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Agnihotri, R.K. and A.L. Khanna. Problematizing English in India. New Delhi: Sage, 1997.

Agnihotri, R.K., A.L. Khanna and I. Sachdev (eds). Socio-psychological perspectives on second language learning. New Delhi: Sage, 1998.

Agnihotri, R.K., et al. Prashiksha: Eklavya’s innovative experiment in primary education. Delhi: Ratna Sagar, 1994.

Ananda, G. Ashram schools in Andhra Pradesh: a case study of Chenchus of Nallamalai Hills. New Delhi: Commonwealth Publishers, 1994.

Anantha Raman, Sita. Getting girls to school – social reform in the Tamil districts 1870-1930. Calcutta: Stree, 1996.

Arora, G.L. (ed.) Reflections on curriculum. New Delhi: National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), 1984.

Association of Indian Universities. Society, education and development: selection from University News-1, New Delhi: 1998.

Avalos, Beatrice. Teaching children of the poor. Ottowa: IDRC, 1986.

Badheka, Gijubhai. Divasvapna. New Delhi: National Book Trust, 1990.

Berntsen, M. Collapse at the foundation: a study of literacy among third standard students in western Maharashtra, 1990.

Bhattacharya, Sabyasachi (ed). The contested terrain: perspectives on education in India. Hyderabad: Orient Longman, 1998.

Biswas, T.K. Museum and education. New Delhi: New Age International, 1996.

Chanana, Karuna. Socialization, education and women: explorations in gender identity. New Delhi: Orient Longman, 1988.

Chandlal, Prem. Reconstruction and education in rural India (with foreword by Rabindranath Tagore). New Delhi: Mohit Publications, 1998.

Chitnis, S. and P. Altbach (eds). Higher education reform in India: experience and perspectives. New Delhi: Sage, 1993.

Coelho, Denis (ed). Changing perspectives in education. New Delhi: Indian Social Institute, 1995.

Crook, Nigel. The transmission of knowledge in South Asia. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Department of Child Development. Paradigms for evaluating primary education: a study of class V children in government schools. New Delhi: Lady Irwin College, 1993.

Devi Prasad. Art: the basis of education. New Delhi: National Book Trust, 1998.

Dore, Ronald. The diploma disease: education, qualification and development (2nd ed). London: Institute of Education, University of London, 1997.

Drury, D. The iron schoolmaster: education, employment and the family in India. Delhi: Hindustan Publishing Corporation, 1993.

Dyer, Caroline. The improvement of primary school quality in India: success and failures of Operation Blackboard. Edinburgh Papers in South Asian Studies, No 4. Centre for South Asian Studies at the University of Edinburgh, 1996.

Edwards, D. and N. Mercer. Common knowledge: the development of understanding in the classroom. London and New York: Routledge, 1987.

Ghosh, R. and M. Zakaria (eds). Education and the process of change. New Delhi: Sage, 1987.

Ghosh, Suresh Chandra. The history of education in modern India: 1757-1998. Hyderabad: Orient Longman, 2000.

Gore, M.S. Indian education: structure and process. New Delhi: Rawat Publications, 1994.

Graham-Brown, Sarah. Education in the developing world: conflict and crisis. London and New York: Longman, 1991.

Halsey, A.H., et al. (eds). Education: culture, economy, society. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Heredero, J.M. Education for social development: social awareness, organization and technical innovation. New Delhi: Manohar, 1989.

Heredia, Rudolf C. Tribal education for community development: a study of schooling in the Talasari Mission area. New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company, 1992.

Immanuel, Prabakar, Claudia Koenig and Sian Tesni. Listening to sounds and signs: trends in deaf education and communication. Bangalore: Cristoffel-Blindenmission and Books for Change, 1998.

Jeffery, Roger and Alaka M. Basu. Girls’ schooling, women’s autonomy and fertility change in South Asia. New Delhi: Sage, 1996.

Kapur, Malavika. Mental health of Indian children, New Delhi: Sage, 1995.

Kaul, Rekha. Caste, class and education: politics of the capitation fee phenomenon in Karnataka. New Delhi: Sage, 1993.

Kent, G. Children in the international political economy. London: Macmillan, 1995.

Kerkhoff, Kathinka Renata. Save ourselves and the girls! childhood in Calcutta under the Raj. Rotterdam: Uitgeverij Extravert, 1995.

Kerkhoff, Kathinka Renata. Production and reproduction of girlhood in high schools: the state, family and schooling in colonial Calcutta, in Risseeuw, C. and Ganesh, K. (eds) Negotiation and social space: a gendered analysis of changing kinship and security networks in South Asia and Subsaharan Africa. New Delhi: Sage, 1998.

Kinjaram, Ramaiah. Educational performance of scheduled castes. New Delhi: APH Publishing Corporation, 1998.

Krishnamurti, J. On education. Madras: Krishna-murti Foundation India, 1974/1995.

Kumar, Krishna (ed). Democracy and education in India. New Delhi: Radiant Publishers, 1993.

Kumar, Krishna (ed). Educational quality and the new economic regime, in Economic development and the quality of life in South Asia. (Research Project: Institutions, Networks and Forces of Changes in Contemporary South Asia.) Tokyo: Institute of Oriental Culture, The University of Tokyo, 2000.

