Towards Understanding Indian Society

Towards Understanding Indian Society

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Author: Gabriele Dietrich
Bas Wielenga/
Publisher: CSS Books
Year: 2003
Language: English
Pages: 287
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8178210118

Description

This book is based on class and group-work with students as well as activists. It is meant as text-book for teachers and students of the course Understanding Indian society which is taught in all Serampore affiliated theological colleges.

It also can be used as handbook or study guide by other groups and activists, as it has incorporated insights and conceptualizations which have emerged in various social movements and unions and especially in the women’s movement. Scholars working in Specialized fields may find it useful as an attempt to make the linkage with other fields of study visible in a praxis oriented perspective of peoples struggle for social transformation.

Contents

FOREWORD TO THE THIRD EDITION (2003)

FOREWORD

PART - I
TOOLS OF ANALYSIS

CHAPTER ONE
Introduction

Why Do We Need Social Analysis
Different Approaches in Social Analysis

CHAPTER TWO
Framework For Analysis

Organization of the Material Base
Economic Structure
Social Structure
Organization of Collective Life
Symbolic Representations

CHAPTER THREE
Different Types of Society

PART - II
TOWARDS AN ANALYSIS OF INDIAN SOCIETY

CHAPTER FOUR
Organization of the Material Basis: Socio-Economic Structures

CHAPTER FIVE
Organization of Collective Life: Socio-Political Structures

CHAPTER SIX
Symbolic Representations

Introduction: Swaraj, How and for Whom?
The Dominant Development Model
Assertion of Identities and Power
Alternative Perspective

PART- III
PERSPECTIVE AND ISSUES IN THE PROCESS OF SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION

CHAPTER SEVEN
Social Change-Social Intervention Social Vision

CHAPTER EIGHT
Issues on the Agenda of People’s Movements

CHAPTER NINE
Confronting Globalization and other Obstacles on the Way Towards Social Justice

Appendix

Index