Home and Office: Some Trends of Modernization among the Kanya-Kubja Brahmans*

  title={Home and Office: Some Trends of Modernization among the Kanya-Kubja Brahmans*},
  author={R. Khare},
  journal={Comparative Studies in Society and History},
  • R. Khare
  • Published 1971
  • Sociology
  • Comparative Studies in Society and History
  • Recently Singer (1966: 497-505), while reviewing a book1 on economic development and Hinduism, underlined the necessity of recognizing the 'deficiencies' of the hypothetico-deductive method in studying social change in India. He alluded to Weber's thesis (ideal-typical relations of the Hindu 'ethic' to economic development) and its possible 'distortions' under this approach, especially if applied 'as a basis for quick diagnoses of the ideological and structural factors impeding or facilitating… CONTINUE READING
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