Kumar, Krishna (ed). Learning from conflict. New Delhi: Orient Longman, 1995.

Kumar, Krishna (ed). What is worth teaching? (revised edition) New Delhi: Orient Longman, 1994.

Kumar, Nita. Lesson’s from history: the history of education in Banaras. New Delhi: Sage, 2000.

Kurien, J. Elementary education in India: myth, reality, alternatives. New Delhi: Vikas, 1983.

Lockheed, M. and A. Vespoor. Improving primary education in developing countries. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Margaret, K.T. The open classroon: a journey through education. Hyderabad: Orient Longman, 1999.

Mookerji, Radha Kumud. Ancient Indian education: brahminical and Buddhist. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidas, 1941/1998 reprint).

Mukhopadhyay, C. and S. Seymour (eds). Women, education and family structure in India. Boulder: Westview Press, 1994.

Nakra, Onita. Children and learning difficulties. New Delhi: Allied Publishers, 1997.

NCERT. School effectiveness and learning achievement at primary stage: international perspective. New Delhi: NCERT, 1997.

Nieuwenhuys, Olga. Children’s lifeworlds: gender, welfare and labour in the developing world. London and New York: Routledge, 1994.

Pattanayak, D.P. Multilingualism and mother-tongue education. Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1981.

Phillips, Anne. Which equalities matter. Cambridge: Polity Press, 1999.

Prakash, V. School education in rural India. New Delhi: Mittal Publications, 1993.

Rajput, J.S. Universalisation of elementary education: role of teacher education. New Delhi: Vikas Publishing House, 1994.

Ramachandran, V. (ed.) Bridging the gap between intention and action: girl’s and women’s education in South Asia. New Delhi: ASPBAE, 1998.

Raza, M. and H. Ramachandran. Schooling and rural transformation. New Delhi: NIEPA, 1990.

Sadgopal, Anil. Shiksha mein badlav ke savaal: samaajik anubhavon se niti tak (The question of change in education: from social experience to policy). Delhi: Granth Shilpi, 2000.

Saraswathi, Baidyanath. The cultural dimension of education. New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), 1998.

Saraswathi, T.S. (ed.) Culture, socialization and human development: theory, research and applications in India. New Delhi: Sage, 1999.

Saraswathi, T.S. and Baljit Kaur. Human development and family studies. New Delhi: Sage, 1993.

Saxena, R.R., S. Singh, and J.K. Gupta. School effectiveness and learner’s achievement at the primary stage. New Delhi: Vikas Publishing House, 1996.

Saxena, Sadhana. Shiksha aur jan andolan. Delhi: Granth Shipli, 2000.

Scrase, T. Image, ideology and inequality. Delhi: Sage, 1993.

Sherry Chand, V. and S.R. Skukla (eds). Collaborating for educational change. Gandhinagar, Gujarat: Unicef, 1998.

Shotton, John. Learning and freedom. New Delhi: Sage, 1998.

Shukla, Sureshchandra and Rekha Kaul (eds). Education, development and underdevelopment. New Delhi: Sage Publications, 1998.

Singh, Amrik. The trap called teaching: reflections on teaching and teachers. Delhi: Konark Publishers, 1995.

Stenhouse, Lawrence. An introduction to curriculum research and development. London: Heinemann, 1975.

Thapan, Meenakshi. Life at school: an ethnographic study. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Tilak, J.B.G. Education for development in Asia. New Delhi: Sage, 1994.

Unnikrishnan, Namita and Shailaja Bajpai. The impact of television advertising on children. New Delhi: Sage Publications, 1996.

Wazir, Rekha. The gender gap in basic education – NGOs as change agents. New Delhi: Sage, 2000.

Young, Michael F.D. (ed.) Knowledge and control: new directions in the sociology of education. London: Collier Macmillan Publishers, 1971.



Acharya, Poromesh. Problems of universal elementary education. ‘Economic and Political Weekly’: 3 December 1994.

Bannerji, Rukmini. Why don’t children complete primary school? a case study of a low income neighbourhood in Delhi. ‘Economic and Political Weekly’ 32(32): 9 August 1997: 2053-2063.

De Souza, Gloria. The design of the learning environment for deprived children in India. ‘Child Welfare’ 68: March/April 1989: 265-70.

Desai, Uday. Determinants of educational performance in India: role of home and family. ‘International Review of Education’ 37(2): 1991: 245-265.

Dighe, Anita. Deconstructing literacy primers. ‘Economic and Political Weekly’: 1 July 1995.

Dreze, Jean and Amartya Sen. Basic education as a political issue. ‘Journal of Education Planning and Administration’ 9(1): January 1995: 1-26.

Dyer, Caroline. Primary teachers and policy innovation in India: some neglected issues. ‘International Journal of Educational Development’ 16(1): 1996: 27-40.

Fuller, B. and S. Heyneman. Third world school quality. ‘Educational Researcher’ 18(2): 1989: 12-19.

