Staff Details

A H M Zehadul Karim

A H M Zehadul Karim
Designation: Professor
KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES
IIUM Gombak Campus
Extension: 6107
Email address: zehadul@iium.edu.my

Academic Qualification

  • Sociology - Bachelor Degree , University of Dhaka
  • Anthropology - Masters Degree , Syracuse University, New York
  • Sociology - Masters Degree , University of Dhaka
  • Ph.D in Anthropology - Doctor of Philosophy , Syracuse University, New York

Area of Specialisation

  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Linguistics and Literature ~ Other Linguistics and Literature n.e.c. - Anthropology and Sociology, Medical Anthropological Issues, Poverty, Migration and Microcredit, Studies on Women, Children and Gender Issues, Aspects of Education System, Environmental Issues and Natural Resource Management, Ethnic Studies and Ant
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Linguistics and Literature ~ Other Linguistics and Literature n.e.c. - HIV/AIDS and Issues relating to Medical Anthropology Poverty, Migration, Demographic Features Microfinancing and Poverty Alleviation Studies on Women, Children and Gender Issues Rural and Agricultural Development Aspects of Education System Kins

Teaching Responsibilities

ADVANCED RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2015/2016 2013/2014 2012/2013
ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORIES 2012/2013
CONTEMPORARY MUSLIM SOCIETY 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2012/2013
GROUP DYNAMICS 2013/2014
INTERNSHIP (DEVELOPMENT STUDIES) 2016/2017
METHODS OF SOCIAL RESEARCH 2013/2014 2012/2013
MUSLIM MINORITY GROUPS 2015/2016 2014/2015 2012/2013
MUSLIM THINKERS 2016/2017 2014/2015
RESEARCH PAPER 1 2016/2017
SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY 2011/2012
SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY 2016/2017 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012
SOCIAL CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT 2011/2012
SOCIAL INEQUALITY 2011/2012
SOCIAL PROBLEMS 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012
SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY I 2016/2017
SOCIOLOGY OF ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT 2015/2016 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012
SOCIOLOGY OF MARRIAGE & FAMILY 2013/2014
SOCIOLOGY OF POLITICAL BEHAVIOUR 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013
SOCIOLOGY OF SOCIAL CONTROL 2016/2017

Research Projects

Completed

2015 - 2016
Socio-Economic Vulnerabilities of the Flood Affected People in Malaysia: Some Suggestive Strategies to Reduce Sufferings
2013 -
Tourism in Malaysia: An Intensive Study of Socio-Cultural and Environmental Impact in Two Central Zones of Klang Valley
2013 - 2014
Health-Seeking Behavior of the Bangladeshi Workers in Malaysia: Some suggestive recommendations in Adjustive Context
2011 - 2012
Community-Life and Living Condition in Low-Cost Housing in Malaysia: A Socio-anthropological Investigation (RU 2011)
2010 - 2011
Work-performances and Adaptability of the Bangladeshi Workers in Malaysia: A Socio-Anthropological Study

In Progress

2016 - Present
Modernization of Contemporary Muslim Society (Ummah): An Analysis of the Performance of Organization of the Islamic Co-opeation (OIC) Countries Based on Selected Development Indicators
2016 - Present
A Study on Roles and Activities of the Bangladeshi Migrant Workers in Commercialized Farming of Cameron Highlands in Malaysia

Publications

Article

2016
Personal values profile of secondary school students: A comparative study on social class backgrounds. IJRDO-Journal of Social Science and Humanities Research , 1 (6). pp.83-102.
2016
Diabetes in Malaysia: A situational study on prevalence factors of the disease based on socioanthropological explorations. Asian Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities , 5 (3). pp.41-51.
2016
Torrential floods in Malaysia: Assessing the loss and vulnerabilities in three Kelantan villages. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences , 7 (5). pp.192-201.
2016
Youth unemployment and poverty in Nigeria: A threat to sustainable growth and development. International Journal of Scientific Research and Management (IJSRM) , 4 (11). pp.4919-4928.
2016
Diabetes in Malaysia: a situational study on prevalence factors of the disease based on socio-anthropological explorations. Asian Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities , 5 (3). pp.41-51.
2016
Studies on vulnerability in coastal areas: a review from analytical perspective. South Asian Anthropologist , 16 (1). pp.1-6.
2016
Conceptualizing social structure: A reorientative discussion based on persistent paradoxical debates. The Anthropologist : International Journal of Contemporary and Applied Studies of Man , 24 (2). pp.667-675.
2016
Water scarcity: A fact or Fiction for a coastal village of Bangladesh. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences , 7 (4). pp.695-702.
2016
Problems and sufferings of the flood-affected people in Malaysia:A study of three villages in Kelantan. South Asian Anthropologist , 16 (2). pp.129-135.
2015
Intergenerational bonding in family and school contexts: which does impact more on degree aspiration of students?. Asian Social Science , 11 (27). pp.63-70.
2015
Socio-religious and socio-cultural perspectives of delayed marriage. Academic Research International (ARInt.) , 6 (2). pp.210-221.
2015
Factors contributing to school dropout among the girls: a review of literature. European Journal of Research and Reflection in Educational Sciences , 3 (2). pp.25-36.
2015
Social capital and educational aspiration of students: does family social capital affect more compared to school social capital?. International Education Studies , 8 (12). pp.255-260.
2015
Shrimp cultivation and coastal livelihood: a focus on Bangladesh coastal vulnerability. Asian Social Science , 11 (28). pp.109-115.
2015
Bangladeshi Migrant Workers in Malaysia: Their Socio- Cultural Background and Work-Adaptability. South Asian Anthropologist , 15 (1). pp.1-7.
2015
Understanding resiliency in coastal areas: a review paper from sociological perspectives. International Journal of Social Science Studies , 3 (3). pp.123-128.
2015
Health seeking behavior of the Bangladeshi migrant workers in Malaysia: some suggestive recommendations in adjustive context. Asian Social Science , 11 (10). pp.348-357.
2014
Tourism in Malaysia: problems and prospects in context to socio-cultural and environmental surroundings of the country . South Asian Anthropologist , 14 (2). pp.119-128.
2014
Anthropology in Bangladesh: Its emergence in relevance to global contextual. Anthropologist , 17 (3). pp.957-965.
2014
Impact of salinity on the socio-environmental life of coastal people of Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities , 3 (1). pp.12-18.
2014
Indigenous food production system and the impact of population growth: community-based examples with anthropological evidence. Asian Social Science , 10 (12). pp.1-8.
2014
Kala-azar fever in Bangladesh: an awareness study of six unions of Trishal Upazila in Mymenshing district. South Asian Anthropologist , 14 (1). pp.11-14.
2014
Flood and riverbank erosion displaces: their indigenous survival strategies in two coastal villages in Bangladesh. Asian Social Science , 10 (4). pp.16-26.
2013
Bangladeshe Joutuk Protha O Nari Morjadahanir Prekhyt;Akte Porjalochona” Dowry system in Bangladesh and humiliation of the women: an analysis (In Bengali). Nrvijnana Patrika (Journal of Anthropology) , 18
2013
The child labour situation in the commercial and construction sectors in Bangladesh: an empirical study based on two regions. South Asian Anthropologist , 13 (2). pp.167-173.
2013
Living condition in the low cost apartments in Malaysia: an empirical investigation. Asian Social Science , 9 (17). pp.20-29.
2012
Impact of a growing population in agricultural resource management: Exploring the global situation with a micro-level example. Asian Social Science
2012
Kala-azar victims in Bangladesh: their socio-cultural background and environmental surroundings . South Asian Anthropologist , 13 (2). pp.1-10.
2012
Women's property rights in Bangladesh: what is practically happening in South Asian rural communities. The Social Sciences , 8 (2). pp.160-165.
2012
Muda irrigation program : assessing its performances in poverty alleviation in rural Malaysia. Indian Journal of Human Rights and Social Justice , 7 (1-2). pp.7-13.
2011
Agro-based food production system in Bangladesh: a socio-demographic impact assessment. The Social Sciences , 6 (6). pp.473-479.
2011
Slums and squatters in Asia Cities: a comparative study of Penang and Dhaka . South Asian Anthropologist , 11 (1). pp.19-28.
2011
The appropriate approaches for successful transfer of knowledge in contemporary Muslim civilization. Journal of Islam in Asia , Spcl (1). pp.341-361.
2011
Slums and squatters in Asian cities: a comparative study of Penang and Dhaks. South Asian Anthropologist , 11 (1). pp.19-28.
2010
The living condition in the historic city center of Southeast Asia: the case of Penang in Malaysia . South Asian Anthropologist , 10 (2). pp.165-174.
2010
Malaysian o Bangladesher bosti jibon prosongo (Slum-dwellers in Malaysia and Bangladesh: a comparative situation). Nrvijnana Patrika (Journal of Anthropology) , 15 pp.97-111.
2010
Revisit to R.K. Mukherjee’s field site: an anthropological study of culture change. The Social Sciences , 5 (5).
2010
The living condition in the historic city of Penang in Malaysia. South Asian Anthropologist , 10 (2). pp.165-173.

