Life at School: An Ethnographic Study

Paperback | March 2, 2006

byMeenakshi Thapan

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This book explores the complex relationship between ideas, institutions, and the people in them. The author examines the Rishi Valley Schol in Andhra Pradesh, considered the hallmark of progressive education, informed by the world view of the renowned philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti. Thisedition includes a new introduction that rethinks ideas in school education in light of present political and social realities. It will be of special importance to scholars of education, teachers, trainers, as also to scholars of sociology and philosophy.

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This book explores the complex relationship between ideas, institutions, and the people in them. The author examines the Rishi Valley Schol in Andhra Pradesh, considered the hallmark of progressive education, informed by the world view of the renowned philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti. Thisedition includes a new introduction that rethinks...

Meenakshi Thapan is Professor of Sociology at the Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.46 × 5.51 × 0.67 inPublished:March 2, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195679644

ISBN - 13:9780195679649

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