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Title The social and the symbolic / editors Bernard Bel ... [and others].

Published New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2007.

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 UniM Bail  306.40954 SOCI    AVAILABLE
Physical description 481 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Communication processes ; v. 2.
Communication processes ; v. 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Overture : recasting 'the social' as 'the symbolic' / Bernard Bel, Jan Brouwer, Biswajit Das, Vibodh Parthasarathi and Guy Poitevin -- 1. Negotiating modernity with symbolic resources / Guy Poitevin -- 2. Symbolic facets of medical power / Bernard Bel -- Pt. 1. Fonts of self-identity -- Introduction : modes of self-presentation / Bernard Bel, Jan Brouwer, Biswajit Das, Vibodh Parthasarathi and Guy Poitevin -- 3. The Minas : seeking a place in history / Nandini Sinha Kapur -- 4. Vadar narratives : dramatic reappropriation of a myth / Datta Shinde -- 5. Mang narratives : semantic reappropriation of a myth / Sanjay Jogdanda -- 6. Bhakti : a faith for rehabilitation / Guy Poitevin and Hema Rairkar -- Pt. 2. Grounds of work relations -- Introduction : faculties of correlation / Bernard Bel, Jan Brouwer, Biswajit Das, Vibodh Parthasarathi and Guy Poitevin -- 7. The communicating goddess of the artisans / Jan Brouwer -- 8. The Mother Earth of the Mawal peasant / Baban Khandbhor and Prabhakar Ghare -- 9. Vadar communities : traditional skills in changing times / Datta Shinde -- 10. Parit communities : occupation and survival / Suresh Kokate -- Pt. 3. Bonds of health practices -- Introduction : symbolic forms and signs / Guy Poitevin -- 11. The slum dwellers of Chennai : indigenous health practices / S. A. Samy -- 12. The Vaidu : traditional practices and social status / Chandrakant Kokate -- 13. Birth attendants : between the devil and the deep blue sea / Bernard Bel and Andreine Bel -- 14. Popular culture and childbirth : perceptions and practices in rural Rajasthan / Tulsi Patel -- 15. Midwives : a tradition on the move in Maharashtra / Hema Rairkar.
Other author Bel, Bernard.
Subject Symbolic anthropology -- India.
Communication and culture -- India.
Cognition and culture -- India.
Ethnopsychology -- India.
Indic literature -- History and criticism.
India -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 9780761934462 (hard back)