University Education in Nepal: Issues, Challenges and Roles of University Education

Prakash Upadhyay PhD Associate Professor in Anthropology Tribhuvan University, Prithvi Narayan Campus Nepal Abstract   Unparalleled challenges are arising in educational field throughout the countries of the world owing to globalization impacts, information revolution and the increasing recognition of quality knowledge as a principal factor of social and economic growth. More than ever before in … More University Education in Nepal: Issues, Challenges and Roles of University Education

Interpretivist Tradition in Qualitative Anthropological Research Writings

Prakash Upadhyay PhD Associate Professor in Anthropology Tribhuvan University, Prithvi Narayan Campus Nepal Abstract Stranded in a philosophical position, qualitative research is fundamentally “Interpretivist” in the sense that it is concerned about how the social world is realized, interpreted, understood and experienced, or produced. Qualitative investigation based researches rummage around for answers to their questions … More Interpretivist Tradition in Qualitative Anthropological Research Writings

COMMON PROPERTY RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AT GRASSROOTS LEVEL IN RURAL NEPAL

Prakash Upadhyay PhD Associate Professor in Anthropology Tribhuvan University, Prithvi Narayan Campus Nepal Drawing on Anthropological perspectives in exploring resource user’s participation at various stages of Common Property Resources management practices with a vision to uncover community forest user groups participatory decentralized acts depicting state functions at grassroots level, this article converse on  implications of … More COMMON PROPERTY RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AT GRASSROOTS LEVEL IN RURAL NEPAL

Coping Climate Change through Community Forest Users Groups in Nepal

Prakash Upadhyay PhD Associate Professor in Anthropology Tribhuvan University, Prithvi Narayan Campus Nepal Abstract Climate change is the change in climate more commonly known as global warming or anthropogenic global warming with alteration in the statistical properties of the natural resources, bio-diversity when considered over time periods. Climate change is mainly because of human actions. … More Coping Climate Change through Community Forest Users Groups in Nepal

Medical Anthropological Researches and Public Health Policy Development in Nepal

Prakash Upadhyay PhD, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Tribhuvan University, Prithvi Narayan Campus, The key argument of this paper is that majority of medical anthropological research in Nepal are largely irrelevant for policy development targeting the common people; therefore, research on medical anthropology should be made relevant to health needs of the population and to address … More Medical Anthropological Researches and Public Health Policy Development in Nepal

Genealogical Methods: Rationality and Issues in Anthropological and Sociological Researches

Dr.Prakash Upadhaya Tribhuvan University, Nepal Genealogy is a trendy method used mostly in anthropology, nevertheless, in exceptional cases in Sociology and other sciences. Genealogists draw on oral traditions, historical records, genetic analysis, and other records to obtain information about a family and to demonstrate kinship and pedigrees lineage or breed) of its members. The results … More Genealogical Methods: Rationality and Issues in Anthropological and Sociological Researches

Rural Tourism as a Sustainable Paradigm for Rural Development: Viability and Challenges of Rural Tourism in Nepal

Dr. Prakash Upadhyay Associate professor of Anthropology Tribhuvan University, Prithvi Narayan Campus, Pokhara Department of Sociology/Anthropology Abstract Rural tourism is lately introduced practice and one of the immense areas of entire tourism in Nepal. It is both need based and right based concept. Principally it is need based approach because rural area needs to have … More Rural Tourism as a Sustainable Paradigm for Rural Development: Viability and Challenges of Rural Tourism in Nepal

Adolescents and Social Media: An Anthropological Perspective on Adolescents Facebook Consumption Patterns in Pokhara

Prakash Upadhyay, Ph.D.        Associate Professor in Anthropology Tribhuvan University, Prithvi Narayan Campus, Pokhara Abstract The key objective of this article was to analyze Facebook consumption patterns and it’s affects on adolescents. Drawing on anthropological perspective of ‘cultures’ three assumptions were devised—media and culture are closely intertwined to fix-share-exchange, Facebook is a medium … More Adolescents and Social Media: An Anthropological Perspective on Adolescents Facebook Consumption Patterns in Pokhara