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About this book
About this book
&i;`This book is an extremely important addition to the growing literature on human development. It illustrates with concrete examples the basic thesis that economic growth, in order to have any meaning, must be reflected in human lives.'&o; Mahbub Ul Haq, President, Human Development Centre, Islamabad
PART I - Overview: 1 Profiles in Success - Reasons for Hope and Priorities for Action, Richard Jolly; 2 Social Development in High-Achieving Countries - Common Elements and Diversities, Santosh Mehrotra; 3 Health and Education Policies in High-Achieving Countries - Some Lessons, Santosh Mehrotra; PART II - Case-Studies: 4 Botswana - Social Development in a Resource-rich Economy, Tyrrell Duncan, Keith Jefferis, and Patrick Molutsi; 5 Mauritius - The Roots of Success 1960-1993, Edward and Bridget Dommen; 6 Rapid Social Transformation despite Economic Adjustment and Slow Growth - The Experience of Zimbabwe, Rene Loewenson and Munhamo Chivso; 7 The Route to Social Development in Kerala - Social Intermediation and Public Action, T.N. Krishnan; 8 Social Policies in a Slowly Growing Economy - Sri Lanka, Patricia Alailama and Nimal Sanderatne; 9 Social Policies in a Growing Economy - The Role of the State in the Republic of Korea, Santosh Mehrotra, In-Hwa Park, and Hwa-Jong Baek; 10 Malaysia - Social Development, Poverty Reduction, and Economic Transformation, Leong Choon Heng and Tan Siew Hoey; 11 Barbados - Social Development in a Small Island State, Myrtle D. Bishop, Rosalyn Corbin, and Neville C. Duncan; 12 Costa Rica - Social Development and Heterodox Adjustment, Leonardo Garnier, Rebeca Grynspan, Roberto Hidalgo, Guillermo Monge, and Juan Diego Trejos; 13 Human Development in Cuba: Growing Risk of Reversal. PART III - Conclusion: 14 Paths to Social Development - Lessons from Case-Studies, Lincoln C. Chen and Meghnad Desai; 15 The Links between Economic Growth, Poverty Reduction, and Social Development - Theory and Practice, Lance Taylor, Santosh Mehrotra, and Enrique Delamonica.