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Indian Tribes in Transition : The Need for Reorientation (Hardcover) (Yogesh Atal)

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India has witnessed a sea change in its social structure and political culture since Independence. Despite the developmental model that the country opted for, the hangover of the Raj continued to encourage fissiparous tendencies dividing the Indian populace on the basis of religion, ethnicity and caste hierarchy.

This book argues for the need to develop a fresh approach to dismantling the stereotypes that have boxed the study of India’s tribal communities. It underlines the significance of region-specific strategies in place of an overarching umbrella scheme for all Indian tribes. The author studies tribes in the context of changing political and social identity, gender, extremism, caste dimensions, development issues, and offers a new perspective on tribes to accommodate the diversity and transformations within culture over time and through globalization.

Lucid, accessible and rooted in contemporary realities, this volume will be of great interest to scholars and researchers of sociology and social anthropology, tribal studies, subaltern and third world studies, and politics.

Number of Pages: 192
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Anthropology / Cultural, Sociology / General
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Yogesh Atal
Language: English
Street Date: December 14, 2015
TCIN: 50901256
UPC: 9781138960770
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-5313
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