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ANNEXURE - V
SYLLABUS
(with effect from 2008)
M. Phil. and Ph. D. Programme
DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY
BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
BAS - 1 : Advanced Biological Anthropology
I
Concept of population and bio-anthropological variables.
Reproductive performance – Fertility, Mortality, Selection potential.
Consanguinity and effects of inbreeding, Effects of environment on
reproductive success, Inter – disciplinary, approach.
II
Eco-biology and disease: Malaria – Hb.AS and G-6 PD deficiency, Blood
groups and diseases, Blood group incompatibility and consequences;
Health hazards. Deleterious effects of minerals in water, Pollution of Soil,
Water, Air and Noise.
III
Meaning and processes of ageing: Factors affecting ageing, Longevity,
Old age homes and welfare of the aged. Geriatric nutrition.
IV
Human genetics: Population models, Gene frequency estimation and
Hardy Weinberg law. Chromosome and Evolution – DNA, RNA and
Mitochondrial DNA with reference to recent developments.
V
Applications of Biological Anthropology: Operational designing, Sports,
Nutrition, Growth and development. Medico-legal problems, Personal
identification; Pre-natal diagnosis of genetic disorders,
Genetic
counseling, Gene Therapy, Ethical issues involved in Human genome
projects and strategies.
Suggested Readings :
Bogue, Donals, J.
: Principles of Demography
Cavalli S Forza, L.L & Bodmer,
: The Genetics of Human Populations
W.F.
Daphne A Roe
: Geriatric Nutrition
Giblett, E.R.
: Genetic Markers in Human Blood
Harris, H.
: Human Biochemical Genetics
Laglie Morgan et.al.,
: Aging : The Social Content
Singh, I.P. & Bhasin, M.K.
: A Manual of Biological Anthropology
WHO (1967)
: Hemoglobinopathies and Allied Disorders (Tech., Rec.)
Prof.J.M.NAIDU, Chairman, BOS
Dept. of Anthropology. Andhra University.
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ANNEXURE - V
SYLLABUS
(with effect from 2008)
M. Phil. and Ph. D. Programme
DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY
BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
BAS - 2 : Research Methodology and Bio-Statistics
I
Concept of scientific research and scientific survey, Review of literature,
Selection, formulation and evaluation of research problem. Research
design
II
Field work tradition with holistic perspective, Selection and choice of
population, Establishment of rapport, Sample and sampling methods.
III
Tools and techniques of data collection: Schedule and Questionnaire,
Observation, Interview; Field and laboratory techniques of data collection
on various Bio-Anthropological variables.
IV
Organization of data: Scrutiny, Editing and Coding of data. Computer
analysis: Creating a directory, Access to Fox Pro and Windows, Microsoftoffice, Microsoft word, Excel and SPSS.
V
Bio-statistics: Measures of central tendency – Mean, median and mode;
Measures of variation – Standard deviation, Standard error, Coefficient of
variation. Tests of significance – n², t and F. Correlation and regression,
Population comparison and Genetic distance.
Suggested Readings :
Dawson, C.
: Practical Research Methods
Eric Stroo
: Microsoft : The Ultimate Office Book
Goode & Halt
: Methods in Social Research
Gupta, S.P.
: Statistical Methods
Malhotra, K.C.
: Statistical Methods in Human Population Genetics
Sunder Rao, P.S.S. et.al.
: An Introduction to Bio-Statistics
Young, P.V.
: Scientific Social Survey and Research
Prof.J.M.NAIDU, Chairman, BOS
Dept. of Anthropology. Andhra University.
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ANNEXURE - V
SYLLABUS
(with effect from 2008)
M. Phil. and Ph. D. Programme
DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY
SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY
SAS - 1 : Advanced Anthropological theories and Development Anthropology
I
Emergence of Ethnoscience, EthnoSementics or New Ethnography Redfield-Oscar
Lewis controversy, Emic-Etic perspectives, Sapir-Whorf hypothesis, Componential
Analysis.
II
Cognitive Anthropology-Schema Theory. Symbolic Anthropology- two major Approaches:
Clifford Geertz (Thick Description), Victor W Turner (Social Drama)
III
Structuralism, Marxism, and Post Modernism.
IV
Globalization-Different Models for analyzing the impact of Globalization on Industrial and
non-industrial societies.
Theoretical Approaches: Modernization theory, Dependency theory and World system
theory, Criticism on above theories.
V
Development Anthropology: A new Approach, Concept of Development, Anthropological
Approach to planning and Development, Contributions of Anthropology to Development,
Nature of Development Projects, Planning, Design and implementation.
Eriksen Thomas et.al
:
A History of Anthropology
Jerry D Moore
:
Vision of Culture-An Introduction to Anthropological
Theories and Theorists
Marvin Harris
:
Rise of Anthropological Theory
Mathur Hari Mohan
:
Dimensions of Human Development.
Maurice Block
:
Marxist Anthropology
Robertson
:
Anthropology of planned Development
Tylor Stephen
:
Cognitive Anthropology
William L Partridge
:
Training Manual in Development Anthropology
Prof.J.M.NAIDU, Chairman, BOS
Dept. of Anthropology. Andhra University
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ANNEXURE -V
SYLLABUS
(with effect from 2008)
M. Phil. and Ph. D. Programme
DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY
SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY
SAS - 2 : Research Methodology
I
II
III
IV
V
History of Anthropological research: Encounters and experiences of some
prominent Anthropologists.
Designing a research project: Writing ethnography; Trends of post
modernism; Collaborative research; Impact assessment, Implementation
and Evaluation of Project
Cross- cultural comparisons, Componential analysis, Network analysis,
Media analysis, Content analysis.
Community participatory Research methods and Techniques, Internet and
online research methods, Gender and research.
Statistics: Sampling methods, Analysis of variance - Correlation,
regression; computer aided analysis; Excel; Anthropac; SPSS
Suggested Books:
1. Bernard, Russell 2002 Research Methods in Anthropology, 3rd Edition.
2. Locke, Lawrence, et al. 2000 Proposals That Work, 4th Edition.
3. De Vita, Philip 1992 The Naked Anthropologist: Tales from Around the World.
4. Pyrczak, F.& R.Bruce, 2003 Writing Empirical Research Reports, 4th Ed.
5. Cronk, Brian 2004 How to Use SPSS, 3rd
6. Social Network Analysis: A Handbook by John Scott. London: Sage (2000).
7. Introduction to Social Network Methods by Robert A.Hanneman and Mark Riddle Riverside, CA:
University of California, Riverside (2005) (published in digital form at
http://faculty.ucr.edu/~hanneman/).
8. Content analysis: Roberto Franzosi(Ed).
9. 2ke Sape Handbook of on line Research Methods: Nigal fielding & Raymond M.Lee (Ed)
10. Gender and Research : Sara Delamont and Paul Alkinson (Ed)
11. Somesh Komar : Methods for community participation.
12. Britha Mikkelson: Methods for Development work and Research: A new Guide for practitioners.
Prof.J.M.NAIDU, Chairman, BOS
Dept. of Anthropology. Andhra University.
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