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Small and Medium Towns and their Role in Regional Development

By: A.C. Minocha & H.S. Yadav

Price: $2.06

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1989

Seller ID: 105721

ISBN: 8121202647

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The book is a revised and enlarged version of the ICSSR project "A Study of Small and Intermediate Towns In Madhya Pradesh." It presents the role of small and medium towns in their different manifestations, as growth centres, as service centres, as central places in their respective hierarchies of settlements. The focus of the study is mainly on rural-urban interaction, the economic base of the towns, in terms of their land-use pattern, cropping pattern, agricult... View more info

Samkaleen Bharat Mein Vikas ki Prakriya aur Saamaajik Aandolan

By: Abhay Prasad Singh (Ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 102275

ISBN: 812505944X

Condition: New


1] This textbook is written as per the ‘Samkaleen Bharat mein Vikas ki Prakriya aur Saamaajik Aandolan [Development Process and Social Movements in Contemporary India]’ – paper of undergraduate courses in Delhi university. [This is the Paper xix of Semester V of the three year Honors courses and xiv paper of FYUP DC-I, III year UG courses of Delhi university] b] This paper is also taught in MA political science in Delhi University. c] The aspirants of Civil servi... View more info

Commonwealth of Independent State: Energy Security and Development

By: Ajay Patnaik & Anuradha M. Chenoy (Eds)

Price: $24.18

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104449

ISBN: 8187966653

Condition: New


The Commonwealth of Independent States [CIS], consisting of the former Soviet Republics, is a region where energy resources and geopolitics have drawn international attention. A range of issues varying from energy issues at the international and local level, policies of states that impact on energy security and also on broader security issues have been discussed by eminent scholars from India and abroad, who also deal with the strategic environment, power rivalries and s... View more info

China's Geo-Strategy and International Behaviour

By: Akshaya Handa

Price: $18.09

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2014

Seller ID: 103189

ISBN: 9789382652663

Condition: New


Geography confers advantages and imposes restrictions on regions. Regional powers over the millennia, leverage the former and aim to overcome the latter to maximize their gains. Such behaviour has been more consistent than political or religious ideologies. This can be seen in turmoil in Pakistan despite religious homogeneity and the failure of the erstwhile USSR China Vietnam axis at the height of Cold War despite similar ideology and structures.Likely emergence of Ch... View more info

Hindu-Catholic Engagements in Goa: Religion, Colonialism and Modernity

By: Alexander Henn

Price: $14.65

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2014

Seller ID: 101756

ISBN: 8125055215

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Hindu–Catholic Engagements in Goa offers a novel perspective on the Portuguese empire and Catholic hegemony in Asia that for almost half a millennium—from 1510 to 1961—had its capital in Goa. Based on fresh archival studies and extensive ethnography, it reveals the dramatic role of religion at the beginning of colonialism and modernity and provides insight into Goa’s intricate Hindu-Catholic syncretism today. Vasco Da Gama’s celebrated passage to India (1497... View more info

The WTO and India: Issues and Negotiating Strategies

By: Alokesh Barua & Robert M. Stern (Eds)

Price: $16.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2010

Seller ID: 101824

ISBN: 8125040420

Condition: New


A brief historical overview of the WTO presents the readers with the necessary background. The book is divided into six thematic sections. Section I analyses the perspective of developing countries, with special reference to India. Section II addresses various negotiating options and strategies. India’s sectoral interests in market access are dealt with in Section III. Section IV looks at issues of trade facilitation and transparency in government procurement. Issues s... View more info

Women Survivors of Violence: Genesis and Growth of a State Support System

By: Anjali Dave

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 102271

ISBN: 8125059156

Condition: New


In the 1980s, a field action project, which later developed into a socio-legal service to address Violence against Women (VAW), was initiated and developed by an academic institute of social work in strategic partnership with the police in Mumbai and Maharashtra. This service, termed the ‘Special Cells’, worked in tandem with the police force, and in the past three decades, has been replicated in eight states across India. Women Survivors of Violence is a first-perso... View more info

