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Tribal Development in India
The Contemporary Debate

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© 2006 | 332 pages | SAGE India
This book is a collection of 13 articles on little-known tribal movements in India, featuring case studies covering all the major issues concerning tribal populations, including

political autonomy, the struggle for resources, minimal social opportunities and basic social responsibilities.

The specific movements discussed include:

- Dalitism in Jharkhand;

- the Kamatpur separatist movement in North Bengal;

- land struggles in Uttar Pradesh and Kerala;

- overall discrimination in schooling, heath and poverty alleviation programmes.

Jean Dreze
Foreword
Govinda Chandra Rath
Introduction
 
PART ONE: APPROACHES TO TRIBAL DEVELOPMENT: A RE-EXAMINATION
Govinda Chandra Rath
Nehru and Elwin on Tribal Development
Constrasting Perspectives  
R K Barik
Faulty Planning in a Tribal Region
The Dandakaranya Development Authority  
Walter Fernandes
Development-Induced Displacement and Tribal Women
 
PART TWO: TRIBAL AUTONOMY MOVEMENTS AND THE ISSUES OF DEVELOPMENT
Sajal Basu
Ethno-Regionalism and Tribal Development
Problems and Challenges in Jharkhand  
I Sarkar
The Kamatapur Movement
Towards a Separate State in North Bengal  
 
PART THREE: STRUGGLES FOR RIGHTS TO RESOURCES
Kripa Shankar
Land Alienation among Tribals in Uttar Pradesh
Jos Chathukulam and M S John
Issues in Tribal Development
The Recent Experience of Kerala  
Arun Kumar
From Landlessness to Ownership
The Tribal Struggle for Property Rights  
Velayutham Saravanan
Economic Decline of Tribals in Tamil Nadu
1947-2000  
 
PART FOUR: DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL OPPORTUNITIES
Indu Sahai, Pallavi Kunwar and Shilpi Srivastava
The Tolchha Bhotias
Development and Transhumance  
P K Sahoo and B C Das
Primary Education in the Tribal Belt of Orissa
Motilal Mahamallik, Sunil Kumar Mishra and Minarva Dash
Health-Disease-Poverty Nexus among Tribals in Orissa
Keya Pandey and Shashi Bhatia
Ethnography of Development among the Car Nicobarese

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