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Contemporary Indian Society : Issues and Challenge...

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Contemporary Indian Society : Issues and Challenge...

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Change is the law of nature. Change does occur due to several reasons. It may be evolutionary in nature or forced by circumstances. It brings with it many positive and negative impacts. Sometimes it makes one to lead to a path of glory and fame and sometimes to the path of destruction. India too as ..

Contemporary Indian Society : Issues and Challenge...

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Contemporary Indian Society : Issues and Challenge...

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Unity in diversity is the unique feature of India. Diversity of Indian society is neither repulsive nor isolated by nature but acts as a binding force by virtue of showing mutual love and respect for diversified beliefs and traditions of another segment of the society. Indian society has passed all ..

Immoral Traffic and Exploitation of Women in India...

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Immoral Traffic and Exploitation of Women in India...

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This book deals with legal regulations regarding immoral traffic and indecent representation of women in India since 1947. It deals with historical development of exploitation of women through prostitution and indecent representation in several forms. It has critically analyzed the provisions of Ind..

Ambedkar and the Bhangis: Efforts for their Uplift...

Ambedkar and the Bhangis: Efforts for their Uplift...

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Even though born in a lower caste, Dr Ambedkar educated himself to surpass the upper castes and awakened the lower castes to their rights and became their messiah.Of late, several individuals and political parties have questioned and criticized the efforts of Ambedkar for upliftment of the Bhangi co..

An Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropolog...

An Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropolog...

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This introduction to social and cultural anthropology has become a modern classic, revealing the rich global variation in social life and culture across the world.Presenting a clear overview of anthropology, it focuses on central topics such as kinship, ethnicity, ritual and political systems, offer..

Anthropological Aurora of North East India

Anthropological Aurora of North East India

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Anthropological Theory Today

Anthropological Theory Today

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This important book makes a bold statement about the nature and value of anthropological theory at the beginning of the 21st century. It repositions anthropology within current social theory and outlines the changing context in which anthropological enquiry takes place. Anthropology is no longer con..

Anthropology and Health

Anthropology and Health

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In recent years, health related research in anthropology have been looking for ways to extend the approaches that focus on the cultural and social context of human behaviour. Anthropology could play in the development of public health policy with extensive research based on meticulous fieldwork whic..

Caste

Caste

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•  Is caste unique to India – or can the concept be applied elsewhere?•  How have essential views of caste affected the way in which it is studied?•  How does caste relate to other dimensions of difference and inequality such as class and ethnicity?This lively and accessible text exam..

Causes of Migration

Causes of Migration

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Change and Contnuity Among Tribes: The Idu Mishmis...

Change and Contnuity Among Tribes: The Idu Mishmis...

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This book aims to provide a comprehensive understanding about the post-colonial research trends on the Idu Mishmi community of Arunachal Pradesh, which was considered as an important tribe since the pre-colonial and colonial days. It takes into account the historicity of the tribe and brings into li..

Class

Class

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Of all the concepts used by sociologists for describing and explaining social relationships, social class is probably the most ambiguous, confusing and ill-defined. This is despite the fact that the development of sociology as an academic discipline has been intimately connected with class related i..

Contemporary Social Work Practice: A Handbook For ...

Contemporary Social Work Practice: A Handbook For ...

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This exciting new book provides an overview of fifteen different contemporary social work practice settings, spanning across the statutory, voluntary, private and third sectors. It serves as the perfect introduction to the various roles social workers can have and the numerous places they can work, ..

Culture reinventing the social sciences

Culture reinventing the social sciences

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• How has the meaning of culture been reconsidered?• What impact has this had on approaches to social enquiry? • Should culture be seen as central to social science? Over the past three decades there has been a transformation in the ways that social science has been conducted. In order to ..

Cultures, Identities, Multiculturalism and Beyond

Cultures, Identities, Multiculturalism and Beyond

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Even when the entire world has been increasingly shrinking into a global village, particularly since the start of the new millennium and the people of different cultures and races encountering each other by all means of channels and communications, the border lines of cultural identities seem to be ..

Dalit Issues: Caste and Class Interface

Dalit Issues: Caste and Class Interface

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Dalit Issues: Caste and Class Interface will fill the gaps in the existing body of literature pertaining to Dalit issues. The book addresses the key issues of Dalits struggling for the right to life and survival with dignity. Though this right is constitutionally granted as fundamental right, the re..

