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Science for social revolution : achievements and dilemmas of a development movement - the Kerala Sastra Sahitya Parishad

Author: Mathai Zachariah; R Sooryamoorthy
Publisher: London : Zed, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The empowerment of people through knowledge is the principal theme of this book. The Indian state of Kerala is well known for its remarkable social achievements, including almost universal literacy, controlling population growth, and effective food distribution and health-care systems. These successes are due in large part to the efforts of voluntary development groups. Among the most prominent is the Kerala Sastra
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Zachariah, Mathai, 1925-
Science for social revolution.
London : Zed, 1994
(OCoLC)624485435
Online version:
Zachariah, Mathai, 1925-
Science for social revolution.
London : Zed, 1994
(OCoLC)632185714
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mathai Zachariah; R Sooryamoorthy
ISBN: 1856492710 9781856492713 1856492729 9781856492720
OCLC Number: 31077588
Notes: Cover title: Science in participatory development.
Description: 187 pages : 1 map ; 22 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. People's Movements for Participatory Development --
Ch. 2. Kerala's Unique Development --
Ch. 3. Genesis and Growth of KSSP --
Ch. 4. Programs and Activities of KSSP --
Ch. 5. The 'Silent Valley' Dam Abandonment --
Ch. 6. Challenges Facing KSSP --
Ch. 7. Dilemmas of People's Education Movements.
Other Titles: Science in participatory development
Responsibility: Mathew Zachariah and R. Sooryamoorthy.

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This is a critical analysis of the role played by the leading developing NGO in Kerala, India - the Kerala Sastra Sahitya Parishad (KSSP). The aim of the book is to improve understanding of the  Read more...

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