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  • Author:
    Yogesh Atal
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    Pearson Education India (December 1, 2009)
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This volume on sociology and social anthropology represents the fourth round of surveys covering the period since 1988.

Studies of sociology and anthropology have blended together as cultural anthropologists have attempted to draw comparisons . One area where anthropology and sociology have joined forces is in the study of refugees.

Studies of sociology and anthropology have blended together as cultural anthropologists have attempted to draw comparisons among various societies and cultures. Identifying cultural characteristics became more difficult during the 20th century in response to two world wars. By the beginning of the 21st century, globalization had further blurred the once distinct lines between particular cultures, as the affairs of nations became more intertwined with those of others.

It analyses the intellectual history of sociology and social anthropology in India and studies the role of caste and caste organizations in local and national politics, organizational structure of industries, journey of women's studies, demographic trends in India since 1971, Indian diaspora.

It analyses the intellectual history of sociology and social anthropology in India and studies the role of caste and caste organizations in local and national politics, organizational structure of industries, journey of women's studies, demographic trends in India since 1971, Indian diaspora, analysis of criminological and development studies, and relevant aspects of the emergent legal culture in India.

In a career spanning over 50 years, Professor Atal has been a member of the faculty at the University of Saugar Panjab University; Agra University; and the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

It does so at an historical time in which the processes of globalization increase the diversity, complexity and pluralism of contemporary societies, challenging social cohesion and fostering new forms of conflict.

It does so at an historical time in which the processes of globalization increase the diversity, complexity and pluralism of contemporary societies, challenging social cohesion and fostering new forms of conflict. Topics of interest include (but are not restricted to):, Major theories and theorists of civil society and the state, including of the comparative analysis of societies and political regimes

Yogesh Atal is an Indian sociologist.

Yogesh Atal is an Indian sociologist. honoris causa) in social anthropology. He joined UNESCO in 1974 and retired in 1997 as Principal Director in Social Sciences. He has been honoured by the Maharana Mewar Foundation and the Indian Social Science Association for his contributions to social sciences. His latest books include:. Changing Frontiers of Caste. Local Communities and National Politics. Social Sciences: the Indian.

In the various chapters, sociologists and social anthropologists from Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan show how social anthropology and sociology have worked as well as collapsed in South Asia and how . .

The development of sociology in India, from the viewpoint of theory .

Several Western scholars, a majority of them initially from the United Kingdom and Europe, and later on also from the United States, have carried out studies in India. Initially, no rigid distinction was made between social anthropology and sociology, but they separated as teaching disciplines in the 1950s.

Series: International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology, (Book 95).

He lives on the Big Island of Hawai'i and travels extensively. Series: International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology, (Book 95). Paperback: 276 pages. Publisher: Brill (September 28, 2004).

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