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Demographic Change and Levels of Livings: Study in National Development in an International Context
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Sen, Rathindra P
vii+157p., tabls., figs., 23 cm
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Weight :  308 gms
Binding :  Hard Bound
Height :  23 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  1989
 

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ISBN: 9788170350514
Status: In Stock 
Price: Rs 395.00  

Economic development has to be ultimately assessed by the enhancement of the freedom that people enjoy. Freedom does not always mean political independence but also the socio-economic dimensions that people perceive. The book is concerned with the magnitude of economic freedom of one-seventh of the world’s population i e, the poverty-ridden people of India. After 41 years of Independence, India today stands on the threshold of a mighty economic transformation. Profound break-through is noticeable in all walks of socio-economic life; yet 37 percent of its population is still lying below the poverty line. Excessive population growth frustrates economic development and living standards in India. Demographically its Net Reproduction Rate is 1.51 and its population is increasing by 16 million every year and is likely to overtake China for the dubious honour of the world’s most populous nation by the year 2020 A D. Although more than 76 million births have been averted since Independence, yet the crux of the problem of stabilization of population growth in India is to bring down birth to the level of death rate to achieve zero growth rate of population.

Contents Chapter 1: Demographic Threat and International Security
Chapter 2: Variation in Age Structure
Chapter 3: Incomes and Living Standards
Chapter 4: Investment in Man
Chapter 5: Food Prospects and Population Burden
Chapter 6: Passage to Industrialization
Chapter 7: Destiny of Urban Civilization
Chapter 8: Planning for Growing Population: Choices for India.

   

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