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The politics of social protection in rural India

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a case study of two villages in Maharashtra
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Social protection should ideally create a framework of 'welfare rights' for the vulnerable individuals and households. The state, through a set of policies of promotive and protective measures, sets out to achieve this. However, gaining these welfare rights in a decentralised democratic framework could be a function of the bargaining power that each individual, household and social group may possess. Therefore the micro-level interactions involving claimant, bureaucrat an...

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St. Cross College (University of Oxford)
Department:
Social Sciences Division
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Publication date:
2006
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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602448360
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