Dynamics of Social Development and Engagement of Authentic Responsible Self

  • Shivantika Sharad
  • Girishwar Misra


This chapter aims to elaborate the dynamics of social development and examine how authentic self can become a basis for societal development. Ethics of authenticity and responsibility as shaping individual and collective lives have been the focus of inquiry while analyzing the life stories of Malala Yousafzai and APJ Abdul Kalam.


Challenges of social development Self and society Conflict between self and other Growth and social development Responsibility – self/social Interdependence and relational aspects of self and society/other 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shivantika Sharad
    • 1
  • Girishwar Misra
    • 2
  1. 1.Vivekananda CollegeUniversity of DelhiDelhiIndia
  2. 2.Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi VishwavidyalayaWardhaIndia

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