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  • "The people know they need religion in order to develop": Religion's capacity to inspire people in Pune's slums.
    Bhatewara, Zara, and Tamsin Bradley (2013)
    European Journal of Development Research 25:2: 288-304.

    Associated Search Terms: Development; India, Maharashtra State, Pune; Class; Poverty
  • The sociological effects of ideological change: The Buddhist conversion of Maharashtrian untouchables.
    Ghokhale, J.B. (1986)
    Journal of Asian Studies 45:2: 269-292.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Caste; Buddhist, India; India, Maharashtra State
  • Status Seekers in India. A Sociological Study of the Neo-Buddhist Movement.
    Bopegamage, A. (1979)
    Archives européennes de sociologie 20;1: 19-39.

    Analyzes 1969-70 interview data from Mahar & neo-Buddhist household heads in Maharashtra State; shows that conversion to neo-Buddhism was often motivated by a desire for higher status, but non-converts to Buddhism also experienced less social exclusion over time.

    Associated Search Terms: India, Maharashtra State; Mobility (vertical); Buddhist, India; Conversion
  • Muslim Caste in an Industrial Township of Maharashtra.
    Momin, A.R. (1977)
    In Imtiaz Ahmad (ed.) Caste and Social Stratification among the Muslims, 2nd revised ed. Delhi: Manohar Book Service.

    Associated Search Terms: India, Maharashtra State; Caste; Islam, India
  • Social mobility and conversion of the Mahars.
    Patwardhan, Sunanda (1968)
    Sociological Bulletin 17:2: 187-202.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Buddhist, India; Mobility (vertical); India, Maharashtra State
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