Ceylon: Twentieth Century Impressions - Its History, People, Commerce , Industries and Resources

By: Arnold Wright

Price: $199.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102901

ISBN: 812061335X

Condition: New


This large commemorative book on the island nation of Sri Lanka is a veritable mine of information on a wide variety of aspects of this country. Contained within its 916 pages are erudite articles on : the history of Ceylon; constitution and law; legal, judicial and administrative establishments; archaeology, geology, weather; fauna, botany, irrigation; native customs and arts; post and telegraph; railways; education; medical department; rubber, cacao, opium, tea, coconu... View more info

Development, Decentralisation and Democracy: Essays for M.A. Oommen

By: Ash Narain Roy & George Mathew (Eds)

Price: $15.96

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 102269

ISBN: 812505877X

Condition: New


Bringing together essays critical in contemporary development discourse, this volume addresses the broad themes of development as freedom, equality and human ascent within the framework of democracy and decentralised governance. The first seven essays interrogate and critique the ideas of democracy, development and its translation into the pursuit of growth that is market driven and measured exclusively in terms of GNP. They search for possible, more inclusive reconceptu... View more info

Poverty and Under Development: New Challenge; A Global Survey

By: Attar Chand

Price: $11.45

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1987

Seller ID: 105676

ISBN: 8121201489

Condition: New


Poverty and underdevelopment is of utmost Importance as far the subject is concerned. In the past few years, there have been tremendous discussions on the mass poverty and underdevelopment problems and what should be done about them. Poverty and underdevelopment have most crucial problems, not only for some but for all nations. We in India believe that our poverty, the abysmal poverty of Asia, is a Product of the 19th century colonialization. A huge amount of resources w... View more info

Integration of Endogenous Cultural Dimension Into Development

By: Baidyanath Saraswati (Ed.)

Price: $11.35

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 1997

Seller ID: 101687

ISBN: 8124600899

Condition: New


This volume takes the discourse on: from the complex issues of cultural identity to the worldwide human problems stemming from the development-planners unmindfulness of endogenous cultures. Carrying 17 presentations of a Unesco-sponsored workshop: 19-23 April 1995 at IGNCA, New Delhi, it questions the modern methods of development which, evolved from the experience of the industrialized world, have brought about neither peace nor harmony, neither alleviation of poverty n... View more info

Computerizing Cultures

By: Baidyanath Saraswati (Ed.)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts: 1995

Seller ID: 101692

ISBN: 8124408246

Condition: New


This book is a part of the proceedings of a UNESCO workshop, Cross Cultural Lifestyle Studies with Multi-Media Computerizable Documentation. The essays here collected deal with theoretical and technical issues concerning documentation and computerization of cultural data.Cognizance of ideological and methodological problems in man-computer interface is admirably demonstrated by several contributors, taking into account a comprehensive view of cultural data on India, Pak... View more info

Samajik Vikas aur Vaigyanik Manavvada

By: C. Mani (Ed.) & B.R. Mani

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Sharada Publishing House: 2009

Seller ID: 102738

ISBN: 8188934623

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 127. View more info

The Everyday State and Society in Modern India

By: C.J. Fuller & Veronique Benei (Eds)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2012

Seller ID: 101794

ISBN: 8187358572

Condition: New


The Everyday State and Society in Modern India focuses on how the large, amorphous and impersonal Indian state affects the everyday lives of ordinary citizens. All the eight essays in this book are original contributions and are based on empirical research. They dwell on a variety of issues, such as riot control, the Emergency, corruption, irrigation, rural activism and education and cut across academic disciplines.Printed Pages: 321. View more info

The World under Pressure: How China and India are Influencing the Global Economy and Environment

By: Carl J. Dahlman

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press:

