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Interrogating Inclusive Growth: Poverty and Inequality in India

Interrogating Inclusive Growth: Poverty and Inequality in India
 

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... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780367176860
Barcode 9780367176860
Published 25 April 2019 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Kannan, K. P.
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ISBN-13 9780367176860
ISBN-10 0367176866
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge India
Publication Date 25 April 2019
International Publication Date 3 May 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Kannan, K. P.
Category Social Institutions
Economics
Labour Economics
Number of Pages 332
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 18mm
Weight 610g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
NBS Text Economics: Professional & General
ONIX Text College/higher education
Dewey Code 338.954
Catalogue Code Not specified

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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

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Kannan's treatise on the informal economy is on the widening gap between the classes higher up and down below. His critical analysis challenges the inclusivity of the growth process unleashed by the neoliberal reform policies. Jan Breman, Amsterdam Institute of Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam The book argues for a strategy of inequality-sensitive well-being of the people. D. Narasimha Reddy, ICSSR National Fellow and former Dean of Social Sciences, University of Hyderabad The book finds that India s post-liberalisation growth has been accompanied by increasing inequalities and informalisation of employment. T. S. Papola, ICSSR National Fellow and former Director, Giri Institute of Development Studies, Lucknow

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Author's Bio

K. P. Kannan is Chairman, Laurie Baker Centre for Habitat Studies, Trivandrum, and the Centre of Science and Technology for Rural Development (COSTFORD), Thrissur, Kerala.

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