Professor Emeritus
M.Sc. (Calcutta), Ph.D. (Delhi)

Brief Introduction: Andre Beteille, M.Sc. (Calcutta), Ph.D. (Delhi), FBA is Professor Emeritus in the Department.  He has authored many books including Caste, Class and Power: Changing Patterns of Stratification in a Tanjore Village (1965); Studies in Agrarian Social Structure (1974); Inequality among Men (1977); The Idea of Natural Inequality and Other Essays (1983); Antinomies of Society: Essays on Ideologies and Institutions (2000), Equality and Universality: Essays in Social and Political Theory (2002); Anti-Utopia: Essential Writings of Andre Beteille (ed. Dipankar Gupta (2005); Ideology and Social Science (2006) and Marxism and Class Analysis (2007).  He was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the President of India in 2005.