Womens Education In India 1995-98: Present Status, Perspective Plan, Statistical Indicators with a Global View (Volume Three)

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Overview

  • Author :S.P. Agrawal
  • Year of Publication :2001
  • ISBN: :9788170228394
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: 396
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Education, Sociology, Women Studies


About the Book :

The present volume comprising three parts is a step forward in the direction of women's education. Pat One is devoted to recent developments in women's education in all in its aspects, particularly empowering women through Mahila Samakhya Programme. It also includes the Report of the National Commission for Women on the development of female education among tribal communities. While Part Two provides women's education indicators, Part Three includes the global view of the women's education highlighting the measures taken by the United Nations reducing illiteracy and achieving full integration of women in society on equal terms with men. It also presents the 'Declaration' and the Platform of Action as adopted in the fourth UN World Conference on Women in 1995.


About Author :

S.P. Agrawal (b. 1929) was Director, National Social Science Documentation Centre, ICSSR, and Member Secretary, Indian Association of Social Science Institutions. He was also the Vice-Chairman of the Asia and Pacific Information Network in Social Sciences (APINESS). In 1988 he was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Honoris Causa) by International University Foundation. Presently, he is Member, Round Table on Research in Reading, IFLA, and Member, International Committee for Social Science Information and Documentation. He is also Member of Board of Studies of National Archives of India and Hindi Advisory Committee, Ministry of Coal, Government of India. Born and brought up in the cradle of freedom movement which he joined at the tender age of twelve, he gained an insight into political problems and 'developed a sense of responsibility which bore fruit as an information scientist committed to Gandhiji's philosophy and action-plan in the field and its social concept. He. has written extensively on various aspects of education, Indian Polity and library and information science.