Dalit Agenda and Grazing Land to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

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  • Author :S.N. Chaudhary
  • Year of Publication :2007
  • ISBN: :9788180693816
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: X, 162
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, Sociology, Anthropology

About the Book :

This book makes a critical assessment of the Dalit Agenda or Bhopal Declaration, undertaken by the Government of Madhya Pradesh to empower scheduled castes and scheduled tribes population by way of distributing grazing land to them. How the agenda was translated into action? What were the challenges? How these challenges were mitigated? How this intervention affected the SCST population in terms of their socio-economic and psychological development? What is the sustainability of this intervention? These are some of the broad issues addressed in the book.

About Author :

S.N. Chaudhary, Professor of Sociology and former Dean, Faculty of Social Science is currently Rajiv Gandhi Chair Professor at Barkatullah University Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. He has also been a fellow of the A.N. Sinha Institute of Social Studies, Patna, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla and SMH Paris. He has also conducted field work among Red Indians in British Columbia (Canada). Dr. Chaudhary produced 30 Ph.Ds., completed 27 research projects and published 27 books and 57 research articles. Currently Professor Chaudhary is working on Tribal Indebtedness, Impact of Technology on Society, Suicide among Tribal Farmers and Tribal Development.