Dalit Movement and Radical Left: A Study in Telang...

Dalit Movement and Radical Left: A Study in Telang...

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Telangana region of erstwhile Andhra Pradesh state has a historical specificity of caste–class dynamics. A kind of solidarity exists between Dalit Movement and Radical Left Practice in this region. Analysing issues and problems of Dalit Movement and Radical Left Practice in this region, this study h..

Dictionary of Globalization

Dictionary of Globalization

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The Dictionary of Globalization provides a critical overview of the contemporary globalization debate, bringing together all the disparate elements of a vast and ever-growing literature.Framed by a lively introductory chapter which examines the emergence and propulsion of this concept into widesprea..

Disaster, Vulnerability and Rehabilitation: A Stud...

Disaster, Vulnerability and Rehabilitation: A Stud...

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India is one of the world’s major theatres of disasters, both natural and human-induced. India’s geo-climatic conditions as well as its high degree of socio-economic vulnerability make it one of the most disaster prone countries in the world. Over last three decades, the country has witnessed 431 ma..

Discourse

Discourse

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• What do we mean by discourse?• What are the different conceptions of discourse and methods of discourse analysis in the contemporary social sciences?• How can this concept help to clarify key theoretical problems and illuminate empirical cases?The concept of discourse provokes considerable debate ..

Ecofeminism: Women, Culture, Nature

Ecofeminism: Women, Culture, Nature

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The strengths and weaknesses of the growing ecofeminist movement are critically assessed by scholars in a variety of academic disciplines and vocations. Writers explore the real-life concerns that have motivated ecofeminism as a grassroots, women-initiated movement around the globe; the appropriaten..

Education, Health and Citizenship: Three Dimension...

Education, Health and Citizenship: Three Dimension...

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With abundant adolescent population, India is one of the youngest nations in the world. The capabilities of the present cohort of adolescents will define the character and strength of our country for years to come, and therefore it is an urgent task to empower this group. Analysing the three dimensi..

Education, Migration and Human Development: Kerala...

Education, Migration and Human Development: Kerala...

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This book is an attempt to understand the effects of mass-education, international migration and virtuous growth on the process of human development in south Indian state of Kerala. The development experience of Kerala, particularly the discussions on ‘Kerala model of development’ and ‘virtuous..

Educational Status of Scheduled Castes: Attainment...

Educational Status of Scheduled Castes: Attainment...

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The volume presents findings of a large scale national survey sponsored by ICSSR on Education Status of Scheduled Castes (SCs) in India. The study covers 98 districts across 22 states. Though the research is primarily focused on SCs, it also studies non-SC/STs as a control group. The findings are ba..

Educational Status of Scheduled Tribes: Attainment...

Educational Status of Scheduled Tribes: Attainment...

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The volume presents findings of a large scale national survey sponsored by ICSSR on Education Status of Scheduled Tribes (STs) in India. The study covers 69 districts across 15 states. Though the research is primarily focused on STs, it also studies non-STs as a control group. The findings are based..

Elderly Widows: Socio-Economic and Demographic Stu...

Elderly Widows: Socio-Economic and Demographic Stu...

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Widows are the most neglected and vulnerable segment among the elderly population in India. They face deprivation in society on many counts – being women, poor, and widowed. Elderly widows face deprivation within their own families and within the village community. They are vulnerable to many diffic..

Emerging Indian State: Socio-Economic Profile of G...

Emerging Indian State: Socio-Economic Profile of G...

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The state of Gujarat holds an important position in India. Gujarat of today is one of the economically advanced states. Research scholars have been studying history, culture, religion and various socio-economic aspects of Gujarat since long. This book is a modest attempt in sourcing research materia..

Empowerment of Rural Women : Issues and Opportunit...

Empowerment of Rural Women : Issues and Opportunit...

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Empowering rural women is a way forward idea to create a stronger India. Empowerment of women involves many things-economic opportunity, social equality, and personal rights. Women are deprived of these human rights, often as a matter of tradition. In rural areas, women are generally not perceived t..

Feminism

Feminism

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• What is the relevance of feminist thought to today’s society?• What do feminists mean by equality and difference?• Can we find unity in feminist thought, or only conflict?Feminism provides an introduction to some of the major debates within feminist theory and action. Focusing on the perennial que..

