This book elucidates Gandhian theory and practice of development. It is an attempt also in mixing Gandhian ideas with social science concepts from the disciplines of sociology, social anthropology, modern communication theory and professional social work by an academic interpreter, analyst and practice oriented author who has chosen themes and issues dear to Gandhi such as rural development, alcoholism and prohibition along with concept of leadership, peoples participation and the role of a catalyst who is an outsider to the community. The author has drawn upon his own field experience and research. It is a thought provoking book which will be liked with added interest by readers.
Provides Fresh Insights Into Gandhi`S Autobiography-My Experiments With Truth And Identifies Moral Lessons It Offers For Individuals And Moral Reconstruction Of Our Society. Contains 3 Case Studies Of Gandhian Way Of Conflict Resolutions. Has 9 Chapters And 3 Appendices. Useful For Those Interested In Gandhiana.
The Book Tries To Trace The Relationship Between Gandhian Approach To Development And Social Work. It Addresses Issues Like Environment, Bhoodan And Gramdan, Community Development, Peoples Participation, Dalit Empowerment Etc.
Focusing on NGOs that work in the areas of rural development, women, and children, the authors' goal is to shed light on the contributions of the sector in the spheres of social welfare, empowerment, service, and rural development. In addition, the problems and difficulties experienced by NGOs are analyzed and explained. This important new book traces the rise of NGOs in India and their transformation over the years, revealing the importance of NGOs in India's development after Independence. Beginning with a detailed history of voluntarism in India and examination of NGOs around the world, the authors provide the framework for examining NGOs in India as a force contributing to development. T...