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The Kothari Saga (1965–85)

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter outlines the exceptional composition of the landmark Kothari Commission, and its blend of idealism and realism. It offers a succinct account of the recommendations of the Kothari ... More


Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Geetha B. Nambissan and Srinivasa Rao (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This volume examines the history and research on the sociology of education (SoE) in India. It analyses the influence of culture, identities, structural inequalities, and poverty on education, and ... More


Educational Reforms in India

L.M. Singhvi

Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Lokendra Malik (eds)

in India's Vibgyor Man: Selected Writings and Speeches of L.M. Singhvi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199484164
eISBN:
9780199097012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199484164.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Dr Singhvi’s views reflected on the occasion of Delhi University convocation on educational reforms are presented in this chapter. He states that the Indian universities need to address the basic ... More


The Long Journey: Early Days

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter briefly narrates the history of India’s quest for elementary education till 1986 when the National Policy on Education (NPE), 1986, came into effect. It outlines the nationalist ... More


Social Science Policy in India

Swarup Dutta and S.V. Narayanan

in Social Science Research in India: Status, Issues, and Policies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199474417
eISBN:
9780199089062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199474417.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter discusses the policy related to social science research (SSR) in India since independence. Several committees have recognized the importance of social sciences and made numerous ... More


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