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Society in India / David G. Mandelbaum.

By: Mandelbaum, David Goodman [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2016Description: xiv, 429 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9789386042286 (pbk.).Subject(s): Caste -- India | Families -- India | Social mobility -- India | India -- Social conditions -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 306.0954 MAN Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
PREFACEVolume One: Continuity and ChangeINTRODUCTION Task, Concepts, and Scope The Basic Groups and Groupings JatiFAMILY AND KINSHIP RELATIONS Family Family Roles: Boy and Man Family Roles: Girl and Woman Family Cycle: Formation and Maintenance Family Cycle: Growth and Completion The Wider Ties of KinshipRELATIONS AMONG PEOPLE OF DIFFERENT JATIS The Interdependence of Families and Jatis Criteria for the Ranking of Jatis The Social Relevance of Ritual Pollution and Purity Secular Criteria and the Attribution of Jati Rank Cultural Variations and the Jati OrderRELATIONS WITHIN THE JATI Alliances and Sections within the Jati Opposition and Cohesion within the Jati-group Maintaining the Jati: Leaders and Panchayats The Uses of Panchayats Jati Enterprises and FunctionsVolume Two: Change and ContinuityVILLAGE, REGION, CIVILIZATION Village: Separate Hearths and Common Home The Village: Internal Regulation The Wider Ties of Village: Centers and Regions The Villager and Some Perennial Problems of CivilizationRECURRENT CHANGE THROUGH SOCIAL MOBILITY Jati Mobility Cultural Adaptations and Models for Mobility Mobility Tactics: Overcoming External Opposition Maintaining Internal Cohesion: Fission and Fusion Modern Means for Jati Improvement: Associations and FederationsRECURRENT CHANGE THROUGH RELIGIOUS AND TRIBAL MOVEMENTS Social Regrouping through Indigenous Religions Social Aspects of Introduced Religions: Muslims Social Aspects of Introduced Religions: Jews, Parsis, Christians The Accretion of Tribal Peoples Direction of Tribal ChangeCONTINUITIES AND TRENDS Psychological Forces, Social Processes, and Systemic Shift TrendsAPPENDIX: THE CONCEPTS OF SYSTEM AND OF STRATIFICATION Uses of the concepts What kind of system is a "caste system"?BIBLIOGRAPHYINDEX
Summary: This comprehensive analysis of Indian society brings together the results of modern social research to trace the patterns that underlie social relations throughout India.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

PREFACEVolume One: Continuity and ChangeINTRODUCTION Task, Concepts, and Scope The Basic Groups and Groupings JatiFAMILY AND KINSHIP RELATIONS Family Family Roles: Boy and Man Family Roles: Girl and Woman Family Cycle: Formation and Maintenance Family Cycle: Growth and Completion The Wider Ties of KinshipRELATIONS AMONG PEOPLE OF DIFFERENT JATIS The Interdependence of Families and Jatis Criteria for the Ranking of Jatis The Social Relevance of Ritual Pollution and Purity Secular Criteria and the Attribution of Jati Rank Cultural Variations and the Jati OrderRELATIONS WITHIN THE JATI Alliances and Sections within the Jati Opposition and Cohesion within the Jati-group Maintaining the Jati: Leaders and Panchayats The Uses of Panchayats Jati Enterprises and FunctionsVolume Two: Change and ContinuityVILLAGE, REGION, CIVILIZATION Village: Separate Hearths and Common Home The Village: Internal Regulation The Wider Ties of Village: Centers and Regions The Villager and Some Perennial Problems of CivilizationRECURRENT CHANGE THROUGH SOCIAL MOBILITY Jati Mobility Cultural Adaptations and Models for Mobility Mobility Tactics: Overcoming External Opposition Maintaining Internal Cohesion: Fission and Fusion Modern Means for Jati Improvement: Associations and FederationsRECURRENT CHANGE THROUGH RELIGIOUS AND TRIBAL MOVEMENTS Social Regrouping through Indigenous Religions Social Aspects of Introduced Religions: Muslims Social Aspects of Introduced Religions: Jews, Parsis, Christians The Accretion of Tribal Peoples Direction of Tribal ChangeCONTINUITIES AND TRENDS Psychological Forces, Social Processes, and Systemic Shift TrendsAPPENDIX: THE CONCEPTS OF SYSTEM AND OF STRATIFICATION Uses of the concepts What kind of system is a "caste system"?BIBLIOGRAPHYINDEX

This comprehensive analysis of Indian society brings together the results of modern social research to trace the patterns that underlie social relations throughout India.

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