Table of contents for Rural development : principles, policies, and management / Katar Singh.


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1. Introduction                                                                 1
"* Concepts and Connotations of Rural Development                            2
"* Basic Elements of Rural Development                                       3
" Growth versus Development                                                 4
" Why Rural Development                                                      5
"* Rising Expectations and Development                                       6
"* Development and Change                                                    6
"* Human Beings as the Cause and Consequence of Development                  7
"* Some Dilemmas in Development                                              8
" Main Points                                                              11
"* Questions for Discussion                                                 13
2. Rural Economy of India                                                      14
"* Introduction                                                             14
"* Size and Structure of the Rural Economy                                  15
"* The Characteristics of the Rural Sector                                  21
"* The Role of the Agricultural Subsector                                   25
"* The Role of the Non-agricultural Subsector                               29
"* Challenges and Opportunities                                             32
"* Main Points                                                              34
"* Questions for Discussion                                                 36
3. Measures of Development                                                     37
"* Introduction                                                             37
"* Measures of Level of Rural Development                                   38
"* Measures of Income Distribution                                          46
"* Measures of Development Simplified                                       49
"* Concepts and Measures of Rural Poverty                                   50
"* Main Points                                                           56
"* Questions for Discussion                                              57
4. Some Paradigms of Rural Development                                       59
" Introduction                                                           60
"* The Modernisation Theory                                              61
"* The Dependency Theory of the Marxist School                           62
"a Rosenstein-Rodan's Theory of the 'Big Push'                           64
"* Leibenstein's 'Critical Minimum Effort Thesis'                        64
"* Lewis' Model of Economic Development                                  65
"* Gunnar Myrdal's Thesis of 'Spread and Backwash' Effects               67
"* The Human Capital Model of Development                                68
"* The Gandhian Model of Rural Development                               69
"* Development Theories from Other Social Sciences                       73
"* Main Points                                                           74
"* Questions for Discussion                                              76
5. Determinants of Rural Development                                         78
"* Introduction                                                          79
"* Changes in Output                                                     80
"* Natural Resources                                                     82
"* Human Resources                                                       86
"* Capital                                                               87
"* Technology                                                            90
"* Organisational and Institutional Framework                            92
"* Relation between Rural Development and Its Determinants               95
"* Main Points                                                           95
"* Questions for Discussion                                              98
6. Rural Development Policies                                               99
"* Introduction                                                          99
"* Freedom, Control and Public Policy                                   100
"* Need for a Rural Development Policy                                  101
"* Goals of Rural Development Policy                                    103
"* Hierarchy of Policy Goals                                            104
"* Rural Development Policies in India                                  106
"* Globalisation and Rural Development                                  125
" Main Points                                                          128
"* Questions for Discussion                                             130
7. Strategies for Sustainable Development                                  131
"* Introduction                                                         131
"* The Concepts of Sustainability and Sustainable Development           132
"m Some Indicators of Non-sustainable Development                       135
"* A Critical Review of India's Strategies of Rural Development         141
"* Some Elements of a New Strategy for Sustainable Development           144
"* Main Points                                                            152
"* Questions for Discussion                                               153
8. Policy Instruments of Rural Development                                   155
" Introduction                                                            155
" A Conceptual Framework                                                  156
"* An Action System                                                       159
"* Policy Instruments                                                    159
"* Main Points                                                            175
"* Questions for Discussion                                               177
9. Equity-oriented and Growth-oriented Programmes                            178
"* Introduction                                                           178
"* Equity-oriented Programmes                                             179
"* Growth-oriented Programmes                                             184
"* Main Points                                                            195
"* Questions for Discussion                                               197
10. Poverty and Unemployment Eradication Programmes                           198
" Introduction                                                            198
"* Current Poverty Scenario and Trends                                    199
"* Rural Employment Scenario                                              204
"* Poverty and Unemployment Alleviation Programmes                       207
"* Social Welfare-oriented Programmes (SWOP)                             216
"* Main Points                                                           218
"* Questions for Discussion                                              220
11. Natural Resources and Infrastructure Development Programmes               221
"a Introduction                                                           222
"* Natural Resources-based Programmes                                    222
"* National Agriculture Insurance Scheme (NAIS)                          230
"* Pilot Weather-based Crop Insurance Scheme (WBCIS)                     231
"* Infrastructure Development Programmes                                  231
"* Main Points                                                           240
" Questions for Discussion                                               241
12. Planning for Rural Development                                            243
" Introduction                                                            243
"* Levels and Functions of Planning                                       244
" Decentralisation of Planning                                          246
"* Methodology of Micro-level Planning                                   247
"* Methodology for Block- and District-level Planning                    250
"* Main Points                                                           257
"* Questions for Discussion                                               259
13. Organising for Rural Development                                         260
"* Introduction                                                          260
"* A Detour to Organisational Models                                     262
"* The Search for a New Paradigm                                         265
"* Criteria for Designing an Appropriate Organisation                    267
"* Government Organisations                                              268
"* Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs)                                    270
"* Cooperatives                                                          273
"* Voluntary Agencies/Non-governmental Organisations                     275
"* Corporations and Rural Development                                    278
"* Main Points                                                           281
"* Questions for Discussion                                              282
14. Financing Rural Development                                              283
"* Introduction                                                          283
"* Domestic Institutional Sources                                        285
"* The Role of Non-institutional Agencies                                296
"* Deficit Financing or Controlled Inflation                             296
"* Foreign Sources of Funds                                              298
"* Main Points                                                           304
"* Questions for Discussion                                              307
15. Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation                                309
" Introduction                                                           309
"* Project Implementation                                                311
"* Project Control                                                       315
"* Integration and Coordination                                          315
"* People's Participation in Implementation                              316
"* Project Monitoring                                                    317
"* Project Evaluation                                                    319
"* Main Points                                                           326
"m Questions for Discussion                                              327



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Rural development, Rural development India Case studies