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Poverty Inequality and Unemployment in India: Incorporating their Regional-Inter-State Dimensions

By: K.N. Prasad

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1993

Seller ID: 700736

ISBN: 8170224594

Condition: New


Poverty, inequality and unemployment have figured consistently and prominently in all the Five Year Plans. They aroused considerable interest in teaching, research and examinations even before the achievement of Independence. Colleges and university departments teach and discuss these themes and register candidates for research degrees who choose particular areas to work on. At every level of examination we have question set on these topics. The present book Poverty, Ine... View more info

Development of Ability to Reason in School Education

By: K.P. Garg

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1992

Seller ID: 700720

ISBN: 8170223989

Condition: New


Reasoning has been considered as one of the most significant abilities for scholastic achievement, especially in the area of Science and Mathematics. Thus for any kind of curriculum planning and innovation, it is of vital importance to understand the nature or structure of reasoning ability. Some work in the past has been done in this direction but that does not spell-out clearly the nature of reasoning ability in terms of well-defined empirically observable categories, ... View more info

Anthropology, New Global Order and Other Essays

By: Kamal K. Misra

Price: $30.63

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2005

Seller ID: 700704

ISBN: 8180692019

Condition: New


The papers in this volume, presented at a national seminar on Social Anthropology in the Era of Globalization, held at the University of Hyderabad, address the problem of understanding the process of globalization and its impact on the poor and marginalized groups of population which are sandwiched between the dilemmas of primordial identities and the process of homogenization. They throw theoretical, methodological as well as empirical lights on various aspects of the p... View more info

Textbook of Anthropological Linguistics

By: Kamal K. Misra

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2000

Seller ID: 700741

ISBN: 8170228190

Condition: New


In this textbook, Dr. Kamal K. Misra introduces anthropological linguistics to the beginners of the subject, highlighting the overlapping areas between linguistics and anthropology. The primary focus of the book is to make the reader realize that linguistic and anthropological knowledge most often complement each other in the holistic comprehension of human culture. While on the one hand, it delineates a various schools of thought in linguistics and the use of linguistic... View more info

People and Life on the Chars of South Asia: Dancing with the River

By: Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt & Gopa Samanta

Price: $18.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2014

Seller ID: 101488

ISBN: 9789382993780

Condition: New


With this book Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt and Gopa Samanta offer an intimate glimpse into the microcosmic world of ‘hybrid environments’. Focusing on chars – the part-land part-water low-lying sandy masses that exist within the riverbeds in the floodplains of lower Bengal – the authors show how both as real-life examples and as metaphors chars straddle the conventional categories of land and water and how people who live on them fluctuate between legitimacy and illegiti... View more info

Development of Researches in Anthropology in India: Bihar-A Case Study

By: L.P. Vidyarthi & V.S. Upadhyay (Eds)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1981

Seller ID: 700722

ISBN: 8170221587

Condition: New


For some time now there has been a growing feeling that researches in the social sciences in India ought to seek indigenous theme and models if they are to be of any relevance or use in furthering our knowledge. Anthropology, more than any other social science, must needs root itself more firmly on native soil if its findings are to provide fodder for future researches. This is volume 2 in a series which is intended to cover key problem areas in anthropology. Papers pres... View more info

Housing in the Third World: Analysis and Solutions

By: Leslie Mimartin & Harjinder Singh (Authors)

Price: $30.88

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1992

Seller ID: 700728

ISBN: 8170222842

Condition: New


This book is to emerge from the activities of Research Committee on Housing and Built Environment of International sociological Association (ISA). The book will be of use to both students of housing and to urban policy makers in the Third World Countries. The papers in this collection fall into three brad groups. Part I provides papers which give analytical overviews of the topic while part II contains contributions which refer to contexts in which the provisions of hous... View more info

L.P. Vidyarthi: Contribution to the Development of Anthropology

By: M.K. Gautam & A.K. Singh (Authors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1986

Seller ID: 700731

ISBN: 8170221242

Condition: New


The volume provides an overall picture of the contribution of Prof. L.P. Vidyarthi to the study of anthropology in general and specifically to the study of Indianness. Printed Pages: 197 View more info

