Beyond Gandhian Economics: Towards a Creative Deconstruction

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Beyond Gandhian Economics: Towards a Creative Deconstruction aims at filling the knowledge gap existing in the ontology of Gandhian economics. The book in fact argues that Gandhi was not truly a neoclassical (traditional) economist. It reinterprets Gandhian economics as being constituted by some of his personal views on different topical questions related to a broader spectrum of issues encompassing moral philosophy, politics, and society. The book establishes the fact that the economic issues discussed by Gandhi...

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Overview

Beyond Gandhian Economics: Towards a Creative Deconstruction aims at filling the knowledge gap existing in the ontology of Gandhian economics. The book in fact argues that Gandhi was not truly a neoclassical (traditional) economist. It reinterprets Gandhian economics as being constituted by some of his personal views on different topical questions related to a broader spectrum of issues encompassing moral philosophy, politics, and society. The book establishes the fact that the economic issues discussed by Gandhi are inextricably conflated with political and social questions and go beyond the periphery of pure economics.

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[The book] explores and attempts to establish Gandhian political economy (GPE) beyond Gandhian economics through a creative deconstruction and it goes beyond the defined domain of economics in analysing social, political and ethical implica¬tions of the so-called economic actions or policies’.... [It]is valuable on two accounts. First, there is ‘intersectionality of numerous components’. Numerous issues and concepts have been linked to the arrival of ‘Gandhian political economy’. Second, ‘critique’ per se has been concretely grounded.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788132109495
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 11/19/2012
  • Pages: 252
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

B N Ghosh, Ph D (India), Ph D (Australia), M. CIM (UK), GFCR (Harvard), is currently Visiting Professor at Leeds College of Management and Technology, UK. He has also worked in the same capacity at Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus, University of Science, Penang (Malaysia) and Zhejiang Gongshang University, China. Formerly, he was the Director of Institute of Management and Technology and KIMB, Government of Kerala (Punnapra, Kerala). He has written extensively in refereed professional journals and attended international conferences in many countries including UK, Italy, China, North Africa, India and Iran. His research works have been published in India, USA, UK, Canada, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore, Bangladesh, the Netherlands, Korea and the Philippines. He has written, edited and co-authored a large number of books published by renowned international publishers.

He has undertaken short-term consultancies for various organizations including the UNDP and Government of Malaysia. He is Chief Editor of Journal of Human Development. Ghosh is the recipient of Emerald Award (UK) for academic excellence for the year 2006.

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Table of Contents

Prolegomena
Whither Gandhian Economics
Gandhi’s Concept of Man
Gandhi on the Dynamics of Dependency, Integration and Change
Gandhi's Perception of Poverty and Economic Disparities
Gandhi's Philosophy of Conflict Management
Dialectics and Development: Hegel, Marx and Gandhi
Justice as Fair Treatment: Contextualizing Gandhi in Contemporary Consciousness
Gandhi on Politics, Power and Governance
Gandhi on Sustainable Development
Towards a New Interpretation of Gandhian Economics
Glossary
Biblography
Index

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