Feminist Theory in Practice and Process

Feminist Theory in Practice and Process

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A survey of recent major developments within feminist theory and analysis, this collection captures a period of transition in women’s scholarship, from the examination of confining categories and constructs to the self-reflective development of feminist theory. The fourteen essays in this volume pro..

Frontiers of Social Theory: The New Syntheses

Frontiers of Social Theory: The New Syntheses

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Frontiers of Social Theory presents essays reflecting the current state and near-term prospects of sociological theory. Written especially for this volume by the younger generation of sociological theorists, these essays point away from the theoretical extremism typical of the past and discuss the w..

Gender and Mobility: A Critical Introduction

Gender and Mobility: A Critical Introduction

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Our world is characterized by mobility. The number of refugees on the global scale has increased considerably. Meanwhile, border control measures and legal avenues for mobility have been severely curbed, and the political climate has become all the more violent against racialized and gendered “Other..

Gender and Politics

Gender and Politics

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This work is focused on deciphering perception and participation of women in Punjab politics, both qualitatively and quantitatively. It tries to reflect on cultural gender of social mind as evident in literature and folklore. This is the first of its kind study which explores hitherto totally ignore..

Gender and Structural Violence

Gender and Structural Violence

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Structural violence is the concept of macro, system-level inequality and oppression which was introduced in modernist discourse by Johan Galtung in 1969 through the article ‘Violence, Peace, and Peace Research’. It refers to a form of violence wherein some social structure or social institution may ..

Gender and Work: International Perspectives

Gender and Work: International Perspectives

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Gender could be understood as a construct, which enables men and women to conduct themselves in a characteristic style and helps them understand their respective roles in family and society. Gender operates at all levels of social life and is deeply embedded to how work is organized, rewarded and ex..

Gender Law and Health: International Perspectives

Gender Law and Health: International Perspectives

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The United Nations has spearheaded the movement to eliminate gender discrimination and bring gender equality to the centre stage of the global agenda. A number of meetings and conferences were organized to bring the attention of the world community on the issue. The first three decades of the work o..

Gender Perspectives : From Global Lens

Gender Perspectives : From Global Lens

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Gender Violence: International Perspectives

Gender Violence: International Perspectives

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Today, violence is an increasing problem in our society, and in this context, battered women deserve special attention. The many forms of violence against women and children are to be understood as gender violence. The existence of gender inequality in the society is the cause of increasing violence..

Gender, Culture and Honour

Gender, Culture and Honour

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Two of the most progressive states of India, Punjab and Haryana, have captured the attention of media, planners, scholars and development experts for a long time now. The most outstanding attributes which have drawn public attention are agricultural development and gender discrimination;  and i..

Gender, Power Relations and Chilbirth: Negotiation...

Gender, Power Relations and Chilbirth: Negotiation...

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Gender, Power Relations and Childbirth: Negotiations with Cultural and Biomedical Discourses explores different ways in which women from a resettlement colony mobilize knowledge, resources and support systems in negotiating patriarchal control of their pregnant and birthing bodies. It analyses the w..

Globalisation, Media and Women Empowerment

Globalisation, Media and Women Empowerment

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Globalisation is a fact of life, which has come to stay. As far as women are concerned, globalisation is a double edged process. In the globalisation and liberalisation context, global mass media can surely act as the major component in women's development. Media has an important role to play-to cre..

Globalization and Culture

Globalization and Culture

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Globalization is now widely discussed but the debates often remain locked within particular disciplinary discourses. This book brings together for the first time a social theory and cultural studies approach to the understanding of globalization.The book starts with an analysis of the relationship b..

Green Social Work: From Environmental Crises To En...

Green Social Work: From Environmental Crises To En...

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Social work is the profession that claims to intervene to enhance people’s well-being. However, social workers have played a low-key role in environmental issues that increasingly impact on people’s well-being, both locally and globally. This compelling new contribution confronts this topic head-on,..

Higher Education in India: The Changing Scenario

Higher Education in India: The Changing Scenario

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Higher education in India has undergone phenomenal transition in the past two decades. It has acquired unprecedented growth of private institutions, salient proliferation of technical and professional disciplines, increasing use of information and communication technology, and expanding global linka..

Hindu Sociology: Book I : Non-Political; Book II :...

Hindu Sociology: Book I : Non-Political; Book II :...

