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

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  • Author :S.N. Chaudhary
  • Year of Publication :2016
  • ISBN: :9789351252450
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XVI, 344
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Anthropology, Scheduled Castes and Schduled Tribes, Sociology, Tribal

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About the Book :

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 of view. Attempts have been made to present comprehensive picture of their condition with the help of both “Book View” and “Field View”. The book will be quite useful for planners, researchers and change agents working in the area of tribal development.


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.