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Education and society : Themes, perspectives, practices / edited by Meenakshi Thapan.

Contributor(s): Thapan, Meenakshi [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Oxford in India readings in sociology and social anthropology: Publisher: New Delhi, India : Oxford University Press, c2015Edition: First edition.Description: xix, 587 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780199451319 (hardback).; 0199451311.Subject(s): Education -- Social aspects -- India | Educational sociology -- IndiaDDC classification: 306.430954 EDU Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents only
Contents:
I.EDUCATION FOR THE GOOD CITIZEN: VALUES, IDEALS, PRACTICES 1.Tagore, Dewey, and the Imminent Demise of Liberal Education /​ Martha Nussbaum 2.Politics, Experience, and Cognitive Enslavement: Gandhi's Hind Swaraj /​ Vivek Dhareshwar 3.Private Virtue and Public Space: Education in a Fragile World /​ Radhika Herzberger 4.Schooling, Culture, and Modernity /​ Sanjay Srivastava II.CIVIC EDUCATION AND THE MAKING OF IDENTITIES 5.Old and New Dilemmas in Indian Civic Education /​ Amman Madan 6.Pedagogy and Citizenship in Contemporary Society /​ Meenakshi Thapan 7.Formation of Religious Identity in Early Childhood /​ Latika Gupta III.INSIDE SCHOOLS: CONTEXTS, PROCESSES, PRACTICES 8.Disciplining the Saffron Way: Moral Education and the Hindu Rashtra /​ Peggy Froerer 9.School Culture: Rituals and Ceremonies /​ Meenakshi Thapan Contents note continued: 10.Institutional Context, Classroom Discourse, and Children's Thinking: Pedagogy Re-examined /​ Gaysu R. Arvind 11.Politicians, Civil Servants, or Professionals?: Teachers' Voices on Their Work and Worth /​ Manabi Majumdar IV.EDUCATIONAL TEXTS AND THEIR TRANSMISSION 12.Text and Values /​ Krishna Kumar 13.Plotting the Contours of the Modern Nation: A Feminist Reading of Geography Textbooks /​ Disha Mullick 14.Using Texts: An Ethnography of the English Classroom /​ Shalini Advani V.EDUCATION AND FORMS OF SOCIAL INEQUALITY 15.The Meaning of the Old School-Tie: Private Schools, Admission Procedures, and Class Segmentation /​ Anne Waldrop 16.Educational Stratification, Dominant Ideology, and the Reproduction of Disadvantage in India /​ Padma Velaskar 17.Creating an Enabling Environment /​ Ritu Menon VI.YOUTH, EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES, AND DILEMMAS 18.Mortgaging the Future?: Indian Higher Education /​ Pratap Bhanu Mehta Contents note continued: 19.Great Expectations: Youth in Contemporary India /​ Craig Jeffrey 20.Empty Citizenship: Protesting Politics in the Era of Globalization /​ Ritty Lukose.
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Contributed articles; most previously published.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

I.EDUCATION FOR THE GOOD CITIZEN: VALUES, IDEALS, PRACTICES
1.Tagore, Dewey, and the Imminent Demise of Liberal Education /​ Martha Nussbaum
2.Politics, Experience, and Cognitive Enslavement: Gandhi's Hind Swaraj /​ Vivek Dhareshwar
3.Private Virtue and Public Space: Education in a Fragile World /​ Radhika Herzberger
4.Schooling, Culture, and Modernity /​ Sanjay Srivastava
II.CIVIC EDUCATION AND THE MAKING OF IDENTITIES
5.Old and New Dilemmas in Indian Civic Education /​ Amman Madan
6.Pedagogy and Citizenship in Contemporary Society /​ Meenakshi Thapan
7.Formation of Religious Identity in Early Childhood /​ Latika Gupta
III.INSIDE SCHOOLS: CONTEXTS, PROCESSES, PRACTICES
8.Disciplining the Saffron Way: Moral Education and the Hindu Rashtra /​ Peggy Froerer
9.School Culture: Rituals and Ceremonies /​ Meenakshi Thapan
Contents note continued: 10.Institutional Context, Classroom Discourse, and Children's Thinking: Pedagogy Re-examined /​ Gaysu R. Arvind
11.Politicians, Civil Servants, or Professionals?: Teachers' Voices on Their Work and Worth /​ Manabi Majumdar
IV.EDUCATIONAL TEXTS AND THEIR TRANSMISSION
12.Text and Values /​ Krishna Kumar
13.Plotting the Contours of the Modern Nation: A Feminist Reading of Geography Textbooks /​ Disha Mullick
14.Using Texts: An Ethnography of the English Classroom /​ Shalini Advani
V.EDUCATION AND FORMS OF SOCIAL INEQUALITY
15.The Meaning of the Old School-Tie: Private Schools, Admission Procedures, and Class Segmentation /​ Anne Waldrop
16.Educational Stratification, Dominant Ideology, and the Reproduction of Disadvantage in India /​ Padma Velaskar
17.Creating an Enabling Environment /​ Ritu Menon
VI.YOUTH, EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES, AND DILEMMAS
18.Mortgaging the Future?: Indian Higher Education /​ Pratap Bhanu Mehta
Contents note continued: 19.Great Expectations: Youth in Contemporary India /​ Craig Jeffrey
20.Empty Citizenship: Protesting Politics in the Era of Globalization /​ Ritty Lukose.

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