Understanding Indian Society: Past and Present

By: B.S. Baviskar & Tulsi Patel (Eds)

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Understanding Indian Society brings together a collection of writings by eminent scholars across disciplines that capture the dynamic character of Indian society. The fifteen essays focus on four vital areas-gender relations, religion, developmental concerns and social change, and the future of the disciline of sociology. The volume explores a wide range of issues as varied as Muslim women's struggle for independence in a patriarchal society, colonial linkages of female foeticide, religious and communal conflicts, dilemmas of practising medical ethics, participation of the Patidar diaspora in the prosperity of the Gujarati community, among others. Taken together, the collection demonstrates the analytical richness of current scholarship and gives fresh insights into the society of India. Commemorating Professor A. M. Shah's work in the contemporary context, the contributors highlight the major role he played in the growth of sociology as a discipline. The book will be of interest to specialists in gender studies, sociology of family and religon, medical socillogy and development studies. It will also appeal to readers interesed in the complex structure and practices of Indian society.Printed Pages: 388.

Title: Understanding Indian Society: Past and Present

Author Name: B.S. Baviskar & Tulsi Patel (Eds)

Categories: India, Sociology,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2011

ISBN: 8125042644

ISBN 13: 9788125042648

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 102004

Keywords: Understanding Indian Society: Past and Present B.S. Baviskar & Tulsi Patel (Eds)