Tuhin Roy

Tuhin Roy
Khulna University | KU · Department of Sociology

PhD

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Introduction
Dr. Tuhin Roy completed his Ph.D degree from the Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies of the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. His research focuses on environmental issues, Disaster management, coastal Risk management and contemporary social problems and policies. Now. Dr. Roy is working as a Professor of the Sociology discipline, Khulna University. Besides, he is also affiliated as a Joint Director of Khulna University Research Cell, Bangladesh.

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Publications (56)
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This article seeks to understand the mitigation strategies in south-western coastal region of Bangladesh
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Increasing salinity in ground water, arable lands and many rivers of the southwest coastal area are important consequences of sea level rise as well as climate change. The scarcity of fresh drinking water was the very initial impact of salinity intrusion that possessed multidimensional threats on human existence. Thus, the current study is designed...
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Research on upliftment in capacity building and risk mitigation through infrastructural development is not new. Nevertheless, a study on the policy challenges due to the potential changes in society after the inauguration of an iconic infrastructure is very unusual. For instance, in direction with earlier studies focusing on the Padma Bridge, one o...
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Coastal zone of Bangladesh is vulnerable to different disasters due to global climate change. However, the vulnerability magnitude and impact of climate change has been hardly assessed focusing livelihood issues. Thus, this study was carried out to assess the impacts of the climate change and to find out the existing adaptation strategies at two vi...
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Due to its geographical characteristics such as proximity to the Bay of Bengal and low-lying riverine landscape, Bangladesh is highly susceptible to climate change. The southwestern region of the country is particularly vulnerable to the impacts of various forms of disasters including floods, cyclones, tidal surges, river erosion, and climate chang...
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The Covid-19 pandemic has influenced almost all facets of social, economic and political lives. It is highly likely that the pandemic will drive remarkable socio-economic and political transformations in the future. Based on a critical review and synthesis of key relevant literature in the field of Society 5.0 and technology studies, this paper dis...
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Social network plays a significant role in effective disaster management at the grassroots level. This study focuses on how the social distancing between the local leaders and ordinary citizens detangles disaster management politics in Bangladesh. Results are presented based on empirical evidence from southwest coastal Bangladesh, particularly in D...
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The coastal areas of Bangladesh are often hit by climate induced Cyclones 1 which have devastating effects on livelihood of people. The aim of the study was 2 to understand the long-term occupational effect of climate change induced cyclone 3 on farmers in the coastal area. To address the objective of the study various qualita-4 tive methods such a...
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Introduction Rumors and conspiracy theories, can contribute to vaccine hesitancy. Monitoring online data related to COVID-19 vaccine candidates can track vaccine misinformation in real-time and assist in negating its impact. This study aimed to examine COVID-19 vaccine rumors and conspiracy theories circulating on online platforms, understand their...
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Increasing salinity in groundwater, arable lands, and many rivers of the southwest coastal area are important consequences of sea-level rise as well as climate change. The scarcity of fresh drinking water was the very initial impact of salinity intrusion that possessed multidimensional threats on human existence. Thus, the current study is designed...
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Social network plays a significant role in effective disaster management at the grassroots level. This study focuses on how the social distancing between the local leaders and ordinary citizen detangles the politics of disaster management in Bangladesh. Results are presented based on empirical evidence from southwest coastal Bangladesh, particularl...
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Purpose The purpose of this study is to explore community peoples’ perceptions about and responses to the coronavirus pandemic within the existing socio-cultural context of Bangladesh. Design/methodology/approach An exploratory qualitative study was designed to elicit community people’s accounts in the south-eastern parts of Bangladesh. A total...
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Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) is a benevolent organisation. It is now situated at a place called Chapain in Savar near Dhaka. A British lady named Valerie Ann Taylor founded the CRP on 11 December 1979. It started with only four patients in two deserted warehouses of Shaheed Suhrawardy Hospital in Dhaka. After running its ser...