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The work is mainly an analytical study of Sukracharya’s code so that the data of Hindu Sociology collected here reflect generally those phases of Indian cultural evolution which have influenced the authors of the Sukra cycle. This Hindu Sociology therefore is more or less a statical picture and repr..

Homo Hierarchicus: The Caste System and its Implic...

Homo Hierarchicus: The Caste System and its Implic...

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Louis Dumont’s modern classic, here presented in an enlarged, revised, and corrected second edition, simultaneously supplies that reader with the most cogent statement on the Indian caste system and its organizing principles and a provocative advance in the comparison of societies on the basis of th..

HUMAN RIGHTS IN INDIA : Dalits, Women and Minoriti...

HUMAN RIGHTS IN INDIA : Dalits, Women and Minoriti...

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Ideology (Second Edition)

Ideology (Second Edition)

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The concept of ideology is notoriously elusive, and yet – at the same time – it is fundamental to the whole of social science. For to study ideology is to ask such questions as: Where do our ideas about society and politics come from? Are such ideas socially determined? If so, what validity can they..

Indian Village Revisited

Indian Village Revisited

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In the 1950s, when Indian Sociology stepped into the terrain of village studies, Brij Raj Chauhan – the founder Professor of Sociology in Rajasthan – initiated research in rural Rajasthan. Located close to the capital of the princely state of Mewar and locally governed by Rajput chiefs appointed by ..

Introducing Sociology

Introducing Sociology

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What can be gained from introductory sociology?How much an individual student derives from an introductory sociology course depends, of course, upon his curiosity, alertness, and effort. There is, however, much to be gained. The storehouse of sociological knowledge which the scientific approach has ..

Issues and Perspectives in Anthropology

Issues and Perspectives in Anthropology

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The discipline of anthropology consists of an extensive platform for knowledge that helps to assess and manage the human concerns. The idea of applied anthropology used in the present edited book encompasses the tremendous variety of research arenas anthropologists are working on. The book provides ..

Issues and Themes in Contemporary Society: Essays ...

Issues and Themes in Contemporary Society: Essays ...

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India is passing through a period where the forces of unification and segregation are acting strongly on the systems of living and thinking of all communities. On one hand, India is becoming more and more unified, on the other, the ethno-political movements are gaining strength across states. It was..

Journeys in Social Work Education in India : Emerg...

Journeys in Social Work Education in India : Emerg...

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The book on Journeys in Social Work Education in India: Emerging Reflections comprises articles by 17 retired social work educators in India. These narratives of their career journeys in social work education, capture individual background, approach, experiences and implications, in the context of o..

Key Issues in Development Studies: From the Local ...

Key Issues in Development Studies: From the Local ...

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In recent years the international development sector has faced new challenges to poverty eradication and the promotion of human rights. Climate change, the ongoing financial crisis and resulting political instability have had a huge impact both North and South. This completely revised third edi..

Legacy of Ambedkar: Analysis and Appraisal

Legacy of Ambedkar: Analysis and Appraisal

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This collection of essays examines the legacy of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar with regard to his ideas of social democracy, eradication of caste system, formation and strengthening of constitutional institutions, and the role of religion and caste in a democracy. This volume is not a eulogy for Ambedkar, but a..

Literature, Culture and Society

Literature, Culture and Society

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Literature, culture and society reinstates the centrality of literature to cultural studies. As cultural studies has grown from its modest origins on the margins of English Literature into the academic boom industry it is today, it has tended to discard both literature and sociology in favour of an ..

Making of Modern India: Sociological Explorations ...

Making of Modern India: Sociological Explorations ...

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The present work is an attempt to understand how the founding leaders of independent India envisaged and made an effort to realise the modern Indian society by rupturing the colonial legacy with the typical local, blended with the western universal principles of equality, justice, freedom and social..

Mapping South Asian Diaspora: Recent Responses and...

Mapping South Asian Diaspora: Recent Responses and...

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This book is our academic endeavour in contributing to the ever-growing corpus of diaspora criticism. Scholars from India and abroad have profusely contributed to this academic anthology and their exegeses and explications are worthy to be appreciated for multiple reasons. They have critically evalu..

Multiculturalism

Multiculturalism

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• Is multiculturalism compatible with national identity?• Does multiculturalism simply mean a tolerance of cultural diversity?• Does globalization spell the end of multiculturalism?Multicultural and multiculturalism are words frequently used to describe the ethnic diversity that exists everywhere in..

National Movement and Empowerment of Women: Nation...

