Publisher description for The cohesive role of sanskritization and other essays / M.N. Srinivas.

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This study brings together ten essays that explore such areas of modern Indian sociology as the caste system, the cohesive role of sanskritization, fertility and dowry, problems in sociological fieldwork, and the position of women in Indian society.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Ethnology -- India.
Women -- India -- Social conditions.
Sanskrit language.
Social structure -- India.