Table of contents for History, historians and development policy : a necessary dialogue / edited by C.A. Bayly ... [et al.]


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How and why history matters for development policy -- Michael Woolcock, Simon Szreter and Vijayendra Rao * Indigenous and colonial origins of comparative economic development: The case of colonial India and Africa -- C. A. Bayly * Commentary: History, time and temporality in development discourse -- Uma Kothari * Historical contributions to contemporary development policy issues
Social Protection * Social security as a developmental institution? The relative efficacy of Poor Relief provisions under the English old Poor Law -- Richard Smith * Historical lessons about contemporary social welfare: Chinese puzzles and global challenges --_ R. Bing Wong * Commentary:_ Why might history matter for development policy? -- Ravi Kanbur * Public Health * Health in India since Independence -- Sunil S. Amrith * Health care policy for American Indians since the early 20th century -- Stephen J. Kunitz * Commentary: Can historians assist development policy-making, or just highlight its faults? -- David Hall-Mathews * Public education * The end of literacy: The growth and measurement of British public education since the early nineteenth century -- David Vincent * The tools of transition: Education and development in modern southeast Asian history -- Tim Harper * Commentary: Remembering the forgetting in education -- Lant Pritchett * Natural resource management_ Energy and natural resource dependency in Europe, 1600-1900 -- Paul Warde * Special rights in property:_ Why modern African economies are dependent on mineral resources -- Keith Breckenridge * Commentary: Natural resources and development – which histories matter?-- Mick Moore * Index



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Policy sciences.
History.
Social sciences and history.
Political science -- Decision making.
Historians.
Economic development.
Public health.
Natural resources -- Management.