Family Diversity In India: Book by P.K. Roy

Family Diversity In India

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ISBN: 9788121208031    Publisher: Gyan Publishing House Year of publishing: 2003     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 350        Language: English
Description 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...Read more
Description 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 • IndexAbout The Book:- 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., Content:- 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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