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Illegal Migration from Bangladesh

By: B.B. Kumar

Price: $19.99

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2006

Seller ID: 701403

ISBN: 8180692248

Condition: New


This compendium of twenty-three papers, presented at a national seminar, organised by Astha Bharati, Delhi, in association with the Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research, addresses a wide range of issues concerning the complex problem of illegal migration from Bangladesh. Tracing the factors responsible for illegal migration, both historical and politico-economic, the contributors analyse its implications for India in general and the North Eastern states in particular pushing high population growth, disturbing the demographic texture of population, threatening internal security, de... View more info

Establishment of First Gene Sanctuary in India for Citrus in Garo Hills

By: Bhag Singh

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Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1981

Seller ID: 701308

ISBN: 8170221773

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A great deal is talked about today regarding renewable and non-renewable resources of the earth. What is not often borne in mind is the fact that even the so called renewable resources are not nearly always so. Once the eco-system has been degraded so that the critical thresh old is crossed, the process is irreversible. Recovery, if at all possible, may take centuries Genetic diversity is the result of biological evolution over thousands of years. What is needed is the protection of whole eco-systems so that their diversity and that of their diversity and that of their species can be ensured f... View more info

HIV and AIDS in Darjeeling: Emerging Socio-Political Challenge

By: Binu Sundas

Price: $35.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2011

Seller ID: 701388

ISBN: 8180698157

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The Darjeeling Hills Population dynamics and institutional response, this book shows that there is lack of sufficient awareness regarding HIV/AIDS among the people of the Darjeeling Hills, and on safety measures specially condom use among the people is very rare. On the institutional fromt, the only Vountary, Confidential, Counselling and Testing Centre (VCCTC) is not able to reach all the people of the Hills. Along with it, a lack of collaboration among the Non Governmental Organisations (NGO) working on HIV-AIDS in the Darjeeling Hills has resulted Ill-bread health structure which is not suf... View more info

Genesis of Human Development in North East India: A Diagnostic Analysis

By: Keya Sengupta

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Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2009

Seller ID: 701349

ISBN: 8180696308

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This book examines the various aspects of human development in North-East India. Covering sixteen districts across six states Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura, it makes an analytical study of the indicators of human development in the region, with special focus on different socio-economics, linguistic and ethnic groups. Taking a close look at the present scenario of education and health status, it deals with the quality of life and the nature of the occupation of the people of the region. Finally, it examines the Human Development Index for the various socio-e... View more info

Rivers and Riverine Landscape in North East India

By: Sutapa Sengupta, K.R. Sinha & S. Das and W.B. Rani(Eds.)

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Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2006

Seller ID: 701440

ISBN: 8180692760

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This compendium of twelve papers, presented at a national seminar on River Systems in the North Eastern India and their impact upon the Region Environmental Development, held at St. Mary College, Shillong, attempts to study the river systems in the North-East India as a whole and the cases of particular rivers along with their overall impact on the natural landscape, rural and urban morphology and regional development. The contributors deal with the various problems and prospects of the north-eastern rivers as well as progress made by them in the physical, social and cultural aspects of the re... View more info

Indian Nepalis: Issues and Perspectives

By: T.B. Subba, A.C. SinhaG & S. Nepal and D.R. Nepal (Eds.)

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Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2009

Seller ID: 701412

ISBN: 8180694461

Condition: New


This compendium of twenty-five papers, presented at a national seminar, organized by the Indian Nepalis Study and Research Forum, addresses the problems of nationality of Indian Nepalis. Examining the conceptual and theoretical issues related to the identity of Indian Nepalis, the contributors deliberate on their search for Indian national identity without losing the regional and local perspectives that are equally important because Indian Nepalis live under different circumstances in different parts of India. They also deal with the identity crisis of Indian Nepali youths, trafficking of Nepa... View more info

District Development Planning: A Case Study of Two Districts

By: Tarsem Lal

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Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1986

Seller ID: 701270

ISBN: 8170220645

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Systematic structural and behavioural changes arc essential to institutionalize district development planning as a full-fledged and viable system within the framework of multilevel planning. These measures will help in better mobilization and allocation of scarce resources for tackling and containing local problems effectively. Experience of the developing world indicates and the present indepth study supports the findings that apait from scientific dlsaggregation and allocation of resources, new patterns and orientation of administrative behaviour have to be developed to make the planning eff... View more info

Environment and Tribes in India: Resource Conflicts and Adaptations

By: Vineetha Menon

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Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2012

Seller ID: 701296

ISBN: 8180698726

Condition: New


In the contemporary times of increased and intensified global interactions, how do indigenous people like the adivasis/tribal people deal with their ecosystems, especially when states and dominant communities desire wealth from tourism promotion even in tribal habitats? How do contemporary governance structures and administrative policies impinge on the local people access to and control over the resources in their habitat? Experiences of indigenous people have varied: adaptations, conservation efforts, long drawn-out resistances, conflicts over ethnicity, and in some areas, even political rad... View more info