ICSSR Research Surveys and Explorations: Economic Geography, Volumes 1 and 2 by L. S. BhatICSSR Research Surveys and Explorations: Economic Geography, Volumes 1 and 2 by L. S. Bhat

ICSSR Research Surveys and Explorations: Economic Geography, Volumes 1 and 2

EditorL. S. Bhat, H. S. Sharma, M. H. Qureshi

Hardcover | June 11, 2016

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The Survey of Research and Explorations in Geography is a part of a series of exercises initiated by the ICSSR since 1969, covering various social science disciplines. The thematic focus of the current survey, and therefore of the present set of the resultant two volumes, are on economicgeography, which aims to understand spatial organization vis-a-vis socio-economic development. Within this framework, the survey evaluates India's economic growth, presently centered on the system of relatively few large cities in the midst of innumerable villages and small towns. The survey underlines the need to reverse the dominant concentration of economic activity around urban centers, and to integrate the development of small towns and villages. It maintains that this would lead to diversification of employment, infrastructure, and provision of social facilities andamenities for the non-urban regions. In addition, the survey points out gaps in research and training and possible improvement areas. A comprehensive review and assessment of the scholarly contributions made in the field of economic geography during the period 2003-2009, this authoritative surveywill be an invaluable resource for scholars and students of geography, economics, development studies, public policy, politics, and sociology.
The Late L.S. Bhat was formerly Professor of Geography and Regional Planning at the Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi. H.S. Sharma was formerly Professor of Geography at Rajasthan University, Jaipur. M.H. Qureshi was formerly Professor of Geography at the Centre for the Study of Regional Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University,...
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Title:ICSSR Research Surveys and Explorations: Economic Geography, Volumes 1 and 2Format:HardcoverDimensions:584 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.03 inPublished:June 11, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Javeed Alam: ForewordPrefaceL.S. Bhat: General Introduction: Economic Geography: Conceptual and Theoretical FrameworkVOLUME 1Section 1. Land and Water ResourcesH.S. Sharma: Introduction to the Survey of Research: Land and Water Resources1. H.S. Sharma: Land Resources2. M.S. Nathawat: Land Use, Land Capability and Land Evaluation3. S.K. Sharma: Water Resources4. Anandita Sarkar: Watershed Development and Water Marketing5. S.K. Chattopadhyay: Common Property ResourcesSection 2. AgricultureM.H. Qureshi: Introduction to the Survey of Research: Agriculture6. B.S. Butola: Agrarian Relations in India7. Dhian Kaur: Cropping Pattern and Agricultural Productivity8. M.H. Qureshi: Food Security9. Nishamani Kar: LivestockIndexNotes on Editors and ContributorsVOLUME 2Javeed Alam: ForewordPrefaceL.S. Bhat: General Introduction: Economic Geography: Conceptual and Theoretical FrameworkSection 1. Urbanization, Industry, and Social InfrastructureH. Ramachandran: Introduction to the Survey of Research: Urbanization, Industry and Social Infrastructure1. A.C. Mohapatra and Nabanita Kanungo: Urbanization, Industry and Infrastructure2. Md. Saleem Mir: Geography of Tourism in India3. D.N. Singh: Geography of Transport and Trade4. H. Ramachandran: Social Infrastructure: Health and EducationSection 2. Development IssuesR.N. Vyas: Introduction to the Survey of Research: Development Issues5. R.N. Vyas: Development Discourse in India6. Abdul Shaban: Development Strategies in India7. Surya Kant: Determinants and Correlates of Development8. Sheela Prasad: Regional Development and Inequalities9. Hemlata Joshi: Development: Economic and Human DimensionsIndexNotes on Editors and Contributors