Tribal Culture, Health and Development: A Study of North East India
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- Author :Kh. Narendra Singh, Binod C. Agrawal
- Year of Publication :2016
- ISBN: :9789351252184
- Language: :English
- Binding: :Hard Bound
- No of Pages: XVI, 168
- Size: 23 cms
- Categories: Arts and Culture, Developmental Studies, History, North East Indian Studies, Scheduled Castes and Schduled Tribes, Sociology, Tribal
About the Book :
The book emerged out of a conference held at Diphu, Assam under the auspices of Assam University, Diphu campus, on October 20-21, 2012. The present volume offers an overview of the culture, health and development of the Scheduled Tribe communities of North East. There are altogether twelve chapters in this volume containing variety of issues. Four chapters are on culture of North East India, five chapters on health and nutritional problems and other three chapters on development aspects of the region.
About Author :
Kh. Narendra Singh is currently the Associate Professor and Head at the Department of Anthropology, Assam University, Diphu Campus, Diphu, Assam, India. Dr. Singh had his Master’s and Ph.D. in Anthropology from University of Poona, Pune. Dr. Singh has vast experience in survey research and published several articles/research papers in national and international journals.
Binod C. Agrawal (Ph. D, Wisconsin) works at Developments and Educational Communication Unit, Space Applications Centre, ISRO, Ahmedabad; has taught at lowa State University and the Indian Agricultural Research institute, Delhi, besides having bee Executive Secretary of the Xth International congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences. His publications include "Cultural Contours of Religion and Economics in he Hindu Universe" (1980), Television comes to Village: An Evaluation of SITE (1980), "SITE Social Evaluation: Results, Experiments and Implications" (1981) and "Yanadi Response to Change: An Attempt in Action Anthropology" (1985). He is international editorial consultant of Encyclopeadia of Communication and Media Development.