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Tables of Contents for India
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
List of Tables
xxiii
 
List of Figures
xxvii
 
Introduction and Approach
1
33
The Perspective of Freedom
1
7
Inequality and Participation
8
3
Comparative Perspectives
11
6
Women's Agency and Social Change
17
3
Institutions and Opportunities
20
3
Democracy, Environment and Militarism
23
5
Voice, Assertion and Solidarity
28
4
A Concluding Remark
32
2
Economic Development and Social Opportunity
34
30
Development, Freedom and Opportunities
34
4
On Education and Health
38
3
The Social Dimension of Health and Education
41
3
The Government, the State and the Market
44
2
Interdependence between Markets and Governance
46
3
Market-excluding and Market-complementary Interventions
49
4
Market Mania and Market Phobia
53
3
Cooperative Action and Social Context
56
5
A Positive Focus
61
3
India in Comparative Perspective
64
48
India and the World
64
6
Lessons from Other Countries
70
3
East Asia and Growth-mediated Progress
73
8
Human Capital and More Basic Values
81
2
India's Internal Diversities
83
6
Selected Regional Perspectives
89
5
Political Action and Rural Development in West Bengal
94
3
Kerala: Scrutiny and Significance
97
4
Social Opportunities in Himachal Pradesh
101
9
Concluding Remark
110
2
India and China
112
31
Perceptions of China
112
2
Conditions of Life and Death
114
2
Contrasts in Basic Education
116
4
Pre-reform Achievements
120
2
Post-reform Records
122
6
Health Care in the Post-reform Period
128
2
Pre-reform and Post-reform Connections
130
2
Authoritarianism, Famines and Vulnerability
132
2
Coercion, Population and Fertility
134
6
The Real Lessons for India from China
140
3
Basic Education as a Political Issue
143
46
Basic Education and Social Change
143
3
The State of School Education
146
8
Educational Hopes and the Discouragement Effect
154
6
On Female Education
160
4
The Shifting Goalpost of Universal Elementary Education
164
4
Public Expenditure and Education Policy
168
4
School Quality and the Need for Accountability
172
5
The Schooling Revolution in Himachal Pradesh
177
7
Compulsory Schooling and the Right to Education
184
2
Education and Political Action
186
3
Population, Health and the Environment
189
40
India's Population: Concerns and Scrutiny
189
7
Malthusian Fears and the Real Issues
196
2
Gender Equity and the Demographic Transition
198
3
Health Care as a Social Responsibility
201
7
Reproductive Health and Beyond
208
5
Achievements of Tamil Nadu
213
5
Environment and Development
218
4
Consequences of Environmental Plunder
222
4
Environment and the Constructive Perspective
226
3
Gender Inequality and Women's Agency
229
46
Female Deprivation and Missing Women
229
2
On the Female-Male Ratio
231
14
Women's Agency and Child Survival
245
8
Fertility and Women's Emancipation
253
4
Gender Bias in Natality
257
5
Widowhood and Gender Relations
262
4
Criminal Violence: Poverty vs Patriarchy
266
5
Gender Equality and Social Progress
271
4
Security and Democracy in a Nuclear India
275
31
The Wages of War
275
3
The Moral and the Pragmatic
278
2
Sources of Strength and Dangers of Underestimation
280
3
Deterrence and Security
283
3
The Nuclear Debate
286
3
The Social Costs of Militarism
289
3
Defence Expenditure and Social Needs
292
2
Escalation: Costs and Risks
294
5
Militarism and Democracy
299
7
Well Beyond Liberalization
306
41
What is the Cage?
306
4
Radical Needs and Moderate Reforms
310
5
Growth and Development in the Nineties
315
18
Economic Reform and Social Policy
333
3
Hunger Amidst Plenty
336
4
Globalization and Inequality
340
5
A Concluding Remark
345
2
The Practice of Democracy
347
34
Ideals, Institutions and Practice
347
5
Inequality and Empowerment
352
6
Decentralization and Local Democracy
358
5
Transparency and Corruption
363
5
Accountability and Countervailing Power
368
3
Human Rights and Democracy
371
4
Democracy and Participation
375
6
Statistical Appendix
381
34
References
415
64
Subject Index
479
21
Name Index
500