Shifting Parameters

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Abhijit Datta The assumption that urban development should pay for itself ignores its essentially non-viable and redistributive nature. Similarly, in view of the scattering of fiscal powers and...
Richard L Meier Technologies already installed in urban regions set the expectations for the future. In Asia the imitation of earlier industrialised societies is becoming increasingly thorough and...
Nirmala Banerjee It is difficult to predict the course of urbanisation in India. The commonly practised way of predicting it, by historical comparisons with other countries, is full of pitfalls. The...
for Regional Development Deb Kumar Bose Problems of urban development need to be treated as part of regional development plans drawn up within the framework of the national plan.
Modernisation is generally agreed to mean effective mass participation in political decisionmaking and mate or less equal accessibility to the political arena for all persons.
Study of social conflict has been so far largely confined to the sphere of industrial relations. There have been few attempts to use the conflict model to understand the dynamics of the country's...
In many parts of the country the 1967 elections were marked by a break from the earlier patterns of voting and group and party loyalties. The following study of the Kamlapur constituency in Mysore...
This analysis attempts to establish that, though caste and communal motivations continued to operate, the results of the 1967 elections in Kerala were decisively influenced by the fact that secular...
lier elections. This warrants the hypothesis that a larger section of the people than ever before were influenced by secular considerations in their voting decision.
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