Audio Visual Anthropology: A new Version of Visual Anthropology

By: M.S. Mahendrakumar

Price: $13.01

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2013

Seller ID: 700706

ISBN: 818069920X

Condition: New


Through this book, I am humbly placing Audio-Visual Anthropology as a new version of Visual Anthropology in front of the anthropologists of the world. Besides that I have made an attempt to provide the history and development of visual anthropology succinctly. Audio-Visual Anthropology is not a terminological shift from Visual Anthropology, but it is a conceptual, theoretical, and practical shift from Visual Anthropology to Audio-Visual Anthropology. This new version doe... View more info

The Development of Personality in the Indian Ecology

By: Margaret Khalakdina

Price: $48.75

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2012

Seller ID: 700721

ISBN: 8180698572

Condition: New


This book offers a holistic perspective on the relationship between the developing human and his ecology and from that perspective interlinks the Indian with his ecology. Ecology here refers to both human and material ecology. In India, there are a variety of heterogeneous ecologies. Ecology is a growing area of importance, given the fact that its definition is becoming a significant subject of study in terms of its preservation and sustainability. Therefore, the action ... View more info

Epithalamiums: An Anthology of Marriage Poems from Chaucer to the Modern Age

By: Masoodul Hasan & Syed Naqi Husain Jafri (Eds.)

Price: $47.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2013

Seller ID: 701615

ISBN: 9789380607351

Condition: New


Anthologies provide ready, expansive insights into specific forms of literature. In the genre of poetry, nuptial poetry is singularly under-represented. The only extant anthology on nuptial poetry, published in the last decade of the nineteenth century, is now difficult to find, and does not have entries beyond the eighteenth century. The present anthology aims to compensate for this, and offers a comprehensive selection of epithalamic poetry from the fourteenth to the t... View more info

WE WERE ADIVASIS: Aspiration in an Indian Scheduled Tribe

By: Megan Moodie

Price: $27.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2017

Seller ID: 701453

ISBN: 9789386552488

Condition: New


In We Were Adivasis, anthropologist Megan Moodie examines the Indian state’s relationship to ‘Scheduled Tribes’, or adivasis—historically oppressed groups that are now entitled to affirmative action quotas in educational and political institutions. Through a deep ethnography of the Dhanka in Jaipur, Moodie brings readers inside the imaginative work of these long-marginalized tribal communities. She shows how they must simultaneously affirm and refute their tribal... View more info

Make Difficult People Disappear: How to Deal with Stressful Behavior and Eliminate Conflict

By: Monica Wofford

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Times Group Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104736

ISBN: 8126536675

Condition: New


We all have to work with people we can't stand to be around. Our challenge is to find creative ways to handle these difficult people. In the fable Make Difficult People Disappear, the skills and strategic plan needed to change your mindset are told through a clear, concise story. By first understanding the four main personality types in the workplace, Commander, Organizer, Relater, and Entertainer, readers can then devise effective strategies for diffusing unproductive a... View more info

Nehru’s India: Essays on the Maker of the Nation

By: Nayantara Sahgal (Ed.)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Speaking Tiger Publishing Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103366

ISBN: 9789385288265

Condition: New


Nehru’s influence stretched beyond the Freedom Movement and the political and bureaucratic boundaries of prime ministerhood. A man of letters, it was Nehru who initiated the setting up of the Sahitya Akademi devoted to literature, the National School of Drama and the National Institute of Design; just as, in the field of technology and business management, he established the Indian Institutes of Technology and the Indian Institutes of Management across the country. He ... View more info

Designing Toilet Chair for Elderly People

By: Nirmal Kaur, Promila Sharma, Gyanendra Sharma & R.C.S. Mehta (Authors)

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2012

Seller ID: 112490

ISBN: 8180698696

Condition: New


Ageing is a continuous biological process which no human being can escape. This inevitable and irreversible process of ageing affects both physical and psychological well-being. Though it cannot be avoided, the rate at which one ages varies from country to country and person to person. It not only depends on one genes but also on the environmental influences and the lifestyle one follows. Traditionally, in India, aged enjoyed as pace of honour and respect in family and s... View more info

Good Women Do Not Inherit Land: Politics of Land and Gender in India

By: Nitya Rao

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2012

Seller ID: 101771

ISBN: 8187358653

Condition: New


‘Good women should not claim a share in the inheritance, even if they have no brothers. ...’ Notions such as this have, in their own way and over time, given the women in the Santal Parganas the resolve to wrest what is rightfully theirs. This is a powerful book in the way in which it unfolds the lives and anxieties of Santal women in the two villages of Dumka district, Jharkhand. From the very beginning, adivasi women come alive through separate life histories.They ... View more info

