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Understanding Indian society - past and present: essays for A.M. Shah

By: Baviskar, B. S.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi Orient BlackSwan 2010Description: viii, 378 p.ISBN: 9788125038450.Subject(s): India --Social conditions --1947 | Religion and sociology --India | Social change --IndiaDDC classification: 303.440954 Summary: 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. (http://www.orientblackswan.com/display.asp?categoryID=0&isbn=978-81-250-3845-0)
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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. (http://www.orientblackswan.com/display.asp?categoryID=0&isbn=978-81-250-3845-0)

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