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K.S. Gulia

ISBN 10: 8182054249 ISBN 13: 9788182054240

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About this Item: 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. 400 This book presents a panoramic overview of politics and women empowerment in Himalayan region and north-eastern states, Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. It brings into sharp contrast the fragile Himalayan ecology, due to continuous seismic activities and movements in the plates tectonics, and the increasing militarization, wars and the increasing militarization, wars and armed conflicts in the hilly regions. The Chipko movement launched initially by a few women brought into focus the mindless exploitation of the forest resources, and the related issues. Unrest in Sikkim over Rathong chu Hydel Project and Moist emergence in Nepal show their peculiar political slant. Political, economic and religious relations between Mongolia and Tibet bad its own mutual effects. In Uttarakhand, the women seemed powerful and influential due to their participation in Chipko and the agitation for the separate state. In actual fact they are very vulnerable due to prevailing polygamy, polyandry and illiteracy. The book is indispensable for serious readers and research scholars. About The Author:- Brigadier (Dr.) Kuldip Singh Gulia is a noted and active environmentalist. A Ph.D. in Human Ecology of the Himalayan Ecosystems, he has applied himself into sustained research in various facets of Human Ecology. Compilations of the vast storehouse of Human Ecology papers have been published in five volumes under the title "Encyclopedia of Human Ecology". His books Human Ecology of Sikkim and Geneses of Disasters, have been widely acclaimed in the intellectual circles for qualitative and analytical excellence. His research papers on human ecosystems of the Himalayas and of the Arid Zone of Indian Thar Desert make interesting studies. The author commanded an Infantry Brigade in Gujrat in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake of 26 January 2001, and was deeply involved in rehabilitating the suffering population in the affected areas. He successfully commanded his Brigade in Munabao sector of Barmer (Rajasthan) during OPERATION PRAKRAM. Currently appointed as Director of the Pratap Group of Public Schools at Karnal, he continues his Human Ecology related works in the Ecosystems of the Indian Schooling fraternity. Contents:- Introduction ? Ecological Security of the Himalayas ? Ancient communities of the Himalayas ? The survival Economy and Forest Conflicts in Himalayas ? Rebellion as Confrontation: People’s Ecological Movement in Kumaon and Garhwal over Forest Rights ? The Chipko Movement ? Chipko: Social history of an ‘Environmental’ Movement ? Development Project vis-à-vis Ethno-Religious Sentiments: The Rathong Chu Imbroglio in Sikkim ? Background to Political unrest in Nepal ? Security and Political Environment: A Nepalese perspective ? Nepal : Quest for Elusive Peace ? The End of Shangri-La ? Tibetan Legend ? political, Economic and Religious Relations between Mongolia and Tibet ? Bhutan: Political culture and National Dilemma ? Ethnic Stalemate and Crisis Confidence ? Gender Disparity in Level of Literacy: A Case of Uttaranchal ? The Role of Women in the Uttaranchal Regional movement ? Women’s Empowerment: Types of Marital Relationship — Polygyny, polyandry, and Divorce in Himachal Himalayas Polyandry ? Index. The Title 'Politics and Women Empowerment in the Himalayan State written/authored/edited by K.S. Gulia', published in the year 2007. The ISBN 9788182054240 is assigned to the Hardcover version of this title. This book has total of pp. 400 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Isha Books. This Book is in English. The subject of this book is Political Science / Women Studies. Language: English. Seller Inventory # 9788182054240

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ISBN 10: 8182054249 ISBN 13: 9788182054240

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K.S. Gulia (Ed.)

