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

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Interrogating Integration

The correspondence between a negative ethnic identity and a marginalised social status is crucial for any interventionist strategy that seeks to empower people to break out of the poverty trap. For tribals this implies integration in the larger society, but not necessarily with a loss of their distinctiveness. By isolating the tribals we stymie both their contribution and their challenge to society.

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