Publisher description for Caste, hierarchy, and individualism : Indian critiques of Louis Dumont's contributions / edited by R.S. Khare.


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With contributions from all the important names in Indian sociology and anthropology, this reader looks primarily at caste. Organized around Indian responses to the work of Louis Dumont, the essays discuss the logic, application, and problems associated witih Dumont's influential structural
and comparative method.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Dumont, Louis, -- 1911-1998.
Caste -- India.
Social stratification -- India.
Individualism -- India.