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Published: 20 August 2009

308 Pages


ISBN: 9780198062776

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Caste, Hierarchy, and Individualism

Indian Critiques of Louis Dumont's Contributions


Oxford India Paperbacks

  • Well-rounded, rigourous analysis of caste and hierarchy in India
  • Discusses logic, application and problems associated with Louis Dumont's influential structural, comparative method in sociology.
  • Well-known contributors
  • New epilogue written specifically for paperback edition discusses relevant sociological and anthropological disciplinary debates