Indian Social System 01 Edition 1 Edition
    Indian Social System 01 Edition 1 Edition (English, Paperback, Ram Ahuja)

    Indian Social System 01 Edition 1 Edition  (English, Paperback, Ram Ahuja)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • ISBN: 9788170331971, 8170331978
    • Edition: 1, 1993
    • Pages: 472
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    Indian Social System is a commentary on the Indian society and its changes and developments over the ages.

    Summary Of The Book

    The Indian society is structurally very complex. Many sub societies co-exist in the macrocosm of the Indian society. The Indian society is an intersection of the people of a large number of classes, castes and religions. Although, the country is divided into States according to linguistic differences. Yet, people speaking different languages, having different religious beliefs and different lifestyles co-exist beside each other in the same city, village, town or public space. In this way, India is a unique country and Indians are united inspite of their diversity.

    Ram Ahuja’s book Indian Social System analyzes the different people who are part of the Indian society by analyzing the relationships between them, analyzing the boundaries of each class and their functions in society.

    A lot of violence has been perpetrated due to differences. Traditional social systems were thought to be irrelevant to the new societies. However, the Indian society has embraced both the traditional and the modern. It is a society which exists simultaneously in a number of time periods. Indian Social System addresses the Indian society which is in the process of changing. It looks at the trends followed by the many types of Indian societies and predicts the future directions that the Indian society can take.

    Indian Social System is useful for those candidates who are preparing for the Civil Services Examinations. It is particularly useful for students of Sociology as it gives a comprehensive view of the society. It is also a good buy for those interested in Sociology and the complexities of the Indian Society.

    About Ram Ahuja

    Ram Ahuja has written a number of books on Indian Society and Sociology. He was an author, academic and teacher.

    His other books include Social Problems in India, Criminology, Society in India: Concepts, Theories and Recent Trends, and Research Methods.

    Ram Ahuja taught for many years at the University of Rajasthan. He was also a visiting professor at many institutes training IAS and IPS aspirants. He was part of the Indian Council of Social Science Research and was a senior fellow at the council. He was awarded the Govind Ballabh Pant Award by the Government of India.

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    Book Details
    • Publication Year
      • 1993
    • Table of Contents
      • Part One: Social Organization

        1. Hindu Philosophy: Continuity and change
        2. Unity in Diversity

        Part Two: The Family and Kinship System

        3. The Family System
        4. The Kinship Syetem
        5. Status of Women

        Part Three: The Marriage System

        6. The Hindu Marriage
        7. Muslim and Christian Marriages

        Part Four: The Problems of Marriage

        8. Age of Marriage
        9. Divorce
        10. Dowry
        11. Inter-Caste Marriage

        Part Five: The Caste System

        12. Caste: Concept, Origin and Structure
        13. Changing structure of caste and its future
        14. Inter-Caste and Intra Caste Relationship and caste conflicts
        15. Jajmani System
        16. Caste and Politics
        17. Sanskritization and Westerization
        18. The Scheduled castes

        Part Six:Social Changes in India

        19. Social change and Development
        20. Modernization
        21. Economic Development and social change

    • Authored By
      • Ram Ahuja
    University Books Details
    • Degree/Diploma
      • B.A
    • Specialization
      • B.A(Sociology)
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    his other book, social problems in india better serves the purpose.. this one's a bit dated... and not so useful for non sociology departmentars..

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