A New Generation Draws the Line: 'Humanitarian' Intervention and the Standards of the West

By: Noam Chomsky

Price: $9.30

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Pluto Press/Aakar Books:

Seller ID: 111694

ISBN: 074533234X

Condition: New


How do we understand the ethics of humanitarian intervention in today’s world? After Western intervention in Libya's civil war this new edition of A New Generation Draws the Line provides timely answers. In a new chapter on recent interventions Chomsky dissects the meaning of the 'right to protect' principle. Other chapters examine the West’s uses and abuses of 'humanitarian intervention' including detailed studies of East Timor and Kosovo.The actions of Muammar Gadd... View more info

Tribal Development and Inclusive Policy

By: Nupur Tiwari

Price: $39.96

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2018

Seller ID: 700743

ISBN: 9789386682208

Condition: New


This book is an anthology of selected papers for a holistic reassessment of Tribal issues in India. Through various case studies, it questions the various Constitutional provisions, welfare programmes etc. focusing on the upliftment of the tribal population along with development paradigm. This book is an effort to reach out to the wider public with the ideas that call for action and to generate the dynamics of discourse to bring about a major transformation in the larg... View more info

Anthropology of Sound: Santal Tribe

By: Onkar Prasad

Price: $14.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 2016

Seller ID: 111066

ISBN: 9789350502679

Condition: New


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Forest Management in Tribal Areas: Forest Policy and Peoples Participation

By: P.M. Mohapatra & P.C. Mohapatro (Authors)

Price: $32.41

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1997

Seller ID: 700726

ISBN: 8170226716

Condition: New


The present book is the edited volume of Sixteen papers presented at a seminar on Forest Policy and Tribal Development organised by the Council of Analytical Tribal Studies, Koraput (Orissa), a Research Centre dedicated to micro level studies on socio-economic problems of tribal groups. A number of vital issues concerning the framing of a new forest Policy suiting to the needs of the tribals have been discussed at length by the authors. The book will be of immense use to... View more info

Evolution Of Hindu Moral Ideals

By: P.S. Sivaswamy Aiyer

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1988

Seller ID: 105630

ISBN: 8121200474

Condition: New


Food Science yword/roots" Title="roots">Roots ts are the repository of variety of foods. Tribals living as part of Nature exploited nature to meet their food demands. Some of their foods are uncommon to us and nutritionally superior and can be selectively used for bringing about better varieties. It is important in this Context the exploitation of edible wild Stock of flora rich in carotenoids, as Forests are one of the largest ecosystems of the world. Conser... View more info

Panchayati Raj in Scheduled Areas

By: P.S.K Menon & Bakshi D. Sinha (Authors)

Price: $11.27

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2003

Seller ID: 700734

ISBN: 818069027X

Condition: New


This study, conducted on behalf of the Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi, makes a critical evaluation and comparative analysis of the implementation of the provisions of the Extension Act 1996 and Conformity State Panchayat Acts, with special reference to the powers of Gram Sabha. Based on the field studies in the states of Maharashtra, Orissa and Rajasthan it examines the nature, functions and the role of the Gram Sabha. Providing historical perspective it suggest... View more info

Bengal and Assam, Behar and Orissa: Their History, People, Commerce and Industrial Resources

By: Playne, Wright, Solomon & Bond

Price: $144.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2012

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102859

ISBN: 8120619641

Condition: New


This large commemorative book on east India is an invaluable source of information for the scholar and the interested reader alike. In the 787 pages of this book, the reader will find fascinating chapters on the early and later history of Bengal; the native races; flora and fauna; tea; indigo; notes on the states of Cooch Behar, Tripura, and Manipur; horse racing; industries; The Agricultural and Research Institute and College, Pusa; fisheries, etc. There are short accou... View more info

Tamilian Antiquary (A.D. 1907-1914), 12 Vols

By: Pt Savariyroyan

Price: $46.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102874

ISBN: 8120617525

Condition: New


"The Tamilian-Antiquary was a journal edited by D. Savariroyan, and was published between 1907-and 1914. The complete set is in 12 thin volumes. The set contains many erudite articles on various well-known and not so well known aspects of southern India. Volume One contains articles on : Bharat land or ""Dravidian India'; the solar and lunar races; ode to Cheruman Perum C. U. Cheralathan; the relation of the Pandavas to the Tamilian kings; and, on the words ... View more info

