It would be fair to say that the situation carries similar marks of incomprehension for many in the social sciences too; for it seems not to answer to many of the paradigms which have held sway for… Expand
Buddhism with the debate ’For a sociology of India’ which started as a unique Franco-British ’entente sociologique’ in the late fifties and which has recently led to some very interesting Weberian… Expand
This article examines the setting of contemporary anthropology by means of the contrast between four books recently published in the United States (After the Fact by Clifford Geertz and Making PCR by… Expand
to be totally unrealistic when confronted with Weber in whose opinion a community dominated by inner forces such as Hinduism is unable to develop industrialism even as an imported ’artifact’ (Weber… Expand
one must (be prepared to) abandon a man; for a village, a family; for a country, a village; and for the atman, the (entire) earth’ (V. 127,48).2 It would be unjust to draw an abstract opposition… Expand
This book deals with the history of private investment in India and its determinants during the period 1900-1939. It develops a simple theoretical framework in its first part and tries to isolate the… Expand
Upon returning to the U.S., author Singhal’s Google search revealed the following: in January 2001, the impeachment trial against President Estrada was halted by senators who supported him and the government fell without a shot being fired.