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Cultural Ecology of Indian Tribes

K Viswanadha Reddy (Editor)
Synopsis The present volume contains forty three contributed articles on ‘Tribal ecology and sustainable development in India presented at the UGC National seminar organized at Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. These papers have been grouped under the five categories, i.e. (1) Ecology and Tribal Life, (2) Forest Policy and Tribal Development, (3) Ethno-medicine and Health care practices, (4) General Issues related to Tribal Ecology and (5) Ecology: Biocultural Dimensions. The views expressed by the contributors are of great significance in the national interest in suggesting the various measures and alternative strategies for tribal development in the light of socio-economic and cultural attitudes and constraints, in the back drop of ecology of the Indian tribes. The book will be of quite useful to the post-graduate students and researchers in the field of Anthropology and Sociology in particular and Geography, Economics, Folklore and Population Studies in general.
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About the author

K Viswanadha Reddy

Dr. K. Viswanadha Reddy (b. 1949) holds M.A. degree in Social Anthropology from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati and Ph.d. in Anthropology from Karnataka University, Dharwad. He has also studied M.A. in Sociology, P.G. Diplomas in Linguistics and Higher Education, and did Ph.D. degree in Folklore. He was also UGC Visiting Associate to the Department of Ecology, Pondicherry Central University, Pondicherry during 1994-96. Dr. Reddy has published about 30 research papers in academic journals, and participated in more than 50 National Seminars / Conferences / Symposiums / Workshops. He also served as a resource person, Chairman, Rapporteur etc., to various sessions. He has also participated in two UGC Refresher Courses in anthropology and Computer Applications in Social Sciences. He has successfully organized a dozen Field-work Programmes of one month duration in Tribal and Rural areas for the post-graduate students in Social Anthropology. He has successfully completed two Major Research projects funded by ICCSR and UGC, besides four minor research projects.

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Title Cultural Ecology of Indian Tribes
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2002
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Raj Publications
Language: English
isbn 8186208208
length xx+460p., Tables; References; 23cm.