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Tribal Ethno-Medicine and Health Care Practices

K Viswanadha Reddy (Editor)
The Present Volume contains only Twenty six articles on Tribal Ethno- medicine and Health Care Practices", Presented at the UGC National Seminar organized at Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati and later revised. 

The articles in clued Socio- Cultural dimensions of Tribal Health, Ethno-Medicine and Health care Practices including Folk therapists, shamans and aged people, Role and Impact of other systems of medicine on Ethno-medicine and Health care Practices, Nutritional status and physical growth strategies for health care planning and development for the tribal people and their areas. The views expressed by the contributors are of great significance in the national interest in suggesting the various measures and alternative strategies for Tribal Health and development in the light of Socio-economic and cultural attitudes and con taints in the back drop of ecology of the Indian Tribes.

The book will be of quite useful of the post graduate students and researchers in the field of Anthropology, Ayurveda, Population Studies, Home Sciences, Sociology, Botany, History, Bio-Techonology etc.
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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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Bibliographic information

Title Tribal Ethno-Medicine and Health Care Practices
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.04.2011
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8176467731, 9788176467735
length x+238p., Illustrations; Tables; Bibliography; 23cm.