Encyclopaedia of Eminent Thinkers: The Political Thought of M.S. Golwalkar (Volume-20)

Encyclopaedia of Eminent Thinkers
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  • Author :Jai Narain Sharma
  • Year of Publication :2008
  • ISBN: :9788180695001
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: 149
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Education, Encyclopedia, Philosophy, Political Science, Public Administration

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About the Book :

About the Series
This ongoing series makes a comprehensive study of the political ideologies of Eminent Thinkers of India. Taking a close look at their lives and times, it analyses their contributions towards the development of Indian political thought. Also, it extends a detailed account of their views on a variety of issues, including democracy, nationalism, socialism, Hindutva, Satyagraha, non-violence, social justice, secularism and socio-economic problems. Twenty volumes of this series are already published and few more are in the pipeline.
About the book
This volume presents a critical evaluation of political ideology of Madhav Sadashiv Golwalkar, popularly known as Guruji. Providing deep insights into his life and achievements, it offers an elaborate discussion on his differential between nation and state, his definition of Rashtra as a geo-cultural concept, and his views on democracy, communism, socialism and secularism. His dialogue on Muslim problem, economic issues, agitations, population problem, religious matters and the RSS also finds place in discussion.

About Author :

Jai Narain Sharma (b. 1951) is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Gandhian Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh. He is also Hon. Director of Gandhi Bhawan; member of Board of Studies, Nagpur University, Nagpur and Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi; member of Research Degree Committee of the Department of Political Science, H.P. University, Shimla: General Secretary of Indian Soviety of Gandhian Studies; and member on the Presidium of the Alliance for Sarvodaya. He regularly writes for leading newspapers, and has published more than hundred research papers in professional journals of repute. Dr. Sharma has many books to his credit including Gandhi's View of Political Power, "Economics of Defence: A Study of SAARC Countries", "Economic Thought of Mahatma Gandhi", "Human Resource Management", "Alternative Economics: Economics of Mahatma Gandhi and Globalisation", Power, Politics and Corruption: A Gandhian Solution and "Research Methodology: The Discipline and its Dimensions"