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Financing Urban Development

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 developmental responsibility among the various layers of government, it is unrealistic to suggest that urban development must increasingly rely on the internal resources of metropolitan areas.

Technologies for Asian Urbanisation

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 is now incorporated in the high priority sectors of the five-year plans.

What Course for Urbanisation in India

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 other method of predicting it for particular areas, by reference to possible migration, birth and death rates, can be more reliable but often is not, for lack of adequate data and of empirically-based models.

Urbanisation, Industrialisation and Planning for Regional Development

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.

Fourth General Election in Madhya Pradesh

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.

Mass Participation in Politics-A Socio-Economic Interpretation

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.

Violence in the Fourth General Elections-A Study in Political Conflict

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 political system.

Campaign Strategy and Voting Behaviour

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 was undertaken to see how voters in 1967 reacted to various stimuli in the constituency which was reputed to be politically more conscious, where the candidates made distinguishable issues the basis of campaign strategy, and where the Congress was said to be in real danger for the first time.

Changing Political Behaviour in Kerala

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 considerations had gained in importance in determining voting behaviour.
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