ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Educational Deprivation in India-A Survey of Field Investigations

A Survey of Field Investigations Kiran Bhatty In spite of enshrining free and compulsory education in the directive principles of the Indian Constitution the educational backwardness of India even after 50 years of independence is quite glaring. This paper, based on a survey of field-level investigations, addresses the issues of economic constraints, schooling quality and parental motivation as a set of possible influences determining the educational decisions within a household and contributing to the overall picture of educational deprivation at the national level.

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