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The Tribal Village in Bihar: A Study in Unity and Extension

By: Sachchidananda

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002594

ISBN: 8121504317

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From the early fifties there was a spurt of interest among social anthropologists, both Indian and foreign, in village studies, however, covered the tribal communities with this focus. This study seeks to fill this gap for the Chhotanagpur tribal area. It embraces in its wide sweep an extensive coverage of the tribal scene in Bihar. Taking villages predominantly inhabited by different tribes on various socio-economic levels, the author tries to set up the model of an average tribal village in Bihar. He examines the extent to which such a village can be viewed as a unity and also its extensions... View more info

Sarat Chandra Roy (Builders of Indian Anthropology Series: Vol. 2)

By: Sachchidananda

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Varanasi, India, N.K. Bose Memorial Foundation: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026406

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 43. View more info

Social Change in Village India

By: Sachchidananda

Price: $35.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1988

Seller ID: 700851

ISBN: 8170222060

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This volume is a collection of eighteen research papers published from time to time in different journals by Professor Sachchidananda on changing social realities in Village India. The book is divided into three parts. The first part deals with the impact of the democratic process in independent India on the caste system leading to a change in its nature, the efforts of Mahatma Gandhi for the eradication of untouchability, the emergence of the scheduled caste elite, the rising tide of caste Hindu violence against the Harijans and the changing group relations on account of the policy of protect... View more info

Social Dimension of Water Supply and Sanitation in Rural Areas: A Case Study of Bihar

By: Sachchidananda

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1998

Seller ID: 701441

ISBN: 8170227232

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The present study seeks to explore the sociological dimensions of these issues in the context of current situation in India with special reference to Bihar. It covers 1300 respondents spread over 130 villages in different parts of the State. The role of social variables like sex, education, caste, religion, region, and exposure to media in respect of water supply and sanitation have been brought out. The socio cultural constraints in the adoption of new practices and the views of youth and women on these matters have also been analysed. The role of NGOs and the mobilization for people particip... View more info

People at the Bottom: A Portrait of the Scavengers

By: Sachchidananda

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2002

Seller ID: 112555

ISBN: 8170229065

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Scavengers in India constitute the lowest rung of Indian society. They are, in fact, the people at the bottom. They are the real Antyaja as conceived by Mahatma Gandhi. Although the scavengers are with us from the beginning of civilisation, there are no detailed study of their living and working conditions, their troubles and tribulations, their hopes and frustrations. The cluster of castes engaged in this profession has been looking to the Indian civil society for their salvation. In spite of the recommendations of many committees and commissions they have not bee liberated from the shakles o... View more info

Industrialization and Social Disorganization: A Study of Tribals in Bihar

By: Sachchidananda & B.B. Mandal (Authors)

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Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1985

Seller ID: 700730

ISBN: 8170221161

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The book is the first major attempt to interpret the process of social disorganisation in the tribal society of Bihar that has been initiated by large scale industrialization in and around Hatia an jamshedpur. It focuses on the belief systems and the behavioural patterns in the tribal society. The loosening of tribal solidarity, the weakening of family and kinship ties, the debility of the traditional mechanism of social control, the appearance of such maladies as beggary and prostitution hitherto unknown in tribal society and the rising tide of juvenile delinquency and criminal propensities h... View more info