• Reading Gandhi

Reading Gandhi

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Overview

  • Author :Surjit Kaur Jolly
  • Year of Publication :2006
  • ISBN: :8180693562
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: 344
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Gandhian Studies, Political Science


About the Book :

Neither Capitalism nor Marxism has been able to solve human problems arising out of liberalization, privatization and globalization. The whole world is in search of an alternative. The Gandhian alternative can provide solutions to contemporary problems such as unemployment, unequal distribution of wealth, violation of human rights, terrorism and poverty, if implemented in totality. Gandhian alternative in various forms is echoed in contemporary debates not just in India but also throughout the world. In this present endeavour an attempt has been made to re-interpret and relocate Gandhi and his thought. This volume seeks to provide a new insight to the readers for understanding Gandhian thought and its relevance in the contemporary world. Special care has been taken to cater to the need of the newly introduced paper Reading Gandhi. A useful book for researchers, policy makers and students of Delhi University who have opted for the Reading Gandhi paper at the Graduate level.

 


About Author :

Dr. Surjit Kaur Jolly (b.1950) started her career as a Lecturer of History and later became the Principal of Shyama Prasad Mukherji College, University of Delhi, Delhi. Her area of specialization includes Gender Issues, Ecology, Human Rights, Spiritualism, Comparative Religions and Gandhi. An efficient administrator and scholar of repute, Dr. Jolly is actively associated with a number of professional organizations institutions in various capacities and visited USA, U.K., Germany, France, Russia, Japan and many other countries. For her outstanding contribution in the field of education and society, she received number of awards like-Eminent Personality Award (1997); Award for Contribution to Commonwealth Youth Programme; Ambassador for Peace Award; Best Administrators Award; Bharat Jyoti Award; Award for Communal Harmony; Outstanding Achievements Award; Lifetime Achievement Award by 2004 Tertiary Education and Knowledge Summit and The Lions Club honoured her with Prashasti Patra. Widely travelled women in India and abroad, she has presented a number of Research Papers on various contemporary themes at National and International forums. She has contributed more than fifty articles in reputed professional journals and edited volumes as also authored books.