India between Tradition and Modernity

India between Tradition and Modernity

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ISBN-13: 9788131606254
Publisher: Rawat Publications
Publication date: 03/01/2014
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors vii

From the Editors: An Invitation to Debates Joanna Kurczewska Ishwar Modi Janusz Mucha xi

1 Society and Sociology in India: Some Reflections Ishwar Modi 1

2 Sociology of India, Sociology in India, Indian Sociology Janusz Mucha 6

3 Modernization and Its Contradictions: Contemporary Social Changes in India Yogendra Singh 14

4 The Indian Jati and the European Nation: The Twins-Unlike Concepts of Mega-Tribal Level M. Krzysztof Byrski 36

5 Decolonization and the Entangled Histories of Science and Philosophy in India Dhruv Raina 66

6 State and Democracy in India Pratap Bhanu Mehta 87

7 Rethinking Civil Society and the Public Spheres: Pathways of Indian Modernities in Global Conversations Ananta Kumar Giri 119

8 Is there Today Caste System or There is Only Caste in India? K.L. Sharma 144

9 Between Exclusion and Exclusivity: Dalits in Contemporary India Paramjit S. Judge 170

10 Indian 'Modernity' and 'Tradition': A Gender Analysis Maitrayee Chaudhuri 191

11 Technology Growth in India: Some Important Concerns Duru Arun Kumar 208

12 Story of the Clashing Images of the Country: The Case of India's Image at Home and in Poland Piotr Klodkowski 220

13 Globalization, ICT Revolution and Socio-cultural Changes in India: Sociological Explorations Binay Kumar Pattnaik 253

Index 286

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