Patterns of Social Inequality and Exclusion

Patterns of Social Inequality and Exclusion

Question

Explain the meaning of the term deprived groups.   

Answer

Deprived groups : Historically in every society, there are certain groups who are weak and deprived from socio-political-economic or educational points of view. As far as in Indian context, we can say that in Indian society, the scheduled castes, scheduled tribes, the other backward classes and women, particularly people from these groups are regarded weak or deprived groups.

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