Vikramditya Thakur is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Delaware. Completing his PhD in Anthropology at Yale University, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at London School of Economics and Brown University. His research on the Bhils of western India addresses forced displacement, resettlement, agrarian transformation and ecological changes. 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.