Seller ID: 101419

ISBN: 9789382264644

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The rapid rise of China and India is reshaping our global economic and environmental systems raising major issues of stability governance and sustainability. This book develops a framework that shows the interdependence between economic size trade finance technology environment security and global governance. The author uses this framework to provide data on the speed of global power shifts and to trace the implications for nations worldwide. Printed Pages: 326. View more info

Development Narratives: Walking the Field in Rural West Bengal

By: Dipankar Sinha

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2014

Seller ID: 101753

ISBN: 8125056254

Condition: New


Development is a contested concept involving abundant local-level controversies and gotiations. Its multifarious workings on the ground are not always captured by the academic genre of esearch reports, with their classic methodologies of statistical sampling and objective questionnaires. Instead, this book offers a narrativebased ‘field view’ of development, with the aim of gathering an intimate understanding of development as lived, negotiated and told. Based on th... View more info

Decentralization and Empowerment for Rural Development

By: Hari K.Nagarajan, Hans P.Binswanger-Mkhize & S.S.Meenakshisundaram

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2014

Seller ID: 101415

ISBN: 9789382264781

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This book examines the empowerment of citizens in general and of the poor and marginalized groups in particular by the process of decentralization. It discusses the precise role of Panchayat and local governance on the quantity and quality of services. Some of the findings include – long term impacts of political reservation for women positive relationship between local revenue generation and quality of governance significant welfare gains due to parochial politics and... View more info

On the Pathways of Development

By: Hari Shankar Singhania (Author) & Pranab Mukherjee (Frwd)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Times Group Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104766

ISBN: 9789380828862

Condition: New


The rapidly growing Indian economy and global economy are getting increasingly integrated in the new world order in the post Cold-war era. Hari Shankar Singhania has witnessed this growth and transition and has spoken extensively and written about these trends. This book is a collection of his speeches and articles at various forums. As an entrepreneur, Singhania reflects on the problems, the trials and the tribulations that both Indian and global economies have gone thr... View more info

Ahmedabad: Shock City of Twentieth-Century India

By: Howard Spodek

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2012

Seller ID: 101813

ISBN: 8125046615

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At least three times in the last century Ahmedabad was a “shock city”, an arena in which developments of national importance took place first and most intensely. Gandhi led India’s independence struggle; Ahmedabad was his home. He and his fellow citizens, together, honed their strategies for national freedom and for urban development. Immediately after Independence, as India began its modern industrialization, Ahmedabad’s textile magnates entered into multination... View more info

European Union in Changing International Order

By: Jayaraj Amin (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104139

ISBN: 8174791221

Condition: New


European Union (EU) is presumably a major player in the world. The developments within the EU and its external postures have theoretical implications and apparent consequences to the rest of the world. The integration process touching the core areas of nation states has prompted a relook into our hitherto-held notions on political categories. This process has invoked a mixed response on the future of Europe, including questions about its identity and the loyalty of its p... View more info

China and the Developing World: Beijing's Strategy for the Twenty-First Century

By: Joshua Eisenman, Eric Heginbotham & Derek Mitchell

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104411

ISBN: 9789380502151

Condition: New


China's relationship with the developing world is a fundamental part of the country's larger foreign policy strategy. Sweeping changes both within and outside China's borders and the transformation of geopolitics since the end of the cold war have spurred Beijing to reevaluate its strategies and objectives in the developing world. This is the first full-length treatment in nearly two decades of China's relationship with the developing world. The introductory materials an... View more info

Kerala’s Gulf Connection, 1998-2011: Economic and Social Impact of Migration

By: K.C. Zachariah

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2012

Seller ID: 101818

ISBN: 8125049355

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This volume situates the phenomenon of migration from Kerala to the Gulf in its economic and social contexts. Based on migration surveys carried out by the authors, the volume is a comparative study of the surveys carried out in 1998, 2003 and 2008. It looks at the changes migration has brought about in the lives of the families left behind by the migrant. It also carries a two-part epilogue. While the first analyses the panel data from the 1998 and 2008 surveys, the sec... View more info

