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Literacy and Social Change

P Adinarayana Reddy (Author)
Synopsis Recognising the relationship between literacy and socio-economic development, the Government of India has established the National Literacy Mission, adopted and launched the total literacy campaigns all over the country. While organising the Literacy programmes, priority was accorded to the weaker sections and women. It is believed the literacy will equip these groups to determine their future. The women constitutes half of the population and being the target group of the programme, an attempt was made to study the impact of literacy on their social participation, economic position and cultural changes that was taken place. For this purpose about 1,200 women were interacted and obtained the information.
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About the author

P Adinarayana Reddy

Dr. P.A. Reddy, (b. 1957). He took his bachelor degree in Science (1978) and Education (1981) from Bangalore University, Post Graduation (1980) and Doctoral Degrees (1990) in Adult Education from S.V. University and M.Ed. (1984) from Anamalai University. He is at present with the Department of Adult Education in S.V. University Tirupati. He has undergone training in youth and Adult Education in Denmark and ad opportunities to study adult and non-formal education programmes in Denmark, Sweden and West Germany during visit to these countries. He has so far published 50 research papers in various reputed education, adult education and social science journals. He has also published six books viz., Adult Education in India, determinant of Instructor effectiveness, Reading Interests of Adults. Post-Literacy and continuing education, Total literacy campaign for children, Exposure of women to Mass Media, Health Consciousness among Women, Total Literacy campaign: Problem Perspectives, Education of Tribal Women.

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Bibliographic information

Title Literacy and Social Change
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2004
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Sarup & Sons
Language: English
isbn 8176255238
length xiv+152p., Tables; Bibliography; Index; 23cm.