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Cultural Pluralism :The Indian Scenario

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ISBN: 9788121211475    Publisher: Gyan Publishing House Year of publishing: 2012     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 381        Language: English
re.B. Francis Kulirani, is in empirical authority of various books, currently Superintending Anthropologist (Cultural) and heads the office of the Southern Regional Centre, Anthropological Survey of India,...Read more
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Francis Kulirani, is in empirical authority of various books, currently Superintending Anthropologist (Cultural) and heads the office of the Southern Regional Centre, Anthropological Survey of India, Mysore.An anthropologist of acclaim since 1977, he attends to the 16th World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, at Yunan University, Kunming, China, 2009; publishes papers in Indian and Foreign journals; receives research fellowship of Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, New Delhi; attaches to the Nature Studies Department, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, in 2006, serves research interest in agrarian studies anthropology of tourism, anthropology of cross cultural studies and museum anthropology, and his membership embodies him to anthropological Association, Mysore, Indian National Confederation and Academy of Anthropologist, Kolkata, North-East India Council of Social Sciences Research, Shillong, Editorial Board of the Anthropological Survey of India, Kolkata, and International School of Anthropology, Mysore.K. K. Misra, is Professor of Anthropology at the Central University of Hyderabad and is currently on deputation to the Government of India as Director of Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, Bhopal. He is also holding the additional charge of Director, Anthropological Survey of India, Kolkata. He had his education at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar; Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; and University of Kent at Canterbury (U.K.). He was the recipient of Utkal University Gold Medal, Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship and Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Award.He was also Visiting Guest Researcher at the University of Bergen in Norway. He had earlier taught at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar and at Austin College, Sherman, Texas (USA). Dr. Misra's research interests include Environmental Anthropology, Anthropological Linguistics, Theory in Anthropology, and Museum Anthropology.He has written/edited/co-edited 9 books and has published more than 50 research papers in journals of repute and anthologies. He is editor of Humankind and Journal of Anthropological Survey of India, and on the editorial advisory boards of several professional journals.About The Book:- Cultural Pluralism: The Indian Scenario Is An Anthropological Attempt To Contextualise Indian Diversity. There Is Also An Attempt By Senior Scholars Like Prof. N. S. Reddy To List Out A Sample Of The Perennial Problems A Plural Society Has To Face, That Cannot Be Wished Away. There Are Also Suggestions Made By Him As To How To Tackle The Problems Effectively.Prof. Imtiaz Ahmad Makes Clear Distinction Between Pluralism And Multicultural Pluralism. As Far Indian Scenario Is Concerned He Distinguishes Two Parallel Processes Of 'An Ethnic Nation' And 'Nation State' That Are In Operation. The Above Form The Introductory Part Of The Book.The Rest Of The Book Has Articles On Three Major Areas Comprising Of 'Cultural Pluralism In The Context Of Tribes'; Contexts In Which Both 'Religious And Cultural Pluralism' Are Operative; 'Linguistic Pluralism'; And Case Studies Of Specific Ethnic Groups Who Have Imbibed Pluralistic Elements., About The Author:- S.A. Azeez Saheb, Is Currently Working As Superintending Anthropologist, In The Department Of Culture, Ministry Of Culture, Anthropological Survey Of India, North-West Regional Centre, Dehradun.An Acclaimed Anthropologist And Museologist Since 1982, He Attends To The 16Th World Congress Of The International Union Of Anthropological And Ethnological Sciences, At Yunan University, Kunming, China, 2009; Publishes Papers In National And International Editions Including Routledge; Edits Books; Serves Intutive Interest In Sufism, Muslim Shrines And Syncretism And Traditional Knowledge System In India.His Membership Includes To The Academic Babies Like New York Academy Of Social Sciences, Indian National Confederation And Academy Of Anthropologist, Kolkata, And Anthropological Association, Mysore.B. Francis Kulirani, Is In Empirical Authority Of Various Books, Currently Superintending Anthropologist (Cultural) And Heads The Office Of The Southern Regional Centre, Anthropological Survey Of India, Mysore.An Anthropologist Of Acclaim Since 1977, He Attends To The 16Th World Congress Of The International Union Of Anthropological And Ethnological Sciences, At Yunan University, Kunming, China, 2009; Publishes Papers In Indian And Foreign Journals; Receives Research Fellowship Of Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, New Delhi; Attaches To The Nature Studies Department, University Of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, In 2006, Serves Research Interest In Agrarian Studies Anthropology Of Tourism, Anthropology Of Cross Cultural Studies And Museum Anthropology, And His Membership Embodies Him To Anthropological Association, Mysore, Indian National Confederation And Academy Of Anthropologist, Kolkata, North-East India Council Of Social Sciences Research, Shillong, Editorial Board Of The Anthropological Survey Of India, Kolkata, And International School Of Anthropology, Mysore.K. K. Misra, Is Professor Of Anthropology At The Central University Of Hyderabad And Is Currently On Deputation To The Government Of India As Director Of Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, Bhopal. He Is Also Holding The Additional Charge Of Director, Anthropological Survey Of India, Kolkata. He Had His Education At Utkal University, Bhubaneswar; Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; And University Of Kent At Canterbury (U.K.). He Was The Recipient Of Utkal University Gold Medal, Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship And Fulbright Scholar-In-Residence Award.He Was Also Visiting Guest Researcher At The University Of Bergen In Norway. He Had Earlier Taught At Utkal University, Bhubaneswar And At Austin College, Sherman, Texas (Usa). Dr. Misra'S Research Interests Include Environmental Anthropology, Anthropological Linguistics, Theory In Anthropology, And Museum Anthropology.He Has Written/Edited/Co-Edited 9 Books And Has Published More Than 50 Research Papers In Journals Of Repute And Anthologies. He Is Editor Of Humankind And Journal Of Anthropological Survey Of India, And On The Editorial Advisory Boards Of Several Professional Journals.,
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