National Movement and Empowerment of Women: Nation...

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The present book seeks to explore new perspectives on political activism of women in the United Provinces. The relationship between levels of education and nationalist activity of women in the United Provinces has been studied in some detail in the book along with the reciprocal relationship between..

New Rules of Sociological Method (2nd Edition)

New Rules of Sociological Method (2nd Edition)

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This is a new and revised edition of a book which has established itself as a basic text in social theory. The first section of the work provides a concise critical analysis of some leading schools of thought in social philosophy, giving particular attention to phenomenology, ethnomethodology and Wi..

Panchayati Raj and Reservation Policy

Panchayati Raj and Reservation Policy

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The most important feature of the 73rd Constitutional Amendment is to facilitate social change and social justice among the marginalised sections of the society with the help of reservations. It is indeed a path-breaking step towards evolution of an egalitarian society. The reservation makes Panchay..

Panchayati Raj: A Study Of Rural Local Government ...

Panchayati Raj: A Study Of Rural Local Government ...

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his book, as stated in its subtitle, is concerned with rural local government in India. Panchayati Raj is playing an important role in promoting social change, economic development and the intelligent administration of representative government. It is vital for India that its rural local government ..

Perspectives in Sociology

Perspectives in Sociology

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The writing of this book mainly grew out of the significant changes that have happened in the field of sociology around the world in the last few decades. What distinguishes it from other books is that it provides arguments and comments, wherever necessary, reflecting new developments in the subject..

Population Growth : Problem of Unemployment

Population Growth : Problem of Unemployment

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The Population Media Center reports the global population is increasing by about 80 million people every year. The world’s current population is projected to double in the next 49 years. Overpopulation is a phenomenon experienced when the number of people in an area surpasses the resources available..

Population, Fertility, and Family Planning:

Population, Fertility, and Family Planning:

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Asia is having more than 61 per cent of world population and is a major contributor of world population growth. However, there exists a wide range of variation in the size of population and levels of fertility. The continent has both countries with the lowest and highest fertility. The family planni..

Postfeminism: Cultural Texts and Theories (Second ...

Postfeminism: Cultural Texts and Theories (Second ...

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Essential reading for all students and academics seeking a thorough and wide-ranging understanding of postfeminismThis text comprehensively surveys and critically positions the main issues, theories and contemporary debates surrounding postfeminism. It covers the term’s underpinnings and critical co..

Postmodern Social Theory

Postmodern Social Theory

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George Ritzer’s long-awaited text in Postmodern Social Theory is a readable and coherent introduction to the fundamental ideas and most important thinkers in postmodern social theory. Looking at this multidisciplinary field from a sociological perspective, Ritzer offers a modernist reading..

Postmodernity (Second Edition)

Postmodernity (Second Edition)

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In the second edition of this highly successful text, postmodernity is seen as the social condition of the twenty-first century, in which some of the most familiar features of the modern world are not only called into question, but actually undermined by novel trends. The key carriers of the postmod..

Postmodernity and its Discontents

Postmodernity and its Discontents

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When Freud wrote his classic Civilization and its Discontents, he was concerned with repression. Modern civilization depends upon the constraint of impulse, the limiting of self expression. Today, in the time of postmodernity, Bauman argues, Freud’s analysis no longer holds good, if it ever did. The..

Problems of Divorcees in Changing Society

Problems of Divorcees in Changing Society

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Rural Culture in Hindi Cinema: A Sociological Stud...

Rural Culture in Hindi Cinema: A Sociological Stud...

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Rural Culture in Hindi Cinema deals with the study of changing Indian rural society through cinematic lens. This book on Hindi cinema is an addition to the emerging trend of audio-visual research that has come into mainstream.  The book initially deals with theoretical orientation to rural..

Rural Society in India (Second Edition)

Rural Society in India (Second Edition)

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Indian village has always been a part of a wider Indian society as an economic, political and social entity. The holistic village monographs of the 1950s and the culturological studies of the 1950s and the 1960s were substituted by the studies of structural problems and of specific issues in the 197..

Rural Youth and Globalization

Rural Youth and Globalization

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Scheduled Caste Elites

Scheduled Caste Elites

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As a consequence of government’s reservation policy, Scheduled Castes have acquired higher education and thereafter achieved dignified and qualified designations at a higher level, both in government and non-government sectors.This generation of elites comprising of intellectual, administrative, pro..

