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Interrogating Inclusive Growth

Poverty and Inequality in India, 1st Edition

By K. P. Kannan

Routledge India

332 pages

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The high growth performance of the Indian economy since the launch of economic reforms in the early 1990s has been much lauded. But how much of this growth has made its way to the poor? In a radical assessment ofinclusive growth this book probes the impact of neo-liberal policies on employment, poverty and inequality. It critiques the claim tha

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction 2. India‘s Common People: Who are They, How Many are They and How do They Live? 3. More on India‘s Common People: A Regional Profile 4. Growth sans Employment: A Quarter Century of Jobless Growth in India‘s Organised Manufacturing 5. Dualism, Informality and Social Inequality 6. The Long Road to Social Security 7. How Inclusive is Inclusive Growth in India? 8. Low Participation and High Informalisation: Is this a Virtuous Circle in the Growth Employment Interaction? Notes. Appendix. Bibliography

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS038000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Labor
BUS069000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies