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Being MizoIdentity and Belonging in Northeast India$

Joy L. K. Pachuau

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199451159

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451159.001.0001

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(p.238) Appendix III (Survey conducted amongst students at a University in Delhi)

(p.238) Appendix III (Survey conducted amongst students at a University in Delhi)

Being Mizo
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Sex: F/M

Programme of Study and Year:


You may tick more than one and are free to write any other comments that you may wish to express.

  1. 1. How many people/students from the Northeast do you know?

    1. a. Very few

    2. b. Average > 5

    3. c. Too many to count

  2. 2. Would you characterize your relationship with them as the following (you can tick more than one)

    1. a) acquaintances

    2. b) more than just acquaintances

    3. c) good friends

  3. 3. Was it in the University that you came across a person from the Northeast person for the first time? If not where else?

  4. 4. Where in the Northeast are your friends from? (Numbers and states, if possible, otherwise just the names of their states will do)

  5. 5. What are the stereotypes (positive and negative) that people generally have of students/people from the Northeast? Please answer in the form of phrases. For example, ‘they are…

  6. 6. What do you think of their status within the rubric of Indian social structure?

    1. a) High

    2. b) Medium

    3. c) Low

    4. d) They cannot be placed within the rubric of Indian social structure

  7. 7. Can you give possible reasons for your response to the above question?

  8. (p.239) 8. When thinking or talking about the Northeast …

    1. a. Which state automatically comes to mind? (Or, which state in the Northeast do you think characterizes the Northeast most?)

    2. b. Which state least comes to mind?

    3. c. I don’t think of the Northeast in state-specific terms. It is one region to me.

  9. 9. Do you know or have you heard of any state-specific stereotypes?