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Readings in Social Anthropology

N.K. Behura (Author) K.K. Mohanty (Author)
Synopsis The present publication comprises a medley of anthropological research papers written at different periods of time and published in distinguished journals. The main objective of collating the articles is to provide advanced anthropology students certain recipe regarding current socio-cultural problems. It is hoped that this assortment of ethnographic, analytical, conceptual and theoretical issues, covering a wide range of subjects in the present array of papers will certainly provide intellectual stimulants. If this very purpose is fulfilled, the academic goal will be enriches. A number of empirical studies relating to tribal communities and Dalit communities as well has been included in the present volume as they constitute the weaker sections together.
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About the authors

N.K. Behura

Prof. N.K. Behura (b. 1933) secured University Gold Medal in anthropology from Bihar University. He was awarded Ph.D. degree in Social Anthropology (1973) under Utkal University. He has headed the Department of anthropology, Utkal University. While serving in the anthropological Survey of India he has conducted field work among several tribal communities and caste groups in various States. He was a past President of the anthropology and Archaeology Section of Indian Science Congress, 80th Session, and also the recipient of R.P. Chanda Medal from the Asiatic Society. He was an U.G.C. Emeritus and Member of Orissa State Commission for Socially and Educationally Backward Commission. Currently, he is an Honorary Fellow in Nabakrushna Choudhury Centre for Development Studies, Bhubaneshwar, Orissa.

K.K. Mohanty

K.K. Mohanty (b. 1940) did his Post-graduation (1961) in Utkal University and was awarded Ph.D. degree (1985) from Berhampur University. He became a Professor of Anthropology in Orissa Education Service in 1984. He has teaching experience of about 26 years and research experience of 16 years. He was a Senior Fellow in Social Anthropology and was concurrently Director of S.C. and S.T. research and Training Institute in Nabakrushna Choudhury Centre for Development Studies and Academy of Tribal Dialects and Culture. He was a Consultant in the State Resource Centre for Adult Education, Orissa. He is a founder member, Board of Governors of the Council of Analytical Tribal Studies, Koraput and in the Editorial Board of Adivasi, the Journal of S.C. and S.T. Research and Training Institute, Bhubaneswar.

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Bibliographic information

Title Readings in Social Anthropology
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2006
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8178884089
length xvi+319p., Tables; Bibliography; 23cm.