CONTENTS:- 1. M.K. Gandhi an introduction. 2. Mahatma Gandhi. 3. Gandhian socialism. 4. Swadeshi movement. 5. Gandhian sense of liberty. 6. Gandhi's concept of freedom. 7. Swaraj or self-rule. 8. The concept of Ahimsa. 9. The concept of Satyagraha. 10. Gandhian concept of decentralisation. 11. Gandhian philosophy. 12. Principle ideologies of M.K. Gandhi. 13. Gandhi, globalisation and quality of life: a study in the ethics of development.
This volume presents an original account of Mahatma Gandhi's four meanings of freedom: as sovereign national independence, as the political freedom of the individual, as freedom from poverty, and as the capacity for self-rule or spiritual freedom. This book begins with a brief life sketch of the great soul and then delves deep into the concept of freedom and self rule citing Gandhi's original thoughts. This is a huge source of reference for students of political science and those are interested in knowing Gandhi the man who changed the modern thought process.