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Mapping Social Gaze : A Discourse on Culture and Democracy

Edited by Badri Narayan, K.N. Bhatt

Rs. 299.00

This book explores the relationship between culture and democracy which is being challenging day by day due to constant resettling of societies. This discourse is evolved in this book through the three lectures of eminent academicians of worlds- 'Constitutional Morality and the Imagination of Justice' by Kalpana Kannabiran, 'Idea of... Read More

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This book explores the relationship between culture and democracy which is being challenging day by day due to constant resettling of societies. This discourse is evolved in this book through the three lectures of eminent academicians of worlds- 'Constitutional Morality and the Imagination of Justice' by Kalpana Kannabiran, 'Idea of the Hindi Heartland' by Shaibal Gupta and 'Cultures in Contact : Acculturation and Change' by John W. Berry. These lectures delivered under Govind Ballabh Pant Memorial Lectures organized by Govind Ballabh Pant Social Science Institute, Allahabad, create a story of culturally plural societies. G.B. Pant Social Science Institute, a constituent institute of Central University Allahabad, is a premiere research and development institute in India. The Institute is unique in its concerns with both theoretical and applied research in social and management sciences, particularly in the fields of socio- economic development, popular culture, public policies and social technologies of modernity. As part of its diversification and specialization of functions, the Institute undertakes studies and research on various aspects of socio-economic change and development of Indian states. These themes and socio-academic concerns of the institute also reflects on the topic of the G.B. Pant memorial lectures selected by scholars every years. G.B. Pant Social Science Institute, Prayag Raj has a plan to publish these lectures in a series of volumes evolved around various themes. Vani Book Company will bring out this series of publication in collaboration with GBPSSI. The volume named Mapping Social Gaze : A Discourse on Culture and Democracyis first in the series.