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Status and sacredness : a general theory of status relations and an analysis of Indian culture / Murray Milner, Jr
Bib ID 319133
Format BookBook
Author
Milner, Murray
 
Description New York : Oxford University Press, 1994 
xiii, 336 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0195084896 (acid-free paper) (paperback)
0195083342 (acid-free paper) (cloth)
Full contents
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Theoretical Concepts
  • 3. A Theory of Status Relationships: Key Elements
  • 4. Key Features of Indian Society: What Is to Be Explained
  • 5. Explaining the Key Features of Caste
  • 6. The Social Categories of Traditional India
  • 7. The Articulation of Status and Material Resources: Political and Economic Legitimacy
  • 8. A Theory of Status Relationships: Additional Elements
  • 9. Cultural Codes and Rituals: I
  • 10. Cultural Codes and Rituals: II
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-323) and index.

Subjects Social status.  |  Social structure.  |  Sociology -- Philosophy.  |  Religion and social status.  |  Hindu sociology.  |  Caste -- India.

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