ANT-HC- 4016 

Theories of Culture and Society

Credit 6 (Theory: 4; Practical: 2)


Suggested Readings 

1. Applebaum H.A. (1987) Perspectives in Cultural Anthropology. Albany: State University 

of New York. 

2. Barnard A. (2000). History and Theory in Anthropology. Cambridge: Cambridge University. 

3. McGee R.J. and Warms R.L. (1996) Anthropological Theories: An Introductory 


4. Moore M. and Sanders T. (2006). Anthropology in Theory: Issues in Epistemology, Malden, 

MA: Blackwell Publishing.




Human Growth and Development 

Credit 6 (Theory: 4; Practical: 2)


Suggested Readings 

1. Bogin B. (1999) Patterns of human growth. Cambridge University Press. 

2. Frisancho R. (1993) Human Adaptation and Accommodation. University of Michigan Press. 

3. Cameron N and Bogin B. (2012) Human Growth and Development. Second edition, Academic 

press Elsevier.

4. Harrison GA and Howard M. (1998). Human Adaptation. Oxford University Press. 

5. Harrison GA, Tanner JM, Pibeam DR, Baker PT. (1988). Human Biology. Oxford Univ.Press. 

6. Jurmain R, Kilgore L, Trevathan W. Essentials of physical anthropology. Wadsworth 


7. Kapoor AK and Kapoor S. (1995) Biology of Highlanders. Vinod Publisher and Distributor. 

8. Kathleen K. (2008). Encyclopedia of Obesity.Sage. 

9. Malina RM, Bouchard C, Oded B. (2004) Growth, Maturation, and Physical Activity. Human 


10. McArdle WD, Katch FI, Katch VL. (2001) Exercise Physiology: Energy, Nutrition, and 

Human Performance. 

11. Singh I, Kapoor AK, Kapoor S. (1989). Morpho-Physiological and demographic status of 

the Western Himalyan population. In Basu and Gupta (eds.). Human Biology of Asian Highland 

Populations in the global context. 

12. Sinha R and Kapoor S. (2009). Obesity: A multidimensional approach to Contemporary 

global issue. Dhanraj Publishers. Delhi. 




Research Methods 

Credit 6 (Theory: 4; Practical: 2)


Suggested Readings 

1. Garrard E and Dawson A. What is the role of the research ethics committee? Paternalism, 

inducements, and harm in research ethics. Journal of Medical Ethics 2005; 31: 419-23. 

2.  Bernard  H.R.  Research  Methods  in  Anthropology,  Qualitative  and  Quantitative Approaches. 

Jaipur: Rawat Publications. 2006.

3. Madrigal L. Statistics for Anthropology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2012. 

4. Zar JH. Biostatistical Analysis. Prentice Hall. 2010. 

5. Michael A. The Professional Stranger. Emerald Publishing. 1996. 

6. Bernard R. Research Methods in Anthropology: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches. Alta Mira 

Press. 2011. 

7. Emerson RM, Fretz RI and Shaw L. Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes. Chicago, University of 

Chicago Press. 1995. 

8. Lawrence NW. Social Research Methods, Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches. Boston: Allyn 

and Bacon. 2000. 

9. O’reilly K. Ethnographic Methods. London and New York: Routledge. 2005. 

10. Patnaik S.M. Culture, Identity and Development: An Account of Team Ethnography among the 

Bhil of Jhabua. Jaipur: Rawat Publications. 2011. 

11.  Pelto PJ and Pelto GH. Anthropological Research, The Structure of Inquiry. Cambridge: 

Cambridge University Press. 1978. 

12. Sarantakos S. Social Research. London: Macmillan Press. 1998.