contemporary scenario. 5. The emancipation. 6. The last among Dalits. 7. Problems and remedies. 8. Socio-cultural mobility. 9. Changing status. 10. The human response. 11. Religious fundamentalism. 12. Social condition. 13. Social development. 14. Social status. 15. Wealth factor. 16. Women's movements. 17. Marital status of scheduled castes women.
Vol.10: Education: 1. Identification of Dalits. 2. Education of Dalits in India: an historical overview. 3. Schooling system and Dalit children. 4. Dalit education and state responsibility. 5. Education and identity formation. 6. Debate: development and Dalit society. 7. Socio-cultural values and Dalit in higher education. 8. Social policy and social transformation. 9. Scheduled castes: educational level.
Vol.11: Literature: 1. Dalit: a new cultural perspective. 2. Past, future and the new poetry of 'untouchables'. 3. The Dalit Folklore: the three beliefs. 4. Select pieces of Dalit poetry. 5. Select extracts from Dalit prose. 6. Significant readings.
Vol.12: Human Rights: Problems and Perspectives: 1. Human rights and Dalits. 2. Reservation of seats for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the house of the people. 3. Constitutional provisions. 4. Democratic rights of the Dalits. 5. The protection of Civil Rights Act, 1995. 6. The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989. 7. Post-partition violation of the democratic rights. 8. Prevention of atrocities and civil rights of the Dalits. 9. Constitutional identification of Dalits.
Vol.13: Human Rights: Role of Police and Judiciary: 1. Dalit recognition in round table conferences. 2. Demand for Dalit rights under Dalit leadership. 3. Police, law and atrocities. 4. The law of equality and untouchability. 5. Untouchability and the law. 6. Backwardness and its legal solution. 7. Judicial action for social identification. 8. Some important judgements.
Vol.14: Human Rights: New Dimensions in Dalit Problems: 1. Social discrimination and Dalit identification in pre-independence India. 2. Welfare policy and institutional structure. 3. Evolution of new identity. 4. Impact of constitutional measures. 5. A legitimate act for Dalit liberation. 6. Socio-religious practices and protection. 7. Dalit women in changing society. 8. The ideological nature of Dalit consciousness. 9. The policy of oppression. 10. Social mobility and social conflict.