"A Comprehensive Dictionary of Terms in Anthropology, Sociology and Allied Disciplines’ is a unique attempt to define terms used not merely in Anthropology and Sociology but to provide a wealth of useful knowledge about the terms currently popular in related disciplines like Cultural Anthropology, Demography, Ecology, Economics, Human Biology, Palaeobotany, Pelaeontology, Philosophy, Political Sociology, Social Psychology and Statistics. More than 4000 terms, in the present work, have been interpreted from a variety of conceptual levels, historical periods, different theoretical and methodological approaches.
he dictionary will serve as an aid to a vast majority of students and research scholars in the disciplines of Anthropology, Biology, Economics, Geography, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Statistics. It will also help those competing for civil services to make them understand the concepts they are likely to encounter. It will be useful to all those professionals and social scientists working in the related and interdisciplinary areas. This reference tool may also help to accelerate the process of mastering the essential insights and procedures of these disciplines. The dictionary is easier to use as the terms are arranged in alphabetical order and definitions supplemented by helpful information. This will prove to be an indispensable reference source." (jacket)