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Editors: K.C. Roy (The University of Queensland, Australia) and S. Chatterjee (Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand)
Book Description:
This book deals with important issues in poverty and development in poor countries with particular reference to Asian countries. But what is poverty? In simple language, to be poor is to be hungry, to lack shelter and clothing, to be sick and not cared for, to be illiterate and not schooled. But, living in poverty makes poor vulnerable to adverse events outside their control. They are often treated badly by the institutions of state and society and also excluded from voice and power in these institutions.

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1 - Poverty and Development in the Asia Pacific: An Overview of Issues; pp. 1-10;
(K.C.Roy and S. Chatterjee);

Chapter 2 - Poverty Alleviation and Development in East and South-East Asia: Some Comments; pp. 11-20;
(M.K. Dasgupta);

Chapter 3 - Energy, Environment and Poverty Nexus in Developing Countries; pp. 21-28;
(D.B. Varadarajan, School of Economics, Madurai Kamaraj University, India and K. Arockia Raj);

Chapter 4 - Community Development and Citizensí Participation in Governance; pp. 29-37;
(S. Deb Kanango, Department of Social Work, Visva-Bharati, Sriniketan, Dist-Birbhum, India);

Chapter 5 - Social Sector Development in India in the New Millennium with Special Reference to Poverty Alleviation; pp. 39-52;
(D. Sinha Department of Social Work, Visva-Bharati, Sriniketan, Dist-Birbhum, India);

Chapter 6 - Social Security and Development in India; pp. 53-58;
(S. Chatterjee and S.K. Roy, Goenka College of Commerce and Business Administration, India);

Chapter 7 - Performance of Manufacturing and Services Sector in India in Post-Reforms Period:Issues and Experience; pp. 59-70;
(S. Ragothaman, South Gujarat University, India);

Chapter 8 - Development of Agriculture and Rural Finance in Vietnam; pp. 71-85;
(L.R. Smith Central Queensland University, Australia and A.N. Tien Le IndoChina International Development and Investment Pty Ltd, Australia);

Chapter 9 - Poverty and Environment A Review of Issues and Evidences of Malaysia; pp. 87-102;
(C. Siwar Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia and N. Chamuri);

Chapter 10 - Policy Failures and Environmental Externalities: Case of Palm Oil in Malaysia and Indonesia; pp. 103-114;
(Jamal Othman, University Kebangsaan, Malaysia);

Chapter 11 - Searching for a Better Credit System to Help Improve Farmers Income: A Reflection from study on Agricultural Credit Users in Lombock, Indonesia; pp. 115-127;
(T. Sjah University of Mataram, Indonesia and D. Cameron University of Queensland, Australia);

Chapter 12 - Gender Inequality and Poverty: The Kenyan Case;
pp. 129-153;
(T. Kiriti University of Nairobi, Kenya and K.C. Roy);

Chapter 13 - Indonesia, ASEAN and ASEAN Regional Forum: Convergence Trends in Regional and National Development; pp. 155-172;
(R. James Ferguson, Centre for East-West Cultural and Economic Studies, Bond University, Australia);

Chapter 14 - Experiences Gained in Poverty Alleviation and Development and Lessons Learnt; pp. 173-181;
(K.C. Roy and S. Chatterjee);

Index pp.183-192

      Readings in World Development (Series Editor: K.C. Roy - University of Queensland, Australia)
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2006
   Pages: 192.pp
   ISBN: 1-59454-947-8
   Status: AV
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