Social Work in India: Indigenous Approaches and Models
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About the Book :
The present book is an attempt to decolonize the colonial legacy and professional imperialism in Social Work Education and has presented various (Swadeshi) indigenous perspectives and approaches relevant for social work education. The book has tried to incoprporate the significant contributions and developmental models propounded by the great Indian thinkers particularly Swami Vivekananda,
Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar, Mahatma Gandhi, Vinoba Bhave, and Nanaji Deshmukh, which is highly relevant in the reconstruction of Indian Society. The book will be extremely relevant for the students of social work, sociology, rural development, development studies and allied social science disciplines at Bachelors and Masters level.
About Author :
Bishnu Mohan Dash, MSW, M.Phil, Ph.D. ICSSR Post-Doctoral Fellow, presently working as Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, Bhim Rao Ambedkar College, University of Delhi. He is recipient of Academic Excellence Award, 2018, and Best Teacher Award, 2019 (Government of Delhi) authored/co-authored/edited eight books and published articles in reputed journals including Sage, Routledge, Blackwell & Wiley etc. His areas of interest are Rural Development, Child Welfare, Social Work Education and Field Work Practice.
Mithilesh Kumar, Assistant Professor, and Coordinator (Teaching) in Mahatma Gandhi Fuji Guruji Centre for Social Work, Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya, Wardha, Maharashtra.
Siddheshwar Shukla, is a Senior Journalist and Social Researcher based in Delhi. He is presently posted as Deputy Editor, The Sikh Time Group in New Delhi.