PUBLICATIONS:

Books:

  • (1)Bakreshawar Temple : Continuity & Change, IIP, New Delhi, 1980.
  • (2) Tribal Development in India : Problems and Prospects, IIP, New Delhi, 1981.
  • 3) Faltering First step : Reasons for Disparity of Sex Ratio at Primary Education Level, Cosmo, New Delhi, 1983.
  • (4) Tribal Health : Socio-Cultural Dimensions. IIP, New Delhi,1986.
  • (5) Forest and Forest Development in India, IIP. New Delhi, 1988
  • (6) Tribal Medicine, RRSC,W.B. 1989
  • (7) Socio-cultural and Environmental Dimension of Health, IIP, New Delhi,1990.
  • (8) Our Land Our Life : Agrarian Policy Crisis in Asia, ACFOD, Bangkok,Thailand,1992.

Books:

  • (9-13) Tribal Transformation in India- 5 volumes , IIP,New Delhi, 1992.
    Vol. I- Economy and Agrarian Issues,
    Vol. II- Socio-economic and Ecological Development,
    Vol. III Ethnopolitics and Identity Crisis,
    Vol. IV- Education & Literacy Programme,
    Vol. V- Religion, Rituals & Festivals,
  • (14) Indigenous People : Struggle for Survival, ACFOD, Bangkok, 1993.
  • (15) Understanding Human Rights, Asian Resource Foundation, Bangkok & CARID,1998.
  • (16) Bibliography of Tribal Studies in India, CARID, Calcutta. 2001
  • (17) Development of Education in South-Asia : Entitlement of Women, CARID, Calcutta. 2002
  • (18) Health, Forest and Development :The Tribal Situation, Inter India Publications, New Delhi2003.

Books:

  • (19) Trends of Anthropological Research:Emerging Challenges and Response, IIP, New Delhi.2007
  • (20) Urbanization and Multi-Ethnic Society, IIP, New Delhi, 2007
  • (21) Anthropology and Human Rights in Contemporary Era, IIP, New Delhi, 2007.
  • (22) Indigenous People, Traditional Wisdom and Sustainable Development, IIP,New Delhi, 2007.
  • (23) Health, Environment, Development and Other Essays:Anthropological Perspectives, IIP, New Delhi,2007.
  • (24) The Minorities, Asian Resource Foundation, Bangkok 2008
  • (25) The Temple: Sacred Secular Continuity, CARID, Kolkata, 2009
  • (26) Human Rights, (Ed. Volume) Under Anthropology & Ethnology To-day Series, Book Series of XVI ICAES, Zhishi Chanquan Publishing House, China, 2012
  • (27) Anthropology and Health Issues, Edited Jointly with Dr.Subir Biswas, Rawat Publications, Jaipur,2014
Papers: About 70 papers in National/International Journals and Edited books.

Some recent articles:

  • Economy, Migration and Development in the Eastern Himalayas: A Study with Special Reference to the Hill Areas of Darjeeling District, West Bengal, in Ecology, Economy and Religion of Himalayas, Ed. L.P.Vidyarthi and M.Jha, pp.72-85, Orient Publications, New Delhi, 1986
  • Crafts of Sikkim and Social Identity, in The Himalayan Heritage, Ed. M.K.Raha, pp.74-89. Gian Publishing House, New Delhi, 1987
  • Ethnic Conflict in CHT of Bangladesh, in Economic Dimensions of Ethnic Conflict, (Ed.Book) Pinter Pub. London, 1991.
  • Forest, Forest Development and Community Participation, Indian Anthropologist, 21(1):9-19, 1991
  • Medical Anthropology in India, in Science, Culture and Development (Prof. L.K. Mahapatra Felicitation Volume) Ed. N.K.Behura and K.C. Tripathy, Paragon Publishers, Bhubaneswar, 1992.
  • Health, Culture and Environment, in The Tribal Situation in India ; Continuity and Change in Tribal Society, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla,1992
  • Science in Society : Tribal Medicine, (Translated in Russian)- Journal of the RussianAcademy of Science, Moscow,1995.
  • The case of Tribal Medicine, In Philosophy of Science, (Ed.Book). Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla-1993.
  • Tribal People and Human Rights Education, In Human Rights Education, (Ed.Book), Asian Resource Centre for HRE, Bangkok, 1995.
  • Forest and Tribals, Published in the Edited book- Contemporary Society: Tribal Studies, Concept Publishing Co., New Delhi, 1997.
  • Nehru and Tribal Development in India, published in the Edited book, Tribes and Government Policies, Cosmo Publication, New Delhi,1997.
  • People Based Health Action: Problems and Prospects: The Case of Indigenous People in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University, Vol. 26, 1998.
  • Anthropology and Human Rights, in Understanding Human Rights, Asian Resource Foundation and Centre for Alternative Research in Development, 1998.
  • Policy Towards Tribals in India and Sustainable Development, in Towards Peace in Multi-ethnic Asia, Ed. Clarence J. Dias & M.A. Sabur, Asian Resource Foundation,Bangkok. 2003.

