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Contributions to Indian Sociology (CIS) is a triannual peer-reviewed academic journal covering sociology with an emphasis on South Asian societies and cultures. It was established in 1957 by Louis Dumont and David Francis Pocock. It is published by Sage Publications in association with the Institute of Economic Growth.

Contributions to Indian Sociology  
Edited byRita Brara, Pratiksha Baxi
Publication details
History1957, 1967 (New Series)
FrequencyTriannually (in February, June, and October every year)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Contributions Indian Sociol.
NLMContrib Indian Sociol
ISSN0069-9667 (print)
0973-0648 (web)

CIS was founded by Louis Dumont and David Pocock in 1957 but ceased publication in 1966. A new series commenced publication the next year (1967) at the initiative of T. N. Madan with the support of an international group of scholars including Professors Louis Dumont, A.C. Mayer, Milton Singer and M.N. Srinivas. Published annually till 1974, Contributions became a biannual publication in 1975. From 1999, the journal has been published thrice a year.

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