Knowledge and Society: Situating Sociology and Social Anthropology, Revised Edition

Knowledge and Society: Situating Sociology and Social Anthropology, Revised Edition

by T.K. Oommen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198090465
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 05/29/2013
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

T.K. Oommen, Emeritus Professor, Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

T.K. Oommen is Emeritus Professor, Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
Introduction: Sociology and Social Anthropology: Persisting Tensions
Part I
1. Sociology in India: A Plea for Contextualization
2. Data Collection Techniques: The Sterile Controversy
3. Theory, Concepts, and Empirical Research: An Analysis in Reciprocity
4. On the Craft of Studying Social Movements
5. Apprehending Social Reality in a Hierarchical Society: The Rationale for a Perspective from Below
Part II
6. Internationalization of Sociology: A South Asian Perspective
7. Sociology for One World: Towards an Authentic Sociology
8. The Trajectory of Globalization and Its Implications for Social Research
9. The Pasts and Futures of Anthropology and Sociology: Implications of Shifting Locations
Part III
10. Y.B. Damle: The Teacher, the Researcher, and the Scholar
11. Disjunctions between Field, Method, and Concept: An Appraisal of M.N. Srinivas
12. Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and the Nation: Situating G.S. Ghurye
References
Name Index
Subject Index

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