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Demography and Development Dynamics in a Primitive Tribe of Himalayas

Prasanna Kumar Patra (Author) A K Kapoor (Author)

"The Himalayas is a land of abundant wealth and present a challenge and opportunity to various scientist and sports lover to prove their work. The great diversity of human populations and languages within the Himalayas has made the region exceptionally interesting. In this region dwells a vast number of tribes and castes. Who have been earning a good deal of attention in recent times.

There are Primitive Tribes and Scheduled Tribes living in different regions of the Himalayas which are under the different processes of development.

At national and International level, it is assumed that there exists an important connection between population and development. It has been stressed at global level that the importance of small scale studies with anthropological perspective should be carried out to bring better results.

Keeping in mind a synergy between macro-level presumption and micro level realities, it was felt for such information at micro level and to make some contributions towards furthering knowledge on demography vs. development.

In such a back drop there is a urgent need to undertake comprehensive population dynamics studies among specific populations in specific regions. These intensive small scale studies are expected to be academically important to develop some methodological refinement and in enhancing knowledge of the intricacies of population dynamics and also interplay of various determinants influencing them. The present study tries to understand the interaction of demographic and development in a small and defined groups with a holistic approach.

The book will be extremely useful to the demographers, development experts, social scientists, planners, administrators, welfare experts, academicians and public health experts." (jacket)

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Bibliographic information

Title Demography and Development Dynamics in a Primitive Tribe of Himalayas
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.12.2009
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8170893623
length ix+229p., Maps; 22cm.