Sociology and Education in the Indian Context

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Gyan Publishing House, Jan 1, 2005 - Education - 263 pages
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As our society is becoming more and more complex day by day due to the trends of modernisation, urbanization, secularization, globalization etc., new problems of education are coming into focus. It is in this context that new researches in sociology of education are called for. This comprehensive work lays down the basic concepts of sociological foundations of education in India context as required to be understood by every specialist of the subject. It lays down the fundamentals of education required to be understood by every scholar and student of the subject alike. It will definitely provide invaluable guidance to young educational researchers and teachers.
 

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Contents

Sociological Basis of Education
1
Aspirations of Indian Society
32
Role and Functions
51
School Community
77
Role of Religious Institutions
105
Education as an Agent of Social Change
144
Social Development through Higher Education
184
Educational Challenges in India
239
Index
261
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