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Research the Journal of People’s Studies: A Quarterly Journal for ongoing discussions on tribal/indigenous/Adivasi issues

Journal of People’s Studies (JPS) is an open access online international, interdisciplinary, independent, peer-reviewed journal that is published quarterly. It is devoted to initiate a discourse through critical, scholarly, intellectual and communitarian perspective on varied issues of concern. In a way this is a space to theorise people’s wisdom and knowledge. In addition to being a platform for original thinkers and writers, it is an effort to bring information, knowledge and wisdom of marginalised sections that has been conspicuously absent from the mainstream academic discourses. […]

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EDITORS
[Journal of People’s Studies, November 2015 Volume 1, Issue 2]:
Pragya Mishra, Felix Padel, Diana Van Vugt, Paddy Noble, Nalini Abraham, Lenin Raghuvanshi, Sujatha Surepally, Nitin Kamble, Cynthia Stephen, Irshad Mohammad, Sreedevi Venkat Gannavarapu, Vemula Sridevi, Edvina Ekka, Priyanka Sandilya

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Date visited: 7 June 2020

Sardar Patel signing the Constitution
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Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (1891-1956) was independent India’s first Minister of Law and Justice, and the chief architect of the Constitution of India. – Wikipedia

“The Indian constitution had to empower the state to enter into the realm of Indian society and transform it by eradicating deeply embedded economic, political and social hierarchies.” – Read “The Foreign and the Indigenous in the Indian Constitution: Constitution Day talk” by Arun Thiruvengadam (Centre for Law and Policy Research, Bangalore, 2 December 2015)

“The constitution would outlaw all forms of discrimination, abolish untouchability and guarantee the right to freedom of religion. It also included a system of reservations or affirmative action for Dalits and India’s indigenous peoples, the Adivasis.” – Listen to “How an ‘untouchable’ inspired a force of resistance against inequality in India” on CBC Radio Ideas (6 October 2020) | Guests in this episode:
Ananya Vajpeyi is a scholar and a writer at New Delhi’s Center for the Study of Developing Societies. She is the author of The Righteous Republic: The Political Foundations of Modern India.
Anupama Rao is a historical anthropologist at Barnard College. She is the author of The Caste Question: Dalits and the Politics of Modern India.
Ramachandra Guha is a historian based in southern India, and author and editor of many books including Gandhi: The Years that Changed the World, 1914-1948 and Makers of Modern India.
Suraj Yengde is a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School as well as a fellow with Harvard University’s Department of African and African-American Studies. He is the author of Caste Matters and co-editor of The Radical in Ambedkar: Critical Reflections. 

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