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Remembering A R Desai

Marxist Approach to Sociology

This is an edited and abridged version of the keynote speech delivered at the National Conference on “Remembering A R Desai” organised on 20-21 April 2015 in Kolkata in association with the Department of Sociology, University of Mumbai. 

In the history of the development of sociology in India, the contribution of Akshay Ramanlal Desai who was born on 16 April 1915 is indeed significant.  He passed away at the age of 80 on 12 November 1994. On the occasion of his birth centenary, a relook at his contribution may be considered imperative in the light of the growing dominance of western imprints on social thought.

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