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Gorringe and Waghmore in Top Indian Yearbook

Hugo Gorringe and Suryakant Waghmore have written a piece on caste inequality for the largest general knowledge text in India.

Hugo Gorringe and Suryakant Waghmore have been collaborating as part of a UKIERI Thematic Partnership. They were commissioned to write an article on caste inequality for Manorama Yearbook:

Gorringe, H and Waghmore, S. 2013. ‘Dalits and the Challenge of Caste Inequality in India’, pp 815-818 in Mathew, M (ed) Manorama Yearbook 2014. Delhi: Malayala Manorama.

Manorama Year book is described as ‘the largest selling general knowledge update in the country' It has been going for nearly 50 years, with this being the 49th Edition. According to the Manorama site: 'It is India's best General Knowledge update covering almost everything, in competitive examinations and a teacher and researcher can use effectively in his pursuit of knowledge. It is undoubtedly the most popular reference book in India and the World, dealing with topics ranging from science, educations and history of sports, literature and entertainment and many more. English Year book this year has 1040 pages encompassing sections on world, India, Science, Information technology, General Knowledge, Sports, Current affairs and culture. The yearbook presents a fabulous world of statistics and new information’. The article is in the section on 'social justice'.