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সমাজবিজ্ঞানী অ্যান্থনি গিডেন্স সমসাময়িক বিশ্বের অন্যতম প্রধান সামাজিক তাত্ত্বিক। গিডেন্সের লক্ষ্য ছিল এমন একটি তত্ত্ব তৈরি করা যা আধুনিক সমাজের শেষ সময়ের সাথে সম্পর্কিত। তাঁর প্রধান অবদান ছিল তাঁর কাঠামোকীকরণ তত্ত্ব (structuration theory)। তিনি তাঁর তত্ত্বটি ‘‘The Constitution of society: Outline of the theory of structuration’ (Giddens, 1984) বই...
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This research deals with the problems encountered by stakeholders in different sectors attempting to meet the needs of natural disaster-affected people in southwest region of Bangladesh. The questions this paper sought to answer include: what are the disaster risks and vulnerabilities in southwest region; who are the main actors in disaster managem...
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Often the smallest technological advances create the largest social impacts. Technology impacts the developing world in great ways because the contrast it has to the developed world. Mobile technology is no longer a new one. Companies and governments already know the opportunities that the mobile technology has created in the developing world, but...
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Bangladesh is a disaster prone country, so each and every year it is affected more frequently in greater intensities and in an unpredictable manner by several natural hazards such as extreme cyclone, devastating tidal surges, severe floods, treacherous river erosion, excessive rainfall, overwhelming salinity intrusion etc. It is a forgone conclusio...
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Bangladesh is called one of the promising developing country. Gradually, life of this country, has been started getting taste of modern civilization in almost all arenas, but still here exist various problems enormously; Corruption, Weak ruling system, inactive administration and corrupted democracy among many exist here. There are many small group...
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Conference paper is about the performance of local volunteer in disaster management
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The paper seeks to understand the indigenous Coping Mechanism and Role of Religion on Disaster Management from coastal Bangladesh
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This paper seeks to understand the indigenous coping mechanism and the role of religion on Disaster Management in coastal Bangladesh
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This paper explains the changing pattern of local coping mechanism of Southwest coastal region of Bangladesh
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This book seeks to understand the nature of School Theatre and Child development insights from Bagherhat district of Bangladesh
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This book explains the Women's perception and practices regarding reproductive health rights
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This is a unique study of the vulnerable group of Mowals living near the Sundarbans of Bangladesh
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This article describes life style of the Tea Laborer of Sylhet in Bangladesh
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This article seeks to understand the thoughts of religious leader as well as philosopher Swami Vivakananda
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The present study aims at determining the effect of gender inequality on the reproductive health of married women in two villages within the district of Satkhira and two municipal wards of Khulna City Corporation in Bangladesh. The study was conducted on married women by using questionnaire technique, case study and observation methods. Data were c...
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The study was conduted through a survey on 108 on Woemn representatives elected in the Union Parishad election of 2003.
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This study mainly focused on recognizing the influence of socioeconomic factors to determine empowerment for aged widow.
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The study extensively tried to make a comparative picture regarding different dimensions of women health issues involving poor social structure and its aftermath
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This study focused on analyzing the coping strategies 1 of the Aila affected community as response to the cyclone and the impact of it. One hundred and forty-eight household head of Jaliakhali Village of Dacope Upazila in Khulna District were interviewed by administering an interview schedule. The finding of the study revealed that the initial impa...
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This research deals with the problems encountered by stakeholders in different sectors attempting to meet the needs of natural disaster affected people in southwest region of Bangladesh. The work was set when disasters in Bangladesh used to be handled without a coordinated disaster management effort and gradually developed having various policies a...
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This cross-sectional study aimed at determining the sexual and reproductive health needs as well as to reveal the level and manifestation of stigma and discrimination associated with the daily lives of the people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) at Khulna City Area in Bangladesh. The sample size was 20, which was selected purposively, and data were col...
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The coronavirus (COVID-19) has emerged as a global pandemic. Applying a qualitative approach, we interviewed 16 individuals of Khulna, Bangladesh to know about their perceptions about the pandemic. Interview transcripts were subjected to a thematic analysis. An initial analysis of the interviews revealed that while lay persons’ views about the caus...
