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Human Development and Disparities : Issues and Concerns for Northeast India
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Edited by Dr. Anupam Hazra.
Bibliographical Details xvi, 245 p. ills. maps. 23 cm.
Edition, Place & Publisher 1st ed. Jaipur, Rawat Publications.
ISBN-10 8131608441
ISBN-13 9788131608449, 978-8131608449
Year of Publication 2017.
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Human Development and Disparities : Issues and Concerns for Northeast India

"The idea of development, particularly in the context of India, demands more nuanced engagement with its various dimensions. Though India has witnessed spectacular growth for a considerable period of time, it also experienced an uneven developmental journey. The disparity of development is nowhere more evident than in Northeastern part of the country. Northeastern states, for various reasons, have been denied the attention they deserved. For decades, these states have been left behind from the mainstream developmental discourse and still face challenges that impede the development of the area.

This incisive book takes a fresh look at the probelms that these states face today and explores the causes of prolonged asymmetrical development, in comparision to other parts of the county. With contributions from eminent scholars, researchers and development experts, this book would give a new perspective to the development and the deprivation of Northeast India."
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Contents

Contributors

Introduction / Anupam Hazra

1. Human Development in Northeastern Region of India : Issues and Challenges / Purusottam Nayak

2. Development of Elementary Education in Northeast India : Trends, Issues and Challenges / S. M. I. A. Zaidi

3. State of Universal Health Coverage in Northeast India / Jayanta B. Sarma

4. Internal Displacement in the Northeast / Walter Fernandes

5. Gender Inequality in Northeast India / Bidisha Mahanta and Purusottam Nayak

6. Countering Regionalism in Northeast India : A Study of Development Initiatives / Harendra Sinha

7. Crimes against Women in Northeast India : An Analysis from Gender Perspective / Polly Vauquline

8. Tribal History and Identity : Challenges of Northeast India / Walter Fernandes

9. How Safe are the Public Spaces for Women of Northeast India? Need for a Safety Aduit / Rituparna Bhattacharyya

10. Northeast India in the Era of Globalisation / N. Bhupendro Singh

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