ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Toward a Jati Model for Indian Politics

Toward a 'Jati Model' for Indian Politics Harold A Gould The fact that development theories first emerged in the West led to what may he called a structural fallacy: that the details of modernisation as it occurred in the West are the functional requirements of modernisation everywhere. Recent research has begun to expose this fallacy in alt important domains of development theory. The broad structural features of the modernising process can be readily accommodated to, and indeed can be viably articulated through, a variety of indigenous, traditional social institutions.

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