Some recent articles:

  • Temple and Socio-political Process : A Cross-cultural Study, Journal of the Indian Anthropological Society, 38 (2&3) : 363-373, 2003.
  • Review Article on State, Society and Religion, Emerald Publications, Chennai. 2003.
  • Science in Society : The Case of Tribal Medicine, in Tribal Health and Medicine, pp- 362-375, Edited by A.K. Kalla and P.C. Joshi, Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi. 2004.
  • Fuel and Forest: Crisis in the Traditional Energy, in Rediscovering the Familiar, Calcutta University, 2004.
  • Environment and Development-Harmony and Conflict : A Cross Cultural Study in Trends of Anthropological Research : Emerging Challenges and Response (ed.) Inter India Publication, New Delhi, 2007.
  • Human Security and Development in Anthropology and Human Rights in Contemporary Era (ed.), Inter India Publication, New Delhi, 2007.
  • Traditional Wisdom and Health : Looking for an Alternative in Indigenous People Traditional Wisdom and Sustainable Development (ed.) Inter India Publication, New Delhi, 2007.
  • Forest & Tribals: A Historical Review of Forest Policy’, page 1-17 in Forest, Government and Tribe, Ed. C.K. Paty, Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi, 2007.
  • Human Rights as an Academic Discipline: Challenges and Opportunities’ (Translated in Japanese), Asia-Pacific Human Rights Review2007, Osaka, Japan, Asia-Pacific Human Rights Information Centre, page 71-81, 2007.
  • Ethnic Minorities in Bangladesh: The Situation in Chittagong Hill Tracts, The Minorities, ARF, Thailand, Bangkok, 2008.
  • Human Rights and Development: Security, Democracy and Environment, in Anthropology Now, Ed. Peter J.M. Nas and Zhang Jijiao, pp 320-343, Intellectual Property Publishing House, Beijing, China, 2009.
  • Forest and Tribals: A Historical Reviev of Forest Policy, (in Bengali); in Bipanya Bhumij, (in Bengali- Indigenous Peoples existence at stake: Reflections on Bangladesh and Estern India) Ed. Mesbah Kamal and Arifatul kibria, Adorn, Dhaka, Bangladesh,2009

Some recent articles:

  • Community Wirship in Urban Context: Rise in Bhakti (Devotion) or Growing Secularization? Humankind, The Journal of Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, 7-27,2011
  • Forest, Health, Indigenous People and Development : Opportunities and Challenges, in Indigenous People in India: Identity, Empowerment and Discontent, Ed. Dipak K Midya, APH Publishing Corporation, New Delhi 2012
  • Health and Disadvantaged People: Emerging Challenges and Opportunities, in Human Health: A Bio--Social Synthesis, Ed. Subir Biswas, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, 2012
  • Tribal Health, Traditional Wisdom and Knowledge: Challenges and Opportunities, in Tribal Health and Nutrition, Ed. S.N. Chaudhary, Rawat Publications, Jaipur, 2012
  • Human Security , Indigenous People and Development, in Human Rights, (Ed. Volume) Under Anthropology & Ethnology To-day Series, Book Series of XVI ICAES, Zhishi Chanquan Publishing House, China, pp.246-259, 2012
  • Anthropology and Human Rights, Human Rights, (Ed. Volume) Under Anthropology & Ethnology To-day Series, Book Series of XVI ICAES, Zhishi Chanquan Publishing House, China, pp.1-5, 2012
  • Human Rights, Human Security and Development: Emerging Challenges in the 21st Century, in Issues and Themes in the Contemporary Anthropological Studies, Ed. Sarthak Sengupta,Gyan , New Delhi, pp51-70,2013
  • Some Emerging Areas of Anthropological Study and Research, North Bengal Anthropologist, (Journal of the Department of Anthropology, University of North Bengal) Vol-2(1-10), 2014
  • Human Rights and Anthropology: An Emerging Area of Anthropological Study and Research, Journal of the Indian Anthropological Society,(Special Issue in Memory of Professor Nirendra Chandra Choudhury), 49(2&3):319-328, 2014
  • Some Emerging Areas of Research in Anthropology in India, ( 2nd Prof.J.S.Bhandari Memorial Lecture), Indian Anthropologist, 45(1):1-14, 2015
  • HIV/AIDS Awareness among the Tribals of West Bengal and Consequent Challenges, North Bengal Anthropologist, Volume 3, pp. 43-58, 2015