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. Anthropology, 1970, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA) is a well-known International Communication Research expert. He has a reputation of being innovative in research methods and techniques, institution building, management and teaching leadership. Founder Director of several institutions and a university. Earlier he worked for over two decades and pioneered use of qualitative methods for communication research during the world famous Satellite Instructional Television Experiment (SITE), 1975-76 and led an interdisciplinary SITE social research team of over 100 social scientists. Author of two dozen books and several dozen articles in national and International Journals and continues to publish. He is currently the Mentor of Media Research Centre at School of Communication, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal.