Human Development in the Indian Context: A Socio-cultural Focus Vol.1 (Hardback)
  • Human Development in the Indian Context: A Socio-cultural Focus Vol.1 (Hardback)
zoom

Human Development in the Indian Context: A Socio-cultural Focus Vol.1 (Hardback)

(author)
£42.00
Hardback 392 Pages / Published: 01/10/2008
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
Information on human development in India has depended heavily on Western-oriented concepts. However, Indian academia over the past three decades has emphasised and pursued indigenous culture-specific conceptualizations. This Volume links together the general concepts in psychology, sociology and, to some extent, anthropology, to focus on the culture-specific development of the Indian and to present a holistic perspective.

Human Development in the Indian Context, Vol 1 contains essential information for an understanding of the nature of development of the Indian psyche and ethos. In this context, the author examines the significant aspects of development. In doing so, she presents a paradigm of an eclectic point of view, analysing basic concepts, sources and knowledge of human development in the Indian situation. She also discusses the critical skills required of the individual, the identity of the Indian and his adaptive resilience to the heterogeneity of his culture. This volume provides information to new readers and is a reference book targeted at university students, developmental institutions and to some extent, the students of comparative Asian studies. Volume 2, which follows, helps further understand the Indian in his cultural and ecological situation.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9780761936107
Number of pages: 392
Weight: 800 g
Dimensions: 241 x 184 x 28 mm

You may also be interested in...

Inventing Ourselves
Added to basket
£20.00   £15.99
Hardback
The Science of Meditation
Added to basket
How to Be Human
Added to basket
£14.99
Hardback
The Descent of Man
Added to basket
The River of Consciousness
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Man's Search For Meaning
Added to basket
£7.99   £6.49
Paperback
Talking with Female Serial Killers
Added to basket
Battle Scars
Added to basket
£20.00
Hardback
Happy
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Blueprint
Added to basket
£20.00   £16.99
Hardback
Have You Eaten Grandma?
Added to basket
Why We Sleep
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
The Language of Kindness
Added to basket
Outliers
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
The Organized Mind
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Why Buddhism is True
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.