ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Indian Sociologists Changing Concerns

SOCIOLOGISTS and social anthropologists have in recent years been criticised in rather strange ways. They have been praised for their meticulous procedures in solving or reporting on minor and irrelevant questions. They have been charged with spending more and more time on minor matters. The micro-studies carried out in depth by them have been questioned for their representative character. Their concern wifh tribe, family and kin, village and caste has been held up Vis an indictment of their capacity to understand modern institutions.

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