viii, 303p.+ viii, 305p., Figs., Tables, Bib., Index, 23 cm.
CONTENTS:- Vol.1: Status of Tribals in India: 1. Tribes of India; 2. Education Status of Tribals; 3. Health Status of Tribals; 4. Status of Tribal Women; 5. Discrimination against Tribals; 6. Defending Social Issues; 7. National Policy for the Development of Scheduled Tribes; 8. Programmes and Policies for Tribal Welfare. Vol.2: Empowerment and Protection of the Rights of Tribals: 1. Living Conditions of Tribals; 2. Burning Issues of Tribals; 3. Tribals and Environmental Issues; 4. Protection of the Rights of Tribals; 5. Tribal Development in India; 6. Empowerment of Tribals; 7. Educational Programmes for Tribal Development; 8. Tribals and Developmental Projects.
Though the state of Indian tribals is not that bad as it exists even in the United State of America where the native Indians are forced to live in enmarked geographical space. In Indian and even in the predominant tribal states like Jharkhand tribals and the fact of the matter is that somehow tribals haven't been able to take full advantage of the progress and growth primarily because of the political indifference and lack of leadership from their own community. This book shows some light at the end of tunnel.