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Social Change in India

With Ramkrishna Mukherjee's study of social change in India, a scholar of his standing deserves to be read seriously, not ignored or praised without an engagement with his writings. An exposition of his formulations is followed by their critical examination, including his concept of "soft spots."

Social Character of Education

Social Character of Education Surendra Munshi Sociological Perspective in Education: A Reader edited by Sureshchandra Shukla and Krishna Kumar: Chanakya Publications, Delhi, 198S;

Alienation and Working Class Consciousness

The concept of 'alienation' plays a significant role in current empirical sociology and has become nearly as prevalent today as the doctrine of 'enlightened self-interests' was at one time.

National Languages Policy and the Case for Nepali

This article examines developments towards the formation of a policy with respect to the natio- nal languages of India. Through a tortuous route, it has been acknowledged at the policy level that Indian society is multilingual and that all the languages of India have a right to grow. In this context, the Eighth Schedide to the Constitution has come to assume importance as representing the recognised national languages of India.

Industrial Labour in Developing Economies-A Critique of the Labour Commitment Theory

A Critique of the Labour Commitment Theory Surendra Munshi Through the concentrated and co-ordinated efforts of some of the more prominent economists, sociologists, anthropologists and political scientists of the United States has emerged a theory on the labour -problems9 in the industrialisation of the newly developing areas of the world: the theory of -labour commitment3. This theory was formally launched by a background paper, prepared by Arnold S Feldman and Wilbert E Moore, at a conference held in Chicago, 1958. Since then, the theory has received wide circulation, including in India.

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