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School Dropout among Jenukuruba Tribal Children in Karnataka

Journal: IMPACT : International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Literature (IMPACT : IJRHAL) (Vol.6, No. 01)

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Page : 31-40

Keywords : Schedule Tribes; Jenu Kuruba; Dropout Student; Occupation; Education;

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This article examines the problem of school drop-out among Jenukurba tribal children in the chamarajanagara district of Karnataka, India. The tribal people are distinct cultural groups, legally categorized- as the Scheduled Tribes. Drop-out rates of tribal children are higher than children from other social and economic groups in India. The article examines the reasons for tribal children drop-out of school education. A qualitative and quantitative method has been employed in this research to study the problem holistically within a district as a single social unit. A school drop-out survey was conducted among households to ascertain the nature and extent of drop-out from primary and high school. Subsequently, 92 school drop out children were selected for an intensive study. This paper is based on studies conducted on Jenukuruba Tribe of the chamartjangar district of Karnataka state India

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