Jayaseelan Raj is Assistant Professor at the Centre for Development Studies in Kerala. He completed his PhD in Anthropology at the University of Bergen before joining LSE as a postdoctoral fellow. He has conducted long term fieldwork on Dalit and Adivasis in the tea plantations of South India and on their land struggles. He is the author of Ground Down by Growth (Pluto, 2017).
VIDEO: Is Capitalism Eliminating Social Inequalities?
Alpa Shah looks at how capitalism is entrenching social inequalities in India through inherited inequalities of power; seasonal casual labour migration; and the conjugated oppression of class, tribe, caste and gender.