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Author Khare, R. S. (Ravindra S.)

Title Cultural diversity and social discontent : anthropological studies on contemporary India / R.S. Khare.

Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 1998.


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 UniM Bail  306.09542 KHAR    AVAILABLE
Physical description pages cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Cultural Diversity, Discontent, and Anthropology -- 1. Indian Sociology and the Cultural Other -- 2. Social Description and Social Change: From Function to Critical Cultural Significance -- 3. Dumontian Sociology and Since: Challenges Facing South Asian Anthropology -- 4. The Other's Double - The Anthropologist's Bracketed Self: Notes on Cultural Representation and Privileged Discourse -- 5. The Body, Sensoria, and Self of the Powerless: Remembering/'Re-Membering' Indian Untouchable Women -- 6. Elusive Social Justice, Distant Human Rights: Untouchable Women's Struggles and Dilemmas in Changing India -- 7. The Cultural Politics of Violence and Human Rights: Contending Indian Traditions, Narratives, and the State -- 8. Hindu Cultural Reasoning Under Challenge: Politicizing Traditions, Modern Commentaries, and Social Mistrust.
Subject Ethnology -- India -- Uttar Pradesh.
Ethnology -- India.
Uttar Pradesh (India) -- Social conditions.
India -- Social conditions.
ISBN 0761992502 (cloth : alk. paper)
0761992782 (paperback: alk. paper)