Sociologist, teacher. Born– Aug. 3, 1924, Mandvi-Kutch, India. Parents– Ahmed Ismail and Aminabai Sueleman Khatri. Married– Manju Dedhia, Aug. 25, 1967. Children– Two. Education– Bombay University, B.A., 1946, LL.B., 1948, M.A., 1949, M.Sc., 1956; University of London, Ph.D., 1970. Taught, Samaldas College in Bhavanagar, India, 1949-1950; employed, Government of Bombay Guidance Bureau, 1950-1951; employed, B.M. Institute in Ahmedabad, India, 1957-1965; taught, Jacksonville State University, 1965-1967; University of Alabama, 1970-. Fulbright Senior Scholar, 1965-1967. Member; International Sociological Association; American Sociological Association.
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, 1978.
Marriage and Family, Relations Throughout Literature. Bayside, N.Y.; General Hall, Inc., 1983.
Perspectives on Marriage and the Family. Lexington, Mass.; Xerox College Publishing, 197-.