Social Sciences in India: Premises and Promises of Capability Approach

Venkataraman, Lakshmi Narayanan. 2016. "Social Sciences in India: Premises and Promises of Capability Approach." Indian Journal of Human Development 10 (1): 1-11. DOI: 10.1177/0973703016654560

Social sciences in India are known for systemic lacunae. As this is in sharp contrast with the mainstream debates in knowledge society, the present article takes a retrospective look to analyze the premises and promises of capability approach in higher education. The central argument deconstructs the developmental complexities of social science scholarship in the neoliberal democracy.

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