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Universal Man: The Seven Lives of John Maynard Keynes by Richard Davenport-Hines, New York: Basic Books, 2015.
Being Mizo: Identity and Belonging in Northeast India by Joy L K Pachuau, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2014; pp 290 , Rs 895.
Migration and Development Binod Khadria The Impact of International Migration on Developing Countries edited by Reginald Appleyard; OECD, Paris, 1989; pp 404, price FF 180.
efficiently and would also serve the needs and aspirations of their populations better than the present mammoth state: And, as the experience of Punjab and Haryana, form- ed in 1966 by division of...
Multinational Affiliates in India Why Are They Different from Indian Firms? Sebastian Morris Multinational Enterprises in India-Industrial Distribution, Characteristics and Performance by Nagesh...
Small and Cottage Industries: A Study in Assam by Prabin Baishya; Manas Publications, Delhi, 1989; pp xv + 336, Rs 225. THE book under review is "based on a study on role of small and cottage...
Early Subordination Sukumari Bhattacharji The Perfect Wife: The Orthodox Hindu Woman According to the Stridharmapaddhali of Tryambakayajvan by I Julia Leslie; Oxford University Press, 1989; Rs 225.
From Zero-Sum Games to Armageddon Abu Abdullah Rural Bangladesh: Competition for Scarce Resources by Eirik Jansen; Norwegian University Press; pp 35] THE story Eirik Jansen has to tell about...
Blood, Sweat and Struggle Gurbir Singh The Long Haul: The Historic Bombay Textile Strike by Rajni Bakshi; Build Documentation Centre; pp xiii + 254; not priced.
made no statement of its stand on abortion (but has been heavily critical of the government family planning programme), these services are available in many areas of the zone especially to...
the shariat, writes Ahmed, muslim women have "unfailing right" to maintenance and are guaranteed against destitution. Though Section 125 and the shariat both demand that the liability to maintain...
Rural-Urban Migration in Developing Nations Subbiah Kannappan Rural to Urban Migration and the Urban Labour Market by Biswajit Banerjee; Himalaya Publishing House (for the Institute of Economic...
paragraph that the banks were advised to make efforts for prompt recoveries and ensure that the total amount of overdues as at end-December 1985 is not more than what it was at the end of 1983, etc...
Sharit K Bhowmik Electoral Politics in North East India by S K Chaube; University Press, Madras (distributed by Orient Longman), 1985; pp ix + 236, Rs 65. Domination and Dissent: Peasants and...
Appraising Operation Flood K Narayanan Nair Operation Flood: An Appraisal of Current Indian Dairy Policy by Shanti George; Oxford University Press, 1985; pp 320, Rs 150.
Thanjavur Studies Gail Omvedt Rural Society in Southeast India by Kathleen Gough; Cambridge University Press, London, 1981. Agrarian Radicalism in South India by Marshall M Bouton; Princeton...
Versions of Theoretical Practice Mihir Bhattacharya The Truth Unites: Essays in Tribute to Samar Sen by Ashok Mitra (ed); Subarnarekha, Calcutta, 1985; pp xvi + 316, Rs 180.
October 18, 1986 for various provisions" was Rs 1,331.40 crore against Rs 1,246.9 crore in the previous year. Deviating slightly from the Bank's own method of presentation, one gets the following...
Policy towards Women before and after Cultural Revolution A Feminist Perspective Govind Kelkar Women in Rural China, Policy towards Women before and after the Cultural Revolution by Vibeke Hemmel...
standards of countries which have managed to absorb foreign technology adequately. For, in their case the local R and D expenditure is generally a multiple of the money paid out for importing...
 pines and Africa, add to the worth of the volume. Altogether it adds up to a rich fare. Dharm Narain, if he were around, would havf been delighted, for the volume would have provided him with ample...
In the Cause of the Demand Side Ashok Mitra Agricultural Change and Rural Poverty: Variations on a Theme by Dharm Narain edited by John W Mellor and Gunvant M Desai; Oxford University Press, Delhi,...
Treasury Bills in India R K Seshadri Treasury Bills in India: A Critical Analysis by T K Velayudham; Corporate Investment Research and Consultancy Bureau, New Delhi, 1986;
Subculture and Superstructure Interpretations of Rural Bangladesh Willem van Schendel Women, Pollution and Marginality: Meanings and Rituals of Birth in Rural Bangladesh by Therese Blanchet;...
