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Surplus, Accumulation and Growth

History of economic thought has been marked by both continuity and change. Insofar as economics as a discipline is not concerned with an undifferentiated and unhistorical reality, change is to be expected. It is the continuity- change combination which is a matter of interest and is indicative of the fact that the core of bourgeois thought is essentially ahistoric. The intermeshing of continuity and change in varying proportions has often had a retrogressive effect and the so-called 'revolutions

Planning for a Just Society

Planning for a Just Society Illusion and Reality K R Ranadive Against the backdrop of the shift .from the growth-centred, to the poverty-focused strategy of development, this paper seeks to highlight a number of false trails pursued in tackling the problem of economic development which have obstructed understanding and misled practice. This is attributed by the author primarily to three factors: economists' ahistoric approach, their treatment of economics as an 'isolated system' and their failure to consider the State as a problem in political economy, in spite of their concern with the nature and impact of state intervention.

Marx and Schumpeter on Growth- Peaceful Coexistence or Uneasy Alliance

Marx and Schumpeter on Growth Peaceful Coexistence or Uneasy Alliance? K R Ranadive Alternative Approaches to a Theory of Economic Growth, Marx, Marshall and Schumpeter by Sukha- moy Chakravarty; Centre tor Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta; Orient Longmans, Calcutta, 1982;

Growth and Social Justice-Political Economy of Garibi Hatao

Growth and Social Justice Political Economy of 'Garibi Hatao' K R Ranadive If the debate over the so-called 'New Economics underlying the 'Garibi Hatao' programme has faded to shed much tight, it would seem to be primarily for two reasons: (i) the problem involved has been wrongly posed as growth versus justice, and, (ii) it is hoped that by "standing economic theory on its head" a simple solution to the problem can be obtained.

Intra-Sectoral and Inter-Sectoral Factors in Distribution of Income

live under the constant threat of demolition of their houses by municipal squads. New Delhi used to be a city of middle-class people. Today the mid dle class is vanishing. In the last fifteen years the polarisation in housing standards has been continuously increasing. The future is dismal. The exclusive urban preserves
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