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Research & Publications

Dr. Chandra Kanta Gogoi

Professor & Dean

Books

  • Modernisation and Elites in Arunachal Pradesh, jointly by S.M. Dubey and C.K. Gogoi, Census of India, Arunachal Pradesh, 1979.
  • Samajtatta Parichaya (in Assamese). Text Book in Sociology for Assam Higher Secondary Education Council, Published by Assam BookHive, Guwahati.
  • Sociology (Text Book for Higher Secondary Courses) Tushar Publications, Dibrugarh, 2009.
  • Samajik Gavekhanar Pranali (in Assamese) Text Book for TDC Course, Tushar Publications, Dibrugarh 2009.
  • Samajtattar Prarambhik Parichay (H.S. 1st year AHSEC), 2009.
  • Bharatiya Samajtatta (H.S. 2nd year AHSEC) 2009.

Study Materials

  • Urban Sociology - Part I, (M.A. Final Old Course) Post Graduate Distance Education Programme in Sociology, Dibrugarh University, 2003.
  • Urban Sociology - Part – II, (M.A. Final Old Course) Post Graduate Distance Education Programme in Sociology, Dibrugarh University, 2003.
  • Methods and Techniques of Social Research, (M.A. Previous Revised Syllabus) P.G. Distance Education Programme, Dibrugarh University, 2006-07.
  • Indian Social Structure (Unit 3), (M.A. Previous Revised Syllabus) P.G. Distance Education Programme, Dibrugarh University, 2006-07.
  • Urban Sociology (M.A. Final Revised Syllabus) P.G. Distance Education Programme, Dibrugarh University, 2007-08.
  • Methodology of Social Research (M.A. Final Revised Syllabus) P.G. Distance Education, Dibrugarh University, 2008.

Research Papers

  • Occupational Differentiation, Perception of Status and Social Interaction in Industrial Town – A Preliminary Study, North Eastern Research Bulletin, Vol. VII, 1976.
  • Status Perception and Class Identification in a Small Town, in S.M. Dubey et. al. (ed) Marriage, Family and Social Change on the Indian Fringe, Cosmo Publishers, New Delhi, 1980.
  • Towards a Sociological Understanding of Small Town - A Preliminary Attempt, North Eastern Research Bulletin, Vol. IX, 1991.
  • Scheduled Caste Women in an Urban Fringe – Tradition, Continuity and Change, North Eastern Research Bulletin, Vol. XIV, 1999.
  • Industry, Urban Growth and Emerging Social Structure – A Micro Study in a Small Twon, North Eastern Research Bulletin, Vol. XIII, 1998.
  • The Ahom Movement - A Socio-Historical Outline, Jr. of Historical Research, Vol. V, 1994.
  • Working of Panchayat in Dibrugarh District – A Case Study of Barboruah Anachalik Panchayat, North Eastern Research Bulletin, Vol. XII, 1997.
  • Elite Formation Among the Tea-Labour Communities in Assam – A Preliminary Study, North Eastern Research Bulletin, Vol. XII, 1998.
  • Utilization of the Coals in North East India for Generation of Electric Power : A Futuristic Exercise, Energy and Energy Resource Management (ed) V.S. Mahajan, S.K. Agnihotri and R.P. Athpuria, Deep and Deep Publishing, New Delhi, 1999.
  • Secularism: A Prime Concern for All, in SAMANNAY, Souvenir, 2nd Ethnic and Cultural Meet, Assam, (ed) N. Konwar, 1999.
  • The Challenges of 21st Century – Role of Teachers, Souvenir, North East India Political Science Association, North Lakhimpur, January, 2002.
  • Role of Voluntary Association in Rural Development – A Case Study of Maitri Sangha in Golaghat Town, Assam, North Eastern Research Bulletin, Vol. XVII, 2002-2003.
  • Social Institution, Individual’s Responsibility and Development, SATABDI, Souvenir, Centenary Celebration, Khowang Basic Training School, Sept. 5, 2003.
  • Women’s Participation in Rural Development: A Case Study of Maitri Sangha in Golaghat, Assam, in Rural Development in Assam, (ed) N.L. Dutta and M.D. Bhuyan, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh 2004.
  • Crisis in Education in Contemporary India, Souvenir, Dibrugarh District Sonowal Kachari Chatra Sanmilan, 19-20 May, 2004.
  • Child Labour in Dibrugarh Town – A Sociological Study, North Eastern Research Bulletin, Vol. XV, 2000.
  • Tradition Vs. Assimilation : The Khamtis of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, in Indian Jr. of Tai Studies, Vol. VII, 2007.
  • Displacement and its Effects on Women : A Study in a Flood Affected Displaced Village of Lakhimpur District, Assam (Joint paper), Pragyan, V, No. 2, January 2008.

