23 September 2014
Answer in 250 words:
1) Analyse the interrelationships among the joint family, the caste system and the village community in the traditional Indian society and show how they were supported by the peculiar economic organization and the value system.
2) Describe the traditional modes of adaptation and mobility in tribe and caste in India and bring out the significant changes in these process since independence.
3) Traditionally, marriage in the Father-right societies in India was not merely a union between man and woman, but a permanent transfer of a woman from the family of her parents into that of her husband. What customs and practices in marriage and family can you adduce to substantiate this observation?