Regional Approach in the Study of Socio-Cultural Differences Among the Population of the Mumbai Metropolitan Area Cover Image

Регионални приступ проучавању социокултурних разлика међу становништвом метрополитенског подручја Мумбаја
Regional Approach in the Study of Socio-Cultural Differences Among the Population of the Mumbai Metropolitan Area

Author(s): Dejan Šabić, Mila Pavlović
Subject(s): Anthropology, Social Sciences, Geography, Regional studies, Human Geography, Regional Geography, Sociology, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology, Culture and social structure , Family and social welfare, Demography and human biology, Rural and urban sociology, Ethnic Minorities Studies
Published by: Географски факултет, Универзитет у Београду
Keywords: regional approach;Mumbai agglomeration;population;geographical space;culture;multiculturalism;

Summary/Abstract: The regional approach in researching the social and cultural differences, multiculturalism and the dimensions of cultural development has been analyzed through the example of the population of Mumbai Metropolitan Area. Different aspects and dimensions of relations and connections between ethnic groups and communities in this large city, transfer of cultures in the traditional Indian society and influence of globalization have been indicated. The influence of globalization on the social and cultural changes in society from the aspect of regional geography has been discussed in a separate part of the paper.

  • Issue Year: 2009
  • Issue No: 6
  • Page Range: 261-270
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Serbian