Tradition Modernization and Globalization: A Commemorative Volume

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Overview

  • Author :Prem Narain Pandey
  • Year of Publication :2015
  • ISBN: :9789351251446
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XXXII, 424
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Sociology


About the Book :

The present volume provides a sequential nexus of Tradition, Modernization and Globalization right from the early stages up to present time. The continuum of tradition and modernity is delineated clearly in different papers in the wake of modern scientific inventions and technological innovations. Some of the very brilliant analyses of the features of tradition, modernization and globalization done by the sociologists of international repute and specialized scholars of social sciences have made this book a unique specimen that provides a critical and crosscultural analysis of tradition, modernization and global developments with concrete instances in different domains of societies.
The book is divided in two major parts. Part one deals with the historical perspective of tradition and modernization and part two focuses on the emerging features of tradition, modernization and globalization and their impacts on different components of economy, polity and social structure in the developed societies of Europe and USA as well as developing societies of Asia, Africa and Latin America. This book may be an academic stimulant to administrators, planners and policymakers of governments and scholars of higher studies as well as scientists and technologists interested in the fields of modernization and overall global development.
The present volume is the outcome of a joint academic endeavour with Prof. S.K. Srivastava, who left for heavenly abode on 12 May 2012 in the mid journey of the publication.


About Author :


Prem Narain Pandey (b. 01.11.1947) (M.A.,L.L.B., Ph.D., Dip.Sc.Y.), is Professor of Sociology, former Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, and Former Director I.R.D.P., Banaras Hindu University. He is practising Sociology for the last 44 years and is popular as a vocal, radical and progressive man in the fraternity of Sociology, produced more than 42 Ph.Ds. on themes of diverse nature, published eighty papers in national and international journals, also presented nearly 120 research papers in national and international conferences, seminars and symposia in India and abroad. Sociological Theories, Rural‑Urban systems, Social Change and Development are the areas of his special interest.  
Prof. Pandey has contributed from time to time in the columns of newspapers, especially in Times of India, Aaj, Swatantra Bharat, Amar Ujala, Dainik Jagran, etc.
He is a life member of Indian Sociological Society, UP Sociological Society, served as Secretary of Association from 19931996 and has been a member in the Board of Advisory of Sociological Bulletin, a Journal of Indian Sociological Society.