Family Diversity in India: Paterns, Practices and Ethos

 
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List of Contributors Acknowledgements Introduction Family Systems in India The Dominance of Nuclear Family: Christian and Namboodiri Families in Kerala Family Solidarity among the Jains of India: A Study in the Family, Kin and Sub-Caste Relationship Beyond the Nuclear Family: The Continuing Importance of Extended Kinship Bonds in Kolkata The Tribal Family in Jharkhand: Continuity and Change The Indian Tribal Family Family Relations, social Pressure and Change among the Paliyans: Forest Adivasi of South India The Muslim Family and Consanguineous Marriage Patterns in Karnataka: A Focus on Household, Religion and Socioeconomic Change Sikh Religion and the Family A Maharashtrian Buddhist Family: The Kambles of Pune Religion and Family in Buddhist Lepcha Society of the Eastern Himalayas The Anglo Indians Family Women in Kolkata: Roles, Careers and Equity in Calcutta Decision-Making Power in Bengali Households Religious Ideology and Family Relationships Feminism, Family and Social Change: Myths and Models The Breakthrough Generation: Dalit youth in Contemporary India Directions in Family Research in India, 1920-2001: A Bibliography Index

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Book Description 2003. Hardcover. Condition: New. 350 The book examines the characteristics of family life of various religious and cultural groups in India and analyses the diversities and complexities of family patterns, practices and pathos that exist n India. It studies the interdisciplinary perspective to identity the extent of differences among different religious and cultural groups. About The Author:- Dr. Parimal Roy, has held research and positions in AustriAlia Canada, Malaysia and India and is currently Senior Lecture in Sociology and Chairperson of Graduate Studies at the School of Humanities, Communications and Social Sciences, Monash University, Gippsland Campus, Australia. In 1983-84, he was a visiting Research Fellow at Universities of Syracuse, State University of New York at Binghampton and Albany (USA), Toronto (Canada) and London (UK). His major areas of research and teaching interests are race and ethnic relations, family and social networks, inter-ethnic marriage, social change, urban sociology, rural sociology, community studies. Dr. Roy has published several journal articles and monographs in these areas. Contents:- List of Contributors Acknowledgements Introduction Family Systems in India The Dominance of Nuclear Family: Christian and Namboodiri Families in Kerala Family Solidarity among the Jains of India: A Study in the Family, Kin and Sub-Caste Relationship Beyond the Nuclear Family: The Continuing Importance of Extended Kinship Bonds in Kolkata The Tribal Family in Jharkhand: Continuity and Change The Indian Tribal Family Family Relations, social Pressure and Change among the Paliyans: Forest Adivasi of South India The Muslim Family and Consanguineous Marriage Patterns in Karnataka: A Focus on Household, Religion and Socioeconomic Change Sikh Religion and the Family A Maharashtrian Buddhist Family: The Kambles of Pune Religion and Family in Buddhist Lepcha Society of the Eastern Himalayas The Anglo Indians Family Women in Kolkata: Roles, Careers and Equity in Calcutta Decision-Making Power in Bengali Households Religious Ideology and Family Relationships Feminism, Family and Social Change: Myths and Models The Breakthrough Generation: Dalit youth in Contemporary India Directions in Family Research in India, 1920-2001: A Bibliography Index The Title 'Family Diversity in India written/authored/edited by P.K. Roy', published in the year 2003. The ISBN 9788121208031 is assigned to the Hardcover version of this title. This book has total of pp. 350 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Gyan Publishing House. This Book is in English. The subject of this book is Sociology. . Language: English. Seller Inventory # 9788121208031

