Author: M N Srinivas
Publisher: Orient Longman
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788125004226
From the time it was first published, this work has been essential reading for the students of Sociology of India. The concepts dealt within the essays included here continue to have considerable influence on the discussions on change in Indian Society. While concepts like Sanskritization and Westernization have helped in the understanding of complex, often seemingly contradictory trends in society, Prof. Srinivas' essay on the study of one's own society continues to engage scholars.
This new edition includes those classic essays, as also an appendix where the author deals with the problem of Changing values in Indian society today.