ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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A Cold Look at Indian Managers

 where the social experience is conducive to small families. They smoothly generalise their experience to all classes under an implicit belief that what is true for their class is true for the country! The basic fallacy, then, in all attempts at family planning is the misconception that amongst the poorer half of the Indian populace poverty cannot be much alleviated until they begin having fewer children. The reality, however, remains that "people arc not poor because they have large families. On the contrary: they have large families because they are poor" (p 14). Consequently the solution to the problem of poverty lies not in papulation control but elsewhere.

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