Fuller, Bruce and Prema Clark. Raising school effects while ignoring culture? local tools, rules and pedagogy. ‘Review of Education Research’ 64(1): 1994: 119-158.

Govinda, R. and N.V. Varghese. Quality of primary schooling: an empirical study. ‘Journal of Education Planning and Administration’ 6(1): 1993.

Hoffman, Arlene and Zachariah Mathew. Gandhi and Mao on manual labour in the school: a retrospective analysis. ‘International Review of Education’ 31(3): 1985: 265-282.

Kurtz, Beth. E., J.G. Borkowski and K. Deshmukh. Metamemory and learning in a Maharashtrian community: influence from home and school. ‘The Journal of Genetic Psychology’ 14(9): September 1988: 363-76.

Lacey, Colin, Harry Torrance and Barry Cooper. Making sense of large-scale evaluation data: the case of the Andhra Pradesh primary education project. ‘International Journal of Educational Development’ 16(2): 1996: 125-140.

Mainstream. Fifty years of freedom: where are the children? essays in defence of the child. ‘Mainstream’: 23 August 1997.

Misra, R.C. Research on education in India. ‘Prospects’ (29): 1999: 335-347.

Mohapatra, J.K. The interaction of cultural rituals and the concepts of science in student learning: a case study on solar eclipse. ‘International Journal of Science Education’ 13(4): 1991: 431-437.

Naik, Chitra. Educating rural girls – a review of an action research project. ‘International Review of Education’ 32(4): 1987: 495-501.

Radhakrishnan, N. Non-formal support to education for value creation through children’s drama: the significance of Rangaprabhat experiment in Kerala. Unesco workshop on indigenous experiments in primary education. New Delhi , 3-4 August 1995.

Radhakrishnan, P. Indigenous education in British India. ‘Contributions to Indian Sociology’ 24(1): 1990: 1-27.

Raina, V.K. Indigenizing teacher education in developing countries: the Indian context. ‘Prospects’ (29): 1999: 5-25.

Ramachandran, V.K., V.K. Rawal and M. Swaminathan. Investment gaps in primary education: a statewide study. ‘Economic and Political Weekly’: 4 January 1997: 39-45.

Rampal, Anita. Deliverance from the ‘delivery’ metaphor: curriculum innovation in India. ‘Jour nal of Education for Teaching’ 17(3): 1991: 237-244.

Rajput, J.S. and K. Walia. Assessing teacher effectiveness in India: an overview and critical appraisal. ‘Prospects’ (28): 1998: 137-150.

Rampal, Anita. The ‘folklore’ of science and scientists: a case study of school teachers’ perceptions. Occasional papers on perspectives in Indian development. New Delhi: Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML), 1991.

Sarangapani, P.M. Learning to learn mathematics: stages through an exploring experience. ‘Future’ 29-30: Winter 1992 - Spring 1993: 22-25.

Shukla, Sureshchandra. Pluralism and education in India: problems and possibilities. ‘Prospects’ 22(2): 1992: 195-206.

Shukla, Sureshchandra. Indian educational thought and experiments: a review ‘Comparative Education’ 19(1): 1983.

Singh, Avinash Kumar. The cultural construction of home and school knowledge in tribal India. ‘Prospects’ 25(4): 1995: 735-747.

Taylor W.H. India’s national curriculum: prospects and potential for the 1990s. ‘Comparative Education’ 27(3): 1991: 325-534.

Tickoo, Makhan. When is a language worth teaching? native languages and english in India. ‘Language Culture and Curriculum’ 6(3): 1993: 225-239.

Tilak, J.B.G. How free is free primary education in India? ‘Economic and Political Weekly’ (2 parts): 3 February 1996: 275-282, 355-366.

Tilak, J.B.G. Political economy of investment in education in South Asia. ‘International Journal of Education Development’ 6(3): 1988.

Tilak, J.B.G. Vocational education in South Asia. ‘International Review of Education’ 34(2): 1988.



Education for all. Summit of nine high-population countries (final report). UNESCO, 1994.

Education for the twenty-first century: issues and prospects. Contributions to the world of the International commission on education for the twenty-first century (chaired by Jacques Delors). UNESCO Publications,1998.

Elementary education in India: a citizens’ charter in the 50th year of independence. Citizens’ Initiative on Elementary Education in India, 1997.

Learning without burden – report of the national advisory committee. New Delhi: MHRD, Department of Education, 1993.

Minimum levels of learning at the primary stage. Report of the expert committee set up by the Department of Education, MHRD, GOI,1991.

National curriculum framework for primary and secondary education: a framework. New Delhi: NCERT, 1988.

National policy on education, 1986. New Delhi: Department of Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, 1986.

Primary education in India. Washington D.C.: The World Bank, 1997.

Public report on basic education in India. The Probe team in association with Centre for Development Economics. New Delhi: Oxford Univeristy Press, 1999.

The alternative report – India: The working group on the rights of the child. New Delhi: Butterflies and Rainbow Publications, May 1998.

The sixth all India educational survey. New Delhi: NCERT, 1998.

The state of the world’s children – 2000. UNICEF, 2000.

Towards an enlightened and humane society: report of the committee for review of national policy on education, 1986. New Delhi: 1990.



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