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

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Making Sense of Conflict

Making Sense of Conflict Rowena Robinson Social Conflict edited by N Jayaram and Satish Saberwal; Oxford University Press,
SOCIAL CONFLICT edited by Jayaram and Saberwal is a welcome addition to the series, Oxford in India Readings in Sociology and Social Anthropology, whose general editor is T N Madan. Jayaram and Saberwal remind us in their introduction that sociology must confront conflict. For a long time the perspective on conflict in the social sciences tended to have very little realism about it. The early preoccupation with order in the social sciences tended to locate conflict negatively, as being incompatible with structure, temporary and aberrant. However, conflict clearly needs to be recognised and grappled with empirically and theoretically. Discourses on modernity also tended to see conflict

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