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Interrogating India's Modernity: Democracy, Identity, and Citizenship

Surinder Jodhka

Abstract

Written as a tribute to the contributions of Dipankar Gupta to the study of Indian society and the discipline of sociology in India, this festschrift volume brings together essays of some of the best-known scholars in the social sciences. Some of these essays are based on rich empirical work, while others explore conceptual domains of the contemporary processes of social change. Still others provide critical commentaries on the functioning of the Indian state and its various administrative organs. Woven around the themes of modernity, identity, and citizenship, the volume explores the dynamics ... More

Keywords: sociology in India, Dipankar Gupta, Indian independence, modernity, Indian society, middle class, social change

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780198092070
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092070.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Surinder Jodhka, editor
Professor and Head, Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences Jawaharlal Nehru University