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Social Transformation: Interplay between Law and Social Change (with Special Reference to India)

20 Pages Posted: 7 Nov 2009  

Ajitesh Mohan

OSC Services Pvt. Ltd.; National Law School of India University

Date Written: November 6, 2009

Abstract

The aim of the paper is to study the relationship between law and social change, as a determinant of social transformation. In the process, the author has analyzed the views of various jurists in this regard, from different schools. The author has also devoted one full chapter to the scenario in India, and in that, he has gone through the effects of the British rule in India. He has also analyzed the relevant provisions of the Indian Constitution, and also the landmark judicial decisions in this regard. He has tried to examine that whether law necessarily leads, or it follows social change. He has also tried to examine that whether stability is one of the basic requirements of law.

Keywords: social transformation, social change

JEL Classification: Z00

Suggested Citation

Mohan, Ajitesh, Social Transformation: Interplay between Law and Social Change (with Special Reference to India) (November 6, 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1501262 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1501262

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