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Issues and Challenges of Development
An Introduction

  • B. K. Pattanaik - Professor, School of Extension and Development Studies, (IGNOU), New Delhi.


April 2017 | 488 pages | SAGE Texts

A balanced and accessible introduction to the core issues and challenges of development

The challenges faced by developing countries are multi-dimensional in nature, extending to the fields of economics, sociology, administration, politics and environment. Issues and Challenges of Development: An Introduction aims to provide an overall view of the nature, cause and effects of these challenges, and the plans and programmes of developing countries to address these. This book comprehensively covers the key aspects of development in contemporary times—relationship of development with agriculture, industrialization and services, sustainable and inclusive development, issues of marginalization and women empowerment. With case studies and examples taken from countries around the world and by relating issues closely with the Indian scenario, this book caters to student needs across various disciplines.

Key Features

• Treats development as a multi-disciplinary concept, covering both theoretical and practical points of view

• Presents a holistic view of development taking inputs from economics, socio-politics, administration and so on

• Serves as an essential companion for students of development studies, development economics, political science, sociology and civil service aspirants
 
Preface
 
Development: An Overview
 
Basic Needs and Poverty
 
Education, Health and Human Development
 
Population and Development
 
Income Inequality, Unemployment and Inflation
 
Agriculture Sector and Development
 
Industry Sector and Development
 
Service Sector and Development
 
Infrastructure, Energy, Technology and Development
 
Rural Development
 
Urban Development
 
Globalization and Development Disparities
 
Environment and Sustainable Development
 
Marginalization, Women Empowerment and Inclusive Development
 
Good Governance and Ethical Approach to Development
 
Glossary
 
Index

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B. K. Pattanaik

B. K. Pattanaik is currently a professor at the School of Extension and Development Studies in the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi. He is the editor of the Political Economy Journal of India. He is also on the editorial board of the Journal of Economics and Development Studies, American Research Institute for Policy Development, New York; Asian the Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Oyama, Japan, and the European Journal of Education Studies, Bucharest, Romania. Professor Pattanaik holds master’s degree in economics, MA in human resource management and PhD in economics. He has more than 25 years of... More About Author

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