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Ashis Nandy and Ramin Jahanbegloo

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195678987

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678987.001.0001

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An Indian Childhood

An Indian Childhood

(p.1) Part I An Indian Childhood
Talking India

Ashis Nandy

Oxford University Press

This section of the book presents the biography of Ashis Nandy, beginning with his childhood memories, moral education, and early influences. It then describes the factors that brought Nandy to the study of sociology and clinical psychology. He recounts his activities after receiving his Ph.D., specifically his work at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies. Nandy also explains why he often describes himself as an ‘intellectual streetfighter’.

Keywords:   Ashis Nandy, childhood, moral education, sociology, clinical psychology, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies

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