Can â€˜Beautifulâ€™ Be â€˜Backwardâ€™? Indiaâ€™s Tribes in a Long-Term Demographic Perspective
AbstractThe paper examines the present condition of tribals in India with a demographic perspective. Construction of a long-term demographic perspective on Indiaâ€™s tribal population rests on the premise that aggregation over diverse tribal groups is valid not only in statistical and quantitative terms, but it is useful both conceptually and operationally.
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census; India; India's tribes; tribes; demographic; anthropology; human; civilization; historians; anthropologists; Scheduled Caste; population; British period; SC; sociologists;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-AGE-2009-09-11 (Economics of Ageing)
- NEP-ALL-2009-09-11 (All new papers)
- NEP-CWA-2009-09-11 (Central & Western Asia)
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