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Changing Equation between Man and Environment in India's North East: A Sociological Analysis

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Department of Sociology, School of Social Sciences, Assam University, Silchar, Assam, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 2, Issue (8), Pages 42-47, August,14 (2013)


The paper tries to look at the disruption of man- environment relationship in north eastern part of India. A Marxist approach has been attempted to understand the reason for such kind of disruption. The region is found to come under British Empire which gradually led to the degradation of its ecological set up. The paper also expresses the perpetuation of same policy in post independence period by the independent government of India which has led to the further deterioration of the situation.


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