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Reflections on the right to development

Reflections on the right to development

Author: Arjun Sengupta; Archna Negi; Moushumi Basu
Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : Sage Publications, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Papers presented at the Third Workshop on the Right to Development Project, held at New Delhi in August 2003.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arjun Sengupta; Archna Negi; Moushumi Basu
ISBN: 0761933700 9780761933700 817829513X 9788178295138
OCLC Number: 60349153
Description: 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: An introduction to RTD --
The human rights framework for development : seven approaches / Stephen P. Marks --
On the theory and practice of the right to development / Arjun Sengupta --
An essay on the human rights approach to development / Siddiqur Rahman Osmani --
Right to development : where are we today? / Rajeev Malhotra --
Studies in RTD --
The right to development in Sri Lanka / Godfrey Gunatilleke --
Public action as participatory development : the Kerala experience re-interpreted / K.P. Kannan and N. Vijayamohanan Pillai --
Poverty and inequality in India : a re-examination / Angus Deaton and Jean Drèze --
The right to development and international economic regimes / Jayati Ghosh --
Social choice and RTD --
Rights in the social choice theoretic framework : an overview and critical appraisal / Satish K. Jain --
The right to development and human rights : a social choice approach to implementation and measurement / Manimay Sengupta.
Responsibility: edited by Arjun Sengupta, Archna Negi, Moushumi Basu.
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Gives an alternative to existing development approaches. The essays introduce the RTD concept, discuss it, highlight its normative content and identify implementation issues; contain empirical case  Read more...


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