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Topic wise discussion – Paper II Anthropology

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  1.  II.1. Evolution of the Indian Culture and Civilization
  2.  II.1.1.1 Prehistoric (Palaeolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic and Neolithic – Chalcolithic) Protohistoric (Indus Civilization): Pre- Harappan, Harappan and post- Harappan cultures
  3. II. 1.1 Paleolithic culture
  4. II. 1.1 Neolithic culture in India
  5.  II. 1.1 Contribution of tribal cultures to Indian civilization
  6.  II.1 Indian Mesolithic Rock Art
  7.  II. 1.2.1 Ramapithecus,
  8. II. 1.3 Concept of Ethno-Archaelogy
  1. II.1.1  Case study- Evolution of the Indian Culture and Civilization – modern development puts prehistoric sites at risk
  2.  II.1.1 Indus Valley Civilization- an introduction
  3. II.1.1 Indus valley civilization – a detailed discussion
  4. II.1.1 Indian Upper paleolithic Culture
  5. II.1.1 Indian Middle paleolithic culture
  6.  II.1 Indian Lower paleolithic culture- 1
  7. II.1 Indian Lower paleolithic culture- 2
  8. II.1.1 Indian Neolithic culture
  9.  II.1.1 Indian Neo-Chalcolithic culture
  10.  II.1.1 Indian Chalcolithic culture- 1
  11. II.1.1 Indian Chalcolithic culture- 2
  12.  II.1. Indian Megalithic culture
  13. II. 1.2.2 Sivapithecus
  14. II.1.2.3 Narmada Man
  15. II.1.3 Survivals and Parallels among the hunting, foraging, fishing, pastoral and peasant communities including arts and crafts producing communities.
  1. II. 2 Linguistic elements in the Indian population and their distribution
  2. II. 2 Indian population; factors influencing its structure and growth.
  3. II.2 Population Control In India
  4. II.2 Demographic Transition Theory
  1. II. 2 Ethnic elements in the Indian population and their distribution
  1. II. 3.1 Traditional Indian social system
  2. II. 3.1.1 Varnashram
  3. II. 3.1.3 Karma
  4. II.3.1 Rina and Rebirth.
  5. II. 3.2 Tribe and caste
  6. II.3.2.1 Structure and characteristics- Caste system in India
  7. II.3.2.2 Varna and caste
  8. II. 3.2.3 Theories of origin of caste system
  9. II. 3.2.5 Caste mobility
  10. II.3.2.6 Future of caste system,
  11. II. 3.2.7 Jajmani system
  12. II. 3.2.8 Tribe – caste continuum (TCC)
  13. II. 3.3.1 Sacred Complex
  14. II. 3.4.1  Impact of Buddhism on Indian Society
  15. II. 3.4.2 Impact of Jainism on Indian Society
  16. II. 3.4.3 Impact of Islam on Indian Society
  17. II. 3.4.4 Impact of Christianity on Indian Society
  1. II. 3.1.2 Purushartha
  2. II. 3.2.4 Dominant caste
  3. II. 3.3.2 Nature- Man- Spirit Complex
  4. II.3 Social classes in urban India
  5. II.3.2.8 Tribe caste continuum- a case study by Surjit Sinha
  1. II.4.1 Emergence and growth of anthropology in India-Contributions of the 18th, 19th and early 20th Century scholar-administrators.
  2. II.4.2 Shyama Chandra Dube
  3. II.4.2 Sarat Chandra Roy
  4. II.4.2 N.K.Bose
  5. II.4.2 M. N. Srinivas
  6. II.4.2 H.D. Sankalia
  7. II.4.2 Dhirendra Nath Majumdar
  8. II.4.2 B.S.Guha
  1. II.4.2 L.P. Vidyarthi
  2. II.4.2 Irawati Karve
  3. II.4.2 Robert Bruce Foote
  4. II.4.2 Contributions of Indian anthropologists to tribal and caste studies.
  1. II.5.1.1 Significance of village study in India
  2. II.5.1.2 Indian village as a social system
  3.  II.5.1 Classification of Indian Villages
  4. II.5.1 Types of Village study
  5. II.5.1.5 Impact of globalization on Indian villages.
  6. II.5.2.1 Linguistic minorities and their social, political and economic status.
  7.  II. 5.2.2 Religious minorities and their social, political and economic status
  8.  II.5.3 Indigenous and exogenous processes of socio-cultural change in Indian society
  9. II.5.3.2 Westernization
  10. II. 5.3.3 Modernization