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Due to vulnerable geographical location natural disaster is a very common event in Bangladesh. When disaster strikes on any community, they must not only physically ready but also be prepared by psychologically. The aim of this paper is to know which factors stressing psychological preparedness towards a natural disaster. A collection of qualitativ...
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Due to vulnerable geographical location natural disaster is a very common event in Bangladesh. When disaster strikes on any community, they must not only physically ready but also be prepared psychologically. The aim of this paper is to know which factors stressing psychological preparedness towards a natural disaster. A collection of qualitative i...
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Bangladesh is a low-lying deltaic country in South Asia crossed by the Ganges, the Brahmaputra, and the Meghna Rivers. It is a land of about 159.3 million (Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS 2011) people within its 147,570 km² territory. Due to its geographical location, Bangladesh has struggled to cope with and recover from hazards and disasters...
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This study mainly focused on recognizing the influence of socioeconomic factors to determine empowerment for aged widow. Two hundred randomly selected widow (aged 60 and above) from Raingamari village of Batiaghata thana in Khulna District were interviewed by administering a semi-structured interview schedule. Findings of the study revealed that ag...
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Social health can be defined as the ability to form affirmative meaningful relationships with other people and interact in healthy ways. According to YOLI (2017) explanation the way we connect the people around us, adapt to different social situations and experience a sense of belonging all contribute to our social health. Admittedly, women as a so...
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Social bonding is an intangible fact that binds people together in a given society. It determines the social stability and mobility. Recently climate change causing significant social changes in any given society and change in social bonding is one of them. The aim of this study is to know what is the impact of climate change on social bonding as a...
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Betel leaf is a traditional cash crop in Bangladesh. Betel leaf cultivation is such like traditional agro-based occupation. This cash crop is locally known as pan and it’s scientific name is Piper betel that is the leaf of a vine belonging to the Piperaceae family. This study makes a modest attempt to know the livelihood pattern of betel leaf culti...
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The findings indicates that generally young people of the community perform volunteer activity both three phases of disaster management. The union council’s disaster management community is also consist of local volunteers. Through KII and FGD it also found that during disaster they did aware community people with the help mike, flag and so on to m...
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The Sacred refers to all religious activity and objects defined by society in relation to specific religious treatment. The term ‘sacred’ coined by Émile Durkheim (1915) to define religion. In this study we use this term to investigate how sacred objects and activity accelerate sustainable disaster management. To do this firstly we also look for wh...
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Consequence of climate change, Natural and man-made disaster, raising the sea water level to create a great problem which changes the livelihood pattern of the coastal area of Bangladesh and that is salinity intrusion. Affecting by the salinity intrusion, one of the coastal area is marked by the salinity intrusion as the causes of the geographical...
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Disaster always brings some sort of the social change in any society. Marx explained these social changes by distinguishing economy and culture. Here he coined two terms, the base structure, and the superstructure, where base structure implies economic structure and the superstructure implies norm, values, art, culture, institution, power, and so o...
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This study was conducted on female street dwellers, between the ages of 15 to 49 years, living in New Market Thana area of Dhaka City, to understand their health care seeking behavior and to examine the factors that affect their health care seeking behavior. Following survey research design, data were collected purposively from 110 females by admin...
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Education is one of the main keys to economic development and improvements in human welfare. As global competition grows sharper, education becomes an important source of competitive advantage and appears to be one of the key determinants of standardization of life. Information and communication technology (ICT) is playing a central role in the dev...

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The aim of current project is to find out the role of religious institutions in disaster management; to identify the religious master’s role in disaster management and to examine how religion shape local people’s coping strategy.
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The goal of the project is to explore risk perceptions about and behavior relating to the coronavirus pandemic in Bangladesh
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Disaster Management from Sociological point of view.