Tribal Ecclesiology: A Critical Synthesis of Early Christian Traditions and Cultural Traditions of Northeast India

By: R. Zolawma

Price: $24.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Christian World Imprints/B.R. Publishing Corporation: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110811

ISBN: 9789351481072

Condition: New


The book is an outcome of explorati on of two great traditi ons – the early Christi an traditions and Cultural traditi ons of Northeast India with a special reference to Mizo society. The author asserts that the uncriti cal acceptance of ecclesiology that these tribal churches are inheriti ng from the Western church traditi ons has resulted in the proliferati on of tribal people in line with diff erent denominati ons. Also, uncritical rejecti on of the local cultural t... View more info

Chance and Probability: The Limitations of the Social Sciences

By: R.E.S. Tanner

Price: $17.70

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2011

Seller ID: 112047

ISBN: 8180697290

Condition: New


Contents: Preface. I. Social science and human behaviour. 1. Introduction. 2. Social sciences and human behaviour. 3. The Presumption of social order. 4. The statistical Dead-End. 5. Nurture Versus Nature. 6. The Assumption of chaotic change. 7. Levels of inter-related instability. 8. The dominance of individualism. 9. The biases in research and its objectives. 10. Social science as contemporary history. 11. The problems of communication. 12. The Problems of translation.... View more info

Tribal Health and Malnutrition

By: R.K. Mutatkar

Price: $57.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2018

Seller ID: 700746

ISBN: 9789386682427

Condition: New


The book discusses policy issues about the distinctiveness of Tribal Health in the spirit in which Constitution of India has accorded special status to tribal communities in exclusive governance pattern. Malnutrition as under-nutrition among the tribal people is expressed as "National Shame" by the leaders of the country. Judicial concerns about "right to life" are expressed by entertaining public interest litigations and through Suo Motu injunctions, ab... View more info

Anthropology

By: R.R. Marett

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Shree Publishers & Distributors: 2016

Seller ID: 113387

ISBN: 9789385088216

Condition: New


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Anthropology of Crease Morphogenesis: A Scientific Analysis

By: R.S. Bali

Price: $54.07

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1994

Seller ID: 700703

ISBN: 8170223253

Condition: New


Anthropology of Crease Morphogenesis is the first comprehensive, book length treatment of creases, together with creases of palm (transverse and longitudinal), plantar (distal and calcar), phalangeal and toe creases and also the creases of the bracelet area. The book is a tribute to crease antiquity and echoes scientific theme of anthropology, human biology, criminology and medicine. The primatology of creases is a newly emerging branch for which the author offers effect... View more info

The Vedic Experience Mantramanjari: An Anthology of the Vedas for Modern Man and Contemporary Celebration

By: Raimundo Panikkar

Price: $41.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Private Limited/Research India Press: 2016

Seller ID: 110017

ISBN: 8120812808

Condition: New


This anthology collects the most crucial texts of the Indian Sacred Scriptures ñ in all more than 500ñnewly translated into contemporary English. Dr. Panikkarís principle has been to select and place together texts so as to offer a selection of texts that cover the full range of ëThe Vedic Experienceí and at the same time to show how they manifest the universal rhythms of nature, history, and Man. Excerpts are taken from the oldest hymns, such as the Rig Veda; from ... View more info

Development of Tribal People of North-East India

By: Ram Krishna Mandal

Price: $65.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2015

Seller ID: 700784

ISBN: 9789351250081

Condition: New


The book attempts to provide a clear cut picture on various perspectives and issues affecting development of Tribal People in North-East India. Encounter of tribal communities to globalisation through state policies needs to be considered from different angles. The tribals are tradition bound and their tradition is quite different from that of in the market economy. In a way, it can be stated that their tradition tells on their efficiency/level of skill endowment, which ... View more info

Tribal Contemporary Issues: Appraisal and Intervention

By: Ramnika Gupta

Price: $11.48

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2007

Seller ID: 700742

ISBN: 8180694755

Condition: New


This book addresses some important issues concerning the tribals in India. Presenting the meanings of freedom from the tribal perspective, it records their struggles for freedom, and highlights the emergence of consciousness in Adivasi writings. It further extends discussion on the problematic of tribal identity, the problem of language identity in tribal areas, the place of women in Adivasi culture and literature, and the problems of women-labourers in mining as well as... View more info