Book

2016
Bangabandhu and Bangladesh: analysing contemporary society and politics. Shrabon Prokashoni , Dhaka, Bangladesh . ISBN 978-984-92016-7-0.
2016
Tourism in Malaysia: an empirical study on socio-economic and environmental impacts. Partridge Singapore , Singapore . ISBN 978-1-4828-7996-4.
2005
Bangladesh baseline survey on child labour situation in Leather Tannery Industry in Dhaka district. International Labour Office , Dhaka . ISBN 92-2-116517-5.
2004
Bangladesh baseline surveys on child labour situation in Bidi Industry in Kushtia, Tangail, and Rangpur districts. International Labour Office Dhaka , Geneva, Dhaka, Bangladesh . ISBN 92-2-116118-8.
1999
Foreign workers in Malaysia: issues and implications. Utusan Publications & Distributors Sdn Bhd , Kuala Lumpur . ISBN 967610891X.
1990
The pattern of rural leadership in an Agrarian society : a case study of the changing power structure in Bangladesh. Northern Book Centre , New Delhi, India . ISBN 818511983X.

Book Section

2015
Impact of a growing population in agricultural resource management: exploring the global situation with a micro-level example. In: Agricultural resource use and management . Apple Academic Press Inc. & CRS Press , USA , pp.233-249. ISBN 9781771880732.
2014
Traditionalism and modernity: a synthesis for global environmental protection. In: Traditionalism and modernity: issues and perspectives in sociology and social anthropology . Trafford Publishing , Singapore , pp.1-15. ISBN 9781490704708 / 98-781490704715 / 9781490704722.
2011
Introduction and background: issues and diversities. In: Understanding sociological issues: conceptualizing the diversities . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.1-11. ISBN 9789674181239.
2011
Work-performance and adaptability of the Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia: a socio-anthropological study. In: Understanding sociological issues: conceptualizing the diversities . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.253-284. ISBN 9789674181239.

Conference or Workshop Item

2016
Torrential floods in Malaysia: assessing the loss and vulnerabilities in three Kelantan villages. In: Persidangan Kajian Bencana Banjir 2014 , Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside
2015
Afro-Asian colonization: Should Europeans repent for an ongoing third world underdevelopment?. In: One Day Conference on Africa 2015 (ODCAFRICA 2015) , Kuala Lumpur
2014
Tourism in Malaysia: problems and prospects in context to socio-cultural and environmental surroundings of the country. In: International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES2014) , Mkauhari Messe, Chiba, Japan
2013
The concept of Islamization: some additional viewpoints in regard to Muslim upliftment around the world. In: 1st World Congress on Integration and Islamicisation of Acquired Human Knowledge (FWCII 2013) , Prince Hotel & Residence, Kuala Lumpur
2013
Indigenous food production system and the impact of population growth: community-based examples with anthropological evidence. In: 17th World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES2013) , Manchester, United Kingdom
2012
Impact of salinity on the socio-environmental life of coastal people of Bangladesh.. In: Seminar Kebangsaan Persatuan Ekonomi Pengguna Dan Keluarga Malaysia (MACFEA) Ke 16 , Palm Garden Hotel, IOI Resort, Putrajaya
2012
Santal religiosity and the impact of conversion : a staggering situation in socio-cultural development. In: International Indigenous Development Research Conference , Auckland
2012
Christianization impact on Santal Religiosity: a staggering situation on their cultural survivality . In: Conference in New Zealand , Auckland, New Zealand
2011
Impact of growing population in agricultural resource management: exploring the global situation with a micro-level example . In: Impact of Growing Population in Agricultural Resource Management: Exploring the Global Situation with a Micro-level Example , Perth, Western Australia
2010
Agro-based food production system in Bangladesh: a socio-demographic impact assessment from Asian examples. In: The Fifth Tamkang International Conference on Ecological Discourse: Ecocriticism in Asia: Reorienting Modernity, Reclaiming Nature? , Tamkang University, Tamsui, Taiwan
2010
Impact of climate change on ecosystems. In: International Seminar 2010 Climate Change and Environmental Challenges of 21st Century , Institute of Environmental Science, University of Rajashi, Bangladesh
2010
Impact of climate change on ecosystems. In: International Seminar-2010 , University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
2010
Role of Muda Irrigation scheme in reducing poverty among the farmers in Malaysia: recapitulating present situation from socio-anthropological perspective. In: International Seminar 2010 Climate Change and Environmental Challenges of 21st Century , Institute of Environmental Science, University of Rajashi, Bangladesh