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Cultural diversity and common humanity / N. Subba Reddy.

By: Subba Reddy, N.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : Academic Foundation, 2014Description: 527 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9789332700345 (hbk.).Subject(s): Cultural pluralism -- India | Philosophical anthropology -- India | Caste -- India | India -- Rural conditions | India -- Scheduled tribes -- Social conditions | India -- Scheduled tribes -- Government policyDDC classification: 305.80954 RED Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: pt. I Cultural Diversity and Common Humanity 1.From Animality to Humanity 2.Kaleidoscope of Cultures 3.Human Motivations and Cultural Mechanisms: The Functionalist Edifice Malinowski Built and the Dust Storms it Weathered 4.Understanding Humans across Cultures: Importance of Meanings, Notions and Norms in Ethnographic Representation 5.Widening Human Horizons: Anthropo-Sociological Facets of Globalisation 6.Social Science Perspectives on Globalisation and Equitable World Order 7.The Family: A Human Imperative: Need to Save its Defining Features and Safeguard its Future 8.Cultural Diversity and Common Rationality: The Riddle of Relativism versus Universalism 9.Human Nature and Man's Future pt. II Critical Essays on Some Contemporary Theories and Issues 10.Conscious and Unconscious Models in Levi-Strauss' Structuralism 11.Dumont's Desperation to Valorise Affinity 12.Cultural Materialism and the Holy Cow Contents note continued: 13.Mead-Freeman Controversy and the Question of Ethnographic Credibility 14.Scientific Imagination and Literary Fantasy in Geertz's Interpretive Anthropology 15.Post-modernism in Anthropology: Aberration or Apocalypse? 16.Culture of Poverty: Is the Concept Relevant to Indian Slums? 17.Village Studies: A Few Questions of Method 18.Secularism in Pluralist India 19.Backward Classes in India: The Way Mandal Commission went about its Work and the Anomalies that Followed pt. III Vignettes of Tribal and Village India 20.Caste in Tribal Society: The Formative Process 21.The Tribal and the Official in the Developmental Setting 22.Crisis of Confidence among Tribal People and Naxalite Movement in Parvatipuram Agency 23.Tribal Sub-Plan: The Precept and Practice as Observed in Andhra Pradesh 24.Key Issues in Displacement and Resettlement Contents note continued: 25.Development through Dismemberment of the Weak: Step-motherly Treatment of Tribal Land Rights and Perfunctory Resettlement Programmes in Andhra Pradesh 26.Caste Conflict among the Dalits of Andhra 27.Village Deities and Cosmic Forces: Differential Conception of the Supernatural in a Changing Environment 28.The Essence and Evanescence of Dravidian Kinship System 29.The Working of the Jajmani System among the Lohars in a North Indian Village 30.Farm Size, Technology and Productivity: Macro and Micro Perspectives.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: pt. I Cultural Diversity and Common Humanity
1.From Animality to Humanity
2.Kaleidoscope of Cultures
3.Human Motivations and Cultural Mechanisms: The Functionalist Edifice Malinowski Built and the Dust Storms it Weathered
4.Understanding Humans across Cultures: Importance of Meanings, Notions and Norms in Ethnographic Representation
5.Widening Human Horizons: Anthropo-Sociological Facets of Globalisation
6.Social Science Perspectives on Globalisation and Equitable World Order
7.The Family: A Human Imperative: Need to Save its Defining Features and Safeguard its Future
8.Cultural Diversity and Common Rationality: The Riddle of Relativism versus Universalism
9.Human Nature and Man's Future
pt. II Critical Essays on Some Contemporary Theories and Issues
10.Conscious and Unconscious Models in Levi-Strauss' Structuralism
11.Dumont's Desperation to Valorise Affinity
12.Cultural Materialism and the Holy Cow
Contents note continued: 13.Mead-Freeman Controversy and the Question of Ethnographic Credibility
14.Scientific Imagination and Literary Fantasy in Geertz's Interpretive Anthropology
15.Post-modernism in Anthropology: Aberration or Apocalypse?
16.Culture of Poverty: Is the Concept Relevant to Indian Slums?
17.Village Studies: A Few Questions of Method
18.Secularism in Pluralist India
19.Backward Classes in India: The Way Mandal Commission went about its Work and the Anomalies that Followed
pt. III Vignettes of Tribal and Village India
20.Caste in Tribal Society: The Formative Process
21.The Tribal and the Official in the Developmental Setting
22.Crisis of Confidence among Tribal People and Naxalite Movement in Parvatipuram Agency
23.Tribal Sub-Plan: The Precept and Practice as Observed in Andhra Pradesh
24.Key Issues in Displacement and Resettlement
Contents note continued: 25.Development through Dismemberment of the Weak: Step-motherly Treatment of Tribal Land Rights and Perfunctory Resettlement Programmes in Andhra Pradesh
26.Caste Conflict among the Dalits of Andhra
27.Village Deities and Cosmic Forces: Differential Conception of the Supernatural in a Changing Environment
28.The Essence and Evanescence of Dravidian Kinship System
29.The Working of the Jajmani System among the Lohars in a North Indian Village
30.Farm Size, Technology and Productivity: Macro and Micro Perspectives.

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