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Sustainable Development : An Alternative Approach in Rabindranath Tagores Vision

Kunja Bihari Nayak

Published by Serials Pub, New Delhi, 2008
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Contents Preface. 1. An introduction to sustainable development discourse. I 2. Environmental ethics and consciousness in Tagore's thought and praxis. 3. Economic development in Tagore's vision. 4. Political development in Tagore's thought. 5. Socio cultural development in Tagore's ideology. 6. Tagore's philosophy on spiritual and moral development. 7. Tagore's advocacy on educational development. 8. Tagore's guidance to personality development. 9. Synthesis of tradition and modernity in Tagore's approach. 10. Critiques to Rabindranath Tagore. II 11. Gandhian environmentalism and Tagore's perspective. 12. Marxian ecology and Tagore's ideology. 13. Deep ecology and Tagore's philosophy. 14. Eco philosophy/environmental ethics and Tagore's thought. 15. Eco feminism and Tagore's vision. 16. Summary Tagore as a fore runner of sustainable development. Bibliography. Author's index. Index. This book on Sustainable Development An Alternative Approach in R.N. Tagore's Vision is an interdisciplinary research work. This book consists of two sections with sixteen chapters including the first chapter on an introduction to Sustainable Development discourse in development studies and the last chapter on summary and concluding remarks. The second chapter in the section i deals with Tagore's attitude love and respect to nature symbiosis of human beings nature society as well as his praxis of nurturing environment. From the third to ninth chapter of this section the book focuses on Tagore's vision on various dimensions of development viz. economic political socio cultural moral/spiritual educational personality and synthesis of tradition and modernity. The tenth chapter of this section points out some charges/comments against Gurudev Tagore as posed by his critiques. The second section ii of this book consists of five chapters and each of which is concerned with comparing Rabindra Nath Tagore's thought with contemporary environmental perspectives or approaches viz. Gandhian environmentalism Marxian ecology deep ecology eco philosophy and eco feminism. The last chapter of the section ii summarizes Tagore's vision on All Round Development as an alternative approach to sustainable development. Thus as an interdisciplinary work this book is very useful not only to general readers and social workers but also to the students researchers and academicians in various disciplines i.e. sociology philosophy social work social anthropology economics political science history psychology development studies gender studies Marxian studies Gandhian studies as well as experts and specialists working on various dimensions of development. 214 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 70245

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Title: Sustainable Development : An Alternative ...

Publisher: Serials Pub, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2008

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