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A Discussion with Professor Chris Fuller
Caste and Race
Friday 30 May 2014: 2.00-4.00pm.
Old 6.06 A, 6th Floor, Old Building, LSE.

To register and access the password for the readings please write to inequality.poverty@lse.ac.uk

Readings:

Drake, Clair (1965) ‘Social and Economic Status of the Negro in the United States‘. Daedalus 94 (4): 771-814.

Fuller, Christopher (2011) ‘Caste, Race, and Hierarchy in the American South‘. Journal of Royal Anthropological Institute 17: 604-621.

Wilson, William Julius (1978) The Declining Significance of Race: Blacks and changing American institutions. Chapter 1. Chicago. University of Chicago Press.

Wilson, William Julius (2012) ‘The Declining Significance of Race: Revisited and Revised‘, in The Declining Significance of Race: Blacks and changing American institutions, W. Julius Wilson, (ed) pp. 183-210. Chicago. University of Chicago Press.

Additional Readings

Still, Clarinda (2014) Working Paper on Caste, Race and Gender.

Beteille, Andre (1997) ‘Society and Politics in India: Essays in a comparative perspective. Delhi: Oxford University Press. (Especially: Chapter 1: Race, Caste and Gender)

Sharma, Ursula (1994) ‘Berreman Revisited: Caste and the Comparative Method‘. In Contextualising Caste: Post-Dumontian Approaches, M. Searle-Chatterjee & U. Sharma (eds.) Oxford: Blackwell.