Human Development in Indian Perspective and Other Essays

By: Kapila Vatsyayan

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 116194

ISBN: 8124609039

Condition: New


This book, a collection of six lectures Dr Kapila Vatsyayan made at different UNESCO seminars and two reports she prepared for UNESCO, presents, discusses, analyses and prognosticates the varied aspects of human development in India and other developing nations. She has made some commendable observations and suggestions with a futuristic view on UNDP’s “Human Development Report 1990” which defines and measures human development.Through these papers and reports, Dr ... View more info

Crushes, Careers & Cell Phones

By: Manjiri Gokhale Joshi

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Times Group Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104598

ISBN: 9789380828435

Condition: New


Blue denim, snazzy sunglasses, an evolving lingo, frenetic text messaging and hourly social network updates...the pleasure of celebrating youth brings the pressures of exams, foregoing dreams for sensible careers, peer and parental expectation and still looking cool! And for the parents of teenagers is the uncertainly-Are you “giving space” or being careless, imparting values or being dictatorial, encouraging ambition or building burdensome expectation? There is so m... View more info

Problem of Slums and Viable Strategies for Development

By: Manoranjan Acharya

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Pratibha Prakashan:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101395

ISBN: 8177021087

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 356. View more info

Tajikistan’s: Difficult Development Path

By: Martha Brill Olcott

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104274

ISBN: 9789381904961

Condition: New


TAJIKISTAN TEETERS ON THE BRINK OF FAILURE. This mountainous and landlocked country, the poorest in Central Asia, confronts the challenges of good governance and economic survival. These domestic struggles become even more problematic as international forces prepare to withdraw from neighboring Afghanistan, leaving Central Asian countries to ensure regional stability. In Tajikistan’s Difficult Development Path, Martha Brill Olcott traces the political, economic, and so... View more info

Creating Capabilities: The Human Development Approach

By: Martha C. Nussbaum

Price: $17.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan/Permanent Black: 2011

Seller ID: 101827

ISBN: 8178243296

Condition: New


If a country’s Gross Domestic Product increases each year, but so does the percentage of its people deprived of basic education, health care, and other opportunities, is that country really making progress? If we rely on conventional economic indicators, can we ever grasp how the world’s billions of individuals are really managing? In this powerful critique, Martha Nussbaum argues that our dominant theories of development have given us policies that ignore our most b... View more info

MGNREGA Sameeksha: An Anthology of Research Studies on the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 2006-2012

By: Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2012

Seller ID: 101819

ISBN: 8125047255

Condition: New


The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), the flagship rural employment Scheme of the Government of India, was launched in February 2006. It is perhaps the largest and most ambitious social security and public works programme in the world. Six years after its implementation, the basic principles and high potential of the MGNREGA are well established. The fact that about one-fourth (25 per cent) of all rural households in the country participat... View more info

Historical Development of Food and Agriculture in Bengal

By: Nilangshu Mukherjee & Avik Mukherjee (Authors)

Price: $15.71

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gen Next Publication/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Seller ID: 106106

ISBN: 9789380222677

Condition: New


The book–'Historical Development of Agriculture and Food in Bengal' is first attempt of its kind in India. Despite the time and again change of geographical area Bengal remained united in its diversity and rich with its mixed people and culture. As a result this fertile land was strong to overcome the disastrous events. With a large population it continued to be food-deficit even in eighties of last century when also farming was 'bargdars' (share-croppers) receiving ri... View more info

India Infrastructure Report 2013 | 14: The Road to Universal Health Coverage

By: Orient BlackSwan/IDFC Foundation

Price: $16.60

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2014

Seller ID: 101808

ISBN: 8125056106

Condition: New


The Indian population today has little or no access to good quality healthcare at affordable prices. Not surprisingly, on several of the basic health indicators India ranks amongst the lowest in the world. The health crisis is aggravated by a rising incidence of chronic and non-infectious diseases. The public health system is in jeopardy, due to decades of appallingly low public investments; inadequate and antiquated infrastructure; severe shortage of human resources; an... View more info

