Ambedker's Perspective on State and Social Justice
Mehra, Shashi (Ed.)
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Book ID : 15507
ISBN-10 : 81-7453-029-0 / 8174530290
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Language : English
xxii, 256p., 23 cm.
CONTENTS:- 1. Ambedkar : the messiah of the poor/O.P. Chaudhary. 2. Nehru, Gandhi and Ambedkar and the making of the Indian constitution/V.T. Patil. 3. Ambedkar's perception of the Indian society and his egalitarian vision/S.K. Gupta. 4. Ancient varna system and Dr. B.R. Ambedkar/Y.V. Dahiya. 5. Political and administrative thought of Dr. Ambedkar/Shashi Mehra. 6. B.R. Ambedkar : rationalism's quest for subaltern's humanity/Dharmendra Goel. 7. Exploitation of the caste system : a royal conspirary/Sudhi Kant Bhardwaj. 8. Public interest litigation-an instrument of social justice/Ranbir Singh. 9. Untouchability and the Indian constitution : Ambedkar's perspectives (abstract)/Subir K. Bhatnagar. 10. Dr. Ambedkar : as a champion of social justice/R.D. Maurya. 11. Evolution of caste ideology, untouchability and socio-religious reform movements/D.S. Dahiya. 12. Role of state : constitutional provisions for the under-privileged/Y.B. Satyanarayana. 13. Politics of depressed classes : a case study of Punjab/S.C. Arora. 14. Dr. Ambedkar's views on religion/B.S. Mehra. 15. Dr. Ambedkar's views on India's security/R.S. Siwach. 16. Ambedkar's perspective and genesis and ideology of untouchability/Jitendra Prasad. 17. Ambedkar and his contribution to economic thought/K. Dasaratharamaiah. 18. Economic philosophy of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar/M. Ramanjaneyulu. 19. Ambedkar on women's emancipation/Shashi Mehra. 20. Ambedkar's dream of social justice/P.S. Lathwal. 21. Prevention of atrocities against scheduled caste and scheduled tribes/Arvinder Singh Dalal. 22. Constitutional safeguards for the upliftment of scheduled castes and scheduled tribes/Des Raj Sabarwal. 23. Dr. Ambedkar's perspective on state, caste and social justice/Ram Phal. 24. Relevance of Ambedkar's ideas on social inequality/Vijay Kumar. 25. Ambedkar's exposure to radical ideology and his perspective on untouchability/Sangita Prasad.
One of the six best brains of the world, one of the most respected of our founding fathers, architect of free India's constitution, intellectual giant among giants, messiah of down trodden, oppressed, depressed, naked, hungry, neglected and exploited Dr. B.R. Ambedkar was an institution in himself. He was a legal luminary, social-reformer, prolific-writer, original thinker and interpreter of Indian heritage, a multifaceted scintillating personality, a great statesman, and a man of compassion, rare strong will and an unconquerable determination. He challenged the validity of stratification based on ascription, fought against injustices and made the downtrodens aware of their rights and duties. As a social reformer he ushered in a new era in India's socio-political history by insuring the active participation and involvement of the neglected sections of Indian Society. This volume makes an objective assessment of the great man and his ideology by the scholar and social scientists of various fields. The range of study spreads over "Dr. Ambedkar's perspective on state caste and social justice.