Dr. Golak Bihari Patra

Associate Professor and Associate Dean
  • Acharya S.S., Mukherjee M., and Patra G.B., (2020). “Correlates of Health Care Among Women and Children in Odisha: Understanding Barriers in Access.” In Hans A., et. Al., (ed.) Women Reinventing Development: The Odisha Experience (ed.), AAKAR BOOKS, New Delhi, 2020 (ISBN 978-93-5002-671-7).
  • Acharya S.S., Singh S., Patra G.B., and Kaur R., (2019). “Disease Burden and Health Inequalities in Punjab-Understanding Economic and Social Consequences.” International Journal of Preventive, Curative & Community Medicine, Volume 5, Issue 2 - 2019, Pg. No. 1-10. (ISSN: 2454‐325X).
  • Patra G.B. and Acharya S.S., (2019). “Constitutional Provisions and Legal Safeguards for the Sanitation and Allied Workers in India.” In Panneer S., Acharya S., Sivakami S (ed.) Health, Safety and Well-Being of Workers in the Informal Sectors in India, Springer (ISBN 978-981-13-8420-2).
  • Acharya, S. and Patra, G.B. (2017). Access to Maternal and Child Health Care: Understanding Discrimination in Selected Slum in Delhi, Marginalization in Globalizing Delhi: Issues of Land, Livelihoods and Health (ed.), Springer Publication, (ISBN 978-81-322-3581-1).
  • Lenka, A.K. and Patra, G.B. (2017). Water and Sanitation and Public Health Issues in Delhi, Marginalization in Globalizing Delhi: Issues of Land, Livelihoods and Health (ed.), Springer Publication, (ISBN 978-81-322-3581-1).
  • Patra, G.B. and Acharya, S (2017). Social Disparity in Access to Public Health Services: A Study of Urban Poor in Bhubaneswar City, Odisha, Journal of Social Inclusion Studies, Indian Institute of Dalit Studies, New Delhi, Vo-3, No-1 & 2, June, (ISSN 2394-4811).

Seminar / Workshops

Chaired a Session/Delivered a Lecture:

  • Deliver a lecture as invited speaker in the Webinar Series of the Institute of Media Studies, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, through online mode on the topic “Significance of Community Health and Social Medicine in Social Work Practice.
  • Chaired a session in the National Seminar on “Tea Tribe Community: The Contours and Continuum of their Exclusion” held during 27th and 28th August 2020, Organised by the SSS, Kaziranga University and sponsored by the ICSSR-North Eastern Regional Centre, Shillong, Meghalaya.
  • Participated in Faculty Development Programme organized by the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad, and sponsored by the National Implementing and Monitoring Agency for Training (NIMAT) under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. The Programme was held at The Assam Kaziranga University, Jorhat, Assam.

