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Topic wise discussion – Paper II Anthropology

II.1. Evolution of the Indian Culture and Civilization
II.1.1.1 Prehistoric (Palaeolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic and Neolithic – Chalcolithic) Protohistoric (Indus Civilization): Pre- Harappan, Harappan and post- Harappan cultures
II. 1.1 Paleolithic culture
II. 1.1 Neolithic culture in India
II. 1.1 Contribution of tribal cultures to Indian civilisation
II.1.1 Indus Valley Civilization- an introduction
II.1.1 Indian Upper paleolithic Culture
II.1.1 Indian Neolithic culture
II.1.1 Indian Neo-Chalcolithic culture
II.1.1 Indian Middle paleolithic culture
II.1.1 Indian Chalcolithic culture- 2
II.1.1 Indian Chalcolithic culture- 1
II.1. Indian Mesolithic culture
II.1. Indian Megalithic culture
II.1 Indian Mesolithic Rock Art
II.1 Indian Lower paleolithic culture- 2
II.1 Indian Lower paleolithic culture- 1
II. 1.2.1 Ramapithecus,
II. 1.2.2 Sivapithecus
II.1.2.3 Narmada Man
II. 1.3 Concept of Ethno-Archaelogy
II.1.3 Survivals and Parallels among the hunting, foraging, fishing, pastoral and peasant communities including arts and crafts producing communities.
II.6 Tribes in India- economic activities
II.6.1 Definition- Tribe
II. 6.1 Tribal situation in India
II. 6.1.1 Bio-genetic variability
II. 6.1.2 Linguistic classification
II. 6.1.3 Tribal population and its distribution

II.6.2 Problems of the tribal Communities, unemployment, underemployment- case studies
II. 6.2.1 Problems of the tribal Communities – land alienation
II.6.2.2 Problems of the tribal Communities — poverty
II. 6.2.4 Problems of the tribal Communities — low literacy  and  poor educational facilities
II.6.2.7 Problems of the tribal Communities – health and nutrition
II.6.3 Tribal development- approaches

II.6.3 Developmental projects and their impact on tribal displacement and problems of rehabilitation- case studies
II.6.3.2 Development of forest policy and tribals
II.6.3.3 Impact of industrialization on tribal populations
II.6.3 Impact of urbanization and industrialization on tribal populations- case studies
II.6.3 Developmental projects and their impact on tribal displacement and problems of rehabilitation.
II. 2 Linguistic elements in the Indian population and their distribution
II. 2 Indian population; factors influencing its structure and growth.
II. 2 Ethnic elements in the Indian population and their distribution
II.2 POPULATION CONTROL IN INDIA
II.2 Demographic Transition Theory
II. 3.1 Traditional Indian social system
II. 3.1.1 Varnashram
II. 3.1.2 Purushartha
II. 3.1.3 Karma
II.3.1 Rina and Rebirth.
II. 3.2 Tribe and caste
II.3.2.1 Structure and characteristics- Caste system in India
II.3.2.2 Varna and caste
II. 3.2.3 Theories of origin of caste system
II. 3.2.4 Dominant caste
II. 3.2.5 Caste mobility
II.3.2.6 Future of caste system,
II. 3.2.7 Jajmani system
II. 3.2.8 Tribe – caste continuum (TCC)
II. 3.3.1 Sacred Complex
II. 3.3.2 Nature- Man- Spirit Complex
II. 3.4.1  Impact of Buddhism on Indian Society
II. 3.4.2 Impact of Jainism on Indian Society
II. 3.4.3 Impact of Islam on Indian Society
II. 3.4.4 Impact of Christianity on Indian Society
II.3 Social classes in urban India
II. Tribe caste continuum- a case study by Surjit Sinha

II. 7.1.1 Problems of exploitation and deprivation of Scheduled Castes
II.7.1.2 Problems of exploitation and deprivation of Scheduled Tribes
II.7.1.3 Problems of exploitation and deprivation of Other Backward Classes
II.7.1.2 Constitutional safeguards for Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes.
II.7.2 Shortcomings in Tribal Welfare programme
II. 7.3.1 The concept of ethnicity
II.7.3.2 Ethnic conflicts and political developments
II.7.3 Unrest among tribal communities;
II.7.3 Regionalism and demand for autonomy
II.7.3 Pseudo-tribalism

II.4.1 Emergence and growth of anthropology in India-Contributions of the 18th, 19th and early 20th Century scholar-administrators.
II.4.2 Shyama Chandra Dube
II.4.2 Sarat Chandra Roy
II.4.2 N.K.Bose
II.4.2 M. N. Srinivas:
II.4.2 L.P.VIDYARTHI
II.4.2 H.D. Sankalia
II.4.2 DHIRENDRA NATH MAJUMDAR
II.4.2 B.S.Guha
II.4.2 Contributions of Indian anthropologists to tribal and caste studies.
II.5 SOCIAL CLASSES IN RURAL INDIA
II.5.1 Traditional and changing patterns inter-caste relations
II.5.1.1 Significance of village study in India
II.5.1.2 Indian village as a social system
II.5.1.4 Agrarian relations in Indian villages- part 2
II.5.1.4 Agrarian relations in Indian villages- part 1
II.5.1.5 Impact of globalization on Indian villages.
II.5.2.1 Linguistic minorities and their social, political and economic status.
II. 5.2.2 Religious minorities and their social, political and economic status
II.5.3 Indigenous and exogenous processes of socio-cultural change in Indian society
II.5.3.1 Sanskritization
II.5.3.2 Westernization
II. 5.3.3 Modernization
II.5.3.4 Inter-play of little and great traditions
II.5.3.5 Panchayati raj and social change
II.5.3.6 Media and social change
II. 5.3 7.2 7.3 Social Change
II. Processes of Cultural change in Indian Society

II.8.1 Impact of Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam and other religions on tribal societies.

II. 9.1 Tribal Panchsheel
II.9.1 Role of N.G.O.s in tribal development
II. 9.1.2 The concept of PTGs (Primitive Tribal Groups), their distribution, special programmes for their development
II. 9.2 Role of anthropology in tribal and rural development.
II.9.3 Contributions of anthropology to the understanding of regionalism
II.9.3 Contributions of anthropology to the understanding of communalism
II.9.3 Contributions of anthropology to the understanding of ethnic and political movements.

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