Indian Political Thought and Its Contemporary Relevance

  • Title : Indian Political Thought and Its Contemporary Relevance
  • Author : Edited by Lopamudra Sengupta
  • ISBN 13 : 9788126921454
  • Year : 2021
  • Language : English
  • Binding : Hardbound
  • MRP : Rs 1250
  • Selling Price : Rs 988
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Indian Political Thought and Its Contemporary Relevance: brings together the major ideas of all Indian political thinkers, from ancient, through medieval, reformist, to modern times. This book provides an exploration of the ideas of these thinkers which are inextricably linked with the emerging concepts like empowerment, ecology, human rights, women’s rights, sustainable development, civil society, globalization that are particularly important in understanding the various processes shaping contemporary India. The book contains twenty six chapters along with an introduction and all the contributors have analysed the intellectual traditions that have enriched Indian Political thought and revisited the ‘indigenous’ practices laid down by these thinkers. This book will be of great interest to the undergraduate and graduate students of Indian Universities and will be a valuable guide for UGC–NET and civil service examinations. It will also appeal to those in the fields of political science, history, philosophy, sociology, human rights and postcolonial studies.