Book 2014

Psychology, Development and Social Policy in India

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ISBN: 978-81-322-1002-3 (Print) 978-81-322-1003-0 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

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    Pages 1-29

    Introduction: Psychological Coordinates of Social Policy in India

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    Pages 31-39

    Social Research and Public Policy: Some Cautionary Notes

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    Pages 41-57

    Psychology and National Development

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    Pages 59-80

    Human Development: Concept and Strategy

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    Pages 81-101

    Education: Path to Development and Happiness in Rural India?

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    Pages 103-129

    Language Policy and Education: Towards Multilingual Education

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    Pages 131-147

    Learning Disability: Issues and Concerns with Implications for Social Policy

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    Pages 149-170

    Social Policy and Mental Health: The Case of India

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    Pages 171-192

    Psychology and Physical Disability Policies

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    Pages 193-209

    Salience of Indigenous Healing Practices for Health Care Programmes in India

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    Pages 211-221

    Psychological Impact of Poverty and Sociocultural Disadvantage: Some Problems of Policy and Intervention Research

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    Pages 223-255

    Research on Distributive Justice: Implications for Social Policy

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    Pages 257-284

    The Hindu-Muslim Divide: Building Sustainable Bridges

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    Pages 285-296

    Gender-Role Socialization, Stereotypes, Government Policies and Development

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    Pages 297-320

    The Environment–Behaviour Link: Challenges for Policy Makers