The Structure of Indian Society : Then and Now Paperback / softback
by A. M. Shah
This book explores the structural features of Indian society, such as caste, tribe, sect, rural-urban relations, sanskritization and untouchability.
Based on a wealth of field research as well as archival material, the book Interrogates the prevailing thinking in Indian sociology on these structures;Studies Indian society from contemporary as well as historical perspectives;Analyses caste divisions vis-a-vis caste hierarchy;Critically examines the public policies regarding caste-less society, reservations for Backward Classes, and the caste census.
This second edition, with four new chapters, will be a key text for students and scholars of sociology, social anthropology, political science, modern history, development studies and South Asian studies.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 232 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 09/04/2019
- Category: Social groups
- ISBN: 9780367193195
- Paperback / softback from £42.99