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Book Description Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: New. This book examines the characteristics of Family life of various Religious and Cultural Groups in India and analyses the diversities and complexities of family patterns, practices and ethos that exists in India. It draws upon a range of interdisciplinary perspectives to identify the extent to which family values, the Nature of family life and family living differ between different religious and cultural groups in India. The book represents one of the few compilations of first-hand Comparative Research on the Indian family. The chapters are clearly written, easy to read and are supported by empirical data. All the chapters in this volume, individually and collectively, will facilitate a greater understanding of the diversity of family Patterns in India-one of the most relevant Topics of inquiry today. Contents: 1. Family systems in India/G.N. Ramu 2. The dominance of Nuclear family: Christian and Namboodiri Families in Kerala/ G. Kurian 3. Family solidarity among the Jains of India: a Study in the family, kin and sub-caste relationship/ R.S. Gandhi 4. Beyond the nuclear family: the continuing Importance of extended kinship Bonds in Kolkata/ P.K. Roy 5. The tribal family in Jharkhand: continuity and change/ U.K. Verma 6. The Indian tribal family/ L. Wilson 7. Family relations, social pressure and change among the Paliyans: Forest Adivasi of South India/ C. Norstrom 8. The Muslim family and consanguineous Marriage Patterns in Karnataka: a Focus on household, Religion and socioeconomic change/ G.H. Conklin 9. Sikh religion and the family/ M.J. Leaf 10. A Maharashtrian Buddhist family: the Kambles of Pune/E. Zelliot 11. Religion and family in Buddhist Lepcha Society of the Eastern Himalayas/ J. Chakraborty 12. The Anglo Indian family/ B. Debi and A.P. Nandan 13. Women in Kolkata: roles, Careers and Equity in Calcutta/P.K. Roy 14. Decision-making power in Bengali households/P.K. Roy 15. Religious Ideology and family relationships/V. Dhruvarajan 16. Feminism, family and social change: myths and models/M. Radhakrishan 17. The breakthrough generation: Dalit Youth in contemporary India/M. Vicziany 18. Directions in family Research in India, 1920-2001: a bibliography/P.K. Roy Printed Pages: 350. Seller Inventory # 41078

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Book Description Gyan. Condition: New. Contents: Introduction. 1. Family systems in India/G.N. Ramu. 2. The dominance of nuclear family: Christian and Namboodiri families in Kerala/ G. Kurian. 3. Family solidarity among the Jains of India: a study in the family, kin and sub-caste relationship/ R.S. Gandhi. 4. Beyond the nuclear family: the continuing importance of extended kinship bonds in Kolkata/ P.K. Roy. 5. The tribal family in Jharkhand: continuity and change/ U.K. Verma. 6. The Indian tribal family/ L. Wilson. 7. Family relations, social pressure and change among the Paliyans: forest Adivasi of South India/ C. Norstrom. 8. The Muslim family and consanguineous marriage patterns in Karnataka: a focus on household, religion and socioeconomic change/ G.H. Conklin. 9. Sikh religion and the family/ M.J. Leaf. 10. A Maharashtrian Buddhist family: the Kambles of Pune/E. Zelliot. 11. Religion and family in Buddhist Lepcha society of the Eastern Himalayas/ J. Chakraborty. 12. The Anglo Indian family/ B. Debi and A.P. Nandan. 13. Women in Kolkata: roles, careers and equity in Calcutta/P.K. Roy. 14. Decision-making power in Bengali households/P.K. Roy. 15. Religious ideology and family relationships/V. Dhruvarajan. 16. Feminism, family and social change: myths and models/M. Radhakrishan. 17. The breakthrough generation: Dalit youth in contemporary India/M. Vicziany. 18. Directions in family research in India, 1920-2001: a bibliography/P.K. Roy. Index."This book examines the characteristics of family life of various religious and cultural groups in India and analyses the diversities and complexities of family patterns, practices and ethos that exists in India. It draws upon a range of inter-disciplinary perspectives to identify the extent to which family values, the nature of family life and family living differ between different religious and cultural groups in India. The book represents one of the few compilations of first-hand comparative research on the Indian family. The chapters are clearly written, easy to read and are supported by empirical data. All the chapters in this volume, individually and collectively, will facilitate a greater understanding of the diversity of family patterns in India - one of the most relevant topics of inquiry today." (jacket) 350 pp. Seller Inventory # 49603

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