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Academic And Professional
The book is an excellent treatise on education as related to both Sociology and Philosophy. There could not be a more fundamental approach to the various problems of education than the one that the learned author, who is a doyen in the field of education, has made in this book.
The book deals with the study of as many as twenty-four most well-known and paramount issues in education that the students and researchers in educational philosophy and educational sociology, often seek and find great difficulty in locating from most of the literature available in the market.
The book would be found highly useful by students of Philosophy and Sociology of education.
Prof. V.R. Taneja, M.A. (English & History), after his gold-medalist academic career, earned his Research Degree in Education with distinction from the University of London and won Holroyed TyDeman Prize. He has long experience of teacher education in the capacity of Principal, College of Education, Jullundhar and Chandigarh. He remained for a pretty long time Professor and Head, Department of Education, Panjab University, Chandigarh and retired as a Dean, Faculty of Education, Jammu University, Jammu in 1981.
Prof. Taneja is closely associated with the educational schemes and programmes launched by U.G.C., N.C.E.R.T. and served as an expert in the Selection Committees of U.P.S.C. More than a dozen books in Education and about a hundred of articles and papers are at his credit.