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About the Author
C N Shankar Rao :-
Lecturer in Sociology Canara Pre-University College Mangalore, Karnataka.
About the Book
Sociology of Indian Society presents various facets of the Indian society and enhances students understanding on Indian social structure by focusing on both structural and phenomenological aspects of Indian social system. Written in a simple and lucid style, it deals with a set of recurring social problems that Indian society has been confronting and analyses them in light of prominent theoretical and empirical observations. Beginning with brief discussion on history and nature of the Indian society through ages, it gives an account of the demographic composition of the country in light of factors like culture, religion and socio-economic and political systems. It caters primarily to the requirements of undergraduate course in Sociology. In addition, students of Law, Nursing, MA in Sociology and candidates appearing for several competitive examinations will also find it very useful.
• Book-end Annexures for informative discussion on complex issues of and within Indian Society such as issues related to women, backward classes, child labour, population, to name a few
• Additional information at relevant places in form of footnotes to provide clarity and authenticity in explanation
• Syllabus of Civil Services Examination- Study of Indian Society (Paper II)
Table of Content
1. Historical Moorings of the Indian Society, 2. Indian Society Through the Ages, 3. Pioneers of Indian Sociology, 4. Marriage System in India, 5. Family System in India, 6. Women in India, 7. Indian Caste System, 8. Some Aspects of Social Mobility, 9. The Scheduled Castes, their Problems, and Welfare Measures for their Upliftment, 10. Backward Castes / Classes [OBCS] their Problems and Welfare, 11. Social Movements in India, 12. Tribal Life in India, 13. Rural Life in India (Part I: Rural India : Nature, Features and Problems), 14. Rural Life in India (Part II: Rural Development and Rural Change), 15. Urban Life in India, 16. Environment Pollution, 17. Economic Factors in Modern India, 18. Demographic Dynamics in India, 19. Religion and Society, 20. Political System in India, 21. Education in India, 22. Some Social Problems of India • Annexure • Bibliography • I.A.S. Examination Syllabus - Paper II