ISBN: 9788183249430, 8183249434
The Bishnupriya Manipuris constitute a linguistic minority community living in North East India, mainly in parts of Assam, Manipur, Tripura and also Bangladesh.
ISBN: 9780195664003, 0195664000
The author analyses the reasons and extent to which boundaries of class, religion, and caste are maintained, transgressed, and negotiated in everyday life. The work seeks to understand why upper-caste Hindus in Kanpur changed their political attention from Muslims to Dalits towards the mid-1990s and whether the two were considered different or similar 'kinds' of others.
Das, Samir Kumar
ISBN: 9780761936534, 076193653X
This book is a comprehensive study on India's North East where violence, development and natural disasters that lead to eviction and displacement of `citizens' with a country produce more Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) than refugees.
Thorat, Sukhadeo et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9780198060802, 0198060807
This volume investigates empirical evidence of discrimination by focusing on the urban labour market as well as other markets in rural areas.
ISBN: 9789351772583, 9351772586
Barlow, Maude et al.
ISBN: 9788187496366, 8187496363
The consumption of water doubles every twenty years-more than twice the rate of increase of human population. Blu Glod captures in striking detail the forces behind the increasing depletion of the world's freshwater and the human and ecological impacts.
Atreya, Harka Bahadur Chhetri
ISBN: 9788182060098, 8182060095
Chakravarty, Radha (ed.)
ISBN: 9788189884024, 8189884026
The stories in this anthrology present a range of ways in which women writers of South Asia have remapped the female body as a site for oppression as well as resistance. These connect the traditional female areas of experience such as marriage motherhood, family dynamics, women's education and work, with broader issues of class, caste, sexuality, religion etc.
Dudrah, Rajinder Kumar
ISBN: 9780761934608, 076193460X
Engaging the decipline of sociology to study the phenomenon of Bollywood cinema, this book examines popular Hindi cinema as a global industry and its films as popular cultural texts.
ISBN: 9780199472208, 0199472203
Caught in the web of global economic fluctuations, Bombay experienced a cataclysmic financial crisis in the 1860s. Thousands declared themselves insolvent and sought the protection of the Bombay High Court. Drawing on almost twenty thousand petitions of insolvents, Asiya Siddiqi explores a crucial phase of transformations in Indian economy and society.
ISBN: 9788177144314, 8177144316
The present work is based largely on the Ph.D thesis of the author. It is based on the life of the Kolta, an untouchable caste group inhabiting the contagious geographical tract of Jounsar-Bawar (Dehradun), Rawain (Uttar Kashi) and Jonpur (Teri Garhwal).
ISBN: 9780521362788, 0521362784
A sophisticated theoretical analysis with evidence from archival records, village documents and oral testimonies to present an original and compelling view of the changing relationship of bondage.;
ISBN: 9789387587052, 9387587053
The Bondo, known among themselves as Remo (`men') are a small tribe living in the wild and mountainous region north-west of the Machkund River in Orissa.
Krishnatry, SM (b.1921)
ISBN: 9788123744605, 8123744609
The book provides in incisive account of the first unarmed expedition of north-eastern frontiers of India along Tibet undertaken in 1956. It throws light on the lifestyle, folklore and socio-economic conditions as narrated from the diary of the author and his wife Geeta Krishnatry.
Gellner, David N. (ed.)
ISBN: 9788125054238, 8125054235
This book provides valuable new ethnographic insights into life along some of the most contentious borders in the world. The collected essays portray existence at different points across India's northern frontiers and, in one instance, along borders within India.
Prindle, Peter Hodge
ISBN: 9799993303267, 9993303267
ISBN: 9780195679908, 0195679903
...perspective by Myron Weiner. (ii) Born to work: child labour in India by Neera Burra. (iii) `Right against economic exploration child labour' from child rights in India: law, policy, and practice by Asha Bajpai, with an introd., by Neera Burra.
Dhakal, Suresh et al.
ISBN: 9789937524629, 9937524628
This Ethnographic Research Series profiles Nepal's different ethnic and caste groups. It forms part of the larger Social Inclusion Atlas and Ethnographic Profile (SIA-EP) project recently undertaken by the Central Department of Sociology/Anthropology (CDSA) at Tribhuvan University.
Manna, Samita et al
ISBN: 9789386223968, 9386223961
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