Publisher description for Social stratification / edited by Dipankar Gupta.


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This work discusses social stratisfication in India with an interdisciplinary approach. It contains both classical and new writing on caste. It profiles the variations and the social importance of this system. The work also examines class and its dynamics, highlighting the urgency of the topic, considering all the complexities of current social and political life in India.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Social classes -- India.
Caste -- India.
Social conflict -- India.
Social stratification -- India.