Andre Beteille

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Andre Beteille, FBA (born 30 September 1934) is an Indian sociologist and writer. He is particularly well known for his studies of the caste system in South India. He is a Professor of Sociology at the Delhi School of Economics at the University of Delhi where he is Professor Emeritus of Sociology since 2003.[1] He was appointed National Research Professor by the Government of India in 2007.[2] He is a recipient of the Indian civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan.[3]

Presently he is the Chancellor of North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya [4] and Ashoka University, in India.[5]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Sociology: Essays on Approach and Method, Oxford University Press, 2002.
  • Antinomies of Society: Essays on Ideologies and Institutions, Oxford University Press, 2000.
  • Chronicles of Our Time, Penguin Books, 2000.
  • The Backward Classes in Contemporary India, Oxford University Press, 1992.
  • Society and Politics in India: Essays in a Comparative Perspective, Athlone Press, 1991 (L.S.E. Monographs in Social Anthropology, no. 63).
  • The Idea of Natural Inequality and Other Essays, Oxford University Press, 1983 (new, enlarged edition, Oxford University Press, 1987).
  • Inequality Among Men, Basil Blackwell, 1977 (Italian edition published as La diseguaglianza fra gli uomini, Il Mulino, 1981).
  • Studies in Agrarian Social Structure, Oxford University Press, 1974.
  • Six Essays in Comparative Sociology, Oxford University Press, 1974 (enlarged edition published as Essays in Comparative Sociology, Oxford University Press, 1987).
  • Inequality and Social Change, Oxford University Press, 1972.
  • Castes: Old and New, Essays in Social Structure and Social Stratification, Asia Publishing House, 1969.
  • Caste, Class and Power: Changing Patterns of Stratification in a Tanjore Village, University of California Press, 1965.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "DU".
  2. ^ Bipan Chandra and Andre Beteille Appointed as National Research Professors
  3. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved July 21, 2015.
  4. ^ "Administrative Officials". NEHU Shillong. Retrieved 2014-01-14.
  5. ^ "Chancellor". Ashoka University. Retrieved 2014-01-14.

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