ISBN 9789351280897,Sociology of Sanitation

Sociology of Sanitation



Kalpaz Publications

Publication Year 2015

ISBN 9789351280897

ISBN-10 9351280896


Number of Pages 360 Pages
Language (English)


Sulabh International Centre for Action Sociology in close collaboration with Sulabh International Social Service Organisation held the National Conference on "Sociology of Sanitation" : Environmental Sanitation,Public Health and Social Deprivation at Mavalankar Hall, Rafi Marg New Delhi, on January 28 & 29, 2013, (Monday & Tuesday). This was a preliminary conference to do brainstorming on the significant issues of sanitation - environmental sanitation, public health and social deprivation. The objective of this National Conference was to hold a comprehensive dialogue with academia, administrators, technocrats and civil society to conceptualize the complex social and environmental issues, and to undertake an incisive perspective on futuristic goals and paradigm. This conference was held to set up the road map for future strategy, and interventions, as well as to add to the corpus of knowledge and research on "Sociology of Sanitation". The conference was attended by distinguished Academia, Administrators, Technocrats and members of Civil Society from all over India and abroad. The National Conference on Sociology of Sanitation, was to share their views and ideas about Sociology of Sanitation. It was divided into many sessions with presentations from eminent sociologists, whose seminal work are included in this volume, ABOUT THE AUTHOR:- Dr Bindeshwar Pathak is a great humanist and social reformer of contemporary India. He has the vision of a philosopher and the undying zeal of a missionary. He is the icon of sanitation and social reform who has made a difference in the lives of millions of people. He has identified himself with the problems of the untouchables. Dr. Pathak's multi-pronged efforts in bringing scavengers, worst victims of institutionalized caste discrimination and engaged in sub-human occupation, in the mainstream of national life, have taken the shape of a movement for social justice. Moreover, he has developed and implemented on pan-In