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Class and culture in urban India

fundamentalism in a Christian community

by Lionel Caplan

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Madras (India),
  • India,
  • Madras,
  • India, South.
    • Subjects:
    • Christian sociology -- India -- Madras -- Case studies.,
    • Protestants -- India, South.,
    • Fundamentalist churches -- India -- Madras -- Case studies.,
    • Madras (India) -- Religious life and customs -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLionel Caplan.
      GenreCase studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR1156.M33 C37 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 296 p. ;
      Number of Pages296
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2382386M
      ISBN 100198234023
      LC Control Number87011089

      As India is one of the world’s oldest cultures it has been subjected to a plethora of language influences. The primary ones are; Hindi 41%, Bengali %, Telugu %, Marathi 7%, Tamil %, Urdu 5%, Gujarati %, Kannada %, Malayalam %, Oriya %, Punjabi %, Assamese %, Maithili %, other %. Cultures of Servitude is the best ethnography I've read in years." —Eileen Boris, University of California, Santa Barbara "Brilliantly observing domestic servitude in urban India, Ray and Qayum note the differences in the shift from rural to urban, big houses to small flats, and long-term family retainers to more temporary employment.

      The urban life-cycle and the “knowledge economy” 16 Culture and urban development 19 3. A MODEL OF CULTURE-ORIENTED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (COED) FOR THE CITY 22 The “urban cultural cluster” 23 Evolution of the cluster 23 The economic impacts of culture 26 Café culture in Pune: being young and middle class in urban India. [Teresa Platz Robinson] -- "The emergence of a visible commodified leisure culture in the form of cafes, targeted at and appropriated by young adults from the middle classes, is a striking phenomenon in the transformation of.

      Indian diaspora has had a complex and multifaceted role in catalyzing, justifying and promoting a transformed urban landscape in India. Focussing on Kolkata/ Calcutta, this book analyses the changing landscapes over the past two decades of one of the world’s most fascinating and iconic cities. Urban Women in contemporary India is an insightful collection of articles which offers new and old observations of the Indian women’s movement and issues concerning Indian women Ghadially provides a good background to the articles for the reader who has limited knowledge about the Indian women’s movement. [the book] presents a book introduction into the complicated and thorny subject matter of Indian women .


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class and status dynamics of families associated with a private school in the city of Banaras. The paper begins with a history of the demarcation of urban space for the poor in the city of Banaras along lines of class, caste and occupation in terms of a ‘weavers’ settlement’.

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3, (California, May ), p. 7 AnthonyColonial Urban Development: Culture, Social Power and Environment. Urban vs Rural India. About 80 per cent of the Indian population live in villages. When travelling through the length and breadth of this subcontinent, one can really visualise the difference between rural and urban India.

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