ISBN 9788126900060,Indian Society and Social Institutions ( Vol. 1 )

Indian Society and Social Institutions ( Vol. 1 )


N. Jayapalan


Atlantic Books



Atlantic Books

Publication Year 2001

ISBN 9788126900060

ISBN-10 8126900067


Number of Pages 318 Pages
Language (English)

Society & Culture

The book deals with all aspects of the 'Indian Society and Social Institutions' in detail in a beautiful way. The Characteristics of Indian Society, Indian Culture, Values of Indian Social System, Hindu Social Organisation and the Caste System have been described in the first five chapters with enormous facts so as to meet the requirements of the students. The book also provides a good picture of the Casteism, Untouchability, the Hindu Family System, Muslim Social System, Christian Social System, Tribal Social System and Rural Problems in India along with Social Legislations and Status of Women in Hindu Society from sixth chapter to twentyfith chapter. The remaining chapters i.e., twentysix to forty give a cryptic account of Social Disorganisation, Sanskritization, Westerni-sation, Secularisation, Modernisation, Condition of Housing, Education and Industrial Workers, Trade Unions, Indian Political System and the Role of Religion in Politics. In brief, sufficient informations have been given in an elaborate way in the book regarding 'Indian Society and Social Institutions' so as to meet the requirements of the students and the common readers.

About Author:
Professor N. Jayapalan of Government Arts College, Karur (Tamilnadu) did his post-graduation in History from Pachaiyappa's College, Chennai (Madras University). Later, he did his post-graduation in Political Science from the same University. He got his M.Phil. from the Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli.
He has participated in a number of seminars connected with Indian History and Political Science. He has written more than hundred books, both on History and Political Science. He is one of the most popular authors in Tamilnadu.