Dale Carnegie Inc Nasir Tyabji Western Economists and Eastern Societies: Agents of Change in South Asia 1950-1970 by George Rosen; Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1985;
Scientific Colonialism Dinesh Mohan Aborted Discovery by Susantha Goonatilake; Zed Books, London, 1984; IN "Aborted Discovery" (AD) Susantha Goonatilake exhorts us "that we in the Third World should...
Milk and Mud Shanti George Another Revolution Fails: An Investigation into How and Why India's Operation Flood Project, Touted as the World's Largest Dairy Development Programme, Funded by the EEC,...
Bringing Back Wage Flexibility Bhabatosh Datta The Share Economy: Conquering Stagflation by Martin L Weitzman; Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass, 1984; pp 167, $ 15.00.
A Language Divided IN recent linguistic work, it has been customary to treat Hindi and Urdu not as two separate languages, but as a single linguistic system, Hindi-Urdu, for the purpose of...
Technology, Credit and Indebtedness in Marine Fishing: A Case Study of Three Villages in South India by Jean-Philippe Platteau, Jose Murickan and Etienne Delbar; Hindustan Publishing Corporation,...
September 7, 1985 ed the debt cancelling proposals of Castro. Latin American diplomats told the New York Times reporter in Havana that Castro "is improving our negotiating position with the banks...
August 24, 1985 estimates all point to growing black incomes through time, relatively as well as absolutely. Although the Institute's own estimates relate to 1975-76,1980-81 and 1983-84, the...
In the Mirror of National Accounts V V D National Accounts Information System by Uma Datta Roychoudhary and Moni Mukherjee; Macmillan India, 1984; pp 296, Rs 80.
 as well as the Government of India." The designing of new instruments requiring little capital and scarce energy and absorbing a great deal of human and animal labour has taken the form of a...
The People of India S K Sanyal Population of India, Country Monograph Series No 10, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations, pp 414.
Reporting to Each Other Sumanta Banerji In Search of Answers: Indian Women's Voices from 'Manushi' ed by Madhu Kishwar and Ruth Vanita; Zed Books, London, 1984; pp 312, price not mentioned.
From Kin to Class R S Sharma From Lineage to State by Romila Thapar; Oxford University Press, Bombay, THE work starts with an excellent summary and critique of the current anthropological theories...
Political Economy of Indian Non-Development Ashok Rudra The Political Economy of Development in India by Pranab Bardhan; Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1985; pp viii + 118, Rs 60.
Promoting Equitable and Balanced Development Potential of Secondary Cities Meera Bapat Secondary Cities in Developing Countries: Policies for Diffusing Urbanisation by Dennis A Rondinelli; Sage...
 plan of a stable anti-Sandinista regime open to US investment as long as it can be achieved short of regional war. CONCLUSIONS Where does this configuration of government and corporate forces leave...
The Chequered Economy in Black and White Arun Kumar The Black Economy in India: Problems and Policies by Kamal Nayan Kabra; Chanakya Publications, Delhi; pp x + 189, Rs 80.
national consensus of the exploiting classes is still to be satisfied. The first has no solution other than brute power, for populism has reached the point of nil marginal credibility. It will...
in comparative studies in rural change in different colonial and post-colonial contexts, the study is invaluable. If the material it presents on the experimentation with imposition of 'floor'...
A Study of Communal Disturbance in Delhi Gopal Krishna Communalism is a pervasive phenomenon in Indian public life and communal violence is a particularly ugly expression of it. This force has had...
THE history of Bombay textile labour continues to occupy the scholarly interest of professional social scientists.
The Untold Saga of Self-Reliance Ashok V Desai India's Quest for Technological Independence by Baldev Raj Nayar; Volume 1, Policy Foundation and Policy Change, xii + 560; Volume 2, The Results of...
November 3, 1984 status as in West Bengal and Gujarat? It is likely that the predominance of Central government undertakings working only within the geographical boundaries of Bihar and Orissa might...
Peasant Production and Capitalist Enterprise Pradip Kumar Bose Sugarcane and Sugar in Gorakhpur: An Inquiry into Peasant Production for Capitalist Enterprise in Colonial India by Shahid Amin; Oxford...
Understanding Social Reality Gurpreet Mahajan Philosophical Theory and Social Reality edited by Ravinder Kumar; Allied Publishers, New Delhi, 1984; pages 201, Rs 70.
State, Merchant Capital and Rural Economy G Parthasarathy State and Market by Barbara Harriss; Concept Publishing Company, STUDIES on agricultural markets in India have so far limited themselves by...
which we have no first-hand knowledge. Bangladesh provides an instructive case in point. Some fifteen years ago the country (then the eastern wing of Pakistan) hardly was noticed by the media. As a...
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