Access

You are not currently logged in.

Access your personal account or get JSTOR access through your library or other institution:

login

Log in to your personal account or through your institution.

If You Use a Screen Reader

This content is available through Read Online (Free) program, which relies on page scans. Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.

Globalisation Traumas and New Social Imaginary: Visvakarma Community of Kerala

George Varghese K.
Economic and Political Weekly
Vol. 38, No. 45 (Nov. 8-14, 2003), pp. 4794-4802
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4414253
Page Count: 9
  • Read Online (Free)
  • Download ($9.00)
  • Subscribe ($19.50)
  • Cite this Item
Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.
Globalisation Traumas and New Social Imaginary: Visvakarma Community of Kerala
Preview not available

Abstract

Without being able to identify with either the upper castes or the lower castes on caste questions, or with left ideologies or rightist forces on the political front the visvakarma community of traditional artisans in Kerala aimlessly wanders from one shelter to another. The changes that are taking place in the self-identity of this community buffeted by new economic forces provide a clue to the process of reformulation of community identities by middle caste groups in recent times.

Page Thumbnails

  • Thumbnail: Page 
4794
    4794
  • Thumbnail: Page 
4795
    4795
  • Thumbnail: Page 
4796
    4796
  • Thumbnail: Page 
4797
    4797
  • Thumbnail: Page 
4798
    4798
  • Thumbnail: Page 
4799
    4799
  • Thumbnail: Page 
4800
    4800
  • Thumbnail: Page 
4801
    4801
  • Thumbnail: Page 
4802
    4802