Polity, Civil Society and Development
Edited by: Ishwar Modi
This book is the third of a four-volume festschrift in honor of one of the stalwarts of sociology in India, Professor Yogendra Singh. The first section of the book contains contributions that focus on aspects of polity and civil society, such as: Indian democracy * the dynamics of development * citizenship * nativism * regionalism * the freedom movement * civil resistance * the Fiji Indian quest for power * socio-cultural transformation of Indians in the US * etc. Likewise, in the second section on development, the book discusses such themes as: sustainable development * Gandhi's development philosophy * equitable development paradigm * technological advancements and its impact on youth * civilizational transformation of indigenous people * the dynamics of economic reforms in revamping rural India * sociology of health and health inequalities * suicides among cultivators * biotech crops * etc.
Publication Date: 9/1/2014