Dynamics of Sustainable: Rural Development

Dynamics of Sustainable: Rural Development
Author : G Raghava Reddy & P. Subrahmanyam
ISBN: 8186771174
Year: 2003
Pages: 427
Binding: HB
Publisher Name: Serials Publications Pvt. Ltd.
INR 995.00

Price in Dollar: $50
Dynamics of Sustainable Rural Development" is a collection papers from those who are engaged in the field of rural development. The book deals with the central problem of rural development namely rural poverty and the attack on it. The manifestations and dimensions of rural poverty are quite complex. There are the contributions of Keith Griffin and A.R. Khan exploring the relationship between the distribution of wealth especially land and the pace of development and the role of the state in rural poverty reduction. Drought is a constant feature of dry land farming everywhere and its management calls for several strategies. H.G. Singh explains all these aspects of drought management. K. Venkatareddy deals with the Gandhian path whereas Raj Vanshi pleads for Taluka model of rural development. The interrelationship between agricultural growth, employment and poverty is explored by R. Radhakrishna. Mahendra Dev deals with the role of the non-form sector. Several contributors deal with the role of institutions in rural development and plead for people-centered participatory approaches. The NGOs, SHGs, Panchayats. Co-operatives and commercial banks as stakeholders and agencies of rural development are explored. The book also has contributions based on area-specific studies namely that of readymade garment industry at Pamidi in Anantapur and women in the urban informal sector at Kavali in Nellore district. The book is divided in to three parts. The first part deals with strategies and policies. The second one looks at sectoral. developments. The last part is concerned with the role of institutions and agencies of civil society in rural development. The book will be highly useful for academics students, teachers, researchers in rural development studies. administrators, project directors and other functionaries in rural development schemes and programmes besides the enlightened citizens. 

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