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India Development and Participation

ISBN-10: 0199257493
ISBN-13: 9780199257492
Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)
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Description: This book explores the role of public action in eliminating deprivationand expanding human freedoms in India. The analysis is based on a broad andintegrated view of development, which focuses on well-being and freedom ratherthan the standard  More...

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Book details

List price: $53.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/28/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 540
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386

This book explores the role of public action in eliminating deprivationand expanding human freedoms in India. The analysis is based on a broad andintegrated view of development, which focuses on well-being and freedom ratherthan the standard indicators of economic growth. The authors place human agencyat the centre of stage, and stress the complementary roles of differentinstitutions (economic, social, and political) in enhancing effective freedoms.In comparative international perspective, the Indian economy has done reasonablywell in the period following the economic reforms initiated in the earlynineties. However, relatively high aggregate economic growth coexists with thepersistence of endemic deprivation and deep social failures. Jean Dreze andAmartya Sen relate this imbalance to the continued neglect, in the post-reformperiod, of public involvement in crucial fields such as basic education, healthcare, social security, environmental protection, gender equity, and civilrights, and also to the imposition of new burdens such as the acceleratedexpansion of military expenditure. Further, the authors link these distortionsof public priorities with deep-seated inequalities of social influence andpolitical power. The book discusses the possibility of addressing these biasesthrough more active democratic practice.

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

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