Growth and Human Development in North-East India

Hardcover | December 1, 2009

EditorPurushottam Nayak

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One of the most comprehensive work in the vast area of human development in the North-Eastern region of India, this volume brings new thinking on the approach to poverty, measurement of poverty, relationship between economic growth and human development, socio-political transition, politics ofgrowth and growth trends, and development attainment. The status of HD across and within the eight North-Eastern states (the study also includes Orissa), have been provided with large empirical data. Academicians from within and outside the region contributing to this volume broadly divide theliterature into three sections: (i) concept and measurement of growth and human development; (ii) the issue at the national level; and (iii) the issue in the North-East region.Meaningful for formulating development policies that will have larger implications for the country as a whole, the volume is enriched with HD indices of each major state, and comparative HD analysis at all-India level.

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One of the most comprehensive work in the vast area of human development in the North-Eastern region of India, this volume brings new thinking on the approach to poverty, measurement of poverty, relationship between economic growth and human development, socio-political transition, politics ofgrowth and growth trends, and development a...

Purushottam Nayak is Dean, School of Economics Management, and Information Sciences, at North Eastern Hill University in Shillong.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:448 pages, 8.46 × 5.51 × 0.01 inPublished:December 1, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198063636

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ForewordAcknowledgmentsPrefaceList of TablesList of FiguresSection I: Concept And Measurement Issues1. Human Development: Conceptual and Measurement Issues2. Concept of Human Development: A Critique3. Construction of an Index by Maximization of the Sum of Its Absolute Correlation Coefficients with the Constituent VariablesSection II: Issues At The All India Level4. Economic Growth and Human Development: Chain Relationship5. Transformation of Economic Growth to Human Development: A Long-Run Study of Indian States6. Effect of Structural and Conditional Rigidities on moving a Beneficiary from Passive to Active State: An Empirical Investigation in a Poverty Reduction Program in Rural India7. Public Distribution System: An Instrument for Improving Human Development8. Status of Human Development in Orissa9. Good Governance- The Force behind Human Development10. Politics of Human DevelopmentSection III: Issues At The Level Of North East India11. Socio-Political Transition, Growth Trends, and Development Attainment in the North East in the Post Independence Period12. Human Development in North East India13. Severity of Poverty and Status of Public Services in North-Eastern States14. Economic Growth, Exclusion and Human Development in North Eastern Region of India15. Non-Governmental Organizations and Participatory Development16. Inter District Disparities in Meghalaya: A Human Development Approach17. Does Micro Finance bring Human Development?18. Expenditure and Human Development in North East India: A Case Study of Meghalaya19. Antenatal Care, Institutional Delivery and Human Development in Meghalaya20. Human Development in Manipur21. Human Development in Mizoram: An Overview22. Facets and Factors of Human Development in Tripura23. Human Development in Assam: An Analysis24. Development and Deprivations in Arunachal Pradesh25. Human Development and its Correlates in Nagaland