Author:Aileen D. Ross

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The Hindu Family in its Urban Setting

By: Aileen D. Ross

Price: $41.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2015

Seller ID: 702031

ISBN: 813160683X

Condition: New


For many sociologists, family as a part of the larger social structure has been commonly regarded as very resistant to change. When a country is becoming rapidly industrialized, one of the most crucial human adjustments takes place when the large joint family breaks down as the small family units move to the city. This book is based on case studies of a large number of middle and upper class Hindu families in South India. The originality of this study lies in its attempt to classify some of the many changes in responsibility, authority, and affection which affect family relationships when such... View more info