Paper Presented:

  • National Seminar on ‘Sanitation and Conservancy Workers- Does National Cleanliness Mission Address the Issues of Health, Housing and Livelihoods?’, Organised by the CSMCH, SSS, JNU, New Delhi – 110067, 20th -21st April 2018; Title of the Paper: Policies and Programmes on Sanitation and Conservancy Workers in India: Tracing Since India’s Independence and Beyond.
  • National Seminar on ‘Margins of Lands, Health-Care and Livelihoods: Exclusion in Globalizing Delhi’, Organised by CSMCH and CSRD, JNU and Supported by ICSSR, New Delhi; 20th – 21st December 2014; Title of the Paper: Public Health Issues in Urban India: A Study on Access to Water and Sanitation by the Urban Poor in selected slum in Delhi.
  • Tenth National Conference of IASSH- 2012 organized by CSMCH, JNU and the Department of Social Work, JMI, New Delhi; 21st – 23rd Nov 2012; Title of the Paper: Health behavior of urban slums influenced by the surrounding rural setting in small cities: A case study of Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

Workshops/Seminars Attended:

  • National Workshop for Academic Institutes on ‘Faecal Sludge and Septage Management (FS&SM)’, Organised by Centre for Water and Sanitation, CEPT University, Ahmedabad in collaboration with the National Institute of Urban Affaires (NIUA), New Delhi; 6th and 7th March 2018 at Ahmedabad.
  • National Workshop on ‘Research Methodology in Social Sciences’, Organised by Associations of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; 12th - 16th October 2015 at JNU, New Delhi.
  • Research Methodology Course ‘Doing Ethnography’, Organised by Anthropos India Foundation (AIF) and Institute of Social Sciences (ISS); 8th - 10th December 2014 at JNU, New Delhi.
  • Short-term course on ‘Research Methodology for Ph. D Students’, Funded by the ICSSR, New Delhi and Conducted by the Department of Social Work, JMI, New Delhi; 1st - 10th December 2012 at JMI, New Delhi
  • Workshop on ‘Research Methods and Data Analysis in Public Health’, Conducted by the Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; 10th - 14th May 2011 at New Delhi.

Workshops/Seminars Organised:

  • Organising Co-Convener of the Social Sciences Winter School Workshop held in Sikkim during 28th December 2020 to 1st January 2021. The programme was organised by The Assam Kaziranga University, Jorhat, Assam in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi and Anthropos India Foundation, New Delhi.
  • Organising team member of the National Seminar on “Tea Tribe Community: The Contours and Continuum of their Exclusion” held during 27th - 28th August 2020, Organised by the SSS, Kaziranga University and sponsored by the ICSSR-North Eastern Regional Centre, Shillong, Meghalaya.
  • Organising team member (Student Volunteer) of the National Seminar on ‘Margins of Lands, Health-Care and Livelihoods: Exclusion in Globalizing Delhi’, Organised on 20th – 21st December 2014 by CSMCH and CSRD, JNU and Supported by ICSSR, New Delhi.
  • Organising team member (Student Volunteer) of the Research Methodology Course ‘Doing Ethnography’, Organised by Anthropos India Foundation (AIF) and Institute of Social Sciences (ISS), during 8th - 10th December 2014 at JNU, New Delhi.
  • Organising team member (Student Volunteer) of the 10th National Conference on IASSH, held during 21st Nov to 23rd Nov 2012. The Conference was organized by the CSMCH, SSS, JNU and Department of Social Work, JMI, New Delhi.

Membership in Professional Associations:

  • Life member of the Indian Association for Social Sciences and Health (IASSH), a Chapter of the Asia Pacific Network (APNET).
  • Member of the Board of Studies, SSS, The Assam Kaziranga University, Jorhat, Assam.

Other Experiences:

  • Associated in book editing.
  • Research proposal writing.
  • Served as a Student-Faculty-Committee Member (SFC) in JNU.
  • Served as a Convener of the Odisha Sanskrutika Parisad (OSP), A cultural association of the Odia in JNU, New Delhi.

