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University Library Collection
The library collection has several print and electronic journals, periodicals, and reports containing Dalit information. Some of these journals and periodicals are currently in publication and other journals were in print in the early to mid-1900's.
Contributions to Indian Sociology
Call Number: Electronic (linked) and Print: 301 C767n.s. - Oak Street
Publication Date: 1957-Present
Contributions to Indian Sociology (CIS) is a peer-reviewed journal which has encouraged and fostered cutting-edge scholarship on South Asian societies and cultures over the last 50 years.
This is a great resource for those looking for more recent research about Dalits, specifically within the field of sociology in India.
Critical Asian Studies
Call Number: Electronic (linked) and Print (2001-2007): 950.05 CO1 - Main Stacks
Publication Date: 2001-Present
Aims to develop a humane and knowledgeable understanding of Asian societies and their efforts to maintain cultural integrity and to confront problems and to also create alternatives to the prevailing trends in scholarship on Asia.
Use this resource for recent scholarship about Dalits. This is an especially useful journal for those researching the oppression of Dalits and their cultural struggle.
Call Number: Electronic (linked) and Print: 915.405 HA - Main Stacks
Publication Date: 1933-1955
A journal of applied Gandhiism. Reprint of a slightly irregular weekly periodical founded by Mahatma Gandhi and edited by M. Desai. Link above directs to the Hathi Trust. (Picture of cover page above)
This is an excellent historical resource to read some of Gandhi's original writing and perspectives about Dalits, which he called Harijans. Ambedkar and Gandhi clashed in their interpretation of caste reform. This resource would be helpful to better understand Gandhi's position.
Journal of Social Transformation
Call Number: 309.15405 JOU - Oak Street
Publication Date: 1977-1980, 1993
In English. About caste and social conditions in India.
This journal does focus upon caste in India. However, the library only has select years. This would be more of a historical resource for those interesting in research from 1977-1980 and 1993.
Journal of South Asian Development
Call Number: Electronic (linked)
Publication Date: 2006-Present
The Journal of South Asian Development (JSAD) publishes original research papers and reviews of books relating to all facets of development in South Asia.
This journal would be a good resource to use if you are looking for recent research about South Asian economic policy and economic development related to Dalits.
Call Number: DS422.C3 T32 - Main Stacks Asian
In Tamil. Journal about Dalits.
This would be a great resource if a researcher was fluent in Tamil and wanted a direct perspective about Dalits from Tamil scholars.
Image retrieved from Wikimedia Commons.
Economic & Political Weekly
Call Number: Electronic (linked) and Print: 330.95405 ECON - Main Stacks
Publication Date: 1966-Present
The Economic and Political Weekly, published from Mumbai, is an Indian institution which enjoys a global reputation for excellence in independent scholarship and critical inquiry. First published in 1949 as the Economic Weekly and since 1966 as the Economic and Political Weekly, EPW, as the journal is popularly known, occupies a special place in the intellectual history of independent India. For more than five decades EPW has remained a unique forum that week after week has brought together academics, researchers, policy makers, independent thinkers, members of non-governmental organisations and political activists for debates straddling economics, politics, sociology, culture, the environment and numerous other disciplines.
Young India by
Call Number: Electronic (linked) and Print: Q. 954.005 YOI - Main Stacks
Publication Date: 1919-1932
In English. Semi-weekly periodical edited by Mahatma Gandhi.
This is another great historical resource (in addition to Harijan) to use to learn more about Gandhi's perspective about Dalits. Additionally, this is a great resource if you are someone interested in archives for pre-Independence India.