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Rao, Mohan; Sonpar, Shobna; Sen, Amit; Seshadri, Shekhar P.; Agarwal, Harsh; Padalia, Divya – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2018
Ragging has claimed hundreds of innocent lives and has ruined the careers of thousands of students. A total of 717 cases of ragging were reported in the English print media alone across the country from January 2007 to September 2013. However, the media reports tend to focus on extreme cases and do not reveal the true extent of ragging. Moreover,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Victims, Incidence
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Mukunda, Usha; Vellanki, Vivek – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2016
This article features a conversation between Usha Mukunda, who identifies herself as a librarian, and Vivek Vellanki, who is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in education. Mukunda has been successful in challenging the stereotypical image of the librarian as being serious, angry, and detached. Shortly after meeting her, one would likely be…
Descriptors: Librarians, Librarian Attitudes, Stereotypes, School Libraries
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Chakraborty, Suchita – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2016
Secondary education has been a relatively neglected area in India, both at the level of policy and research. Statistical data at the secondary level of education reveals a bleak picture in terms of enrolment and completion rates. This article explores the underlying reasons for the dismal scenario at the secondary level of education by situating…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Secondary Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Anand, S.; Vellanki, Vivek – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2015
"Bhimayana" is a graphic novel that narrates Dr. B.R. Ambedkar's experiences of being discriminated against. Using a graphic form inspired by Pardhan Gond art, "Bhimayana" breaks popular conventions of graphic narratives published in the West. The narrative of "Bhimayana" is interlaced with contemporary events and…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Novels, Interviews, Teaching Methods
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Chauhan, Bhumika – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2015
The article examines women's studies as a moment that mediates the conflict between the women's movement and the university on the question of knowledge and knowledge-production. The starting point is the assertion made by historical-materialist feminists that knowledge is produced in and through political struggle. The article argues that social…
Descriptors: Womens Studies, Knowledge Level, Feminism, Social Change
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Gautam, Meenakshi – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2015
The increased participation of women in higher education in India since 1947 has not received the scholarly attention it deserves. Since independence, there have been shifts--dispersal and clustering of women students in various disciplines in higher education. There is a need to understand the processes of decision making regarding schooling,…
Descriptors: Females, Higher Education, Womens Education, Decision Making
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Deshpande, Mita; Baru, Rama V.; Nundy, Madhurima – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2014
The idea of school health is re-imagined with an emphasis on the need for children's health programmes to be rooted in an understanding of the social context. Such programmes must address health, nutrition and education in a comprehensive manner. The article details findings and insights emerging from a qualitative study conducted in municipal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Health Services, Health Education, Health Promotion
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Scaria, Suma – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2014
Is there a strong correlation between caste and class in access to education, especially higher education? This is the broader question addressed by the study in the context of Kerala, the southernmost state in India, with impressive conventional indicators in education. Micro-level insights based on the study of a village in Kerala show that old…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Areas, Social Class, Social Stratification