Sociology at the University of Lucknow: The First Half Century (1921-1975)

Hardcover | February 11, 2013

byT.N. Madan

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Sociology at the University of Lucknow is a systematic, historical narrative on the processes of institutionalization of teaching and research in sociology. The book offers a case by case summation, analysis, and appraisal of the writings and contributions of Radhakamal Mukerjee (the founder),D.P. Mukerji, D.N. Majumdar (associates of Mukerjee), and A.K. Saran (the first scholar product of the department). Some of these works were published a century ago and are not easily accessible to scholars and researchers today. The author, a former student and faculty at the University, provides personal insights and perceptions on the orientation and academic approaches of these four pioneers with a selection of their works. He pointedly and critically analyses conceptual and theoretic orientations as well as thesubstantive sociological concerns of each of the four sociologists. This volume introduces students and scholars to the rich legacy of sociology at the University of Lucknow.

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Sociology at the University of Lucknow is a systematic, historical narrative on the processes of institutionalization of teaching and research in sociology. The book offers a case by case summation, analysis, and appraisal of the writings and contributions of Radhakamal Mukerjee (the founder),D.P. Mukerji, D.N. Majumdar (associates of ...

T. N. Madan is Honorary Professor of Sociology at the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:488 pages, 8.46 × 5.51 × 0.01 inPublished:February 11, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198080379

ISBN - 13:9780198080374

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PrefaceIntroductionPart I: RADHAKAMAL MUKERJEE (1889-1968)1. Cultural Values and Economic Institutions2. Caste and Social Change in India3. The Theory of Social Institutions4. Status, Ecological and Sociological5. Sociology as Science and PhilosophyPart II: DHURJATI PRASAD MUKERJI (1894-1961)6. Caste and Class7. Equality and Personality8. Independent India: The Immediate Problem9. Intellectuals in India10. Indian Tradition and Social ChangePart III: DHIRENDRA NATH MAJUMDAR (1903-1960)11. Tribes in Transition12. Caste: Biological and Sociological Aspects13. The Village: A Concept, a Way of Life14. Sociology as an Instrument of Social PolicyPart IV: AWADH KISHORE SARAN (1922-2003)15. Sociology in India16. Gandhi's Theory of Society17. The Two Contexts of Secularization: Western and Indian18. Sociology in CrisisAfterwordIndex