Research Interests:

  • Social Work Education and Practice
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Health and Urban Planning
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Livelihoods, Health and Development
  • Human Resource Management
  • Sustainable Development
  • Public Health

Aditya Bhatta

Assistant Professor

Chapters in Books:

  • Chapter titled “A Critical Analysis of the Role of Ministry of MSMEs in Solving the Issue of Youth Unemployment in India” published in the book titled Nibandhanapublished by Social Work department, Dibrugarh University, Assam in the year 2019
  • Chapter titled “Vaccine Hesitancy” published in the book titled Nibandhanapublished by Social Work department, Dibrugarh University, Assam in the year 2020.
  • Chapter titled “Invisible Minority: The World of LGBT Community” published in the book Social Exclusion and Challenges of Inclusion in India in the year 2020. (Co-author)

Articles in Journals:

  • Article titled “Intervention of Voluntary Organization in Disaster Affected Areas with special reference to North East Affected Area Development Society (NEADS)” co-authored and published in the Assam Kaziranga University National Journal of Social Science Research.

Proceedings:

  • Article titled“Micro Finance and Women Empowerment: A study on the Socio-Economic Development of Women participating Self Help Groups in Jorhat district of Assam” published in a National Journal ISBN: 978-93-85895-65-4 in the year 2016.
  • Article titled “Micro Finance and Women Empowerment: A study on the Socio-Economic Development of Women participating Self Help Groups in Jorhat district of Assam”published in a National Journal ISBN: 978-93-85895-65-4 in the year 2016.

Paper Presented in seminar/conference:

  • Paper titled “Livelihood Aspirations and Skill Gap among the Youths of Tea Garden Community” presented in ICSSR sponsored National Seminar held at Kaziranga University, Jorhat.
  • Paper titled “Women Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Economic Development and Role of NGOs: A Study on RVC, Dhemaji” presented in ICSSR sponsored National Seminar held at Kakojan College, Jorhat.
  • Paper titled “Role of Agro Based Industries in Uplifting Socio-economic Condition of Rural Poor: A study based on Food Processing Industries of Jorhat district of Assam” presented in UGC sponsored National Seminar held at D.R. College, Golaghat.
  • Paper titled “Invisible Minority: The world of LGBT Community A Study based on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community in Golaghat district of Assam” presented in the National Seminar held at Assam Kaziranga University, Jorhat.
  • Paper titled “Rights of Differently Abled & The Rights of Persons with Disability Act, 2016: An analytical study in the context of India” presented in the National Seminar held at Assam Kaziranga University, Jorhat. (As Co-author).
  • Paper titled “Countering Social Exclusion: A study based on existing laws and policies for Social Inclusion of Scheduled Tribe Population in India” presented in the National Seminar held at Assam Kaziranga University, Jorhat. (As Co-author).
  • Paper titled “The Rhetoric & reality of untouchability in India (Study of the constitutional provisions, problems of stigmatization & social exclusion among the Harijans of Golaghat district of Assam” presented in the National Seminar held at Assam Kaziranga University, Jorhat. (As Co-author).
  • Paper titled “Role of non-governmental organizations in promoting social inclusion of intellectually disabled people in Assam: A study based on Atmikha of Sonitpur district of Assam” presented in the National Seminar held at Assam Kaziranga University, Jorhat. (As Co-author).
  • Paper titled “Women Entrepreneurship: Opportunities and Challenges in Socio Economic Development” presented in UGC sponsored National Seminar held at JB College, Jorhat.
  • Paper titled “Micro Finance and Women Empowerment: A study on the Socio-Economic Development of Women participating Self Help Groups in Jorhat district”presented in UGC sponsored National Seminar held at Golaghat Commerce College, Golaghat.

Any others:

  • Reviewed an article titled "Characteristics of Teacher- Coach Sexual Abuse Perpetrators of Student- Athletes” for the Journal Children and Schools published by National Association of Social Workers (NASW) in February, 2016

Workshops/Programmes organized:

  • Organized a 12 days Faculty Development Programme on Entrepreneurship in collaboration with Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India and sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
  • Co-convenor of the 2-days national seminar on the theme Social Exclusion & Challenges of Inclusion in India organized by School of Social Sciences in 2017.
  • Organized one Workshop on Emerging Trends of Social Work Practice in NE India in collaboration with Action-aid India.
  • Co-convenor of Anthropological Survey of India sponsored 2-days national seminar on the theme Tribes in Transition in India organized by School of Social Sciences in 2018.
  • Organized workshops on Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) in collaboration with North East Affected Area Development Society (NEADS).

