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‘This collection of essays by a number of scholars from India and Europe addresses economic, political and social issues of great contemporary significance. The most attractive feature of the volume is the comparative and inter-disciplinary approach which gives it its distinctive orientation. Munshi and Abraham have held diverse but important themes together in an exemplary manner’

- Andre Beteille, Chairman, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata

‘This is an outstanding book on an issue easier talked about than acted upon. The editors have brought together in this rich volume a wide variety of essays which focus on India and Europe and clarify that it is necessary to contextualise good governance. The comparative perspective has the additional advantage of extending the analysis beyond the realm of the ...

Corporate Governance
Corporate governance
Corporate Governance

This part opens with a conceptual chapter by Reed which is followed by Seth's chapter that reviews corporate governance systems in the international context, drawing implications for India. While De Vincentiis and Schmidt look into the European situation and Abell and Reyniers consider participatory firms, Bhattacharyya looks into issues in corporate governance in India.

Reed argues in his chapter that the study of corporate governance is a broad, multidisciplinary field that employs different forms of analysis and draws upon a variety of theoretical traditions. Such characteristics inevitably imply controversy. This chapter sets as its goal the aim of identifying the nature of the disputes in the field. It attempts to fulfil this goal by first distinguishing between three basic approaches ...

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