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Twenty-first century India : population, economy, human development, and the environment

Author: Tim Dyson; Leela Visaria
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a study of India's development, giving an integrated account of population and development. This book shows India's urban future, with close to half a billion urban inhabitants by the year  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Dyson; Leela Visaria
ISBN: 0199243352 9780199243358
OCLC Number: 53156314
Description: xxii, 414 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Overview --
2. India's Population --
The Past / Tim Dyson --
3. Mortality Trends and the Health Transition / Leela Visaria --
4. The Continuing Fertility Transition / Leela Visaria --
5. India's Population --
The Future / Tim Dyson --
6. Migration and Urbanization: Retrospect and Prospects / Tim Dyson and Pravin Visaria --
7. Education and Literacy / Geeta Gandhi Kingdon, Robert Cassen, Kirsty McNay and Leela Visaria --
8. Employment / Kirsty McNay, Jeemol Unni and Robert Cassen --
9. The Condition of the People / Robert Cassen and Kirsty McNay --
10. The Economy --
Past and Future / Shankar Acharya, Robert Cassen and Kirsty McNay --
11. Prospects for Food Demand and Supply / Amresh Hanchate and Tim Dyson --
12. Modelling the Environment: The Production and Use of Energy / Dennis Anderson --
Key Features of the Simulation Model --
13. India's Urban Environment: Current Knowledge and Future Possibilities / Bhaskar Vira and Shiraz Vira --
14. Water / Bhaskar Vira, Ramaswamy Iyer and Robert Cassen --
15. Common Pool Resources: Current Status and Future Prospects / Bhaskar Vira --
16. Lessons and Policies.
Responsibility: edited by Tim Dyson, Robert Cassen and Leela Visaria.

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...a much needed, welcome addition to the scholarship. * Vinod Mishra, Demographic and Health Research Division, ORC Macro, Calverton *

 
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