- xvi, 188 pages, 1-5 : photos ; 25 cm.
- Additional Authors
- Subberwal, Ranjana,
- Contents note continued: Perceiving Disability through the Medical Model -- Transition to the Social Model -- Limitations of the Social Model -- Identity Formation among PWD: The Obstacles Therein -- Disability Identity in the Modern Day -- Other Impediments to Disability Movement -- Development of the Disability Movement Internationally -- Disability Movement in India: Pre 1995 -- Contemporary Strategies in the Disability Movement -- The Demographic Scene: Number Jumbles -- A Victory of the Movement: The Rights of PWDs Bill, 2016 -- Challenges Facing the New Disability Act -- Conclusion -- Points for Discussion -- References and Readings -- ch. 6 Nature and People: Environmental Movement -- Types of Environmental Movements -- Role of Ideology -- Archetypal Environmental Movements in India -- Movements Around Dams: Interrogating the Route to Development -- Movements Around Marine Resources: Fishworkers' Movement -- Conclusion -- Points for Discussion -- References and Readings --Contents note continued: References and Readings -- ch. 3 Towards Equality: Women's Movement -- Pre-Independence Period -- Women's Movement in India: Post Independence -- Women's Movement and the Campaign against Dowry and Rape -- Challenges to the Women's Movement: Is There an Indian Woman? -- Community, Religion and Womanhood -- Caste and the Women's Movement -- Conclusion -- Points for Discussion -- References and Readings -- ch. 4 The Land and the Tiller: Farmer's Movement -- Introduction -- Three Broad Types of Farmer's Movements -- The Early Years after Independence -- The Turbulent 1970s -- The Localized Movements of the 1980s -- Liberalization, Privatization, Globalization and Farmers' Movement -- Land Acquisition and Farmers' Movement -- Conclusion -- Points for Discussion -- References and Readings -- ch. 5 Struggle for Rights: Disability Movement -- The Beginnings -- Barriers in the Development of Disability Movement --Contents note continued: ch. 7 Difference and Democracy: Queer Movement -- Understanding the Term Queer -- View from India -- Some Important Milestones -- The AIDS Bhedbhav Virodhi Andolan -- Same-Sex Relationships in India -- Ìndian Culture' and the Question of Homosexuality -- Hijras -- Engaging with the Law: Section 377 -- Voices against 377 -- Conclusion -- Points for Discussion -- References and Readings -- ch. 8 Autonomy and Association: Civil Society Mobilizations -- The Western Perspectives on Civil Society -- Contemporary Views -- Civil Society in Its Current Usage -- Some Landmark Mobilizations of Civil Society Groups in India -- Right to Information (RTI) Movement -- The Anti-corruption Movement -- Right to Food Campaign (RTFC) -- Conclusion -- Points for Discussion -- References and Readings.Includes index.Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Understanding Social Movements: An Introduction -- A Late Entrant in Social Sciences -- What Are Social Movements? -- Theoretical Approaches to the Study of Social Movements -- Early Theories: Collective Behaviour -- Later Theories: Resource Mobilization Theory -- Impact of Globalization on Social Movement Theorizing -- Conclusion -- Points for Discussion -- References and Readings -- ch. 2 The Quest for Dignity: Dalit Movement -- As a ̀New Social Movement' -- Challenges and Opportunities: Socio-religious Reform Movements, Sanskritization and Conversions -- A New Beginning: Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar -- Dalit Sahitya and Dalit Panthers -- Dalit Panthers and Naxalites -- Namdeo Dhasal's Golpitha -- Post Panthers -- Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) -- Ambedkar and Kanshi Ram -- Mobilizing Dalits in Uttar Pradesh -- Submerged Identities -- Dalit Women -- Internationalizing Dalit Issues -- Present Trends -- Conclusion -- Points for Discussion --