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Creating a Community of Discourse in Sociology in India

Creating a Community of Discourse in Sociology in India Ananta Giri IN her provocative article 'Sociological Research in India: The State of Crisis' (EPW, June 5) Veena Das has raised some important questions regarding the practice or sociological research in India. One cannot disagree with Das's description or the lack of competence in sociological research in India today. Her plea for restoring "a dignity to dull, honest, plodding research" calls for critical reflection and creative response from all of us who are concerned with the problem.

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