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The jarwa region as buffer zone



JARWA TRIBE REGION AS BUFFER ZONE

Five months after two British newspapers released a controversial video film showing scantily clad Jarawa tribal women dancing for tourists in return for food and money, the government finally acted on Thursday: the Union Cabinet approved the



promulgation of a law that brings into effect a buffer zone in the 5 km radius around the Jarawa tribal settlements in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and provides for imprisonment up to seven years…

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Added by Dr. Alok Chantia on June 2, 2012 at 9:25am — No Comments

anthropology of aggression

This article is an adapted excerpt from the book, "Race, Monogamy, and Other Lies They Told You", available June 12 from University of California Press.

In his story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson famously shows the dark side of humanity. The respectable and kind Dr. Jekyll devises a potion that enables him to bring to…

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Added by Dr. Alok Chantia on May 29, 2012 at 5:22am — No Comments

Apes and climatic change

"Some mammals may be more vulnerable to climate change than previously anticipated," Carrie Schloss of the University of Washington, US, told environmentalresearchweb. "For example, many primates and shrews and moles will likely be unable to keep pace with climate change across much of their ranges. On the other hand, carnivores such as coyotes or wolves and ungulates such as moose will likely be able to keep pace with changes in climate."

Schloss and colleagues looked at…

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Added by Dr. Alok Chantia on May 27, 2012 at 2:39am — No Comments

APES AROUND US

London, May 24 (ANI): Chimpanzees and orangutans have personalities "like people", a new study has claimed.

The new findings address a long-standing debate about whether great apes possess human-like personalities or if such perceived behaviour is an anthropomorphic projection of human observers, the researchers said.

The research team used a statistical technique to "remove" any biases apparent in human observers of the apes' behaviour, and they say their findings suggest man…

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Added by Dr. Alok Chantia on May 26, 2012 at 4:08am — No Comments

APES AROUND US

London, May 24 (ANI): Chimpanzees and orangutans have personalities "like people", a new study has claimed.

The new findings address a long-standing debate about whether great apes possess human-like personalities or if such perceived behaviour is an anthropomorphic projection of human observers, the researchers said.

The research team used a statistical technique to "remove" any biases apparent in human observers of the apes' behaviour, and they say their findings suggest man…

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Added by Dr. Alok Chantia on May 26, 2012 at 4:08am — No Comments

how pity condition of an Indian

कल देश की जनता क जैसे पता चला कि पेट्रोल के दामो में वृद्धि हो रही है , मनो वो पागल हो उठा , सारे पेट्रोल पम्प गाडियो से भर गए , अब जरा आप सोचिये कि एक मोटर साइकिल में कितना पेट्रोल आता है ????????? ५ लीटर

यानि कल अगर उसने जल्दी से पूरी टंकी भी फुल करा ली तो कितना पैसा बचा करीब ४० रूपया या फिर सही सही ३९.७० रुपये | एक दिन अगर एक…
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Added by Dr. Alok Chantia on May 24, 2012 at 5:29am — No Comments

Demise of Leela Dube - A renowned anthropologist of India published in Hindu news paper

Leela Dube, who passed away in New Delhi on Sunday aged 89, was one of the early pioneers of feminist scholarship in India along with Irawati Karve, Vina Majumdar, and Lotika Sarkar. Scan through the acknowledgements and citations of any sociological or anthropological book on kinship or gender in India, from the 1960s till the present, and her name comes up with unfailing regularity.



In a delightful autobiographical essay published in the Economic…

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Added by Dr. Alok Chantia on May 21, 2012 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

invitation

Child, Youth and Human Rights

Child is the father of man, child is the image of God, youth is the source of energy and provides base for the development of the society, all these parlances are derived from culture. But within cultural framework child is neglected one.  Enormous works have been inked on culture but very few on children and youth in cultural framework which make an environment to examine different models of children life among tribes which could…

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Added by Dr. Alok Chantia on April 29, 2012 at 10:13am — No Comments

INVITATION FOR PAPER PRESENTATION IN IUAES 2013 IN ENGLAND

Panel ID 1384

SE 04 The Role of Law, Culture & Humanity in the Framework of Human Rights

Law itself is a clear indication that the content of self, ethnocentrism are increasing day by day and that is why law is making an effort to restore the essence of human right which was evolved by man at the time of inception of culture. Culture is sandwitched between nation and international agencies. Hence, an equilibrium never comes among…

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Added by Dr. Alok Chantia on November 16, 2011 at 4:53pm — No Comments

INVITATION FOR PAPER IN IUAES PANEL 2013 I ENGLAND

Panel ID 1443

SE 06 Repulsive Violence - A Mandatory Tool For Maintaining Peace, Humanity, Social Solidarity And Affinity

Term Violence is discussed in different ways. It is generally perceived in negative sense, which needs reconsideration in modern world. Violence has travelled a long path since the advent of man on this blue planet and has assumed aggravated proportions with civilization. Violence can be of two types one which we…

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Added by Dr. Alok Chantia on November 16, 2011 at 4:52pm — No Comments

approved panel for IUAES 2013 IN ENGLAND..INVITATION FOR PAPER

Panel ID 1385

SE 05  Etiology of Violence and Compassion in Social Life

Ethnocentrism and emotion create an environment of violence for human being of this earth, who have evolved from single family and species but different geographia has made them different in nature and behaviour as described by numerous anthropologists and social scientists.

Violence is as common as other elements of this earth which give compassion.…

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Added by Dr. Alok Chantia on November 16, 2011 at 4:51pm — No Comments

Human rights and gender

In some Asian countries a culture of gender discrimination that leads to the selection of a child’s sex is creating grave social problems. The number of males born for every 100 females illustrates its dimensions. In Vietnam the number is 107, in Taiwan 109, in India 112, and in China estimates range as high as 119. Given the size of the populations in India and China, these skewed sex ratios yield an enormous female deficit. However, these countries are the exception. Western countries and…

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Added by Dr. Alok Chantia on April 17, 2011 at 6:59pm — 1 Comment

happy new year 2011

We all are human being and alike other creatures we undergo mitosis division, so change is not a new phenomenon. it is genetic and phenotypic both, so take 1 january as a cultural change on time scale and say Happy New year

Added by Dr. Alok Chantia on January 6, 2011 at 10:42am — 1 Comment

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