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YOUTH IN INDIA

Kumar Sanjay

Oprawa:
TWARDA

Wydawca:
Taylor and Francis

Data premiery:
2019-03-19

ISBN:
9780815380191

577,50 PLN
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Opis produktu

This book explores the attitudes anxieties and aspirations of Indias burgeoning young population in a globalised world. Drawing upon timeseries survey data of the Indian youth aged between 15 and 34 years across 19 Indian states it provides key insights into a range of themes along with an overview of the changing trends and patterns of their behaviour. The volume examines the job preferences of the Indian youth their career priorities andopinions on reservations in employment and education sectors. It measures their degree of political participation and studies their attitude regarding political issues. It looks at aspects relating to their social and cultural contexts preferences and practices including lifestyle choices consumption habits and social customs such as marriage as they negotiate between tradition and modernity. Further it discusses the anxieties and insecurities that the youth face their mental health and their experiences of social discrimination. The essays here offer an understanding of a critical demographic and shed light on the challenges and opportunities that the Indian youth confront today.Lucid accessible and empirically grounded this volume will be useful to scholars and researchers of sociology political sociology political studies youth psychology andanthropology as well as policymakers journalists and the interested general reader.List of Figures and Tables. List of Abbreviations. Contributors. Preface and Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction Sanjay Kumar 2. Job Preferences and Career Priorities Shashwat Dhar 3. Opinion on the Issue of Reservations Arushi Gupta 4. Political Engagement and Political Attitudes of Indian Youth Jyoti Mishra and Pranav Gupta 5. Social and Cultural Attitudes of Indian Youth Souradeep Banerjee 6. Marital Practices Amongst the Young in India: Continuities and Transformation Asmita Aasaavari 7. Lifestyle and Habits of Indian Youth Vibha Attri 8. Anxieties and Emotional Distress Shreyas Sardesai 9. Experiences of Discrimination Shreyas Sardesai. Appendices. IndexSanjay Kumar is Professor and Director at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) Delhi India. He is one of the founding members and currently the CoDirector of Lokniti a research programme of CSDS. His area of specialisation is electoral politics though by using the survey method he has been engaged in research on a wide range of themes: Indian youth the state of democracy in South Asia Indian farmers slums of Delhi and electoral violence. He has published several books edited volumes contributed chapters and published articles in various journals. His most recent book is PostMandal Politics in Bihar: Changing Electoral Patterns (2018). His other publications include the books Electoral Politics in India: The Resurgence of the Bharatiya Janata Party (with Suhas Palshikar and Sanjay Lodha 2017): Changing Electoral Politics in Delhi: From Caste to Class (2013): Measuring Voting Behaviour in India (with Praveen Rai 2013):

Data Publikacji: 2019-03-19
Wymiary: 234 mm 156 mm 530.00 gr

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