Urban Sociology in India brings together twenty important essays by Indian and foreign scholars on the sociology of urban India. The essays have been selected on the basis of empirical investigation and a concern for sociological analysis. Well-known sociologists like M.N. Srinivas, G.S. Ghurye, Milton Singer and David Pocock deal with the theoretical problems, the demographic, ecological and other aspects. In view of its comprehensive coverage, students of sociology, history, geography, political science and those interested in town planning and urban development will find this book extremely useful.