India Rural Development Report 2012 | 13

By: Orient BlackSwan/IDFC Foundation

Price: $17.55

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2013

Seller ID: 101811

ISBN: 8125053921

Condition: New


Rural India is undergoing a sweeping transformation. The narratives vary from rural resurgence and expanding consumption to conflicts, poverty and distress. In this complex and multi-layered context, the India Rural Development Report 2013 | 13 delves into various aspects of rural development. The Report is unique in that it provides a comprehensive current picture of rural India and brings together into a single compilation a review and analysis of the: evolving rural e... View more info

Sagar: Virasat Aur Vikas

By: P. Raghavan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Sharada Publishing House: 1992

Seller ID: 102763

ISBN: 8185616108

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 132. View more info

Essays on Rural Development

By: P.R. Dubhashi

Price: $11.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104244

ISBN: 817479008X

Condition: New


Contains 32 papers on various aspects of rural development classified into six parts - Dimensions of Development; Approaches to Rural Development; Policy and Planning; Organisation and Administration; Sectors of Rural Development and; Case Studies of Rural Development.Printed Pages: 252. View more info

Women and Work (Readings on the Economy, Polity and Society)

By: Padmini Swaminathan (Ed.)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2012

Seller ID: 101748

ISBN: 8125047778

Condition: New


The notion of ‘work and employment’ of ‘work and employment’ for women is complex. While economic factors predominantly determine a man’s participation in employment, the reasons why women work, or do not work, or whether they work part-time or full-time, can be diverse and are often rooted in a complex interplay of economic, cultural, social and personal factors. In India, as in most other parts of the world, fewer women participate in employment compared to m... View more info

Indian and American Perspectives on Technological Developments in the Maritime Domain and Their Strategic Implications in the Indian Ocean Region

By: Pradeep Kaushiva & Kamlesh K. Agnihotri (Eds)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104304

ISBN: 9789381904770

Condition: New


The maritime domain, hosting the highways of global prosperity—through trade, industrial raw material and energy links—rates high in its potential for conflict. As the global pendulum of economic vibrancy swings eastwards, the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) has been receiving increasing attention from all actors, state as well as non-state ones, and now presents itself in sharp focus as one of the volatile seascapes on this earth. The navies operating in the region will, ... View more info

Economic Reforms and Growth in India: Essays from Economic and Political Weekly (Readings on the Economy, Polity and Society)

By: Pulapre Balakrishnan (Ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2011

Seller ID: 101821

ISBN: 8125042717

Condition: New


This volume investigates the nature of economic growth in India, its pace over time, its relationship to changes in the policy regime and the role of the external sector, and uses data to evaluate the policies that have implicitly underpinned the changes. Presenting a range of approaches, views and conclusions, this collection comprises papers from the Economic and Political Weekly that are marked by an empirical awareness necessary for an understanding of a growth histo... View more info

Development of Domestic Rights

By: R.S. Date

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, New Bharatiya Book Corporation: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104032

ISBN: 8183150462

Condition: New


The domestic (Grhya) rituals form the basis of Vedic religious and cultural life and it is essential for a Vedic householder to perform them.The rites prescribed in Grhya-Sutras underwent changes and development which are recorded in various commentaries, prayogas and Nibandhas composed in the period ending with the 18th Century A. D. A comprehensive, comparative and analytical study of a single Vedic school in its historical perspective is useful for the History of reli... View more info

Climate Change Society and Sustainable Development: Agenda for Action

By: Ranjit Sing

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Times Group Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104586

ISBN: 8189906364

Condition: New


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Child Development of Personality Traits

