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About the authors

Malavika Kapur

Prof. Malavika Kapur is currently teaches in the Department of Clinical Psychlogy of the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore. In the course of over three decades of clinical, teaching and research experience, she has been a clinical psychologist of the National health Services, Scotland, Senior Research Associate of the University of Edinburgh, and on the Faculty of KMC Hospital, Manipal. Professor Kapur has undertaken various projects on behalf of organizations and offered consultancies to the World Health Organization, the National Council of Educational Research in Training the Indian Council fo Medical Research, the Indian Council of Social Science Research and University Grants Commission. She is on the editorial committees of several Professional Journal. She has been awarded the Scholar in residency at the Study and conference Centre in Italy by the Rockefeller Foundation for the preparation of her book “ Mental Health in Indian Schools”. She is the author of two books, editor of three books, contribution of 20 chapters to books, and has more than 70 publications to her credit in the national and international journals. Her area of interest are developmental psychopathology and school mental health. She has initiated a project on Child Mental Health service delivery in rural areas utilizing available infrastructure in the settings such as primary health care, schools and anganawadis. She also writes fiction for children.

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B.V. Subbarayappa

B.V. Subbarayappa (b. 1925), an Editorial Fellow of PHISPC, is Visiting Professor at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore. He was formerly Executive Secretary of the Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi; first Project-Coordinator and Member-Secretary of the National Commission for History of Science in India; Professor of History of Science at Birla Institute of Science and Technology, Pilani; and Director, Discovery of India project, Nehru Centre, Bombay. He is the Editor/author of several books on history of science in India and has published nearly a hundred papers on this subject in national and international journals and other publications. He was the President (first non-Westerner to be so elected) of the Science Division of the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science, related to UNESCO (1998-2001); elected Member of the International Academy of History of Science, Paris (1987); recipient of Honorary Doctorate from the University of Bologna, Italy; and R.C. Gupta Endowment Prize and Medal (2003) for History of Science from the National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad.

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Bibliographic information

Title Psychological Perspectives on Childcare in Indian Indigenous Health Systems
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.12.2016
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788132224273
length xxi+265p., Illustrations Colour; 24cm.