Prof. Sohel Firdos

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  Prof. Sohel Firdos
  Designation: Professor
  Date of Joining: 26/07/2010
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Academic record & distinction

MSc (Geography) Aligarh Muslim University
MPhil, PhD (Geography) Jawaharlal Nehru University
PhD Topic: “Environmental Resources and the Tribal Economy: Case Studies of Ho, Santal and Birhor in Jharkhand”

Areas of Specialization

Socio-spatial exclusion, Interactions between Resources and Economy; Urban Governance

Latest Publications

  • Firdos, S. (2017). Locating Gender in Land Rights Discourse of Sikkim. In: Understanding Women’s Land Rights: Gender Discrimination (Ed: Chowdhury, P.), pp. 325-343. New Delhi: Sage Publications.

  • Firdos, S. (2016). Climate Change and Sustainable Adaptation in the Tea Industry. In: Environmental Degradation and Disaster: A Vision Plan for Sustainable Development (Eds: Das, T.K. and Mondal, K.) pp. 48-54. Burdwan: Avenel Press.

  • Firdos, S. (2012). Forest Degradation, Changing Workforce Structure and Population Redistribution: The Case of Birhors in Jharkhand. In: The Adivasi Question: Issues of Land, Forest and Livelihood (Ed: Munshi, I.), pp169-181. New Delhi: Orient Blackswan.

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