Members of the H-Empire network may be interested in this new open-access special issue of the Onati Socio-Legal Series (Vol. 13 No. 1, 2023) on Rethinking the Caste System.
The issue carries six articles as follows:
Caste studies today: Imaginary victims and perpetrators (Prakash Shah)
Evolution of the figure of the Brahmin in early Muslim writings (Dunkin Jalki)
Caste, race, and slavery: On comparisons between race in the United States and caste in India, and to forgotten assumptions behind the legal categories (Martin Fárek)
The enigma of caste atrocities: Do scheduled castes and scheduled tribes face excessive violence in India? (Nihar Sashittal)
On the explanatory adequacy of the Hindutva-as-Brahmanical model (Garima Raghuvanshy)
Caste in a new light: Jati in British multiculturalism (Prakash Shah)