Contributions to Nepalese Studies

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 1, January

Buddha's Life Depicted in the Sculpturs of Kakrebihar
The Context For quite some time Kakrebihar has been an archaeological enigma for the students of cultural history of Nepal, more precisely of west Nepal hills. The site of Kakrebihar (28[degrees]34' north 81[degrees]38' east) lies in the southern...
Social Networking and the Recruitment Process among Activists in Nepal (1)
As a result of the signing of the 12- point agreement between the seven-party (parliamentary) alliance and the Communist Party of Nepal, Maoist, (2) from the 6th to the 24th of April, 2006, for the first time in Nepal's history, millions of people...
Status of Environmental Health in Nepal
Introduction The study of diseases is really the study of man and his environment. The interplay and integration of two ecological universes- the internal environment of man himself and the external environment- determine the health status of an...
The Effects of Social Autonomy on BMI Scores: A Study of Women in Nepal
Gender differences in health and health care services have become the focus of an unprecedented mobilization of social resources and research in South Central Asia. Women in Nepal, India, and elsewhere in the region experience poorer health than men,...
The Value of Sons and Daughters among the Gurungs in Nepal
Introduction This paper (1) addresses the issue on the value of sons and daughters in the Gurung village where the fieldwork was carried out. The conceptual framework of this paper is based on theoretical literature about the fertility transition....