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Contemporary Voice of Dalit

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Social Problems

eISSN: 24560502 | ISSN: 2455328X | Current volume: 16 | Current issue: 1 Frequency: 3 Times/Year
Contemporary Voice of Dalit is an exclusive, multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed journal on Dalit studies. It is published bi-annually in June and November each year. Its online first version is available in advance, much prior to its print version.

Contemporary Voice of Dalit started its journey as Voice of Dalit in 2008 in India. Over the years, it has emerged as a leading international journal on Dalit studies. Drawing contributions from the best of scholars in the field from across the world, this journal has an Editorial Board with representatives from around the globe.

The journal aims to promote a better understanding of society through deeper insights into questions of human rights and social justice, thus encouraging constructive engagement of scholars with questions of nation-building and development, with special reference to the Dalit population.

All papers submitted to Contemporary Voice of Dalit are subject to the double-blind peer review process under the monitoring of the members of a carefully appointed Editorial Board. The members of the Editorial Board, having diverse disciplinary backgrounds, are drawn from leading universities from across the world. In the process, their scholarship and the global representation are kept in mind.

Decisions on manuscripts are taken as rapidly as possible. We try to communicate our decision about an article to the concerned author within six to eight weeks of submission.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Contemporary Voice of Dalit is a leading multi-disciplinary journal in the field of Dalit studies. It focuses on the publication of original research articles on issues related to Dalit, which are accepted only after a strict, double-blind peer review process. Emphasis is placed on both theoretical and empirical studies developed from different disciplinary angles. Book reviews and review articles are also the regular features of the journal. Periodically, commentaries on important topical issues also find a place in this journal. Authors are encouraged to offer new theoretical and scholarly approaches to Dalit writings. In particular, Dalit scholars are urged to make their special contributions.

We strive to cater to the interests of a broad readership. This includes researchers, academics, activists, administrators and students. Keeping this in mind, authors are requested to make their submissions.

Debi Chatterjee Former Professor, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
Editorial Board
Victor Babu Professor and Former Head, Department of History, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, India
Sekhar Bandyopadhyay Emeritus Professor of History, School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations, Director, New Zealand India Research Institute, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Buddhadeb Chaudhuri Ambedkar Professor (Retd) and Coordinator (Retd) of the Human Rights Programme, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
Mitsuya Dake Director, Professor, Center for the Studies of South Asia, Ryukoku University, Japan
Prasenjit Debbarman Former Director, Cultural Research Institute, Kolkata, India
Tirthankar Ghosh Former Associate Scientist (Senior), Sociological Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
Hugo Gorringe Senior Lecturer in Sociology, University of Edinburgh, UK
Eva-Maria Hardtmann Associate Professor, Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University, Sweden
Knut A. Jacobsen Professor, AHKR, History of Religions, University of Bergen, Norway
Mesbah Kamal Professor, Department of History University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Badri Narayan Professor, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
Ashok Pankaj Council for Social Development, New Delhi, India
Ronki Ram Shaheed Bhagat Singh Professor of Political Science, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
Sumita Sen Professor (Retired), Department of International Relations, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
Stephen Taylor Professor of Sociology, Department of Social Sciences, Northumbria University, UK
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