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About this Item: Isha Books/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd., 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. This book presents a panoramic overview of Politics and Women Empowerment in the Himalayan Region and north-eastern states, Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. It brings into sharp contrast the fragile Himalayan ecology, due to continuous seismic activities and Movements in the plates tectonics, and the increasing militarisation, Wars and armed Conflicts in the hilly regions. The Chipko Movement launched initially by a few women brought into Focus the mindless exploitation of the Forest resources, and the related issues. Unrest in Sikkim over Rathong Chu Hydel Project and Maoist emergence in Nepal show their peculiar Political slant. Political, economic and Religious Relations between Mongolia and Tibet had its own Mutual effects. In Uttarakhand, the women s powerful and influential due to their participation in Chipko and the agition for the separate state. In actual fact they are very vulnerable due to prevailing polygamy, polyandry and illiteracy. The book is indispensable for se readers and Research scholars. Contents: Introduction I. ECOLOGICAL SECURITY OF THE Himalayas : 1. Background 2. Mountains-International Year 3. The its fragility Himalayan Ecology 4. Ecological Threats to the Himalayas 5. Effect of Global Warming 6. Militarisation of the Himalayas 7. Preparation for War and Counter-insurgency the Himalayan Impact 8. The Wars in the Himalayas 9. Siachen Glacier 10. Future of the Siachen Conflict 11. Impact of 1999 Kargil Conflict of 1999 12. Himalayan Ecology and Insurgency 13. Nuclear Weapons 14. Conclusion II. Ancient Communities OF THE HIMALAYAS : 1. Dinesh Prasad Saklani 2. Political Aspects 3. Political Scenario 4. Emergence of Chieftainship 5. Village Panchayat System 6. Political Confederation III. THE Survival Economy AND Forest Conflicts IN HIMALAYAS : 1. Indigenous Management for Satisfaction of Basic Needs 2. Colonial Forestry : Commercialisation Against Survival 3. Forest Conflicts in the Himalaya 4. The Tilari Declaration of the People of Tehri-Garhwal 30 May 1968 IV. REBELLION AS CONFRONTATION : PEOPLE`S ECOLOGICAL Movement IN Kumaon AND Garhwal OVER FOREST RIGHTS : 1. Begerning of Resistance to Forced Labour 2. Resistance to Forest Management 3. The Utar and Forest Movement of 1921 4. The Forest Movement of 1921 5. Social Protest : 1921-42 6. From Custom to Confrontation 7. Nationalism and the Vanguard Party V. THE CHIPKO MOVEMENT : 1. Ecological Foundation of the Chipko Movement 2. Paradigm Conflict VI. CHIPKO : SOCIAL History OF AN `ENVIRONMENTAL` MOVEMENT : 1. Chipko : Its Origins and Development 2. The Background 3. The 1970 Flood 4. Mandal14 5. Reni16 6. The Government Steps in Reni 7. Chipko Spreads to Tehri 8. Chipko in Kumaun 9. Chipko Returns to Chamoli 10. The Badyargarh Andolan 11. The Andolan 12. Chipko and Popular 13. Consciousness 14. Chipko in a History of Protest 15. Custom and Confrontation in Chipko 16. Chipko as an Environmental Movement 17. The Widening of Chipko VII. DEVELOPMENT PROJECT VIS-A-VIS ETHNO-RELIGIOUS SENTIMENTS : THE RATHONG CHU IMBROGLIO IN Sikkim : 1. Why RATHONG Chu Hydel Project? 2. The Project 3. The Imbroglio 4. The Sentiments 5. Ethno-Religious Backdrop 6. The Stir 7. Conclusion 8. Acknowledgement VIII. BACKGROUND TO POLITICAL UNREST IN Nepal : 1. The Making of Nepal : A Historical Outline 2. Age of Gurkha Expansion 3. Setback to the Policy of Expansion 4. Politics during the Pre-Rana Period 5. Hereditary Monarchy and the Nobility 6. Contest for Regency 7. Rise of Bhimsen Thapa 8. Disintegration and Anarchy 9. Politics and Political System under the Ranas 10. Jang Bahadur`s Policies 11. The Rana Hierarchy 12. Over-Centralization of Power 13. Dissensions in the Rana Family 14. Results of the Rana Rule 15. Origins of Anti- Printed Pages: 400. Seller Inventory # 36813

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About this Item: Isha Books, Delhi, 2007. Hardbound. Condition: As New. New. Contents Introduction. 1. Ecological security of the Himalayas. 2. Ancient communities of the Himalayas. 3. The survival economy and forest conflicts in Himalayas. 4. Rebellion as confrontation People's Ecological Movement in Kumaon and Garhwal over forest rights. 5. The Chipko Movement. 6. Chipko Social history of an Environmental Movement. 7. Development Project vis a vis ethno religious sentiments the Rathong Chu Imbroglio in Sikkim. 8. Background to political unrest in Nepal. 9. Security and political environment a Nepalese perspective. 10. Nepal Quest of elusive peace. 11. The roots and the emergence of the Maoists. 12. The end of Shangri La. 13. Tibetan legend. 14. Political economic and religious relations between Mongolia and Tibet. 15. Bhutan Political culture and national dilemma. 16. Ethnic stalemate and crisis of confidence. 17. Gender disparity in level of literacy a case of Uttaranchal. 18. The role of women in the Uttaranchal Regional Movement. 19. Women's empowerment types of marital relationship Polygyny Polyandry and divorce in Himachal Himalayas. Index. This book presents a panoramic overview of politics and women empowerment in the Himalayan region and North Eastern States Nepal Tibet Bhutan Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. It brings into sharp contrast the fragile Himalayan ecology due to continuous seismic activities and movements in the plates tectonics and the increasing militarisation wars and armed conflicts in the hilly regions. The Chipko Movement launched initially by a few women brought into focus the mindless exploitation of the forest resources and the related issues. Unrest in Sikkim over Rathong Chu Hydel Project and Maoist emergence in Nepal show their peculiar political slant. Political economic and religious relations between Mongolia and Tibet had its own mutual effects. In Uttarakhand the women seemed powerful and influential due to their participation in Chipko and the agitation for the separate state. In actual fact they are very vulnerable due to prevailing polygamy polyandry and illiteracy. The book is indispensable for serious readers and research scholars. 392 pp. Seller Inventory # 65398

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