The exploitation of Musahars women has been closely linked with the question of land and it exposes three different systems of women's exploitation within the agrarian economy – The wage system, the loan system, and the working hour monopoly. This paper analyzes these three systems of women's exploitation, the semi-feudal and the semi-capitalist social structure in reference to the case of Kuria village of Bihar. Using a case study as a method, the paper has a key objective to find out the pattern of Musahars exploitation by looking at different aspects of existing social conditions. The caste system, in this, will be treated as the primary force of exploitation in the agrarian community.
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Priti Gupta. Analyzing Women’s Exploitation in Agrarian Society: A Case of Musahar Community in Bihar. Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 2021; 12(4):230-4. doi: 10.52711/2321-5828.2021.00041
Priti Gupta. Analyzing Women’s Exploitation in Agrarian Society: A Case of Musahar Community in Bihar. Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 2021; 12(4):230-4. doi: 10.52711/2321-5828.2021.00041 Available on: https://www.rjhssonline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-12-4-8
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