Contemporary Sociology

By H.K. Rawat

This book grew out of the significant changes that have happened in the field of sociology around the world in the last few decades. Author H.K. Rawat collates the relevant views of other scholars and then offers his own point of view, based on personal research in India. Besides authenticity, coherence, and reliability, the book contains a combination of theoretic frameworks and empirical realities. Topics include: Why Study Sociology? * Culture * Processes of Social Interaction * Collective Behavior * Social Control and Deviance * Kinship and Family * Marriage * Status of Women * Economic Institutions * Political Institutions * Educational Institutions * Religious Institutions * Demography * Poverty * Social Problems, Social Welfare, and Social Security * Social Exclusion and Minorities in India * Environment and Ecological Crisis.

434 pages

Publication Date: 10/18/2013
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9788131605851