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Studies in Indian Sociology

Studies in Indian Sociology
Sociology of Social Movement

First Edition
Edited by:
  • D. R. Sahu - Professor and Head, Department of Sociology, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Orissa

Series Editor: Jacob John Kattakayam

Volume: 6
Other Titles in:
Sociology (General)

December 2021 | 320 pages | SAGE India
The volume is a collection of articles on both conventional and new social movements of India and the subcontinent published in the Sociological Bulletin from the 1970s to the present. The essays have been divided into four sections. The first section deals with the conceptual and theoretical issues of social movements. The second section articulates the issues of agrarian unrest, mobilisation and movements in India. The third section focuses on movements of dalits, adivasis and minorities of India and the subcontinent. The fourth section relates to empirical accounts of contemporary environmental movements in India.
Series Note
Partha Nath Mukherji
Preface and Acknowledgements
D R Sahu
Partha Nath Mukherji
Social Movement and Social Change: Towards a Conceptual Clarification and Theoretical Framework
T K Oommen
Sociological Issues in the Analysis of Social Movements in Independent India
S N Eisenstadt and Harriet Hartman
Movements of Protest, Construction of Centres and State Formation in India and Europe
Rajendra Singh
Agrarian Social Structure and Peasant Unrest: A Study of Land-grab Movement in District Basti, East U.P.
Gaurang R Sahay
Traditional Institutions and Cultural Practices vis-à-vis Agrarian Mobilisation: The Case of Bhartiya Kisan Union
Vibha Arora
Politics of Class (ness) in the Farmers’ Movement in India: Validity of the New Social Movement Paradigm
Gérard Toffin
The Janajati/Adivasi Movement in Nepal: Myths and Realities of Indigeneity
Chitra Sivakumar
Social Origins of the Sri Lankan Tamils’ Militant Movement
Ranjit Dwivedi
Parks, People and Protest: The Mediating Role of Environmental Action Groups
Manish K Thakur
Global Discourses and Local Mobilisations: The Case of ‘Barh Mukti Abhiyan’
Satyapriya Rout
Revisiting the Baliraja Dam Struggle: A Study of an Environmental Movement in Maharashtra

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ISBN: 9789354793738