What were the views of Ambedkar on caste system in India? Discuss critically.

Ambedkar analysed complex caste system and its essential features. He explained that Hindu social order doesn't recognize equality, liberty and fraternity. The second feature of Hindu social order is that the occupations of people are inherited. The third principle … Read more

  

Explain why sociologists in India, during the nineteen fifties felt the need to study the Indian village.

Village studies boomed during the 1950's and 1960's rejuvenating the discipline of social anthropology. There are significant reasons and consequences of this phenomenon.

During the 1950's, most of the countries are being decolonalised. The formation of new states influenced the … Read more