Dialogue for Development

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Overview

  • Author :Janak Pandey, T.N. Sinha, A.K. Sinha
  • Year of Publication :2011
  • ISBN: :9788180697579
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XVIII, 356
  • Size: 25 cms
  • Categories: Developmental Studies, Economics, Education, Sociology

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About the Book :

This book is a festschrift in recognition of Prof. J.B.P. Sinha contributions on social psychological aspects of development in the context of the developing world. The book is a collection of papers on development related issues and it also presents narratives about professional development of Prof. Sinha and his influences on others. The first section of the book has contributions which unfold background and evolution of Professor Jai B.P. Sinha as a scholar and has also narratives related to his personal and visionary impact on others who came in his contact either as colleagues or students. The second section consists of papers that relate to the wider issues of organizational development. The third section expands the scope of development debate encompassing social, cultural, and policy concerns. The last section records the appreciations of multifaceted aspects of Prof. Sinha, as known to his teachers, colleagues, and students. As a whole, the book covers wide range of topics like social motivation, leadership, social power, values, and organizational development, social policies, etc. Though composed in a non-conventional style, this volume will be valuable for students, teachers, and researchers across the boundaries of social behavioural sciences. This book is a festschrift in recognition of Prof. J.B.P. Sinha contributions on social psychological aspects of development in the context of the developing world. The book is a collection of papers on development related issues and it also presents narratives about professional development of Prof. Sinha and his influences on others. The first section of the book has contributions which unfold background and evolution of Professor Jai B.P. Sinha as a scholar and has also narratives related to his personal and visionary impact on others who came in his contact either as colleagues or students. The second section consists of papers that relate to the wider issues of organizational development. The third section expands the scope of development debate encompassing social, cultural, and policy concerns. The last section records the appreciations of multifaceted aspects of Prof. Sinha, as known to his teachers, colleagues, and students. As a whole, the book covers wide range of topics like social motivation, leadership, social power, values, and organizational development, social policies, etc. Though composed in a non-conventional style, this volume will be valuable for students, teachers, and researchers across the boundaries of social behavioural sciences.


About Author :

Janak Pandey, a Ph. D. of Kansas State University, is at present working in the Centre of Advanced Study in Psychology, University of Allahabad, Apart from other publications on dependency, need for achievement, leadership. Pro social behaviour and integration, he is the author of "Perspectives on Experimental Social Psychology in India" (Concept, 1981).

T.N. Sinha first Ph.D. awardee under Prof. J.B.P. Sinha from Patna University, is an honorary Professor of Human Resource Management at ASSERT Institute of Management Studies, Patna. Recently, Dr. Sinha retired as Professor and Head of the Psychology Department from B.S. College Danapur, Patna (MU).

Arvind K. Sinha currently a Professor of Psychology at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur worked under supervision of Dr. Jai B.P. Sinha and earned his Ph.D. degree from the Patna University in 1981.