Social Dynamics of Inclusive Development

Social Dynamics of Inclusive Development

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The concept of development, by and large, has remained illusory. To understand it, one needs to look at it from economic, political, psychological, cultural, sociological and environmental perspectives. Thus, various theoretical perspectives on development have got evolved as no single perspective c..

Social Inclusion and Development

Social Inclusion and Development

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The concepts of social exclusion and inclusion are commonly used in social sciences across various disciplines. Social exclusion is the process in which individuals or entire communities are systematically marginalized or denied full access to various rights, opportunities and resources.Social refor..

Social Mobility in the Caste System in India: An I...

Social Mobility in the Caste System in India: An I...

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The anthology explores the nature and mechanisms of social mobility in the caste system in India. Contributors have intended to view the Indian case from several perspectives – historical as well as contemporary, urban as well as rural – and have intended to combine the empirical materials of modern..

Social Movements: A Cognitive Approach

Social Movements: A Cognitive Approach

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This book offers a new approach to the study of social movements. Integrating American and European approaches, Eyerman and Jamison argue that social movements are forms of activity whereby individuals create new kinds of social identities not only for themselves but for the societies of which they ..

Social Structure

Social Structure

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• What does ‘social structure’ mean?• What are the principal ways in which societies are ‘organized’ or ‘structured’?• How can structural ideas be used in sociological analysis?Despite the importance of the concept of social structure, sociologists have not agreed on how to define it and discussions..

Social Work Practice: Expanding Scope and Challeng...

Social Work Practice: Expanding Scope and Challeng...

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In the last three decades we have witnessed a remarkable change in the social work education in India with swift increase in the number of institutions offering social work teaching and training. This has posed a challenge before the social work practitioners on how to enrich the practice part of so..

SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY: A Book of Readings (5th Editi...

SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY: A Book of Readings (5th Editi...

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A selective and suggestive introduction to those theoretical ideas that inform the work of contemporary sociology! Sociological Theory: A Book of Readings, Fifth Edition helps readers become acquainted with the major classical theories that have emerged since Auguste Comte coined the term sociology ..

Sociology in India: A Perspective from Sociology o...

Sociology in India: A Perspective from Sociology o...

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The author asks relevant questions about the nature of theoretical frameworks and methodological devices in regard to sociology in India. Sociologists in India have not stated explicitly about the relevance of their research activities. Why a particular framework has been preferred over some other o..

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Govind Sadashiv Ghurye (1893–1983) is a towering figure in the sphere of Sociology in India. Variously described as ‘the father of Indian Sociology’, ‘the doyen of Indian Sociologists’ or ‘the symbol of Sociological Creativeness’, Professor Ghurye had been engaged in building up almost single handed..

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Sociology of Changing Agrarian Society

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An agrarian society is one that is based on agriculture as its prime means for support and sustenance. Changes in the agrarian structure are necessary in many parts of the world. In the type of shortcomings and the changes that are necessary, however, there are great regional differences. Agrarian r..

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Sociology of Food

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Food Studies has emerged as an important interdisciplinary field of enquiry. It is not just only about the study of food per se. Food Studies deals with more than the mere production, consumption, and aesthetic appreciation of food. It looks at the relationship between food and people from the varie..

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Sociology Of Health and Medicine

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The book not only addresses postgraduate students but all those who intend to research in the area of sociology of health and medicine.  The content and organization of this book are designed to set it apart from other textbooks in medical sociology while retaining its anchor in the mainstream ..

Sociology: A multiple paradigm science

Sociology: A multiple paradigm science

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In recent years, the field of sociology has been undergoing a theoretical and methodological upheaval. While some sociologists have favored the scientific and theoretical approach of a purely academic science, other sociologists prefer to view their profession as a responsive, flexible science that ..

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Despite a long history of development planning and achieving one of the highest growth rates in the world over the last decade, indices of stark underdevelopment such as high levels of informality, underemployment, undernutrition and negligible social security for labouring masses continue to mar In..

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Structuration

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• How is structuration central to the social sciences?• What are the implications of conceptualizing the relation between structure and agency as one of duality or dualism?• Why was structuration theory invented and what can replace it?Structuration provides an introduction to this central debate in..

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Studies in Jain Population and Demography

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During the ancient and medieval periods of Indian history, Jainism was a widely-spread religion all over the country, perhaps mainly due to royal patronage and/or protection. In modern times however, the number of its adherents has been reduced to minuscule proportions counting as low as about 1.2 m..

