Author:Bidhan Kanti Das & Rajat Kanti Das (Eds.)

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Rethinking Tribe in Indian Context : Realities, Issues and Challenges

By: Bidhan Kanti Das & Rajat Kanti Das (Eds.)

Price: $39.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2017

Seller ID: 701988

ISBN: 8131608174

Condition: New


The general understanding about tribes in India is somewhat hazy, confusing and at times biased. Tribals are almost invariably equated with marginalised, deprived or disadvantaged groups. With the rapid change of the so-called development scenario since independence, it is imperative to re-examine and re-assess tribes in the Indian context with a view to underline the major concepts that go with tribal formation and see them in the context of their geographical location, historical perspective, ethnicity-linked development and displacement, fallacy of administrative categorisation, identity po... View more info