Inclusiveness In India: A Strategy for Growth and Equality

Hardcover | September 15, 2011

EditorShigemochi Hirashima, Hisaya Oda, Yuko Tsujita

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This book examines Inclusive Growth in a range of social and economic areas in India, including physical infrastructure, vulnerable sections of the population and underdeveloped states. It provides a comprehensive study of disparity and deepens insight into understanding processes of economic and social development.

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This book examines Inclusive Growth in a range of social and economic areas in India, including physical infrastructure, vulnerable sections of the population and underdeveloped states. It provides a comprehensive study of disparity and deepens insight into understanding processes of economic and social development.

SHIGEMOCHI HIRASHIMA is Professor Emeritus at Meiji-Gakuin University, Japan and Visiting Professor at Nihon Fukushi University, Japan. His current research interests include the economic development of developing countries and the economics of international commodities.   HISAYA ODA is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Policy ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.88 × 5.82 × 1.02 inPublished:September 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023029023X

ISBN - 13:9780230290235

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION: Inclusive Growth in India: A Challenging Strategy for Growth and Equality; S.Hirashima, H.Oda & Y.Tsujita
PART I: GROWTH POVERTY LINKAGE AND INCOME-ASSET DISPARITY IN THE INCLUSIVE GROWTH STRATEGIES
Infrastructure, Economic Growth and Inter-State Disparity in India; H.Oda
Change in Land Distribution and Non-Agricultural Growth in India; S.Hirashima& K.Kubo
Financial Inclusion and Poverty Alleviation in India: An Empirical Analysis Using State-wise Data; T.Inoue
PART II: DISPARITY IN ACCESS TO SOCIAL SERVICES
Health Inequality in India: Results from NSS Data; S.Ito
Implications of Migration and Schooling for Urban Educational Disparity: A Study of Delhi Slum Children; Y.Tsujita
PART III: ISSUES OF WEAKER SECTIONS IN INCLUSIVE GROWTH STRATEGY
Electric Light and Minorities: The Provision of Semi-Public Goods to Weaker Sections in India; N.Kondo
Challenges for Inclusive Sustained Employment: An Attempt to Organise Female Embroidery Homeoworkers in Delhi; M.Murayama
PART VI: PERSPECTIVES FOR OVERCOMING UNDERDEVELOPMENT: A CASE OF BIHAR
Historical Origins of Underdevelopment and a Captured Democracy: An Analytical Narrative of Bihar; K.Minato
Inter-State Disparity in India and Development Strategies for Backward States; P.P.Ghosh