The Constitution of Society

The Constitution of Society

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Edward Shils’s attempt to work out a macrosociological theory which does justice both to the spiritual and intellectual dispositions and powers of the mind and to the reality of the larger society is an enterprise that has spanned several decades. In his steps toward the development of this theory h..

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The Logic of Social Research

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Arthur L. Stinchcombe has earned a reputation as a leading practitioner of methodology in sociology and related disciplines. Throughout his distinguished career he has championed the idea that to be an effective sociologist, one must use many methods. This incisive work introduces students to the lo..

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This text provides a comprehensive overview of the sociology of aging, and remains the only book of its kind to approach aging from a purely sociological perspective. This new edition is completely updated throughout, with new chapters that discuss the now immanent retirement of the first of the bab..

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Tribals & Democratic Politics: Understanding f...

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Evolving through different ideological and philosophical phases, the contemporary democratic system in India was established on elements of liberty, equality, justice, promotion of common good and equal participation. This study is primarily aimed to examine the state of tribal communities in contem..

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Two Decades Of Panchayat Raj In India: Experiences...

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Decentralisation is a much-debated issue in India and other countries with federal system of governance. The enactment of the 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act in 1993 and the subsequent state wise panchayat raj acts in India brought to frontline significance of grassroots democratic processes. ..

Underdevelopment and Naxalism In India

Underdevelopment and Naxalism In India

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Development in India has been lopsided and uneven. Despite best efforts, the government has been unable to contain inequality, poverty and unjust distribution of resources. A gaping difference exists between the two worlds of the haves and the have-nots. Underdevelopment and Naxalism in India f..

UP Against Caste: Comparative Study of Ambedkar an...

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The struggle for social justice and human rights in India is inextricably linked to the question of caste and the continuing caste-based social structure.Struggles against caste and the caste system have a long history. In modern times the contributions of B.R. Ambedkar and E.V. Ramasami (popularly ..

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This book provides a short and accessible introduction to the field of gender history, one that has vastly expanded in scope and substance since the mid 1970s. Paying close attention to both classic texts in the field and the latest literature, the author examines the origins and development of the ..

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Women in Grass-roots Governance

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The Indian society has been based on traditions that are centred around the women in the family. Despite their crucial role and contribution for the sustenance and survival of the society, women have been neglected and suppressed. However, owing to numerous efforts by the civil society, the position..

Women in Police in India: A Journey from Periphery...

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The police in the contemporary society are the most visible part of the bureaucracy symbolizing authority, stability and order. Policing is one of the world’s most masculinized occupations and the struggle for opening this masculine domain to women has been long and hard. The factors responsible for..

Women on The Edge of Progress : Reflections from T...

Women on The Edge of Progress : Reflections from T...

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Women, Violence and Social Stigma: A Sociology Of ...

Women, Violence and Social Stigma: A Sociology Of ...

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The agony of being burned alive is unimaginable, and for those who survive this brutal assault, the pain continues for a lifetime.  In India, the burden of this insidious act unfortunately falls primarily on women who are often attacked by their husbands. For survivors, life is dramatically dif..

Writing Social Science: A Personal Narrative

Writing Social Science: A Personal Narrative

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The present work is an outcome of the efforts to make writing social science research easy for the young researchers. Based on the personal experience of the author with regard to the challenges faced while writing thesis, research paper or monograph by the young researchers, the book is written wit..

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भारत के विभिन्न विश्वविद्यालयों के स्नातक तथा स्नातकोत्तर स्तर व विभिन्न प्रतियोगिता परीक्षाओं, यथा - UPSC, PCS तथा UGC NET की आवश्यकताओं को ध्यान में रखकर इस पुस्तक की रचना एक स्तरीय पाठ्यपुस्तक के रूप में की गयी है। समाजशास्त्राय अवधारणाओं का प्रामाणिक अनुवाद और उनके विश्लेषण के साथ-साथ पाश्चात्य ..

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सामुदायिक परिवर्तन ही वस्तुतः सामाजिक परिवर्तन है। इस कथन का मतलब यह है कि सामाजिक परिवर्तन का नाता किसी विशेष व्यक्ति या समूह के विशेष भाग तक नहीं होता है। वे ही परिवर्तन सामाजिक परिवर्तन कहे जाते हैं जिनका प्रभाव समस्त समाज में अनुभव किया जाता है। कुछ सामाजिक परिवर्तन स्पष्ट है एवं दृष्टिगत हैं जब..

