Dr. Joyanta Borbora

Dr. Joyanta Borbora
Dr. Joyanta Borbora
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Professor
Sociology

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree : B.Com in 1976
  2. Master’s Degree : M.A. in Sociology in 1979
  3. Ph.D.: Sociology in 1990

Professional Experience:

  1. Twenty five years of Teaching and Research Experience at University level
  2. More than 22 M.A. Dissertations and 600 Field Reports in both Regular and Distance courses had been successfully completed under my guidance and supervision since joining as the teacher of this University. Apart from these 55 students of 2nd semester course in Sociology are being taken to the supervised Field Work and given guidance and supervision in preparing their Field Reports every year since the introduction of Semester in 2002 and CBCS in 2011.
  3. 8 (Eight) M.Phil Scholars have completed their Dissertation and obtained degrees under my guidance and supervision till 2016.

Areas of Interest/Specialization: Criminology, Research Methodology, Gerontology, Social Problems and Issues, Sociology of North East Region

Research Projects

  1. Project Report submitted as  coordinator in the UGC sponsored  “Area Study Project” under ‘Look East Policy” on “Tradition, Transition and Continuity among the Khamtis of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam” in 2008
  2. Project completed: An UGC sponsored Area Study Project on “Religion and Shared Tradition of the Khamtis of Arunachal Pradesh and Myanmar” submitted in 2009.
  3. Completed a CSI Beneficiaries Evaluative Project as Principal Coordinator for ONGCL under Assam Asset, Nazira in 2009.
  4. Recently completed a joint CSR Project with the department of Economics for Oil India Ltd. to evaluated and identify the thrust areas for  upliftment in the neighboring villages of OIL Operational areas of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, 2012-13
  5. An UGC Area study Project completed on “Problems of the Aged in India and Bangladesh: A comparative Study” in 2012-13, The project  report of which will be submitted by sept. 2013.

Other Projects:

  1. Project Completed in collaboration with Solidaridad is an international organization REC on ““Survey of Tea Garden Workers Welfare in Assam and Bengal” SREC/2014/109 in April, 2014.

 

Ph.D Scholars: ( For last Five Years)

 

Sl. No.

Name

Topic

Status

(On-going /Completed)

1.

Alok Rajkhowa

 

Completed in 2010

2

Bikash Deka

Problems of the Aged in the Rural and Urban Settings: A Sociological Study based on 400 Retirees in Dibrugarh and Dhemaji Districts of Assam

Completed in 2011

3.

Murchana Gogoi

Women Police in Assam- A Sociological Study

Completed in 2013

4.

Sangeeta Das

Criminalization of Vagrant Children : A Sociological Study of the relationship between vagrancy and crime in Assam;

Completed in 2015

5.

Ranjit Boruah

Women in Crime: A Sociological Study in Assam( Study based on the Women Prisoners lodged in the Jails of Upper Assam)

Completed in 2015

6.

Karabi Konch

Youth and Crime: A Sociological Study

Completed in 2015

7.

Hemanta Borah

Problems of the Teachers of Non-Provincialized Degree Colleges of Assam : A Sociological Study

Completed in 2015

8.

Himanta Pratim Borgohain

Victims of Extremism in Assam: A Sociological Study based on Five Districts of Upper Assam

Completed in 2015

9.

Abdul Mutalib

Crimes among the Tea Garden Communities in Assam: A Sociological Study

Completed in 2015

10

Hemanta Das

A Sociological Study of Prison as a Correctional Administration in Assam

Ongoing

11

Meena Kumar

Urban Crime: Its Trends and Patterns in Assam

Ongoing

12

Manuj Dutta

An Evaluative study of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment  Guarantee Scheme in Assam

Ongoing

13.

Papu Ngatey

Efficacy of Customary Law in Crime Prevention among the Mishing Tribes of Assam : A Critical Study

Ongoing

14

Munmi Gogoi

Deviant Behaviour Among Higher Secondary Students of Assam: A Sociological Study

Ongoing

15

Jogen Phukan

Crime Among the Tribes of Assam : A Study on the Mishing and the Deories of Lakhimpur District.

