Conflict Resolution Through Non-Violence : Role of Universities (In 2 parts)

Gandhian Studies and Peace Research Series
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  • Author :K.D. Gangrade, R.P. Misra
  • Year of Publication :1990
  • ISBN: :9788170223108
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: 544
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Gandhian Studies, Political Science, Sociology

About the Book :

The first volume consist of fourteen paper by eminent persons like D.S. Kothari, N. Radhakrishanan, Ramji Singh, and L. Dossey on conflict between science and spirituality and the role of education in bridging the widening gap. The second volume contains fourteen papers by equally eminent writer on conflicts generated by developmental processes, their causes and consequences; and non-violence as the weapon of the courageous and brave to solve these conflicts. Here is a set of two volumes which shows the Gandhian way to peace and harmony.

About Author :

K.D. Gangrade (b. 1926), Vice Chairman of Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti, New Delhi, has been a former Pro Vice Chancellor, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, and Head, Department of Social Work, University of Delhi. He has also taught at the University of Manchester, U.K. and Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. He has served the United Nations as well in various capacities. Prof. Gangrade has 12 books to his credit. He is recipient of Samaj Gaurav (1988) from the Bhartiya Sangthan, Rashtra Ratna (1998) from Viswa Jagriti Mission, and Radha Raman Award (2000) for outstanding contribution to education.

R.P. Misra, Born in 1930, Prof. Misra did his BA (1952) and MA (1954) at the University of Allahabad, and Ph.D. at the University of Maryland, College Park, Md., USA in 1964. Author of 15 books and editor of over 30 volumes on Gandhian thought, local and regional planning, environment, and human development, Prof. Misra specializes in economic geography, urban and regional planning, sustainable development, Gandhian studies and peace research. After joining the University of Mysore, Department of Geography in 1965 as its head, he launched an interdisciplinary Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in 1968 and took over as its founder Director (1968-79).
He made a name in the field of Geography and local and regional planning both in India and abroad and was invited as Vice-Director of the United Nations Center for Regional Development (UNCRD), Nagoya, Japan (1979-83). Earlier, he was consultant/advisor at the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, (UNRISD), Geneva, and UNDP, Teheran, Iran. Prof. Misra was Vice-Chancellor of Allahabad University (1984-87) and Professor of Regional Planning at Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University (1987-95). He was honoured with prestigious Bhoogol Ratna award by the Bhoovigyan Vikas Foundation, India.