Unformatted text preview: them – for example, if a Bhangi comes to a resident’s home during the work day to ask for water? • What sorts of physical problems and illnesses are Bhangis subject to, who work in the city sewer systems? • Since the technology exists, why do the powers that be NOT install mechanical pumps in city sewer systems, to do the work the Bhangis do in the sewers? • Legislation prohibiting “manual scavenging” – what is the status of things re: such legislation? • Bezawada Wilson, who organized and spearheads the “Manual Scavenger Liberation Movement” – What type of activities has he had his followers engage in? What is the goal of his Movement, as he defines it?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2011 for the course SOC 241 taught by Professor Dr.lisagreywhitaker during the Spring '10 term at ASU.
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