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Introduction to the Special Category States

Govind Bhattacharjee

in Special Category States of India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460830
eISBN:
9780199086528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460830.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the genesis of the special category status. In doing so, it traverses the whole gamut of centre-state financial relations including the transfer of central resources to states ... More


Explicit and Implicit Intergovernmental Transfers

M. Govinda Rao and Nirvikar Singh

in The Political Economy of Federalism in India

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195686937
eISBN:
9780199080571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195686937.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses inter-regional transfers in India. It examines the design and implementation of transfers from the Finance Commission, the Planning Commission, and through various central ... More


A Thinkers’ Network and The City Housing Corporation

Kristin E. Larsen

in Community Architect: The Life and Vision of Clarence S. Stein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702464
eISBN:
9781501706141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702464.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on Clarence Samuel Stein's collaborative approach to community design with a specific focus on the formation and initiatives of the Regional Planning Association of America ... More


Planning for Growth and Development

K. L. Datta

in Growth and Development Planning in India

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190125028
eISBN:
9780190991579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125028.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter spells out the process of Plan formulation in India since Independence, with its turns and twists, to maximize the rate of economic growth, ensure its sustainability, and improve the ... More


Fertility Transition and Its Socioeconomic Impacts in China

Xizhe Peng

in Fertility and Public Policy: How to Reverse the Trend of Declining Birth Rates

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014519
eISBN:
9780262295659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014519.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores the fertility levels in China and how government-sponsored family planning programs have affected total fertility rates. The government is seen as a big factor in Chinese ... More


Policy Impact: Evidence on Central Government Policies

William Joe, Aakshi Kalra, and Manoj Panda

in Social Science Research in India: Status, Issues, and Policies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199474417
eISBN:
9780199089062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199474417.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The chapter explores the impact of social science research (SSR) on central government policy. Overall, the study finds that there is considerable presence of SSR studies and references in various ... More


States Create Transportation Authorities to Cross Local Boundaries

Carolyn T. Adams

in From the Outside In: Suburban Elites, Third-Sector Organizations, and the Reshaping of Philadelphia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451621
eISBN:
9780801471858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451621.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines how intergovernmental authorities carry out their responsibility for transportation systems that link the city to the suburbs across municipal boundaries. It also considers why ... More


Social Science Policy in India

Swarup Dutta and S.V. Narayanan

in Social Science Research in India: Status, Issues, and Policies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199474417
eISBN:
9780199089062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199474417.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter discusses the policy related to social science research (SSR) in India since independence. Several committees have recognized the importance of social sciences and made numerous ... More


The Nation’s River

Arupjyoti Saikia

in The Unquiet River: A Biography of the Brahmaputra

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199468119
eISBN:
9780190990435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199468119.003.0012
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter explains how the nineteenth century saw the emergence of many ideas related to meaningfully transforming the Brahmaputra to serve the government and the country. Experts toyed with ideas ... More


Special Category States of India

Govind Bhattacharjee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460830
eISBN:
9780199086528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460830.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Eleven economically backward hill states of India sharing international boundaries comprise the group of ‘Special Category States’. Lacking in economic resources and being geographically isolated ... More


Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects

Ashley Bowes

in A Practical Approach to Planning Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198833253
eISBN:
9780191932342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198833253.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

For many years concern has been expressed at the time taken to make decisions about major development projects.


Historical Introduction

Ashley Bowes

in A Practical Approach to Planning Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198833253
eISBN:
9780191932342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198833253.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Before there existed any public control over the use and development of land, landowners were free to use land in any way they wished, subject only to any limitations in the grant under which they ... More


Introduction The Environment, the People, and the State: The Connecticut River Valley, 1790-1930

John T. Cumbler

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195138139
eISBN:
9780197561683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195138139.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Early twentieth-century conservation in the United States has been identified in the public mind with the West and the protection of wilderness, parks, and national forests. Some scholars have ... More


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