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Understanding the construction of otherness in Harijan community in Bangladesh

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posted on 2022-02-09, 00:03 authored by Goutam Kumar DuttaGoutam Kumar Dutta, Md. Musfikur Rahman, Syaket Shakil, Dipika Shankar Bhattacharyya, Md. Mostafizur Rahman
This was a cross-sectional study, applied a qualitative approach to explore how cultural otherness was produced and practiced within the Harijan community. The studied population live in a separate geographical location due to their traditional occupation.


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This study is a partial work of my Bachelor of Social Science (Anthropology) Honors thesis paper. I got approval from the Department of Anthropology, University of Rajshahi. Besides, we took consent from the participants and followed the ethical guideline in every step of this study.

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