Anthropology and Health

By: Rashmi Sinha

Price: $40.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2019

Seller ID: 701672

ISBN: 8131608743

Condition: New


In recent years, health related research in anthropology have been looking for ways to extend the approaches that focus on the cultural and social context of human behaviour. Anthropology could play in the development of public health policy with extensive research based on meticulous fieldwork which includes various methods used in physical and social anthropology for data collection. The discipline is well-positioned to play a key role in addressing health issues in p... View more info

Being Muslim in South Asia: Diversity and Daily Life

By: Robin Jeffrey & Ronojoy Sen (Eds)

Price: $20.90

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2014

Seller ID: 110225

ISBN: 0198092067

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 404. View more info

The Tulsi and the Cross: Anthropology and the Colonial Encounter in Goa

By: Rosa Maria Perez

Price: $15.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2012

Seller ID: 101777

ISBN: 8192304604

Condition: New


The book is the outcome of the author’s long-term fieldwork in Goa and seeks to bridge the gaps in the anthropological research in this state of India. The existing research, essentially historical, tends to consider Goa as Catholic, Portuguese-speaking and framed by Portuguese cultural references. The author offers an ethnographic approach to the understanding of the colonial encounter and of colonialism. Her ethnographical research shows that Goa is, and was, dominan... View more info

Reproductive Health Awareness Among the Tribal Women in Manipur

By: Rose Nembiakkim

Price: $12.05

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2008

Seller ID: 700738

ISBN: 8180695093

Condition: New


This book makes a comprehensive study of the reproductive health awareness among the tribal women in Manipur, with special reference to Churachandpur district. Drawing a profile of the tribal women in the district of Churachandpur, it examines the socio-cultural factors influencing their reproductive health. It also takes stock of the educational and health services rendered by the Christian missionaries as well as their role in enhancing women awareness about reproducti... View more info

Forest Policy and Tribal Development: A Study of Maharashtra

By: Rucha S. Ghate

Price: $26.51

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1992

Seller ID: 700727

ISBN: 8170224187

Condition: New


The book deals with the changing forest policy of the Government, since the British period, and its economic Impact on tribals. Before the advent of the British rule in India forests were well managed by local tribals. With the Britishers came the commercial exploitation of the forests in the name of scientific management. After Independence also the revenue oriented approach of the Government did not change. As of today the forests have degraded to a large extent and th... View more info

Tribal Education for Community Development: A Study of Schooling in the Talasari Mission Area

By: Rudolf C. Heredia

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1992

Seller ID: 700745

ISBN: 817022425X

Condition: New


This study undertakes a twofold investigation: the impact of the school on the students and how it can be adapted to their culture; and the influence of the school on the community and how it can be adjusted to its needs. The participatory method used involves a three way comparison between mission, government and other private schools, made at three levels: the individual, (students, parents, teachers. . .) the school, and the community.Printed Pages: 247 View more info

Indian Anthropology

By: S. Narayan

Price: $2.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1988

Seller ID: 105692

ISBN: 8121202353

Condition: New


INDIAN Anthropology owes its origin to the Asiatic Society of Calcutta. For the last two hundred years it has grown as an academic discipline, supported by an array of competent, and practicing anthropologists. Indeed, a lot of field and desk work has gone into to make Indian Anthropology a viable subject of study. This book presents the full range of study of Indian Anthropology between the covers. It takes into account the growth and concept of the subject to date. The... View more info

Science, Technology and Human Values

By: S. Ojha

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, MD Publications/Prints Publications: 2011

Seller ID: 117518

ISBN: 817533326X

Condition: New


During the last century, society has changed dramatically in the way it thinks and acts. Technology has grown pushing us forward into massive realms never before experienced including a huge population, devastating destruction, and mass communication and with this growth of people and experience, come complex theories and changed viewpoints; new thought provoking ideas and new lifestyles. The advent and progress of technology as it becomes a global all-encompassing pheno... View more info

Networking of Organisations Working for Care of Older Persons in Mumbai: Issues and Implications

By: S. Siva Raju

Price: $7.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, B.R. Publishing Corporation: 2002

Seller ID: 110258

ISBN: 817646354X

Condition: New


The agencies working for the welfare of the elderly in India are categorized broadly into : Old age homes, day care centres, senior citizens associations and associations for retired persons. Given such variety of organisations with varying levels of activity in the field of geriatric care, it was felt necessary to focus on various activities of these organisations. In this book Networking of Organisations Working for Care of Older Persons in Mumbai-Issues and Implicatio... View more info

Voice of the Elderly in India

By: S. Siva Raju (Ed.)

