Table of contents for The Oxford India companion to sociology and social anthropology / edited by Veena Das.


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Social Science and the Publics, Veena Das
I. CONCEPTS AND CONTEXTS
Sectional Introduction, Veena Das
1. Sociology and Social Anthropology, Andre Beteille
2. Modernization, Satish Deshpande
3. The Historiography of Indian Society, Richard Saumarez-Smith
4. Civil Society, JPS Uberoi
II. THE ECOLOGICAL CONTEXT OF SOCIAL LIFE
Sectional Introduction, Veena Das
5. Ecology and the Environment, Rita Brara
6. India's Population: It's Growth and Key Characteristics, Pravin & Leela Visaria
7. Movements of Peoples: Nomads, Aparna Rao & M Casimir
8. Migration, Myron Weiner
9. Refugees in South Asia, N Nakatani
10. The Social and Cultural Framework of Health and Disease in India, Paul Greenough
11. Social and Cultural Geography, Jim Wescoat et al.
III. SOCIAL MORPHOLOGY
Sectional Introduction, Veena Das
12. Tribes in India, Virginius Xaxa
13. Village Community, BR Chauhan
14. The Indian City, Narayani Gupta
15. Caste, Chris Fuller
16. Social Stratification: Hierarchy and Difference, Dipankar Gupta
17. Social Conflict, Satish Saberwal & N Jayaram
IV. THE CULTURAL LANDSCAPE
Sectional Introduction, Veena Das
18. The Category of Folk
19. Performances, Hiedrun Bruckner
20. The Image in Indian Culture, Chris Pinney
21. Public Culture, Arjun Appadurai
22. Consumption and Lifestyle, Nita Kumar
23. Social Aspects of Language, UN Singh
V. RELIGION
Sectional Introduction, Veena Das
24. Religion of India: Plurality and Pluralism, TN Madan
25. Sects and Indian Religions, Lawrence Babb
26. Myth: Text and Con-text, Audrey Cantile
27. Religion in Everyday Life, M Tanaka
28. Christianity in the Context of Indian Society and Culture, Rowena Robinson
29. Secularism, Gurpreet Mahajan
VI. EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
Sectional Introduction, Veena Das
30. Childhood, Olga Niewenhuys
31. Old Age, Lawrence Cohen
32. Patterns of Literacy and Their Social Context, Jean Dreze
33. Schooling, Culture and Modernity, Sanjay Srivastava
34. Higher Education, Suma Chitnis
VII. THE PERSONAL SPHERE AND ITS ARTICULATION
Sectional Introduction, Veena Das
35. The Family in India, Beyond the Joint/Nuclear Controversy
36. Patterns of Marriage, Thomas Trautmann
37. Domestic Violence, Malvika Karlekar
38. The Person Beyond the Family, Margaret Trawick
39. The Cultural Construction of Emotion, Robert Desjerlais
VIII. THE ECONOMY
Sectional Introduction, Veena Das
40. Agrarian Structures and Their Transformations, Surnider Jodka
41. Labour and Trade Unions, Narayan Sheth
42. Labour, Technology and Industry, K Mamkoottam
43. The Informal Sector, Jan Breman
44. The Study of Entrepreneurship in India: In Need of a Comparative Perspective, Mario Rutten
45. Markets, Denis Vidal
46. Decentralization and the Poor, Pranab Bardham
IX. THE POLITY
Sectional Introduction, Veena Das
47. The Significance of Lower Courts in the Judicial Process, Robert Moog
48. The Nation-State: From Pre-Colonial Beginnings to Post-Colonial Constructions, Thomas Pantham
49. The Nature of Indian Democracy, Sudipta Kaviraj
50. Backward Castes/Classes as Legal and Political Entities, P Radhakrishnan
51. Local-level / Grass-roots Political Studies, Harold Gould
52. Social Movements, Martin Fuchs & A Linkenbach
53. Collective Violence, Jonathan Spencer



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Sociology -- India.
Anthropology -- India.
India -- Social conditions.