Human Development in India

Un libro in lingua di Desai Sonalde B. Amaresh Dubey Joshi Brij Lal Mitali Sen Abusaleh Sharif edito da Oxford University Press, 2010

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India's rapid economic expansion has raised global interest in its complex society and the continued growth that has touched the ordinary citizen. This report highlights how poverty and affluence intersect with age-old divisions of regional inequalities, gender, caste, and religion that have long structured human development in India. Together, these economic and social forces shape every facet of Indians' lives---children's education, health and medical care, social relationships, the care of older generations, and their entry into, or exclusion from, important social connections. Built on the results from the India Human Development Survey (IHDS) of over 41,500 households, this report informs a wide range of contemporary debates and policy challenges. It goes beyond the usual tabulations of national statistics to:

Human Development in India is an invaluable report for policymakers, researchers, non-governmental organizations, international agencies, and interested readers---from India and abroad---who wish to know more about one of the fastest growing economies in the world.

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