By: Shalini Saxena Mital

Price: $17.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd: 2006

Seller ID: 106299

ISBN: 8178350718

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 339. View more info

India After the Global Crisis

By: Shankar Acharya

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2012

Seller ID: 101817

ISBN: 8125045090

Condition: New


India after the Global Crisis assesses India’s resilience in the face of the global financial crisis but then shows how the global crisis and our domestic policy failures have taken a toll on India’s economic performance: growth has slowed significantly, inflation has remained high, the external current account deficit has more than doubled, and the rate of domestic investment has fallen. Drawing upon four decades of experience in the World Bank, the Central Governme... View more info

Globalisation and Development: Current Trends

By: Shantanu Chakrabarti & Kingshuk Chatterjee (Eds)

Price: $12.96

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104348

ISBN: 9789381904015

Condition: New


The United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) is a UN global initiative that seeks to align institutions of higher learning with the United Nations in actively supporting ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, literacy, sustainability and conflict resolution. The University of Calcutta has been a founding partner of the UNAI initiative and Institute of Foreign Policy Studies (IFPS), University of Calcutta is its principal organ in this respect. Thi... View more info

Innovation in India: Combining Economic Growth with Inclusive Development

By: Shyama V. Ramani (Ed.)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2014

Seller ID: 101413

ISBN: 1107037565

Condition: New


It has been a little more than sixty years since the foundations of India's national system of innovation were laid and it is time to look back and examine what form it has taken. What are the achievements of the Indian system of innovation? How has it performed in terms of building industrial capabilities and promoting development? Using the 'National System of Innovation' and the 'Sectoral System of Innovation' approach this book organizes historical evidence on the ac... View more info

Rural Development and Inclusive Growth Linkage and Implications

By: Siddaraju V.G. & Ramesh (Authors)

Price: $26.47

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106159

ISBN: 9789351281009

Condition: New


Rural Development in India is one ofthe most crucial factors for the growth ofthe economy. It has great significance for a country like India where majority ofthe population live in rural areas. The most deprived people live in India generally belong to the rural areas. The present strategy ofrural development in India mainly focusses on poverty alleviation, better livelihood opportunities, provision of basic amenities and infrastructure facilities through innovative pro... View more info

Dubai: Gilded Cage

By: Syed Ali

Price: $10.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2011

Seller ID: 101820

ISBN: 8125041680

Condition: New


Dubai has transformed itself from an obscure Gulf emirate into a global centre for business, tourism, and luxury living. It is a fascinating case study in light-speed urban development, hyper-consumerism, massive immigration, and vertiginous inequality. Its rulers have succeeded in making Dubai into a worldwide brand, publicising its astonishing hotels and leisure opportunities while at the same time successfully downplaying its complex policies towards guest workers and... View more info

Dharmasastra and Human Rights

By: Ujjwala Jha

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, New Bharatiya Book Corporation: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104033

ISBN: 8183151612

Condition: New


The present volume contains total 34 papers presented in the National Seminar on Dharmasastra and Human Rights, dealing with different types and aspects of Human Rights (HR),as reflected in the Dharmasastra literature. It is found after detailed study that Dharmasastra concentrated on the other side of the coin, namely, Human Duties. The philosophy behind the same seems to be : If A Human being performs his own duty properly, the rights of the fellow beings coming in con... View more info

The Uprooted: Development, Displacement and Resettlement

By: V. Sudarsen & M.A. Kalam

Price: $1.80

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1990

Seller ID: 105737

ISBN: 8121204143

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 302. View more info

Financial Crisis and Global Imbalances: A Development Perspective

By: Yilmaz Akyüz

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2012

Seller ID: 101815

ISBN: 812504793X

Condition: New


Financial Crisis and Global Imbalances examines—from a standpoint of promoting stability and growth in developing countries—key policy lessons to be drawn from the devastating global economic crisis of 2008–09. The crisis has exposed deep faultlines in the world economy which increase its susceptibility to instability and crises. A major overhaul of the international financial system is needed in order to reduce the likelihood of virulent crises and manage them bet... View more info