India's development and public policy / edited by Stuart S. Nagel

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Subjects: India--Economic policy--1947-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Aldershot ; Brookfield, VT : Ashgate, 2000
Series: Policy studies organization
Policy studies organization Series (Aldershot, England)
LC Classification: H, HC
Physical Description: ix, 201 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Notes on the Contributors
Introduction: Super-optimizing Analysis and India's Industrial Policy / Stuart S. Nagel 1
Pt. I. Economic Policy
1. India's Textile Policy and the Informal Sectors / Sanjiv Misra 9
Pt. II. Social Policy
2. Women's Rights in India: a Socioreligious Perspective / Kunja Medhi 31
3. Political Education and Political Socialization in a Pluralistic Society: a Case Study of Two Generations of Women in India / Vijay Laxmi Pandit 47
Pt. III. Environmental and Health Policy
4. Gender Dimensions of the Environment and Development Debate: the Indian Experience / Hem Swarup, Ram Rajput 69
Pt. IV. Science and Technology Policy
5. Science, Technology and National Goals: a Study of the Role of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research in the Agricultural Development of India / O. P. Sharma 97
6. The State and Information Technology in India: Emerging Trends / Pradip Thomas 115
7. Administering Electronics: the Experience of India and Brazil / Jorgen Dige Pedersen 137
Pt. V. Political Reform
8. Panchayati Raj: the Indian Model of Local Self-government / Madan Sankhdher 169
9. General Elections in India, 1989 / M. V. Pylee 181
Index 191
Additional Authors: Nagel, Stuart S., 1934-
Notes: LCCN: 97037211
ISBN: 1840140224 (hardcover)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 37559753
ISBN/ISSN: 1840140224