Anthropology Syllabus Wise Materials: Paper II [UPSC]
1.1 Evolution of the Indian Culture and Civilization —
1.3 Ethno-archaeology in India :
Survivals and Parallels among the hunting, foraging, fishing, pastoral and peasant communities including arts and crafts producing communities.
2. Demographic profile of India —
3.2 Caste system in India-
5.1 Indian Village:
Traditional and changing patterns of settlement and inter-caste relations;
Agrarian relations in Indian villages; Impact of globalization on Indian villages.
5.3 Indigenous and exogenous processes of socio-cultural change in Indian society: Sanskritization, Westernization, Modernization; Inter-play of little and great traditions; Panchayati raj and social change; Media and social change.
6.2 Problems of the tribal Communities —
unemployment, underemployment, health and nutrition.
6.3 Developmental projects and their impact on tribal displacement and problems of rehabilitation.
7.1 Problems of exploitation and deprivation of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes.
7.2 Social change and contemporary tribal societies:
Impact of modern democratic institutions, development programmes and welfare measures on tribals and weaker sections.
Unrest among tribal communities; Regionalism and demand for autonomy;
Pseudo-tribalism; Social change among the tribes during colonial and post-Independent India.
8.2 Tribe and nation state — a comparative study of tribal communities in India and other countries.
9.1 History of administration of tribal areas, tribal policies, plans, programmes of tribal development and their implementation.
9.3 Contributions of anthropology to the understanding of
- -communalism, and
- -ethnic and political movements.