ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Employment and Income in Rural India

Choice among Alternative Models What I have tried to do in this paper is to point out certain general lessons that we have learnt from the last twenty- five years of experience in regard to state and nation building in the "Third World". There is, on the one hand, the modernisation model which seeks to undermine the autonomy and power of the new states. There is, on the other hand, what may be called the state' building model which seeks to conceive of the tasks of modernisation, economic development and the rest as part of a general drive; towards consolidating national autonomy and realising the values of democracy, social justice and .secularism. Bangladesh has come to life when the alternative scenarios can be perceived in their fullness, when the ground for making critical choices has been cleared of a lot of confusion and misleading cliche, and when the real need is for a proper perspective and bold initiatives from the political elite rather than passing on the, responsibility to foreign trained technocrats.

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