Rural Sociology

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Atlantic Publishers & Dist, Jan 1, 2002 - India - 360 pages
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The Book, Rural Sociology, Presents The Key Concepts Of Rural Sociology In The Form Of Evaluation And Analysis Made By Eminent Sociologists. For A Proper Understanding Of Rural Sociology As We Find It Today, A Thorough Study Is Very Essential. The First Chapter Presents A Clear Picture Of The Meaning And Definition Of Rural Sociology. The Subsequent Chapters Provide Valuable Informations Regarding Origin And Development Of Rural Sociology, Scope, Importance, Methods Of Study, Relations With Other Social Sciences, Rural Community, Peasant Community, Folk Society, Rural Society, Rural Religion, Festivals, Family, Joint Family, Marriage System, Caste System, Untouchability, Jajmani System, Hooka Group, Rural Leadership And Rural Economy. Further The Book Deals With Indian Rural Agricultural System, Rural Recreation, Rural Housing, Rural Politics, Social Education, Rural Reconstruction, C.D. Programme, Importance Of Co-Operatives, And Health Planning In India In Clear And Lucid Language.The Book Would Be Of Great Value For The Students, Teachers, Trainees, Agriculturists, Social Workers, Planners, Politicians And Common Readers.
 

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Contents

Rural Sociology Meaning and Definition
1
Origin and Development of Rural Sociology
4
Scope of Rural Sociology
6
Importance of Rural Sociology
9
Methods of Study
14
Relation between Rural Sociology and other Social Sciences
27
History of Rural Community in India
35
Study of Rural Community in India
39
The Jajmani System
164
Rural Hooka Group
171
Rural Factions
175
Rural Leadership
183
Education and Rural Life
189
Rural Economy
199
Indian Rural Agricultural System
208
Rural Recreation
213

Little Community and its Characteristics
42
Peasant Society and its Features
46
Distinction between Primitive Culture and Peasant Culture
50
Folk Society
52
The Village Community
56
Sociological Importance of Village in India
64
Main Features of Rural Society
68
Rural Urban Contrast
71
Change in Indian Rural Life
78
Rural Religion
89
Rural Festivals Cultural Aspect
97
Rural Family
105
Joint Family System
112
Rural Marriage System
122
Caste System in India
132
Casteism in Indian Villages
142
Untouchability
151
Rural Housing in India
217
Rural Politics Power Structure
220
Village Life India and West
226
Village Panchayats History and Organization
233
Problems of Indian Rural Life
244
Social Education
261
Rural Reconstruction Movement in India
271
Role of Community Development Programmes
287
Bhoodan Movement
310
Gramdan Movement
313
Sarvodaya Movement
317
Importance of Cooperatives in Rural Areas
324
Health Planning in India
329
Integrated Rural Development Programme
336
Bibliography
346
Index
348
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