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Perspectives on economic development and social change; essays in honour of Professor K.S. Chalam.


Perspectives on economic development and social change; essays in honour of Professor K.S. Chalam.

Ed. by Yagati Chinna Rao.

Rawat Publications


356 pages




Rao (Programme for the Study of Discrimination and Exclusion, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru U., India) presents 19 essays that range across an array of specialty topics but are unified by two aspects: the motif of South India and the influence of Indian economist Kurmana S. Chalam, who specialized in such topics as the economics of education, political economy, public economics, and Dravidian studies. Specific topics include changing land and labor markets in Tamil Nadu, development remittances in India, economic development of the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes in Tamil Nadu, agricultural development in Andhra Pradesh, Dalit education and consciousness in Andhra Pradesh, the Gudem Tribal Revolt of 1886, analysis of the growth of Tamil Nadu fisheries, and participatory planning in Kerala and Andhra Pradesh. Distributed in the US by ISBS.

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