ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Ethnography of an Earthquake

Events such as the devastating Kutch earthquake shake people's consciousness, change their thinking, and reformulate their relationship with nature, restructure the system of settlement and indeed, the character of social life. Operating on these human adjustments and continuing dialectics between humans and nature, the social scientist as ethnographer has to attempt to understand how people perceive these events, interpret them and formulate settlement patterns and modes of social life.



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