Developmental Anthropology

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  • Author :Gaya Pandey
  • Year of Publication :2008
  • ISBN: :9788180695704
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XVIII, 294
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Anthropology, Scheduled Castes and Schduled Tribes, Sociology, Tribal

About the Book :

This book deals with various aspects and issues of development planned, implemented, monitored and evaluated for the betterment of people. Giving a conceptual overview of developmental anthropology, it describes in detail the theories, models and approaches of development. It also extends discussion on cultural indicators of development, socio-cultural factors supporting it, various impediments, governmental, non-governmental and International agencies of development, role of human rights and Panchayati Raj in development and the issue of developmental displacement and rehabilitation. The role of anthropology and anthropologists in development has been described as well.

About Author :

Gaya Pandey (b. 1954) is a retired Professor of Anthropology, Ranchi University, Ranchi. During his whole academic career, he has to his credit 30 books and 40 articles. Books are on different papers which are taught in different universities of India in undergraduate and postgraduate departments of Anthropology. The books are in both Hindi and English medium. Articles have been published in different journals of repute. He actively participated in more than two dozen national and international seminars held in India. Nine Ph.D. scholars have been awarded Ph.D. degree under his supervision by the University of Ranchi.