Attended seminar/conference/Workshops:

  • Attended DST, Govt. of India sponsored 12 days Faculty Development Programme on Entrepreneurship organized by Kaziranga University in collaboration with EDII in the year 2020.
  • Attended one day Management Development Programme on Behavioural Finance organized by School of Business, Kaziranga University in the month of December, 2017.
  • Attended one Disaster Management Workshop organized by IAG (Inter Agency Group), Assam.
  • Attended one training program organized by IRTPL (Intellectual Resource Training Pvt. Ltd) on Human Resource Management (HRM).
  • Attended Travel & Tourism Expo2005 "Volunteered as co-worker in UTSAV-05 in Guwahati.

Dr. Saurabhi Sarmah

Assistant Professor
  • Research paper on “Women, Violence and Theatre” in the journalDibrugarh University Journal of English studies” (ISSN-0975-5659, Vol.19, 2010) a yearly journal published by the department of English, Dibrugarh University.
  • Research paper on “Women and Violence in Contemporary Indian Writing: Vijay Tendulkar’s Kamala and Manjula Padmanabhan’s Lights Out” in the journal ‘Social Change and Development’ (ISSN- 0975-4016, Vol.vii, 2010) – a journal published by OKD Institute of Social Change and Development.
  • Book chapter on  “Uncovering the Painful – A Reading of Mahesh Dattani’s Thirty Days in September in The plays of Mahesh Dattani: An Anthology of Recent Criticism, edited by Dr Tutun Mukherjee and published by Pencraft International, New Delhi.
  • Contemporary Indian Writing in English Published by IDOL, (October, 2008) Gauhati University, Guwahati-781014, Assam.
  • Indian English Writing published by K.K. Handique State Open University, (August 2015), Guwahati, Assam.
  • Published Shree and Uruli – two bilingual magazine published by the Assamese Community in Bangalore.
  • Fictionalizing Reality – A review of Abhishek Majumdar’s The Djinns of Eidgah published in Metro plus, The Hindu, 19th August 2013.
  • Assam: Where the priorities lie – an editorial article published in The Assam Tribune, 4th October, 2017.

Online Publications:

  • https://in.finance.yahoo.com/news/6-ways-elude-health-insurance-052727230.html
  • https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/what-could-psychology-behind-anonymous-viewings-linkedin-sarmah
  • http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-metroplus/fictionalizing-reality/article5035936.ece
  • http://www.sscsbangalore.in/docs/xasipaat/xasipaat_2nd_aug_2017.pdf
Seminar Presentations & Participation:
  • “Drama, Performance and Activism – A Reading of Manjula Padmanabhan’s Lights Out” presented in the 34th Indian Social Science Conference (India Post -91) held in Guwahati, 2010, Assam.
  • “Women, Violence and the Contemporary Social Scenario - A Reading of Dr. Bhabendra Nath Saikia’s Gadhuli”  presented in the seminar on Modern Indian Drama organized by the dept of English, Guwahati University, 2011, Assam.
  • “Contextualizing Activism in Contemporary Indian Theatre” presented in the National Seminar on Modernity and Indian Theatre organized by the Department of English, Guwahati University in 2013.
  • Participated in the South Asia International Literary Festival (From 3rd to 5th, 2010).
  • Participated in the National Media Seminar “Footprints 2006” on 5th November organized by Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication, Pune.
  • Participated in the National Seminar on “Relevance of Traditional Knowledge System for the Sustainable Development with Particular Reference to NE India” on 28th, 2008.

