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Livelihood Strategies of a Nomadic Hunting Community of Eastern Rajasthan

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Conducted over a period of six months, the study involved extensive dialogue with individual Bawaria in the Alwar district of Rajasthan, and participatory workshops. Subsequently a detailed questionnaire was developed and 105 individuals in the region were interviewed. The aims and objectives of the study were as follows: (1) to enable an ethnographic account of the Bawaria community; (2) to understand their livelihood strategies, especially in view of the ban on their main occupation, hunting; (3) to understand the relations they have with different state agencies and upper caste landowners on whose land they build their semipermanent settlements.

Document Type: Short Communication

Publication date: December 1, 2004

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  • Nomadic Peoples is an international journal published by the White Horse Press for the Commission on Nomadic Peoples, International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences. Its primary concerns are the current circumstances of all nomadic peoples around the world and their prospects. Its readership includes all those interested in nomadic peoples, scholars, researchers, planners and project administrators.
    Nomadic Peoples has a Journal Impact Factor (2022) of 0.9. 5 Year Impact Factor: 0.9.
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