Revealing Social Vulnerability: People, Places and Resilience by Dr Chitra S. Nair and Dr. Seetha Kakkoth
About the Book
Social vulnerability is determined by various factors such as physical, social, economic, and environmental factors or processes, which increase the susceptibility of a person or a community to the impact of hazards. Understanding vulnerability requires more than simply understanding societies’ past and present relations. Vulnerability is also about people, their perceptions and knowledge. This edited volume of the book titled “Revealing Social Vulnerability: People, Places and Resilience” tries to reveal social vulnerability from an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspective.
About the Authors
Dr Chitra S. Nair (b.1978) a Sociologist currently working at Department of Sociology at Government K.N.M. Arts and Science College, Kanjiramkulam, Thiruvananthapuram under University of Kerala. She is the recipient of International and National Projects from Western Sydney University Australia, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, National Commission for Women and ICSSR. Dr. Chitra has presented papers in National and International conferences and has more than 10 published research articles in her credit. Her social engagements include advocacy for the marginalized through local self-governments, NGOs, student level interventions, partnerships with industry and academic institutions. She has been functioning as the member in UG and PG Board of Studies, a resource person for Inclusive Education Committee by SCERT and Scaffold Project by Samagra Shiksha Kerala.
Research areas of interest - Gender, Ageing, Social Inclusion, Social Policy, Happiness and Quality of Life studies
Dr. Seetha Kakkoth (1969) is a Social Anthropologist currently works with Kannur University as Assistant Professor in the Department of Rural and Tribal Sociology, Mananthavady Campus, Wayanad, Kerala. Dr. Kakkoth is a recipient of many fellowships including Sir Ratan Tata Fellowship at LSE, England, ICSSR General Fellowship, Child Rights and You (CRY) and Doctoral Fellowship of Ministry of Tribal Affairs, New Delhi. Dr. Kakkoth has presented papers in National and International conferences and has more than 20 published research articles in her credit.
Research areas of interest: Hunter-Gatherer societies, Tribal Education & Aging.
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