Thinking Social Science in India: Essays in Honour of Alice Thorner

Thinking Social Science in India: Essays in Honour of Alice Thorner

by Sujata Patel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761996001

ISBN-13: 9780761996002

Pub. Date: 05/23/2002

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This Indian book, a Festschrift in honour of Alice Thorner, consists of thirty-one essays by prominent social scientists in India, Europe and the U.S.  See more details below

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This Indian book, a Festschrift in honour of Alice Thorner, consists of thirty-one essays by prominent social scientists in India, Europe and the U.S.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761996002
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/23/2002
Pages:
468
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Alice Thorner - Sujata Patel
An Appreciation
PART ONE: REFLECTING ON CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES
The Small Peasant - Nirmal Kumar Chandra
Marxist Tradition and Chayanov
On Famine and Measuring 'Famine Deaths' - Utsa Patnaik
Uses of History - Elizabeth Whitcombe
India's Contribution to the Study of Climate and Disease
Subaltern Studies as Post-Colonial Critique of Modernity - Jacques Pouchepadass
M N Srinivas's Contribution to Understanding Gender - Maithreyi Krishnaraj
From Exclusion to Marginalisation? Hegemonic Agendas and Women's Writing - Uma Chakravarty
Small is Beautiful - Leela Gulati
Case Study as a Method in Social Science
PART TWO: JOURNEY OF THE ECONOMY
The Halting Journey - Ashok Mitra
Poverty and Inequality in India - K Sardamoni
An Examination of the First Three Five-Year Plans
Labour and Employment - K S Krishnaswamy
Certain Current Issues
Working Mothers, Poverty and Child Loss - N Krishnaji
Gendered Labour Markets and Globalisation in Asia - Gita Sen
What Happened to Land Reform? - Joan Mencher
Consumerism and New Classes in India - Achin Vanaik
PART THREE: CULTURE, LITERATURE AND LANGUAGE
Civil Strife - Meena Alexander
Home at the Edge of the World
Older Women, Past and Present, in an Indian Muslim Family - Sylvia Vatuk
'Baby' Iconography - Patricia Uberoi
Constructing Childhood in Indian Calendar Art
Allies, Confidants and Beloveds - G Arunima
Representations of Ideas of Friendship in Nineteenth-Century Kerala
Gender, Moral Regulations, and Narrative Formation in Epic Poetry - Nabaneeta Dev Sen
Traversing through Gendered Spaces - Neera Desai
Insights from Some Narratives
Linguistic Methods and Minority Languages in India - Tista Bagchi
PART FOUR: POLITICS IN HISTORY AND HISTORY IN POLITICS
Nationalism and Human Development - Amiya Kumar Bagchi
Time and Nation - Jim Masselos
Talking the National Language - David Lelyveld
Hindi/Urdu/Hindustani in Indian Broadcasting and Cinema
Representing Gandhi in Independent India - Claude Markovits
Jawaharlal Nehru, Big Business and the Liaquat Ali Khan Budget of 1947 - Nasir Tyabji
Bombay\Mumbai and the Ambedkar Movement - Eleanor Zelliot
Past and Present
The Changing Identity of the Jats in North India - Christophe Jaffrelot
Kshatriyas, Kisans or Backwards?
Then and Now - Rajni Kothari
The 'Great Indian Experiment'
The Changing Definition of Rights in India - Manoranjan Mohanty
Pluralism, State and Society in India - Sunanda Sen

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