Bandana Thakur

Assistant Professor
  • Presented Paper in a National Seminar on ‘Poverty, Inequality in Indian Economy’ organised by Dibrugarh University on 29th March, 2016

Rini Gogoi

Assistant Professor
  • Gogoi, Singh, Ali & Borah, (2020). Psychiatric Social Work Intervention in Spouse of Stroke Survivor. National Journal Of Professional Social Work, 21(2), 131-140. ISSN 2230-8768
  • Singh, Ali, Choudhary, Gogoi, & Gujar, (2020). Adolescent Humour and Its Relationship with Psychological Adjustment. National Journal Of Professional Social Work, 21(1), 40-49. doi:10.51333/njpsw.2020.v21.i1.246

Research Activities:

  • “Resilience in Children of parents with mental illness” as the partial fulfillment of M.Phil in Psychiatric Social Work
  • “Substance abuse and street children: a study in Guwahati, Assam” as the partial fulfillment of Masters in Social Work

Paper presented:

  • Presented a paper titled “ Psychiatric Social Work Intervention in caregiver (spouse) of stroke survivor” at the 38th Annual National Conference of ISPSW held from 28th February-1st March 2020 at CIP, Ranchi

Fieldwork Placement:

  • 1-year community exposure in Korokani community of Balipara Block, Sonitpur, Assam.
  • 1-month block placement in Mrinaljyoti Rehabilitation Center for mentally and physically challenged children, Duliajan, Dibrugarh, Assam.
  • 2-month block placement in GRAMPARI (GrameenvaPariyaavaren Kendra), Initiatives of Change (IofC), Panchgani, Maharashtra.
  • 6-month block placement in Society of total social educational and economical development (SOFTSEED), Tezpur, Sonitpur, Assam.
  • 6 months block placement in LGB Regional Institute of Mental Health, Tezpur, Sonitpur, Assam.
  • 1-month block placement in National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, Karnataka.

Madhujya Handique

Assistant Professor
  • Editor, BRITISH BIRUDHI MOHAN KRISHAK BIDRUH PHULAGURI DHAWA 1861, 18th October 2016.
  • “SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN HANDICRAFTS: A STUDY OF HANDICRAFT ENTREPRENURSHIP IN KALIYA GAON JORHAT DISTRICT ” in “SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AS THE BEST SO;UTION TO THE PROBLEMS OF MASS POVERTY AND CLIMATE CHANGE” Ed Dr. Nilima Bora, Pp. 101-108, ISBN – 978-93-83308-50-10.
  • “THE ROLE OF CHRISTIAN RELIGION IN CHANGING THE INDIGENOUS PRACTICES OF TEA GARDEN POPULACE: A STUDY BASED ON SYCOTTA TEA ESTATE” in “TEA INDUSTRY & SOCIETY IN ASSAM: PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS” Ed Swapnajyoti Borah, Pp.178-177, ISBN – 978-93-83230-46-4.
  • “Mayamora Samajor  Kristi Sanskriti Ratikhewa aru Gayon Bayen Anustan” in “Khoj’’ Ed Prasanta Puzari and Dayasagar kalita, Pp.245-252, ISBN-978-81-938515-5-5.
  • Appointed as a Content Writer of Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University for BA 5th Semester (Paper: Sociology of North East India) in Sociology. Under this appointment, I was contributed two unites viz., Unit-9: Ethnic Identity in North- East India and Unit -10: Autonomy Movement in Assam for “Sociology of North East India” paper.

Debismita Bora

Teaching Assistant
  • Research Paper on “An insight into Traditional Health Care Practices among Tai Khamti Community of Assam” in the journal ADIVASI, (ISSN: 2277-7245, Vol 61, 2021), Journal published by Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes Research and Training Institute (SCSTRTI),Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
  • Paper on “A Glimpse into the Traditional Healing Practices of Tai Khamti Community” Published by The Dwima Collective, 28th April, 2021. URL: https://dwima-collective.org/2021/04/28/a-glimpse-into-the-traditional-healing-practices-of-the-tai-khamti-community/