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किसी भी राष्ट्र की पहचान वहाँ की लोककला और संस्कृति के आधार पर किया जाता है। भारत प्रारंभ से ही संस्कृति प्रधान देश रहा है, लोकगीत एवं लोकनृत्य इसी संस्कृति का अभिन्न अंग है जो अनादिकाल से प्राकृतिक पर्यावरण में पुष्पित,पल्लवित एवं सौंदर्य बिखरेती रही है। जनजाति भारतीय समाज का महत्वपूर्ण अंग है जो उ..

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प्रस्तुत पुस्तक जनजातीय समाजशास्त्र, समाजशास्त्रीय परिप्रेक्ष्य में जनजातीय समाज को समझने का एक व्यापक और वैज्ञानिक प्रयास है। यह पुस्तक जनजातीय समाज के विभिन्न पक्षों जैसे धर्म, विवाह, परिवार, नातेदारी, अर्थव्यवस्था इत्यादि का विहंगम विश्लेषण करती है। साथ ही जनजातीय समाज को राष्ट्र की मुख्यधारा के ..

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भारतीय संविधान ने जनजातियों को एक विशिष्ट समुदाय के रूप में मान्यता दी है। और धर्म के मामले में उसमें यह स्वतंत्रता दे रखी है कि जो जिस धर्म का अनुशरण करना चाहें करें। व्यवहार में जैसा कि जनगणना के आकड़ों से पता चलता है कि आदिवासियों की अपनी धार्मिक पहचान नहीं के बराबर है, वे धार्मिक पहचान दर्ज करान..

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यह शब्दकोश मानवशास्त्र के साथ-साथ समाजशास्त्र के विभिन्न स्तर के अध्येताओं के लिए समान रूप से उपयोगी है, क्योंकि भारतीय समाजशास्त्र जितना समाजशास्त्र है उतना ही सामाजिक मानवशास्त्र भी है। भारतीय शैक्षणिक संस्थान समाजशास्त्र और मानवशास्त्र&n..

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उत्तर भारत में समाज कार्य के अध्ययन में आशातीत वृद्धि हुई है। समाज कार्य का अध्यापन मुख्यतया हिन्दी भाषा के माध्यम से ही होता है। समाज कार्य के अध्ययन एवं अध्यापन का एक महत्वपूर्ण विषय ‘समाज कल्याण प्रशासन’ है। किन्तु इस विषय के ऊपर हिन्दी भाषा में कोई भी उच्चस्तरीय ग्रन्थ नहीं है। प्रस्तुत ग्र..

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विभिन्न विश्वविद्यालयों के स्नातक स्तर के पाठयक्रमों के साथ-साथ प्रतियोगिता परीक्षा के अभ्यर्थियों की आवश्यकताओं को ध्यान में रखकर इसकी रचना एक स्तरीय पाठ्य-पुस्तक के रूप में की गयी है। जो लोग समाजशास्त्र पहली बार अध्ययन कर रहे हैं, उनके लिए भी यह पुस्तक विशेष रूप से उपयोगी होगी। अँगरेजी भाषा में लि..

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समाज कार्य की एक प्रमुख विधि है ‘सामूहिक सेवा कार्य’। समाज कार्य के सामान्य पक्ष पर तो कुछ मानक ग्रंथ हिन्दी में उपलब्ध हैं, किन्तु समाज कार्य की विधियों पर कोई भी मानक ग्रन्थ उपलब्ध नहीं है। प्रस्तुत पुस्तक इसी अभाव की पूर्ति की दिशा में एक प्रयास है।पुस्तक के 22 अध्यायों में ‘सामूहिक सेवा कार्य’ क..

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ABOUT THE BOOKसमाज कार्य का व्यावसायिक दृष्टि से अध्ययन का प्रभाव भारत के लगभग सभी विश्वविद्यालयों में दिखाई दे रहा है। फलस्वरूप समाज कार्य के अंतिम वर्ष की परीक्षा पूर्व ही विभिन्न संस्थानों द्वारा छात्रों को आकर्षक वेतन पर नियुक्त कर लिया जाता है। अमेरिका में समाज कार्य के अध्ययन और अध्यापन म..

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