Ongoing

 

Administrative Assignments:

  1. Worked as Head of the Department of Sociology, Dibrugarh University, for three years i.e. from 01-01-2010 to 31-12-2013
  2. Carrying out the responsibility as the Director i/c of the Centre for Social Work Studies, Dibrugarh University since its inception i.e., from March, 2010

Extension Service:

  1. Life Member of Assam Sociological Association, H.O. Dibrugarh University
  2. Life Member of North East Council for Social Science Research, Shillong.
  3. Life Member of ASCAD, Guwahati
  4. Life Member of  Institute of Social Research and Applied Anthropology” Calcutta
  5. Life Member of Indian Sociological Society,
  6. Life Member of North Eastern Sociological Association, Dibrugrh University.
  7. Member,Post Graduate Board of Studies in Sociology, Dibrugarh University.
  8. Member, Post Graduate Board of Studies of Dibrugarh University
  9. Member of Dibrugarh University Court
  10. Member Secretary, Board of Studies for Master of Social Work, Dibrugarh University
  11. Member, P.G. Board of Studies in Social Work, Dibrugarh University.
  12. Chairman,UG and PG Board of Studies in Sociology, Dibrugarh University
  13. Member Social Welfare Board, Govt of Assam
  14. Member, P.G. & U.G. Board of Studies in Sociology, Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh.
  15. Member P.G. Board of Studies in Social Work, Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh.
  16. Member, Board Studies Distance Education, Rajiv Gandhi University,Arunachal Pradesh
  17. Member, Academic Council (for 3(three) years w.e.f. May,2014 to May2017 of Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh
  18. UGC Nominated nominee to the Advisory Committee of Centre for Manipur Study at Manipur University under Area Study Programme(F No 112-23/2009(ASP) Jan,2014
  19. External Expert Member, of P.G. and U.G. Board Studies in Sociology,of Nagaland University. From Jan 2015.
  20. Member,PG Board of Studies in Sociology of Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardev Viswavidyalaya,Nagaon, from 2014
  21. Member,PG Board of Studies in Social Work of Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardev Viswavidyalaya,Nagaon, from 2015
  22. Member, PG and UG Board of Studies of Sociology in Nagaland University from 2014
  23. Member, Board of Management, College of Education, Institute of social Research and Applied Anthropology, Calcutta

Publications

Research Publications:  Research Paper Published in Peer Reviewed Referred Journals:

  1. “A Sociological Study of Women in Crime in Assam” published in the Peer reviewed Referred Journal “The Eastern Anthropologist”, Vol. 61, No.-1, Jan-March, 2008 by Ethnographic & Folk Culture Society of India.
  2. “Causes of Youth Ferment in Assam – A Sociological Study” published in journal “Bulletin of Palli Charcha Kendra” Vol-.1-2, Jan-June 2008 and July-Dec, 2008 of the Department of Social Studies and Rural Development, Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal
  3. “Family Structure and Kinship System Among the Karbis of Assam published in the Peer reviewed Referred “Journal of North-East India Council for Social Science Research” Vol-32: 2, Oct. 2008, NEICSSR, Shillong
  4. “Changing socio-political status and Role of elected women representatives to PRIs for Rural development” Published in “Man and Life” Vol.35 Nos.3-5 July-Dec 2009, Institute of social Research and Applied Anthropology” Calcutta
  5. “Economic Problems of the Aged in Rural Society”, Published in “The North Eastern Research Bulletin” Vol-xviii, Dec, 2009, by the Department of Sociology, Dibrugarh University.
  6. “Women in Police Profession: A Sociological Interpretation” Published in “The North Eastern Research Bulletin” Vol. XIX, Dec, 2010, by the Department of Sociology Dibrugarh University.
  7. “Care and Protection of Children: An Analysis of the Problem and Affliction of Destitute and Vegrant Children” Published in “The North Eastern Research Bulletin” Vol.XIX, Dec, 2010, by the Department of Sociology Dibrugarh University.
  8. “Discrimination against Women in Police Profession: A Sociological Interpretation” “The North Eastern Research Bulletin” Vol. XX, Dec, 2011, by the Department of Sociology Dibrugarh University.
  9. “Prostitution : The Other side of the Story” Published in “The North Eastern Research Bulletin” Vol.XXI, Dec, 2012, by the Department of Sociology Dibrugarh University
  10. ”Involvement of Youth and their attitude in Crime: A study conducted  in four Jails of Upper Assam, India” Published in American International Journal of Humanities, Arts and Social Science, Issue 4 vol. 2. March-May, 2013, ISSN 2328-3734
  11. “Involvement of Youth in Murder: A study conducted in Jorhat Jail in  Assam, North East India” Published in Asian Academic Research Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 2012, Vol 01-Issue-6, Dec, 2012, ISSN 2278-859X
  12. “Women and Crime: A Study Conducted in Dibrugarh Jail”, in Brahmaputra Review: National Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, Vol. 01, Issue 02, January, 2013, ISSN-2277-4300
  13. “Child Abuse: A Human Rights Perspective” in ”Nrtattv:The Anthropology” A Biannual Journal, Visva Bharati, Shantiniketan, Vol-2 No. 3 July-Dec, 2012, Vol-3 No. 4 Jan-June, 2013, ISSN-2249-9830
  14. “Women in Crime: A Sociological Study on convicted Women Prisoners of Dibrugarh Central Jail” ”Published in “The North Eastern Research Bulletin” Vol. XXIII, August, 2013 (Special Issue), by the Department of Sociology Dibrugarh University, ISSN .0975-8305
  15. “Prison Inmate Education”, published in Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary (AARJMD) e.journal, Vol. 01 Issue-16, Dec. 2013, ISSN- 2319-2801.
  16. “Socio Economic Condition of Displaced People” published in Brahmaputra Review: National Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences” Vol. 03, January, 2014,ISSN 2277-4300
  17. “Attitude of Thieves towards Socio-legal Institutions- A Empirical Analysis” Paper published ‘Man and Life’ (Referred Journal), The Institute of Social Research and Applied Anthropology, West Bengal, Vol. 40, Nos 3 & 4 July-December, 2014, ISSN-0972-4109
  18. “Economic Condition and Theft” Published in “The North Eastern Research Bulletin” Vol.  XXIV, December, 2014 by the Department of Sociology Dibrugarh University, ISSN.0975-8305.
  19. “An Evaluative Study of Mahatma Gandhi NREGS in Nalbari District of Assam” published in ‘Man and Life’ Vol.42 Nos 3-4, Jul – Dec, 2016, Institute of Social Research and Applied Anthropology, Calcutta, ISSN 0972-4109.

