Series Note - B S Baviskar Foreword - K S Singh Introduction - Pariyaram M Chacko Tribe, Region and Nation in the Context of the Indian State - Jaganath Pathy Intersections among Tribalism, Ethnicity and Gender in the Light of African Data - Edwin S Segal Individual Rights versus Collective Rights: The Debate on the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada - Toby Morantz Meaning and Process of Tribal Integration in a Democratic Society - B K Roy Burman Nature and Extent of Social Change in Tribal Society of Eastern India - T C Das Education and Social Change among Tribals in India - B V Shah A Sociological Analysis of Political Unification among the Scheduled Tribes of Rajasthan - S L Doshi Religion of the Bhils: A Sociological Analysis - Ram Ahuja The Western Romance with the Toda - Anthony R Walker Crime: Primitive Law and Some Social Anthropologists - I P Desai The Criminal Tribes of India - K M Kapadia Phnse-Paradhis of Kolhapur: A Tribe in Transition - Vilas A Sangave Related Readings in the Sociological Bulletin Index
Pariyaram M Chacko after doing M.A. and Ph.D. from the Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University, has taught postgraduate students for over 25 years. He is currently Professor and Head, Department of Sociology, in North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong. He was formerly Professor and Head, Department of Sociology, Assam University, Silchar. He has published several research papers in journals and books. His books are Caste, Business and Entrepreneurship in South India; Matriliny in Meghalaya: Tradition and Change (ed.); and Hill Cities of Eastern Himalayas (co-edited).