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Title Tribal communities and social change / editor, Pariyaram M. Chacko ; foreword by K.S. Singh
Published New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2005


Description 1 online resource (258 pages)
Series Themes in Indian sociology ; v. 5
Themes in Indian sociology ; v. 5.
Contents Introduction / Pariyaram M. Chacko -- Tribe, region, and nation in the context of the Indian state / Jaganath Pathy -- Intersections among tribalism, ethnicity, and gender in the light of African data / Edwin S. Segal -- Individual rights versus collective rights : the debate on the Aboriginal peoples of Canada / Toby Morantz -- Meaning and process of tribal integration in a democratic society / B.K. Roy Burman -- Nature and extent of social change in tribal society of eastern India / T.C. Das -- Education and social change among tribals in India / B.V. Shah -- A sociological analysis of political unification among the scheduled tribes of Rajasthan / S.L. Doshi -- Religion of the Bhils : a sociological analysis / Ram Ahuja -- The western romance with the Toda / Anthony R. Walker -- Crime : primitive law and some social anthropologists / I.P. Desai -- The criminal tribes of India / K.M. Kapadia -- Phanse-paradhis of Kolhapur : a tribe in transition / Vilas A. Sangave
Summary In almost all developing and developed societies, tribals are viewed as the 'other'--an anachronism or an object of curiosity. Initially marginalized by the creation of the boundaries of the nation-state, these indigenous peoples were further hedged in by colonialism and, then, by the indifferent or patronizing modern state. This volume brings together significant contributions by distinguished Indian and foreign scholars on the sociology of tribes, particularly those of India as also of Africa and Canada. It focuses on the social history of a cross-section of tribes in these three societies. T
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Tribes.
Tribes -- India.
Social change.
Social Change
tribal entities.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
Social change.
Social conditions.
India -- Social conditions -- 1947-
Form Electronic book
Author Chacko, Pariyaram M. (Pariyaram Mathew), 1943-
ISBN 9788132103462