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Sense and solidarity : jholawala economics for everyone

Author: Jean Drèze
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of Jean Drèze's essays offer a unique insight on issues of hunger, poverty, inequality, corruption, conflict, and the evolution of social policy in India over the last twenty years. 'Sense and Solidarity' enlarges the boundaries of social development towards a broad concern with the sort of society we want to create.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Drèze
ISBN: 0198833466 9780198833468
OCLC Number: 1055438034
Notes: Originally published by Permanent Black in 2017
Description: xii, 343 pages : map ; 23 cm
Contents: Economics among the Road Scholars --
Starving the Poor --
Fragile Lifelines, Robust Oppression --
The Right to Food and Public Accountabilty --
Memories of Kusumatand (with Bela Bhatia) --
The Dark Well of Hunger --
The Poverty Trap --
On the Poverty Line --
Beyond Small Mercies --
Squaring the Poverty Circle (with Angus Deaton) --
Hunger in the Classroom (with Vivek S.) --
Food for Equality --
Midday meals and the Joy of Learning --
Caste, Class, and Eggs --
Health Checkup --
India Leapfrogged --
Health at Sixty-six --
Small Leap Forward in Child Health --
Kerala Tops, Gujarat Flops, Bihar Hops (with Reetika Khera) --
Class Struggle (with the PROBE Team) --
The Welfare State in Tamil Nadu --
Children Under Six: Out of Focus --
Struggling to Learn (with Anuradha De, Meera Samson, and A.K. Shiva Kumar) --
Progress of Children Under Six --
Employment as a Social Responsiblity --
Employment Guarantee and Its Discontents --
Myths and Reality of Corruption (with Reetika Khera and Siddhartha) --
Employment Guarantee or Slave Labour? --
Guaranteeing Productive Work --
Food Security Act: Indecent Proposal? --
The PDS Turnaraound in Chhattisgarh (with Reetika Khera) --
Rural Poverty and the Public Distribution System (with Reetika Khera) --
The Food Security Debate in India --
Poor States Catch Up --
Glucose for the Lok Sabha? (with Reetika Khera) --
Nehruvian Budget in the Corporate Age --
Unique Identity Dilemma --
The Aadhaar Coup --
Dark Clouds over the PDS --
Nuclear Deterrence: From MAD to Worse --
The Future of War in Retrospect --
Kashmir: Manufacturing Ethnic Conflict --
The Warped Logic of Nuclear Gambles --
India and the Deal: Partner or Pawn? --
Kashmir's Hidden Uprising --
Rang de Basti (with Bela Bhatia) --
Voting in Maoist Land --
The Briding Game --
The Quiet Grip of Caste --
The Gujarat Muddle --
On the Mythology of Social Policy --
The Bullet Train Syndrome --
The Mother of All Disruptions --
Decoding Universal Basic Income --
Development and Public-Spiritedness
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