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Current History (2021) 120 (825): 127–132.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Ashwini Deshpande The economic impact of COVID-19 has been much harder on those at the bottom of the caste ladder in India, reflecting the persistence of a system of social stigmatization that many Indians believe is a thing of the past. Untouchability has been outlawed since 1947, and an...
Current History (2019) 118 (807): 123–129.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Anirudh Krishna India social mobility inequality education employment jobs caste system health care women's rights Narendra Modi 123 How to extend equality of opportunity across a vast and growing population is one of the most important problems facing India to- day. The ideal of...
Current History (2018) 117 (798): 135–141.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Nepal climate change Himalayas glaciers agriculture climate adaptation development caste United Nations Framework Convention Climate Change 135 Clearly, Nepalis have to adapt to climate change. It is less clear what precisely the challenges are and who is best positioned to lead the...
Current History (2016) 115 (780): 150–153.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Kanchan Chandra Although the majority of elected members of Parliament in India now come from subaltern categories, they belong to parties that are dominated by the Hindu upper castes. © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the University of California Kanchan...
Current History (2013) 112 (753): 146–151.
Published: 01 April 2013
... democracy constitution Maoists monarchy caste ethnicity federalism 146 [T]he struggle for power between the Maoists and the traditional political par- ties has dominated much of Nepal s politics for the past seven years. Nepal s Constitutional Crisis aditya adhikari The ongoing constitutional...
Current History (2013) 112 (753): 137–145.
Published: 01 April 2013
... History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California Roberto Zagha India income inequality economic growth poverty Jawaharlal Nehru liberalization infrastructure caste system public service health education 137 Inequality in India could be much more...
Current History (2012) 111 (744): 157–158.
Published: 01 April 2012
.... All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Sunit Ganguly Gandhi India nonviolence Hinduism caste untouchability nationalism 157 BookS George Orwell, in a characteristically bril-liant essay on Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, highlighted the Indian national- ist...