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UGC NET (Anthropology)

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Unit - I History, development, aim and scope of Anthropology:-

History, development, aim and scope of Anthropology, relationship with other sciences, different branches of Anthropology (including Linguistic Anthropology) and their interrelationship. Research methodology and methods: Concepts of epistemology, ontology and theoretical perspectives. Types of research (qualitative and quantitative), research design, hypothesis. Fieldwork and fieldwork tradition; Ethnography, Observation, Interview, Case Study, Life History, Focus group, PRA, RRA, Genealogical Method, Schedules and Questionnaires, Grounded Theory, Exploration and Excavation, GIS. Statistics: concept of variables, sampling, measures of central tendency and dispersion, parametric and nonparametric bivariate and multivariate (linear regression and logistic regression) statistical tests. Techniques of Analysis: Content analysis, Discourse analysis and Narratives.

Unit - II Lamarckism, Neo-Lamarckism,:-

Trends in Primate radiation, Extant Primates, Fossils of extinct Primates, Pre-hominid groups, Early Hominids, Early Transitional Human, Hominid Evolution

Unit - IV Human Growth, development and maturation:-

Methods of studying human growth, Human Adaptation, Somatotyping, Demography

Unit - V Concept of prehistoric archaeology:-

Dating, Paleoenvironment, Lithic tool typology and technology, Overview of Lithic Cultures of Europe, Early Farming Cultures and Neolithic of the Near East

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Unit - III Modern Human Variation:-

Ethnic Classification and distribution of Indian Populations, Methods of studying Human Genetics, Cytogenetics, Modes of inheritance, Population genetics, Molecular genetics,

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Unit - I History, development, aim and scope of Anthropology:-

History, development, aim and scope of Anthropology, relationship with other sciences, different branches of Anthropology (including Linguistic Anthropology) and their interrelationship. Research methodology and methods: Concepts of epistemology, ontology and theoretical perspectives. Types of research (qualitative and quantitative), research design, hypothesis. Fieldwork and fieldwork tradition; Ethnography, Observation, Interview, Case Study, Life History, Focus group, PRA, RRA, Genealogical Method, Schedules and Questionnaires, Grounded Theory, Exploration and Excavation, GIS. Statistics: concept of variables, sampling, measures of central tendency and dispersion, parametric and nonparametric bivariate and multivariate (linear regression and logistic regression) statistical tests. Techniques of Analysis: Content analysis, Discourse analysis and Narratives.

Unit - II Lamarckism, Neo-Lamarckism,:-

Trends in Primate radiation, Extant Primates, Fossils of extinct Primates, Pre-hominid groups, Early Hominids, Early Transitional Human, Hominid Evolution

Unit - IV Human Growth, development and maturation:-

Methods of studying human growth, Human Adaptation, Somatotyping, Demography

Unit - V Concept of prehistoric archaeology:-

Dating, Paleoenvironment, Lithic tool typology and technology, Overview of Lithic Cultures of Europe, Early Farming Cultures and Neolithic of the Near East

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Unit - VI Lower Palaeolithic Period in India:-

Pebble tool culture, Middle Palaeolithic period in India, Upper Palaeolithic period in India, Mesolithic period in India, Neolithic Period in India, Prehistoric Cave art from India, Indus Civilization,Pottery and Traditions, Bronze/Copper Age, Iron Age and Urban Revolution, Megaliths

Unit - VII Conceptual Understanding of Social Anthropology:-

Culture, Social Institutions: (Family, Marriage, Kinship) Economic Anthropology, Legal Anthropology, Political Organization, Religion and Belief Systems, Social Change

UNIT-VIII Theories in Social Anthropology:-

Evolutionism – Tylor, Morgan, Fraser, Maine, McLennan. Diffusionism – Three schools (Austro-German, British, American). Historical Particularism – Boas. Functionalism – Malinowski. Structural-Functionalism – Radcliffe-Brown, Firth, Fortes, Eggan, Parsons. Structuralism – Levi-Strauss. Culture and Personality/Psychological Anthropology – Mead, Benedict, DuBois, Linton, Kardiner, Whiting and Child. Cultural Ecology, Environmental Anthropology, Neo-evolutionism (Leslie White, Julian Steward, Marshall Sahlins). Cultural Materialism – Marvin Harris. Symbolic Anthropology – Victor Turner, Raymond Firth, Mary Douglas. Cognitive Anthropology – Roy D’Andrade, Stephen Tyler, Ward Goodenough. Deep Ethnography, Interpretive Anthropology – Clifford Geertz. Anthropology and Gender – Leela Dube, Renato Rosaldo, Marilyn Strathern, Zora Neale Hutson. Postmodernism, Poststructuralism, Postcolonialism – Foucault, Derrida, Bourdieu. Ethnicity – Barth, Jeffery, Weber.

UNIT-VIII Theories in Social Anthropology:-

Evolutionism – Tylor, Morgan, Fraser, Maine, McLennan. Diffusionism – Three schools (Austro-German, British, American). Historical Particularism – Boas. Functionalism – Malinowski. Structural-Functionalism – Radcliffe-Brown, Firth, Fortes, Eggan, Parsons. Structuralism – Levi-Strauss. Culture and Personality/Psychological Anthropology – Mead, Benedict, DuBois, Linton, Kardiner, Whiting and Child. Cultural Ecology, Environmental Anthropology, Neo-evolutionism (Leslie White, Julian Steward, Marshall Sahlins). Cultural Materialism – Marvin Harris. Symbolic Anthropology – Victor Turner, Raymond Firth, Mary Douglas. Cognitive Anthropology – Roy D’Andrade, Stephen Tyler, Ward Goodenough. Deep Ethnography, Interpretive Anthropology – Clifford Geertz. Anthropology and Gender – Leela Dube, Renato Rosaldo, Marilyn Strathern, Zora Neale Hutson. Postmodernism, Poststructuralism, Postcolonialism – Foucault, Derrida, Bourdieu. Ethnicity – Barth, Jeffery, Weber.

Unit – X Concepts and Theories:-

Applied Anthropology, Action Anthropology, Engaged Anthropology, Experimental Anthropology, Urban Anthropology,Public Anthropology, Public Archaeology, Anthropology of Development, Medical Anthropology, Visual Anthropology, Genomic Studies, Genetic Screening and Counseling, Forensic Anthropology, Food and Nutritional Anthropology, Ergonomics, Kinanthropometry, Business Anthropology. Community Development Projects (Rural, Urban and Tribal); Revisits, Re-studies, Reinterpretations, Intervention, Research Process and Social public health, education, nutrition, land alienation, bonded labour, housing, alternative economy, livelihood Impact Assessment (SIA). Anthropological approaches in community studies:, gender issues, relief, rehabilitation and relocation, identity crisis, communication, training and management, aging and the aged.

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