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Critical themes in Indian sociology
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Table of contents :
IntroductionThe State as an Ethnographic Object - Thomas Blom HansenThe Folk and the Making of an Indian Aesthetic - Roma ChatterjiReligious Violence: A Sociological Perspective - Ronie ParciackContemporary Religiosities - Jacob Copeman and Johannes QuackArtful Living: New Religious Movements in and of South Asia - Tulasi SrinivasVillages and Villagers in Contemporary India - Surinder S. JodhkaFields, Markets and Agricultural Commodities - Mekhala KrishnamurthyThe Nation, De-duplicated - Lawrence CohenInternet Cultures - Nicholas Nisbett and Aditi BhonagiriSchooling and Culture: Bringing Schools into Sociology - Meenakshi ThapanCultures of Work in India's 'New Economy' - Carol UpadhyaThe Sociology of Labour in India - Geert de NeveHierarchy without System? Why Civility Matters in the Study of Caste - Suryakant WaghmoreCaste and the Anthropology of Democracy - Lucia Michelutti'The Middle Class' and the Middle Classes - Raka RayTribe, Egalitarian Values, Autonomy and the State - Alpa ShahGendering Sociology, a Sociology of Gender or Studying Women?: Some Reflections - Rajni PalriwalaContemporary Intimacies - Perveez ModyConjugality and Marital Dissolution in Historical Perspective - Shalini GroverGender and Law - Srimati BasuMasculinities and Culture - Joseph S. AlterThe Sociology of Disability: Conceptual Ethnography of an Analytical Category in India - Renu AddlakhaAlternating Sexualities: Sociology and Queer Critiques in India - Paul Boyce and Rohit K. DasguptaAgeing, Ambivalent Modernities and the Pursuit of Value in India - Sarah LambNew Cultures of Food Studies - Amita BaviskarCinematic Cultures - Sara DickeyThe Sociology of Consumption in India: Towards a New Agenda - Margit van WesselThe Challenge of Urban Space - Smriti SrinivasFeet on the Ground, Eyes on the Horizon: The Anthropology of Environment and Climate Change - Rita BraraBeyond Medical Pluralism: Medicine, Power and Social Legitimacy in India - V. SujathaIndex

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