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Demographic Perspectives on India's Tribes
This book presents demographic features of India's aggregate tribal population and establishes broad linkages with the common socio-cultural patterns and characteristics of tribal communities.
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Fertility, mortality and gender bias among tribal population: an Indian perspective.
  • A. Maharatna
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Social science & medicine
  • 16 May 2000
The present paper critically reviews the existing literature on fertility, mortality and its gender bias among India's tribal population in the post-Independence period. Despite difficulties andExpand
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Children s Work Activities, Surplus Labour and Fertility-Case Study of Six Villages in Birbhum
The economic pressures affecting the fertility choices of poor rural peasants in India are analyzed using data from a 1986 household survey carried out in six adjoining villages in the BirbhumExpand
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How Can 'Beautiful' Be 'Backward'? Tribes of India in a Long-term Demographic Perspective
Although the demography of tribal people cannot loom large in India’s overall demographic scene, demographic features in tribal societies have often been distinct and distinguished both in historicalExpand
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The demography of Indian famines : a historical perspective
This is a study of demographic responses to Indian famines in a historical perspective. During the closing decades of the nineteenth and in the early twentieth centuries four major famines occurredExpand
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Bihar famine 1966-67 and Maharashtra drought 1970-73: the demographic consequences.
The authors analyze and compare the demographic consequences (as measured by the excess mortality rate) of two food shortages caused by drought in India. One famine occurred in Bihar from 1966 toExpand
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