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Title The social and the symbolic / editors Bernard Bel ... [et al.].

Imprint New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2007.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  GN635.I4 S599 2007    Available  ---
Description 481 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Communication processes ; v. 2
Communication processes ; v. 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Overture : recasting "the social" as "the symbolic" / Bernard Bel ... [et al.]. -- Negotiating modernity with symbolic resources / Guy Poitevin -- Symbolic facets of medical power / Bernard Bel -- Fonts of self-identity. Introduction : modes of self-presentation / Editors Avenue of expression The Minas : seeking a place in history / Nandini Sinha Kapur -- Quests for assertion. Vaḍār narratives : dramatic reappropriation of a myth / Datta Shinde ; Māṇg narratives : semantic reappropriation of a myth / Sanjay Jogdanda -- Bhakti : a faith for rehabilitation / Guy Poitevin and Hema Rairkar -- Grounds of work relations, introduction : faculties of correlation / Editors Integrative links of "the traditional" : The communicating goddess of the artisans / Jan Brouwer -- The Mother Earth of the Mawal peasant / testimonies from Baban Khandbhor and Prabhakar Ghare -- Disruptive challenges of "the modern," Vaḍār communities, traditional skills in changing times / Datta Shinde -- Parīṭ communities : occupation and survival / Suresh Kokate -- Bonds of health practices, introduction : symbolic forms and signs / Guy Poitevin -- Between yesterday and today : The slum dwellers of Chennai : indigenous health practices / S.A. Samy -- The Vaidu : traditional practices and social status / Chandrakant Kokate -- Inheritance of knowledge : birth attendants : between the devil and the deep blue sea / Bernard Bel and Andréine Bel -- Popular culture and childbirth : perceptions and practices in rural Rajasthan / Tulsi Patel -- Midwives : a tradition on the move in Maharashtra / Hema Rairkar -- In lieu of an epilogue / Editors.
Subject Symbolic anthropology -- India.
Communication and culture -- India.
Cognition and culture -- India.
Ethnopsychology -- India.
Indic literature -- History and criticism.
India -- Social life and customs.
Added Author Bel, Bernard.
Other Form: Online version: Social and the symbolic. New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2007 (OCoLC)607922456
ISBN 9780761934462 (hard back)
0761934464 (hard back)
9788178295893 (India)
817829589X (India)