About the Book
This book gives a lucid explanation of the evolution, the period of success and the age of downfall of working class struggles in India in five chapters. The authors have analysed the working class movement in India and also reviewed the factors leading to its downfall, not neglecting the internal politics that were breeding within the organizations and outside it. The first half deals with the ideological and political evolution of working class and social democracy, the emergence of the working class and the division of the society into various classes – the bourgeois, the capitalists, etc. The second half mainly reflects the role of industrialization in the colonial countries and also the pitiable conditions of the working class. In the later part the author analyses the causes led to the downfall of the working class movement in India.
About the Book
Dipali Saha, a dynamic scholar of sociology, was born in Maldah district and educated in North Bengal University (West Bengal). She was associated with several projects of ICSSR Kolkata and also worked as a lecturer in Ashutosh College in Kolkata. Presently she is devoted in social work and associated with NGO in Siliguri of North Bengal. She has written a number of important articles in News paper and journals of national and international repute. Her first published book is Civil Society and Modern Politics.
Anjana Banerjee, born in Calcutta and educated in Patna, is a young scholar and teacher of Political Science. As a keen researcher, she has written a number of research papers and articles which have been published in reputed journals and newspapers. She takes active role in academic and cultural activities. Presently, she is teaching in public school in Patna.