Introducing Indian Society

Introducing Indian Society


What information in course of creation of reflexivity, the social map does provide?


It informs age group, place of that age group in the total population of a country, the place of living (viz village, town, city, mega-city, plains, plateau, desert, hill, mountains), economic status or class (Lower, middle or upper class), religion (Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Jain, Buddhism, Christianity), a caste or tribe (Brahman, Ksatriya, Vaisya, Sudra) or other social group (Bengali, Gujrati, Marathi, Pahari, tribal, Jat, lodh, munda, Kayastha, Yadav etc.), language (any one out of 22 languages scheduled and countless dialects). After this information one can work out the social relationships.

Thus, sociology tells about what kinds of groups or groupings there are in society, what their relationships are to each-other and what this might mean in terms of one's own life.

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