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This book is the sequel to Human Development in the Indian Context: A Socio-cultural Focus, Volume 1. A contextual complement to its prequel, this volume presents the major socio-psychological and cultural influences on the development of an Indian. This volume analyses development of a person from childhood to adolescence in the Indian context.

The author incorporates psychological, sociological, anthropological and even economic and socio-political dimensions that affect development, giving this work multi-disciplinary breadth. It has a futuristic perspective and focuses academic attention on social reality frames as well as on indigenised constructs, attempting to analyse through empirical data the development theories relevant to the Indian subject.

While most books on the subject are based on Western patterns and examples, which are vastly different from the Indian setting, this book is context-specific and content-sensitive to the Indian psyche. It culminates its discussions with identifying the future foci that could give empirical information for creating a theoretical base on the development of the Indian.

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Author(s)Margaret Khalakdina
PublisherSAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd
ISBN9788132105817
Pages452
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJune 2011