Perspectives on Indigenous Psychology
edited by: Girishwar Misra & Ajit K. Mohanty

Preface
  List of contributors
  Introduction
Girishwar Misra & Ajit K. Mohanty

PART I: PSYCHOLOGICAL PARADIGM IN CONTEXT
01 Demystifying scientism in mainstream pasychology
Suneet Varma
02 Constructionism: Some epistemic and methodological issues in psychology
H. S. Asthana
03 Psychology in India: A historical introduction
Ajit K. Dalal
04 Signification, culture and psychology
R. S. Bhatnagar
05 Ideology, problematics and indigenization
B. Krishnamurthy

PART II – CONCERNS AND ISSUES IN INDIGENIZATION
06 Indigenization in Psychology: The salience of identity in relevance
Neena Kohli
07 Indigenous psychology: As I see it
Radha K. Naidu
08 Indigenous: Handle with care
Leela Krishnan
09 Indigenization of psychological studies: Research agenda
B. N. Puhan & F. M. Sahoo

PART III – EFFORTS TOWARDS INDIGENIZATION
10 Knowing in the Indian tradition
Girishwar Misra
11 Human expertise and Guru-shishya approach to the acquisition of a skill
G. C. Gupta
12 Culture and social cognition: The Indian experience
Girishwar Misra, Uday Jain & Tara Singh
13 The concept of stress in the Indian tradition
M. N. Palsane, S. N. Bhavsar, R. P. Goswami & G. W. Evans
14 Bhagavad Gita and techniques of mental health
Sarla Jawa
15 An Indian perspective on emotions
Uday Jain
16 Typological conceptions in ancient Indian thought
B. Krishnan
17 Ayurvedic concepts of the purusha, dehaprakriti and sattvaprakriti
C. B. Dwivedi
18 The ontological pragmaticity of karmain the Bhagvad Gita: A mind to meditate and the meditative mind
Sangeeta Menon
19 Employees and organization in India: Need to move beyond American and Japanese models
Rajen K. Gupta
20 Self and identity
Shanti Auluck

PART IV – EMERGING CONCERNS
21 Problems and prospects for an indigenous psychology of India
A. C. Paranjpe
22 On the place of culture in psychological science
Girishwar Misra & Kenneth J. Gergen
23 Towards indigenization of psychology in India
Jai B. P. Sinha
References
Index