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Economic and Caste Criteria in Definition of Backwardness
K. Srinivasan and Sanjay Kumar
Economic and Political Weekly
Vol. 34, No. 42/43 (Oct. 16-29, 1999), pp. 3052-3057
Published by: Economic and Political Weekly
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4408536
Page Count: 6
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While the NFHS was conducted with the primary objective of collecting data on reproductive status, it has generated considerable data on caste and economic conditions. An analysis of this data set shows that there are wide differentials in the economic conditions of the socially backward castes and classes. This raises vital questions on the role and relevance of caste-based privileges.
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