Village Studies in India


The book presents a proper understanding of the nature of rural social information in Bihar. It also analyses its three levels of structure in terms of all-encompassing categories of Caste and Class. The Study of political structure details various political institutions and practices such as faction, village panchayat and voting behaviour. The Report also shows empirical analysis of many caste-based organisations, institutions and practices. The report also examined and reformulated of the concept of class for carrying out this work, various well-established concepts like caste, faction, sanskritisation, dominant caste, hierarchy, jajmani system, sharecropping.

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