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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.

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