India and Participation
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- The equity impact of participatory women's groups to reduce neonatal mortality in India: secondary analysis of a cluster-randomised trial
- International Journal of Epidemiology 2013
- Progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has been uneven. Inequalities in child health are large and effective interventions rarely reach the most in need. Little is known about how to reduce these inequalities. We des...
- India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Act: women’s participation and impacts in Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Rajasthan
- R. M. Sudarshan / Institute of Development Studies UK 2011
- This research examines women's participation in NREGS (National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) in selected areas in three states: Kerala, Himachal and Rajasthan. The Indian government's NREGS has succeeded in bringing large number...
- Bringing learning to light: the role of citizen-led assessments in shifting the education agenda
- Results for Development Institute 2015
- As governments and donors focused on increasing access to education in the wake of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the issue of learning received comparatively little concerted attention. Some organisations working in countri...
- Women's livelihoods, global markets and citizenship
- J. Thekkudan; R. Tandon / Institute of Development Studies UK 2009
- The underlying assumption of the economic integration epitomised by globalisation was that it would lead to greater economic participation and an enhancement of livelihood opportunities, which in turn would have positive impacts ...
- Rural development in India: reversals for diversity
- R. Chambers / Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad 1991
- This paper argues that in the search for more equitable and effective rural development, professionals and professionalism are part of the problem. Normal bureaucracy, normal professionalism, normal careers, and normal modes of learni...
- Swapping the stick for a broom: Men supporting women in local politics in India’, EMERGE Story of Change 4
- BRIDGE 2015
- This story of change pulls out the key findings from EMERGE case study 4, which focuses on the work of the Samajhdar Jodidar project in rural Maharashta, India. The project works with men to catalyse change at personal and politi...
- Swapping the stick for a broom: Men supporting women in local politics in India, EMERGE Case Study 4
- Edström J; Shahrokh T; Kumar Singh S; Jamdade S / Institute of Development Studies UK 2015
- Women’s engagement, leadership and decision making in the public sphere continues to be suppressed in much of rural India. It is controlled by cultural norms which place women as subordinate to men, and prescribe their roles as ...
- Rethinking spatial inequalities in development: the primacy of politics and power relations
- A.G. Abdulai / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2014
- This paper offers a political explanation to the problem of spatial inequality in developing countries, paying particular attention to the implications of patronage politics and inter-elite power relations for the spatial distribution...
- Australia-India roundtable report
- Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi 2014
- The relationship between Australia and India has reached a new maturity: that was key theme of a major bilateral dialogue convened in early 2014 and reported on in these pages. In fact the 2014 Australia-India Roundtable itself turned...
- Tackling Urban Violence in Mumbai and Cape Town through Citizen Engagement and Community Action
- J. Gupte; T. Shahrokh; J. Wheeler / Institute of Development Studies UK 2014
- Urban violence is an urgent and growing problem in many cities across the world. It comes in a multitude of forms such as gender-based violence, gangs and drug-related violence, police violence, religious riots, vigilante groups, and ...