Books and Book Chapters:

  1. The Thieves : A Sociological Understanding in North-East India, DVS Publishers, Guwahati, 2008 (ISBN).
  2. “Issues in Contemporary Society” edited by J.Borbora & V.K. Srivastava, DVS Publishers, Guwahati-1, 2010, ISBN-978-81-86307-28-1

Chapter Published in Edited Books:

  1. “Women in Police Profession” pulished in “Flash from North-East India’ edted by S.V.Borbora & J.P. Saikia, published by the Department of Sociology,Dibrugarh University, 2013, ISBN-978-93-81784-55-6
  2. “The Turbulent Youth: A Study in Sociological Perspective” published in “Flash from North-East India’ edted by S.V.Borbora & J.P. Saikia, published by the Department of Sociology, Dibrugarh University, 2013, ISBN-978-93-81784-55-6
  3. ”Displacement, Rehabilitation and Development: A Case Study of a Schedule Caste Village in Assam” published in “Issues in Contemporary Society” edited by J.Borbora & V.K. Srivastava, DVS Publishers, Guwahati-1, 2010, ISBN-978-81-86307-28-1
  4. Research article entitled “Demographic Scenario of the States of North Eastern Region of India – An Analysis” published in ‘Population and Development in North East India’ Edited by Bimal. J. Deb, Concept Publishing Co., New Delhi, 2010 (ISBN-81-8069-688-X)
  5. Urban Migrant Tribal Dwellers: Problems, continuity and Change, published in the “Gender,Identity and Multiple Marginalities’ edited by Ishawar Modi, Rawat Publications, New Delhi. 2015 (ISBN 978-81-316-0667-4)
  6. Research article entitled ‘The Turbulent Youth:A Study in Sociological Perspective” in ‘Flash from Nortrh-East India’, edited volume jointly by S.V Borbora & J.P.Saikia, Department of Sociology, Dibrugarh University, 2013, ISBN:978-93 81784-55
  7. “Women in Police Profession”, in ‘Flash from Nortrh-East India’, edited volume jointly by S.V. Borbora & J.P. Saikia, Department of Sociology, Dibrugarh University, 2013, ISBN:978-93 81784-55-6

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