Social Organization, Continuity and Change: The Case of the Bhutias of Lachen and Lachung of North Sikkim

  title={Social Organization, Continuity and Change: The Case of the Bhutias of Lachen and Lachung of North Sikkim},
  author={V. Bhasin},
  journal={Journal of Biodiversity},
  pages={1 - 43}
  • V. Bhasin
  • Published 2012
  • Geography
  • Journal of Biodiversity
Abstract All societies are involved in the process of social change. The study of socio-cultural change is the systematic study of variation in social and cultural change. However, in societies there are structures and processes which are more prone to change while there are others that are resilient to change. The structures which do not change are social continuities. The efforts to improve or bring development cannot ignore culture. The very process of socialisation is one in which cultural… Expand
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