Author:C.A. Bayly, Vijayendra Rao, Simon Szeter & Michael Woolcock (Eds)

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History, Historians and Development Policy: A Necessary Dialogue

By: C.A. Bayly, Vijayendra Rao, Simon Szeter & Michael Woolcock (Eds)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2012

Seller ID: 101816

ISBN: 812504695X

Condition: New


If history matters for understanding key development outcomes then surely historians should be active contributors to the debates informing these understandings. This volume integrates, for the first time, contributions from ten leading historians and seven policy advisors around the central development issues of social protection, public health, public education and natural resource management. How did certain ideas, and not others, gain traction in shaping particular policy responses? How did the content and effectiveness of these responses vary across different countries, and indeed within ... View more info