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BSW-41: Understanding Tribals

By Dr. N.Ramya   |   Indira Gandhi National Open University
‘Understanding Tribals’ discusses about the evolution of Tribal studies in the Indian context. In other words,there has 
been an attempt to develop a full course on the understanding of the tribals both within the Indian as well as the International domain. 

There are three blocks in the course comprising twelve units which have been prepared by experts on the subjects.

Course Credit

4


Learners enrolled: 1390

SUMMARY

Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Not Applicable
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 15 Jul 2020
End Date :
Exam Date :
Category :
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Level : Diploma

    COURSE LAYOUT

    BSW-041  UNDERSTANDING TRIBALS

    BLOCK-1    Tribal Studies

    Week-1

    Tribal Studies: Evolution, Nature and Scope

    Week-2

    Tribal Studies: Definition and Perspectives

    Week-3

    Tribal Discourse in Social Science

    Week-4

    Tribal Indigenous Entity

    BLOCK-2    Tribal Polices and Legislations

    Week-5

    Historical Perspectives of Tribal Policies

    Week-6

    Constitutional Provisions and Acts for Tribals

    Week-7

    Tribal territories and Common Property Resources

    Week-8

    International Conventions and Covenants

    BLOCK-3   Development of Tribals

    Week-9

    Tribals: Status and Development Strategies

    Week-10

    Education and Training of the Tribals

    Week-11

    Health and Nutrition of the Tribals

    Week-12

    Empowerment of Tribals

    BOOKS AND REFERENCES

    IGNOU’s CTRBS Study Materials - BSW-041

    INSTRUCTOR BIO

    Dr. N.Ramya

    Indira Gandhi National Open University

    Dr. N.Ramya is an Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi since August 2009.  She is a trained Psychiatric Social Worker. She did her M.Phil degree in Psychiatric Social Work from NIMHANS, Bangalore. She holds Ph.D degree in Social Work from Bharathidasan University.

    Prior to joining IGNOU, she worked as Lecturer in Thanthai Hans Rover College, Perambalur, and Bharathidasan University, Trichy, Tamil Nadu. She had an experience of handling National Mental Health Programme in Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India as a Consultant. She has published many articles in National and International Journals and presented papers in National Seminars and International Conferences. Presently, she is the coordinator for MSW Counselling and PGDCOUN (Post graduate diploma in social work counselling) ODL programmes in the School of Social Work. Her research interests are Student Mental Health of Marginalized Sections, Casework, Counselling, Community health, Contemporary Social Work Methods and Open Distance Learning. She is also a life member of National Association of Professional Social Workers in India (NAPSWI), and Indian Society of Professional Social Work (ISPSW).

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