  11. II.5.3.5 Panchayati raj and social change
  12.  II.5.3.6 Media and social change
  13.  II. 5.3 7.2 7.3 Social Change
  14. II.5 Social Classes In Rural India
  1. II.5.1 Traditional and changing patterns inter-caste relations
  2. II.5.1 Traditional and changing patterns of settlement
  3.  II.5.1.4 Agrarian relations in Indian villages- part 1
  4.  II.5.1.4 Agrarian relations in Indian villages- part 2
  5. II.5.3.1 Sanskritization
  6. II.5.3.4 Inter-play of little and great traditions
  7. II.5 Processes of Cultural change in Indian Society
  1. II.6.1 Definition- Tribe
  2. II. 6.1 Tribal situation in India
  3. II. 6.1.1 Bio-genetic variability
  4. II. 6.1.2 Linguistic classification
  5. II. 6.1.3 Tribal population and its distribution
  6. II. 6.2.1 Problems of the tribal Communities – land alienation
  7. II. 6.2.4 Problems of the tribal Communities — low literacy  and  poor educational facilities
  8. II.6.2.7 Problems of the tribal Communities – health and nutrition
  9. II.6.3 Tribal development- approaches
  10. II.6.3.2 Development of forest policy and tribals
  11. II.6.3.3 Impact of industrialization on tribal populations
  1. II.6 Tribes in India- economic activities
  2. II.6.2 Problems of the tribal Communities, unemployment, underemployment- case studies
  3. II.6.2.2 Problems of the tribal Communities — poverty
  4. II.6.2 Problems of the tribal Communities — unemployment and underemployment
  5. II.6.2 Problems of the tribal Communities — indebtedness
  6. II.6.3 Developmental projects and their impact on tribal displacement and problems of rehabilitation- case studies
  7. II.6.3 Impact of urbanization and industrialization on tribal populations- case studies
  8. II.6.3 Developmental projects and their impact on tribal displacement and problems of rehabilitation.
  9. II.6 Xaxa Committee report- Summary
  1. II.7.1.3 Problems of exploitation and deprivation of Other Backward Classes
  2. II.7.1.2 Constitutional safeguards for Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes.
  3. II.7.2 Shortcomings in Tribal Welfare programme
  4. II. 7.3.1 The concept of ethnicity
  5. II.7.3.2 Ethnic conflicts and political developments
  6.  II.7.3 Unrest among tribal communities;
  1. II. 7.1.1 Problems of exploitation and deprivation of Scheduled Castes
  2.  II.7.1.2 Problems of exploitation and deprivation of Scheduled Tribes
  3. II.7.2 Impact of modern democratic institutions, development programmes and welfare measures on tribals and weaker sections.
  4. II.7.2 Social change and contemporary tribal societies:
  5. II.7.3 Regionalism and demand for autonomy
  6.  II.7.3 Pseudo-tribalism
  7. II.7.3 Social change among the tribes during colonial and post-Independent India.
  1. II.8.1 Impact of Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam and other religions on tribal societies.
  1. II.8.2 Tribe and nation state — a comparative study of tribal communities in India and other countries.
  1. II. 9.1 Tribal Panchsheel
  2. II.9.1 Role of N.G.O.s in tribal development
  3. II. 9.1.2 The concept of PTGs (Primitive Tribal Groups), their distribution, special programmes for their development
  4. 9.1 Tribal policies, Constitutional Provisions and Acts for tribals .
  5. II. 9.2 Role of anthropology in tribal and rural development.
  1. II.9.1 Tribal Development Administration in India: Approaches and Programmes
  2. II.9.1 Historical Perspectives of Tribal Plans
  3. II.9.3 Contributions of anthropology to the understanding of regionalism
  4. II.9.3 Contributions of anthropology to the understanding of communalism
  5. II.9.3 Contributions of anthropology to the understanding of ethnic and political movements.

 

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