Structural Change

Structural Change


What is the importance of the study of social change in our country?


The study of social change in India is important for several reasons:

(i) It tells us how contemporary Indian society is transforming from a traditional society to a modern developed society.

(ii) The study of social change shows how changes are taking place in our social institutions (such as family, caste, kinship, etc.) and what the factors bringing about such changes.

(iii) It also indicates our achievements as a nation and identifies problems and setbacks in certain areas of our life.

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