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Jatavs of Agra Study in Social Mobility

Jatavs of Agra: Study in Social Mobility J S Yadava THIS book, which is a revised version of the author's Ph D thesis, is a valuable addition to the ever swelling stock of sociological literature on the Indian caste system, It is not, however, just another book on caste. Lynch has made a valuable contribution by providing an extensive case study of the impact of Independence on an untouchable caste group of Jatavs living in the city of Agra, Uttar Pradesh. His study will also serve as a major step towards the understanding of the urban scene in India; he has extended the scope of anthropological research methods and techniques to the city ward.
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