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Another Development

Participation, Empowerment and Well-being in Rural India, 1st Edition

By Runa Sarkar, Anup Sinha

Routledge India

312 pages

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Description

This book is an important intervention in the debate between economic and social development. It makes the case for understanding development in economic terms as well as in terms of well-being, empowerment and participation.

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. Glossary. 1. Development as Transformation 2. Development as Intervention Part 1: Water and Wellbeing 3. Channeling Prosperity and Progress 4. The Power of Politics: Self Reliance Denied 5. Stillness and Change: Lives and Landscapes Part 2: Empowerment and Entrepreneurship 6. Control and Creation: The Worlds of Two Women 7. Between the Money Lender and the Deep Blue Sea: Stories from Fishing Communities in Kerala 8. Packaging Heritage to Unpack Ambitions: Himalayan Home Stays Part 3: People and Participation 9. Natural Resource Management: The Limits to Conservation 10. Creating Big Organisations with Small Farmers 11. Choosing to Change 12. Women, Water and Green Energy 13. Another Development. Bibliography. Index

About the Authors

Runa Sarkar is Associate Professor of Economics in Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

Anup Sinha isProfessor of Economics in Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS025000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Entrepreneurship
POL028000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / General
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies