A Companion to the Anthropology of India

A Companion to the Anthropology of India

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A Companion to the Anthropology of India offers a broad overview of the rapidly evolving scholarship on Indian society from the earliest area studies to views of Indiaa€™s globalization in the twenty-first century. Provides readers with an important new introduction to the anthropology of India Explores the larger global issues that have transformed India since the end of colonization, including demographic, economic, social, cultural, political, and religious issues Contributions by leading experts present up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of key topics such as population and life expectancy, civil society, social-moral relationships, caste and communalism, youth and consumerism, the new urban middle class, environment and health, tourism, public and religious cultures, politics and law Represents an authoritative guide for professional social and cultural anthropologists, and South Asian specialists, and an accessible reference work for students engaged in the analysis of Indiaa€™s modern transformationSecond, using examples from PDE training manuals and interviews with trainers in the Delhi area, I examine how people ... Had this choice been mine, it would smack of naive clichea#39;s, for Barista is the stereotypical new middle class a€œcocoon.

Title:A Companion to the Anthropology of India
Author:Isabelle Clark-Decès
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-02-10


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