Categories Anthropology II

II.5.1.4 Agrarian relations in Indian villages- part 1

India is village based agriculture society with local craft economy ie it is an agricultural society or an agrarian society. About 65 percent of the population lives in villages and 60 percent of the working population is engaged in agriculture and related occupations for their livelihood. As an agrarian society, Indian society has agrarian structure. […]

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II. Tribe caste continuum- a case study by Surjit Sinha

Surjit Sinha, a disciples of Redfield, explained the tribe-caste continuum on the basis of social structure and culture. It is similar to Redfield’s concept of folk-urban continuum. The tribal end is characterized by the following demographic and social structural features: It is isolated in ecology, demography, economy, politics and other social relations from other ethnic […]

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I & II. Case Studies

II.3.2 Tribe caste continuum- a case study by Surjit Sinha II.6.3 Developmental projects and their impact on tribal displacement and problems of rehabilitation- case studies II.6.2 Problems of the tribal Communities —unemployment, underemployment II.6.3 Impact of urbanization and industrialization on tribal populations- case studies II.7.2 Impact of modern democratic institutions on tribals- case studies II.6.3 […]

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II.1.1 Indus Valley Civilization- an introduction

“The Indus Valley Civilization discovered at Mohenjodaro and at Harappa, is the earliest example of urban culture in India. Before the discovery of Indus Valley civilization in 1922, it was believed that the history of India begins with the arrival of Aryans in 1500 B.C. The Indus valley civilization discovery have put antiquity of Indian […]

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