Price: $12.90

Publisher: New Delhi, India, B.R. Publishing Corporation: 2011

Seller ID: 110255

ISBN: 9789350500064

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 224. View more info

Reproductive Health in Delhi Slums

By: S.C. Gulati, R.P. Tyagi & Suresh Sharma (Authors)

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, B.R. Publishing Corporation: 2003

Seller ID: 110546

ISBN: 8176463868

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 224. View more info

Dynamics of Rural Development in Tribal Areas: A Study of Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh

By: S.K. Pachauri

Price: $19.36

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1984

Seller ID: 700724

ISBN: 8170221552

Condition: New


A most interesting aspect of this work is a discussion on tribal development administration in theory and practice. Ways and means of implementing development programmes successfully are suggested in a new model of didtric administration. Though this study is significant to the tribal development of the entire country. It makes a special study of Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh which distinguished itself uniquely in the 1970s. In 1970-71 a tribal revolt motivated b... View more info

Primitive Tribal (PVTGs) of Central India: Then and Now

By: S.N. Chaudhary

Price: $56.47

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2016

Seller ID: 700737

ISBN: 9789351252450

Condition: New


Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) are more backward and under-developed in comparison to other tribes in terms of their socio-economic and health status. Over the time various institutional and voluntary efforts have been made for their upliftment. Their exposures to outside world have also increased over the period. Articles covered in this volume make attempt to examine impact of these initiatives on their status from human rights and social justice point o... View more info

Tribal Development Since Independence

By: S.N. Chaudhary

Price: $25.80

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2009

Seller ID: 700744

ISBN: 8180696227

Condition: New


This book, containing 19 papers, presented at a national seminar, organized by the Rajiv Gandhi Chair in Contemporary Studies, Barkatullah University, Bhopal, attempts to take stock of the status of tribal development in India since independence. Analysing socio-economic implications of both institutional and voluntary interventions for tribal development, the contributors address issues concerning social exclusion, marginalizing, watershed approach for socio-economic de... View more info

Conflict and Tension in Tribal Society

By: S.P. Sinha

Price: $15.26

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1993

Seller ID: 700708

ISBN: 8170224934

Condition: New


Chota Nagpur and Santal Parganas constitute the heartland of various tribes in Bihar and nerve centre of Mid Tribal India constituting Tributary Mahals of Orissa and Madhya Pradesh and Parts of West Bengal. The propensity of conflict and tension germinated among these tribes when the Britain started making inroads into their tribal homes and societies to subjugate them and regulate their inalienable rights in the land and jungles. The tribal reaction to these overtures m... View more info

Industrialization and Social Disorganization: A Study of Tribals in Bihar

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

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1985

Seller ID: 700730

ISBN: 8170221161

Condition: New


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 beggar... View more info

The Hill Bhuiyas of Orissa: With Comparative Notes on the Plains Bhuiyas

By: Sarat Chandra Roy

Price: $16.30

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100339

ISBN: 8124607516

Condition: New


Bhuiyas, numbering around two million, are the aboriginal tribes of Central Hill Belt of India. These primitive Pauri or Hill Bhuiyas of Keonjhar, Bonai and Pal Lehera states, and the Hinduized Bhuiyas of Himgir and Nagra of Gangpur State of Orissa in British India are the subject of this study, delineating their various stages of cultural development over a period of time. These Bhuiyas are comparatively more primitive in their customs and manners than the other section... View more info

Occasional Essays on Native South Indian Life

By: Satnley P. Rice

Price: $12.11

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102871

ISBN: 8120615697

Condition: New


Among the Uriyas - Language , Manners and Customs , Religion , Zemindars , Khond and Savaras. Forgotten Religion , Legend of Kaveri , Fishermen on the East Coast and Tradition in South India.Printed Pages: 231. View more info