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The Way of Life: Studies on Environmental, Social and Cultural Issues

 
Manis Kumar Raha (Editor) Sarajit Kumar Chatterjee (Editor) Palash Chandra Coomar (Editor)
Synopsis

In this book we have included a total of eighteen articles we have distributed these articles in three parts. Part one includes four articles on environment forest and forest movements while part two includes seven articles on different social issues. Part three covers of remaining seven articles cultural issues. These eighteen articles show varied aspects of human environment society and culture. Though there are innumerable variations but we have tried to show only a few of these traits. Human culture as also human environment are dynamic in nature. Therefore the same are always subjected to change. What were there in the past may not be the same in the present and what are in the present may not be found in the future. We firmly believe that the articles which we have included in this book, will be able to satisfy a large number of readers who include social scientists academicians and scholars planners and administrators and also common readers.

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About the authors

Manis Kumar Raha

Dr. Manis Kumar Raha graduated from the University of Calcutta in 1956 and passed Special Honours in Anthropology in 1958. He obtained his M.Sc. (1960) and Ph.D. Degrees (1971) in Anghropology from this University. He served the Cultural Research Institute, Government of West Bengal 1962-70 before joining Anthropological Survey of India in 1970 as an Anghropologist (Cultural). After serving this pioneering organization of anthropological research in different capacities, he retired as the Joint Director in 1995. Dr. Raha has written / edited sixteen books, over ninety research papers and over forty book reviews. He is attached to different research and other organizations in different capacities. He is the editor of the Journal of Human and Environmental Sciences, Managing Editor of Man and Life. Associate Editor, Journal of Indian Anthropological Society, Member, Editorial Board, Culture and Psychology. Dr. Raha has been elected as the President, Anthrolopogy and Archaeology Section of 83rd Indian Science Congress (1995-96)

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Sarajit Kumar Chatterjee

Sarajit kumar Chatterjee was a member of Indian Police Service.  An anthropologist by training and inclination, he has been consistently engaged in an indepth study of the burning social issues corroding the fabric of integration of the country.  The study included both historical and constitutional facts and documents and the occurrence of events and incidents with a view to finding out the causes and the remedies. He has authored a number of books on highly emotive subjects.

Palash Chandra Coomar

Dr. Palash Chandra Coomar, M.Sc., Ph.D. (born 1956) is at present working as the Deputy director, Directorate of Census Operations, west Bengal. Earlier he was in the anthropological Survey of India. He undertook research work among different tribal and non-tribal communities in different parts of India. He is also the paper-setter and examiner of Post-graduate and Ph.D. students of different parts of India. He is also the paper-setter and examiner of Post-graduate and Ph.D. students of different Universities. He has also published a number of books and articles. Some of his important books are Tribal India in 2 vols. (with Dr. M.K. Raha) Polyandry in India (with Dr. M.K. Raha), Migration and Social Change.

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Bibliographic information

Title The Way of Life: Studies on Environmental, Social and Cultural Issues
Format Hardcover
Date published: 03.03.2012
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789381136362
length x+310p., 23cm.