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Established in 2014 by eminent academicians and leading public personalities, Human Empowerment and Research Society is a Varanasi based think tank and research institute. This organization works for the empowerment of society through empirical research works and in-depth studies of contemporary challenges to our democracy, nation, and society. …

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The Human Empowerment and Research Society is founded with a cherished goal of dispelling the darkness of ignorance from the prevalent habit, culture and the customary …

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Dear Readers/Scholars,
It gives me immense pleasure and pride to present the latest volume of the Indian Journal of Dalit and Tribal Studies along with my co-editors. This journal was started in 2013, and in a very short span of time, …

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The IJDTS is an international bilingual biannual print journal engages with dalit and tribal cosmology, ontology, epistemology, axiology and action. The main objective of this journal is, to publish the quality research papers …

Latest Journal


Indian Journal of Dalit And Tribal Studies

Vol.7 | Issue 2
July – Dec. 2019

Most Recent Articles

Minority Communities in India : Historical and Contemporary Sketch

– Prof. Jagan Kharade
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Between ‘the Self’, ‘the Other’ and ‘the State’: Ambedkar and the Rise of Civic Consciousness

– Dr. Raj Gaurav Verma
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Gandhi’s ‘Hind-Swaraj’ : An Ambedkarian Critique

– Dr. Pramod Kumar Bagde
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Dalit Ghettos and Social Exclusion: A Case Study of Chandkheda in Ahmedabad, Gujarat

– Solani Jayesh Natvarbhai
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Educational Status of Dalit Women in Contemporary India: Issues and Challenges

– Ravi Kumar
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Dalit literature: The combat of the Dalit withsocial discrimination and personal dilemma for social justice

– Sumit Ghosal
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Educational Justice to deprived children in the state of Jharkhand: Issues, Challenges and Future Prospective

– Ramchandra Kumar
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Media and Ambedkar (in Hindi)

– Dr. Ratan Kumar
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Azaadi ke 7 dasak baad kahan khada hai, Bhartiya Loktantra (in Hindi)

– Dr. Sunil Kumar ‘Suman’
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Dalit Rajniti ka Vikaas, Chetna aur Samasyaen: Ek Aetihasik Avlokan

– Markandey Singh
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I want to submit my paper to Indian Journal of Dalit and Tribal Studies. How can I know that my paper fall within the scope of the journal or not?

Indian Journal of Dalit and Tribal Studies (IJDTS) is an international bilingual biannual print journal engages with dalit and tribal cosmology, ontology, epistemology, axiology and action. We accept papers which fall within the following themes-

Context of Dalit and Tribal Realities

Dalit and Tribal Ontology

Dalit and Tribal Studies

Dalit and Tribal Movements

Dalit and Tribal Politics

Political Economy of Dalit and Tribal Development

Dalit and Tribal Epistemology

Dalit and Tribal Cosmology

Caste in the neo-liberal World

Dalit and Tribal media

The Paradoxes of Dalit and Tribal Cultural Politics

Tribal Aesthetics

Research Methodology in Dalit Studies

Dalit and Tribal literature

Tribal and Indigenous Research Methodologies

Comparative Study of Untouchability in World

Caste and Race

Subaltern Historiography in India,

Dalit and Tribal Narratives, Phenomena and Life World Studies, etc.

What is the frequency of the publication?

IJDTS is a biannual print journal.

Which types of paper do IJDTS publish?

IJDTS publishes original research work such as Research Papers, Synopsis, Review Papers, Book Reviews and Articles related to Dalit and Tribal Studies.

Does IJDTS have any publication guidelines?

Yes, publication guidelines are available on the website http://www.hersindia.org/

I want to submit my paper to IJDTS, how to submit it?

You can submit your paper through e-mail at ijdtshers@gmail.com.

Is IJDTS a peer-reviewed journal?


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