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India : development and participation

Author: Jean Drèze; Amartya Kumar Sen
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This book explores the role of public action in eliminating deprivation and expanding human freedoms in India. This fully revised edition includes three new chapters on health and the environment,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Drèze; Amartya Kumar Sen
ISBN: 0199257485 9780199257485 0199257493 9780199257492
OCLC Number: 50614067
Description: xxviii, 512 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction and approach --
Economic development and social opportunity --
India in comparative perspective --
India and China --
Basic education as a political issue --
Population, health and the environment --
Gender inequality and women's agency --
Security and democracy in a nuclear India --
Well beyond liberalization --
The practice of democracy.
Responsibility: Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen.
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Review from previous edition a very meticulous and persuasive analytical picture ... altogether a model of empirical economics with a heart Ashok V. Desai, The Book Review Highly illuminating ... an Read more...

 
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