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Author Name    Veena Das (ed.)

Title   Handbook of Indian Sociology

Binding   Paperback

Book Condition   New

Edition   First Edition

Size   14 x 22 Cm

Publisher   New Delhi, India Oxford University Press 2005

ISBN    0195668316 / 9780195668315

Seller ID   013562

With a substantive introduction by Veena Das, the handbook reflects the state of the art in the study of Indian sociology and is a unique and highly accessible reference volume for the student of Indian society. Comprising contributions from leading authorities in each area, the handbook explains disciplinary histories, theoretical formations, and thematic orientations of sociology and social anthropology in India. Divided into six thematic parts for eas y reference, the handbook explores: the state of social science knowledge in India. institutional frameworks in the development of sociology and social anthropology. selected aspects of society and culture, such as demography, environment, social life, stratification, urban social formations, and migration. the major religions in India, their inherent diversities and public culture. mainstream debates on family, childhood, and education. economic arrangements including agrarian relations, markets, and labour. politics including democracy, the state, and collective violence. The essays in the handbook have been selected from The Oxford India Companion to Sociology and Social Anthropology and introduced by Veena Das keeping in mind the sociology syllabi in various Indian universities. Printed Pages: 510.

Indian Sociology

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