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Since its inception, the Indian model of development has the twin objectives of economic development and social justice woven together. This has shaped both policy and popular aspiration in post-Independence India. In this context, Democratizing Development: Struggles for Rights and Social Justice in India explores and analyses how development gets vitiated by multiple powers and subverts the democratic ideals of participation, equality, inclusion, redistribution and equity, and how the poor and socially marginalized struggle to make development democratic. Examining development through the lens of the most marginalized, the book shows the democratic potential of development as well as the result of its absence.

Joint Forest Management: The Making and Unmaking of Participation
Joint forest management: The making and unmaking of participation

Community participation is an integral part of development projects implemented by the state. Unlike in the 1970s when the notion of participation in ...

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