What is it about?
This study is about the relations of exclusion and inclusion, domination and subordination, social hierarchies, caste oligarchies, and role of Sufism, Islam or religion in general in the reproduction of such relations.
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Why is it important?
The study furnishes insights into the social hierarchies and the resilience of caste as it functions in Pakistan, the region that is under-researched.
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This page is a summary of: Understanding Hegemony of Caste in Political Islam and Sufism in Sindh, Pakistan, Journal of Asian and African Studies, April 2019, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/0021909619839430.
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Hindutva: A Pakistani Dalit's Perspective
Presented by Sufi Hussain on behalf of Dr. Sono Khangarani, a Dalit intellectual and activist from Pakistan, in an International seminar 'Hindutva Policies and the State of Minorities in India'. The seminar was organized by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), Islamabad, on February 19, 2018. The session of the seminar was addressed by Dr Akis Kalaitzidis (USA), Dr Nitasha Kaul (UK), DG IPS Khalid Rehman, Sufi Hussain (on behalf of Dr. Sono Khangarni, Dr Mujeeb Afzal, Amb (r) Jalil Abbas Jillani, Amb (r) Zamir Akram, Dr Waqar Masood and Dr Asma Khwaja.
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