Textbooks in taking democracy forward

Dewan, Hridaykant (2019) Textbooks in taking democracy forward. Learning Curve (3). pp. 7-11.

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Abstract

The idea of democracy has structured discussion on human societies in recent centuries. It has been a major pillar on which the construction of society is sought to be enabled. There are multiple ways of considering how democracy can be manifest is a society, but there are broad characteristic features that can be considered to be key to the idea of democracy. The Preamble of Indian Constitution considers these to be: a. Equality of status and of opportunity. This implies equality in terms of participation in all aspects of the functioning of the society b. Liberty of thought, expression, belief, faith and worship. The wording of this is over-arching and includes not just what is generally known as religion and its practice. Considering these two together implies liberty to be a part of the community of people constituting the country with your own thoughts and ideas c. The third is social, economic and political justice to all, and the last d. Fraternity, the feeling of oneness among the citizens constituting the nation.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Elementary Education, Textbooks, Teaching-Learning Materials
Subjects: Social sciences
Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > Learning Curve
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 06 May 2019 14:06
Last Modified: 06 May 2019 14:06
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1968
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