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Political Agenda of Education: A Study of Colonialist and Nationalist Ideas Hardcover – 24 Mar 2005

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The most pertinent addition in the second addition is a section on education of girls with regard to equality…. Through reading the book we gain insight into Kumar’s viewpoint on the political agenda of the Indian education system. The book explores the general political situation, and presents a dichotomy with regards to the views of the colonialists and nationalist…. The book is an invaluable source for anybody who is interested in the formation of the education system in India as it makes an updated contribution to the filed.

(Contemporary South Asia)

Meticulously researched, this book offers insight into the important links between our history and education system. It makes essential reading for educationists, policy-makers as well as scholars seeking answers to many persistent questions and problems pertaining to Indian education.

(Contributions to Indian Sociology)

About the Author

Krishan Kumar is a distinguished author and Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia.

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  • Hardcover: 223 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd; Second edition (4 March 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0761933166
  • ISBN-13: 978-0761933168
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.9 x 21.6 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #9,05,464 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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5.0 out of 5 starsExcellent for understanding connections between education in India and its political leverage. A must read!
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