Political Sociology in India: Contemporary Trends
A descriptive study of current trends in political sociology in India (from the 1980s) in relation to the ground realities in the social and political arena. This study spans the years beginning from the late 1970s to the early years of the 1990s: from the Emergency and its fallout to the Punjab crisis and the Mandal recommendations. Students and teachers of sociology and political science will benefit from the book which clarifies the relationship between sociology and its sub-disciplines, political sociology.
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