Categories Anthropology II

II.8.2 Tribe and nation state — a comparative study of tribal communities in India and other countries.

Nation is a psycho – cultural notion and because of cultural sharing people behave as a group. Nation may or may not have boundaries. While state is a politico legal It has boundary. When the boundaries of a nation and state are same, it becomes nation state. Traditionally the basis of nation state was ethnicity […]

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II.6.2 Problems of the tribal Communities — unemployment and underemployment

Indian tribes are mainly involved in agriculture and allied activities and very few of them are employed in formal sector. Unemployment is a situation where a person is willing to work at existing wage rate but unable to find a job. Bonded labour and migrant labour is very prevalent in tribals due to perpetual poverty […]

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Categories Anthropology II

II.6.2 Problems of the tribal Communities — indebtedness

Indebtedness refers to a financial condition in which a person is so overloaded by pressure of debt that he can hardly ever overcome it. Indebtedness has not only economic dimension, but psychological also. The nature of human society is such that mutual dependence is inevitable among the people for meeting their multiple needs. Some poor […]

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