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Emerging Trends in Higher Education: Concepts and Practices

Emerging Trends in Higher Education:   Concepts and Practices

  • K N Panikkar
  • M. Bhaskaran Nair
  • Author: K N Panikkar
    • ISBN:9788131758014
    • 10 Digit ISBN:813175801X
    • Price:Rs. 700.00
    • Pages:316
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Hardback
    • Status:Not Available


    Prerequisite to the formation of a developed nation is the need to ensure education for all. Recognizing the need to address this issue, especially in a developing nation like India, Emerging Trends in Higher Education in India: Concepts and Practices provides critical insights in the field of Education to achieve this goal.

    The essays in this volume present a comparative perspective of national and global education policies. These discussions by eminent scholars also generate new theories and identify areas in need of scholarly research in order to construct an education system based on quality, excellence and inclusion.

    With an aim to help shape policy changes for the restructuring of the education system in India, this volume provides much-needed guidance for policymakers in the field of education. These in-depth analyses of the concepts and practices effecting the growth of higher education will be of interest to students and scholars of sociology and educational studies.

    Table of Content

    Foreword Acknowledgements Introduction K. N. Panikkar and M. Bhaskaran Nair I: Role of the State
    1. Education, Democracy and Development John Harriss
    2. Civic Education, Pluralism and the Indispensable Role of the State Christopher Winch
    3. State and Education: The Nordic Model in Action J. P. Roos
    4. Towards Democratization of Education in India Amiya Kumar Bagchi
    5. Democracy, Decentralized Planning and Devolution of Power in Education Subimal Sen
    6. Education for Democracy, Secularism and Inclusive Growth N. R. Madhava Menon
    II: Impact Of Neo-Liberal Policies
    1. Producing Difference: Neo liberalism, Neoconservatism and the Politics of Educational Reform Michael W. Apple
    2. Pupil Empowerment in Schools: Limits and Possibilities Geoff Whitty and Emma Wisby
    3. Movement and Stasis in the Neoliberal Re-orientation of Schooling and the University Cameron McCarthy
    4. Providing Quality School Education to All Children Jayati Ghosh
    5. Curricular Development and Value Education: A Tentative Outline Upendra Baxi
    6. Curriculum Reforms in India Krishna Kumar
    III: Environment and Development
    1. Environment and Developmental Education: Immediate Indian Challenges D. Lahiry
    2. Education Towards Sustainable Development Jaishree Sharma
    3. Environment, Development and Education K. Sreedharan
    4. Education for Sustainable Environment and Development M. K. Prasad
    5. Development and Environment P. N. Roy
    IV: Social Justice
    1. Modes of Overcoming Social Exclusion Through Education: Analysis of Two Accounts from Pre- and Post-Independence India Mohammad Talib
    2. Paradigm of Education for Social Transformation: Role of Open University System in Creating Culture-based Social Developmental Education Ram Takwale
    3. Modernity and its Impact on the Sociology of Education Manu Bhaskar
    4. Educating Young Citizens: Gender Equality and Global Democratic Issues Madeleine Arnot

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