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Hunger: Theory, Perspectives and Reality: Analysis Through Participatory Methods

By: Amitava Mukherjee

Price: $30.14

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd: 2002

Seller ID: 700627

ISBN: 817022988X

Condition: New


The book is a rare combination of the analyses of the different theories of hunger and analyses of the state of hunger in India by those who suffer from hunger. The volume brings out compellingly the need to hear the voices of the people. Entitlement and Deprivation thesis of Sen, to the feminists theory explaining hunger have all been critically analysed. And then voices of people (women and men) from villages of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Orissa have been culled out to show the many dimensions of hunger. The book is unique in comparing and contrasting views of experts with the v... View more info

The Central Problem of Economics: Economics Redefined

By: Amitava Mukherjee

Price: $7.65

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1991

Seller ID: 700881

ISBN: 8170223474

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Economics has traditionally been concerned with the "Wealth of Nations". Till the emergence in the nineteen thirties of Lionel Robins of the Economic Scene. Following Robins, Economics has been accepted as a study of matching scarce resources amongst alternative uses. Several modifications have been attempted but the character of scarcity dominating economic through continues unabated. This book inpunges the scarcity element of economics as the dominant theme and puts forth the cast of economics being a study of the problem of managing surplus. The central problem of Economics is seen ... View more info

Participatory Learning and Action: Monitoring and Evaluation and Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation

By: Amitava Mukherjee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2004

Seller ID: 112548

ISBN: 8180691063

Condition: New


This book is a comprehensive treatise on "Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation". It brings out the critical difference between Traditional Monitoring and Evaluation using 'PLA Tools' and Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation while focusing attention on both these two monitoring and evaluation systems. It discusses what is 'participatory monitoring and evaluation' (PM&E), steps in PM&E and some of the tools that may be used. It demonstrates the use of PLA tools in the evaluation of an integrated rural development project, in impact assessment villages hits by disasters, in evaluati... View more info

Participatory Rural Appraisal: Methods and Appications in Rural Planning (Essays in Honour of Robert Chambers)

By: Amitava Mukherjee

Price: $18.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2004

Seller ID: 112553

ISBN: 8180691055

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This book is the most comprehensive treatise available on the subject of application of methods and tools from the repertoire of Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) in micro-level planning for rural development. It contains authoritative discussions on conceptual issues, principles, databases, methodologies and case studies in PLA as applied to rural development planning. There are nine Chapters in the book. Chapter 1 is on the architecture and engineering of PLA and its sources. Chapter 2 deals with the similarities and potentials of micro-level planning and PLA, which in effect contains ... View more info

Empowering Women Panchayat Members: Handbook for Master Trainers Using Participatory Approach

By: Amitava Mukherjee & D. Bandyopadhyay (Authors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2006

Seller ID: 112507

ISBN: 8180693031

Condition: New


This handbook attempts to address the political and social learning needs of women in Panchayati Raj Institutions in India. It develops thematic gender-focused training modules on a range of subjects, including social mobilization and use of social capital formation for ushering development of a network of women PRIs at the grassroots level. The handbook adopts a Participatory Action Research approach involving the different stakeholder groups in praxis cycles for deepening and sustaining the impact of the capacity building interventions. Printed Pages: 236. View more info

Empowering Panchayats: Handbook for Master Trainers (Using Participatory Approach)

By: Amitava Mukherjee, D. Bandopadhyay & Mitali Sen Gavai (Authors)

Price: $13.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2003

Seller ID: 112506

ISBN: 8180690415

Condition: New


The vital need for capacity-building of numerous functionaries of Panchayati Raj Institutions is widely acknowledged. However, there has been no systemic approach to building capacities of the functionaries of Panchayati Raj Institutions across the 3-tiers and there is no book which comprehensively deals with training needs of different tiers of PRIs. This book is an attempt to fill in gap. The book provides for 10 modules together with a Base Module, each specially devised to meet the training needs of different functionaries in different tiers of Panchayati Raj system. These modules have bee... View more info

Readings in Decentralised Planning: with special Reference to District Planning (Volume-2)

By: B.N. Yugandhar & Amitava Mukherjee (Eds.)

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1991

Seller ID: 700841

ISBN: 8170223490

Condition: New


An International Experts Group Meeting on Decentralised Planning was held at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie, from 11th to 13th June 1990. This book is a revised version of the papers read at the Conference; the proceedings and its recommendations. The sweep of the papers cover everything relevant currently for district planning: the Concepts, the resources, the database, the role of the administrator, the training needs, people participation, agro climatic zones and the know how to frame a district plan. Each paper is by an acknowledged expert in his resp... View more info

Mahila Panchayat Sadasyo ka Sashktikaran (in Hindi)

By: D. Bandyopadhyay & Amitava Mukherjee (Authors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2007

Seller ID: 112533

ISBN: 8180693651

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 222. View more info

Panchayato ka Sashktikaran Pardhan Parshikshko ke liya Pustika (in Hindi)

By: D. Bandyopadhyay, Amitava Mukherjee & Mitali Sen Gavai (Authors)

Price: $18.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2003

Seller ID: 112544

ISBN: 8180690547

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 370. View more info