ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Stratification among Tribals in Gujarat

Stratification among Tribals in Gujarat Pradip Kumar Bose The tribes in Gujarat today are equally affected by the processes of planned and unplanned change and by the continuous structural and institutional shifts in rural India. They are stratified in terms of control over resources. Furthermore, during the process of industrialisation, major alterations in the pattern of stratification are inescapable. Old resources acquire a new significance, and new resources are to be managed and controlled effectively to survive in the severe competition over the control over resources. In this, tribes cannot remain isolated any longer and changing stratification is consequently appropriate for the study of tribes.

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