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India, economic development and social opportunity

Author: Jean Drèze; Amartya Sen
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998, ©1995.
Series: Oxford India paperbacks.
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This text presents analysis of endemic deprivation in India and the role of public action in addressing the problem. The analysis is based on a broad view of economic development, focusing on human  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Drèze, Jean.
India, economic development and social opportunity.
Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998, ©1995
(OCoLC)654480447
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Drèze; Amartya Sen
ISBN: 0198295286 9780198295280 0198290128 9780198290124 0195640829 9780195640823
OCLC Number: 42255108
Description: xiv, 292 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Economic Development through Social Opportunity ; 3. India in Comparative Perspective ; 4. China and India ; 5. Public Action and Social Inequality ; 6. Basic Education as a Political Issue ; 7. Gender Inequality and Women's Agency ; 8. Well Beyond Liberalization ; Statistical Appendix
Series Title: Oxford India paperbacks.
Responsibility: Jean Drèze and Amartyá Sen.
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As a compendium of data on India's education system and, to a lesser extent its record on eliminating basic health problems and gender inequality, the book is without recent peer. Financial Times As Read more...

 
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