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Aping the ‘Awful’? Recent Trends in India’s North–South Sociocultural Divide

  • Arup Maharatna
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Abstract

India’s enormously diverse sociocultural landscape has fed into her perennial quest for the core common characteristics eloquent, purportedly, of the country’s unity or a sort of essence. The caste system has been serving for long as one such unifying category in much of the Indian social science discourse and sociological theorising.

Keywords

Fertility Decline Caste System Demographic Behaviour Social Ideology Marriage Squeeze 
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© Springer India 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Population Research CentreGokhale Institute of Politics and EconomicsPuneIndia

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