Preface Social Movements : Conceptual Dimensions Concepts, Issues and Approaches to Social Movements - Biswajit Ghosh and Rabindra Garada Social Movements and Their Types - Jyotiprasad Chatterjee The Dynamic Triad: State, Market and Social Movement - Subhasis Bandyopadhyay Social Change and Social Movements: Issues of Leadership and Ideology - Swatahsiddha Sarkar Ebb and Flow of Social Movements in Liberal Democracy - Rabindra Garada Social Movements in India Peasant and Farmers' Movements - Jyotiprasad Chatterjee Tribal Movements - Chandan Kumar Sharma and Bhaswati Borgohain Naxalite and Maoist Movements - Biswajit Ghosh Dalit Movements - Vivek Kumar Working Class Movements - Biswajit Ghosh and Tanima Choudhuri Women's Movement - Ritu Sen Chaudhuri Ethnic Identity Movements - Biswajit Ghosh Environmental Movements - Shoma Choudhury Lahiri Student and Youth Movements - Anirban Banerjee Globalisation and Social Movements Globalization, Information Technology, Media and Social Movements - Sthitapragyan Ray Democracy, Governance and Movement: Civil Society, NGOs and Middle Class - Binti Singh Queer Movements - Banhishikha Ghosh Globalization and New Religious Movements - Rajeev Dubey Anti-systemic Social Movements: Arguments and Counter-arguments - Sumit Saurabh Srivastava Social Movements against Displacements - Pankaj Kumar Movements against Globalization - Shweta Shukla Index
Professor Biswajit Ghosh is the senior-most Professor of Sociology at the University of Burdwan, Bardhaman, and has been teaching sociology since 1986. He did his Master's from the University of Calcutta, Kolkata, and MPhil and PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. He has been associated with different universities and institutions of West Bengal and Northeast as an external expert. He has authored 93 articles, modules and reviews in reputed national and international journals and written three major policy documents of UNICEF, Government of West Bengal and Save the Children and has edited volumes entitled Interrogating Development: Discourses on Development in India Today (2012) and Pariveshvidya (2012). He has carried out three major research projects along with two other minor projects. He has also worked as a module coordinator of UGC e-Pathshala course for research methodology and social movement papers in sociology. He is an active member of the managing committee of the Indian Sociological Society and is currently acting as the vice-president of the Sociological Association of West Bengal.