Author:K.L. Sharma & Dipankar Gupta (Eds.)

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Country-Town Nexus (Studies in Social Transformation in Contemporary India)

By: K.L. Sharma & Dipankar Gupta (Eds.)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 1992

Seller ID: 702038

ISBN: 8170330998

Condition: New


The essays in this volume, whether conceptual or empirical, or a blend of both, all reinforce the claim that the term “country-town nexus” makes a sociological category. It is unimportant to emphasize the advantages of employing the category “country-town nexus” as opposed to “modernization” or “rural-urban interaction”. Firstly, the “country-town nexus” forces one to visualise the town and country as mutually implicated. Secondly, the “nexus” also sensitises the scholar to the fact that the interaction between the town and country is fraught with contradictions and tha... View more info