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Life at school : an ethnographic study

Author: Meenakshi Thapan
Publisher: New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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On the ideology and working of the Rishi Valley School, a co-educational, residential public school in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh, run by the Krishnamurti Foundation (India).
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Named Person: J Krishnamurti; J Krishnamurti
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meenakshi Thapan
ISBN: 0195679644 9780195679649
OCLC Number: 64899003
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral--University of Delhi, 1985).
Map on lining papers.
On the ideology and working of the Rishi Valley School, a coeducational, residential public school in Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, run by the Krishnamurti Foundation (India).
Description: xxxi, 271 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: Ideology and education : Krishnamurti's world-view and educational thought --
School organization : the transcendental and the local orders --
School culture : rituals and ceremonies --
Teacher culture : professional and ideologue teachers --
Teacher interaction : formal and informal --
Pupil culture : an ensemble of relations --
Teacher-pupil interaction : freedom and constraint.
Responsibility: Meenakshi Thapan.
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This book explores the complex relationship between ideas, institutions, and the people in them by examining the case of the Rishi Valley School, which is informed by the world-view of the renowned  Read more...

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Praise for the first edition: Thapan's analysis of Rishi Valley's educational process and Krishnamurti's educational philosophy is insightful and thought provoking. * Harvard Educational Review *

 
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