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India in Transition
Naveen Bharathi, Deepak Malghan & Andaleeb Rahman
November 23, 2020

Even a beginning student of rural India with only a passing familiarity with its complex social organization can wax eloquent about one stylized fact—the near-perfect segregation of residential space by caste and religion. Introductory textbooks have immortalized spatial segregation as a constitutive feature of social life in agrarian India.