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Psychology for India

Psychology for India

First Edition
  • Durganand Sinha - University of Allahabad, Allahabad
  • Girishwar Misra - University of Delhi, India
  • Ajit K. Dalal - Fulbright Scholar (1982), Retired Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Allahabad, Allahabad.

October 2015 | 260 pages | SAGE India

Durganand Sinha was a visionary who gave psychology in India new directions and identity through his seminal writings and efforts.

This is the first book featuring Durganand Sinha’s seminal contributions to psychology. It includes his key articles in the areas of indigenous psychology; self, family and social values; and human and socio-economic development. His life-long endeavour was to develop a psychology for India, and his publications opened up new areas of research. His book Psychology in a Third World Country: The Indian Experience (1986), a SAGE publication, played an important role in shaping contemporary psychological research in India. This volume will inspire researchers in various disciplines of social sciences to pursue research for psycho-socio-economic development of India.

Introduction: Life and Works of Durganand Sinha
Research in Psychology in the Developing World: An Overview
Integration of Modern Psychology with Indian Thought
Indigenization of Psychology in India
Culture and Psychology: Perspective of Cross-cultural Psychology
The Family Scenario in a Developing Country and Its Implications for Mental Health: The Case of India
Socialization, Family and Psychological Differentiation (with Shalini Bisht)
The Young and the Old: Ambiguity of the Role Models and Values among Indian Youth
Basic Indian Values and Behaviour Dispositions in the Context of National Development: An Appraisal
Towards an Ecological Framework of Deprivation
Intervention for Development out of Poverty
Motivational Syndrome of Farmers, Education and Rural Development
Applied Social Psychology in India
Complete Works of Durganand Sinha

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ISBN: 9789351503675