Chapter 1


1.   Rajni Kothari, ‘Social Policy, Development and Democracy’. In Ghanshyam Shah, ed., Social Transformation in India, Vol. 1 (Jaipur: Rawat Publications, 1977), pp. 37–54.

2.   B. N. Ganguli, Gandhi's Social Philosophy: Perspective and Relevance (New Delhi: Vikas Publishing and Council for Social Development, 1973).

3.   The same notion of development was propounded by Professor Arthur Lewis in his classical work on development theory published in the early 1950s, in which he emphasized that the objective of development is to increase ‘the range of human choice’. (W. Arthur Lewis, Development Planning: The Essentials of Economic Policy [London: George Allen & Unwin, 1968, c1956]). However, unlike Professor Amartya Sen, he did ...

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