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 very Senior Faculty Member of the Department of Anthropology, Ranchi University, Ranchi, Jharkhand. Ever since his joining in the department as faculty in 1985, he has been sincerely and academically engaged in teaching and researches in Post-graduate Department of Anthropology. He has contributed a lot in organising a number of national seminar, symposium and workshop in the department. He has attended three dozens seminars and symposium of national and international level. He has to his credit three and half dozen articles in Journals of national and international repute. He has to his credit nine books under co-authorship and fourteen books under single authorship. Some of his recently published books are Bio-cultural Evolution, Jaivik Sanskritik Udvikasa, Bharatiya Pragaitihasik-Puratattvik Manavashastra, Sampreshanatmak Manavashastra, Neo-Anthropological Theory, Chikitsatmak Manavashastra, Social-cultural Anthropology, Anthropological Research Methodology: Theory and Practice and Communicational Anthropology.