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Group Relations in Village Community (An Old and Rare Book)

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Preface This investigation was undertaken in December 1955 on behalf of the Research Programme Committee, Planning Commission, New Delhi. The actual field-work was done in three villages upto June 1956 and in Wadi and Vasti it was carried out from December 1956 to March 1957. We are grateful to the Research Programme Committee for the grant. We record our gratefulness to all the persons of the villages studied. Without their co-operation the investigation could not have succeeded. Our tha...
Preface

This investigation was undertaken in December 1955 on behalf of the Research Programme Committee, Planning Commission, New Delhi. The actual field-work was done in three villages upto June 1956 and in Wadi and Vasti it was carried out from December 1956 to March 1957. We are grateful to the Research Programme Committee for the grant. We record our gratefulness to all the persons of the villages studied. Without their co-operation the investigation could not have succeeded. Our thanks are also due to Prof. A. R. Kamat of Ferguson College, Poona, who was associated with this investigation and gave statistical treatment to the material. We are especially grateful to the Secretary to the Research Programme Committee and his staff for advice and co-operation on technical matters while the work was under progress and for the careful report of the reader which enabled us to correct certain errors.

Contents

 
Part I
 
  Preface v
  Maps ix
Section I    
1 A Note on Methodology 1
2 Choice of Villages 3
3 Description of Villages 4
4 Pattern of the habitation area with reference to caste and clan 5
5 Primary information about the Villages:  
  (a) Caste - Composition 8
  (b) Age - Composition 11
  (c) Education of heads of families and their children 11
  (d) Occupation 14
  (e) Land and residence 17
  (f) Family type 18
  (g) Educational and Occupational aspirations 19
Section II Inter-group relations:  
1 Economic interdependence  
  (a) Landlord and Tenant 22
  (b) Employer and Employee 24
  (c) Money-lender and borrower 24
  (d) Balutdars 25
2 Social Relations:  
  (a) Hospitality 29
  (b) Help 34
  (c) Friends of heads of families and their children 38
3 Travels and attachment to village, facts and attitude Guests 42
4 Factions and Quarrels 45
5 Use of Public Utilities and Participation in common activities 48
Section III Attitudes and Opinions 50
Section IV The System of Beliefs and Normative structure underlying Behaviour Patterns and Attitudes 58
Section V Note on the position of Scheduled Castes and their Position in the Villages, Studied with special Reference to Programmes, if any, for their Betterment and the Effect of the Same 68
Section VI Conclusion 71
 
Part II
 
  Tables 77
  Appendix  
  Questionnaire 463
  Instructions to investigators 483

 

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Item Code: NAN952 Author: Irawati Karve and Y. B. Damle Cover: Paperback Edition: 1963 Publisher: Deccan College Postgraduate and Research Institute Language: English Size: 9.5 inch x 7.5 inch Pages: 496 Other Details: Weight of the Book: 865 gms
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