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Bangladesh’s Surprising Success

Naomi Hossain

in The Aid Lab: Understanding Bangladesh’s Unexpected Success

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198785507
eISBN:
9780191827419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785507.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

Bangladesh plays an important ideological role in the world order: the story of its development is told as a parable of the success bred by an early and sustained commitment to economic liberalism. ... More


Introduction

Vivek S.

in Delivering Public Services Effectively: Tamil Nadu and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199451326
eISBN:
9780199084494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451326.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Tamil Nadu is among the few states in India that is distinguished for providing basic public services. Two important features of this distinction are that the quality of such services is better than ... More


Changes That Enabled Action

Vivek S.

in Delivering Public Services Effectively: Tamil Nadu and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199451326
eISBN:
9780199084494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451326.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Most of my discussants argued that grassroots pressure was the most critical force shaping Tamil Nadu’s commitment to public services, and they also argued that this form of incessant public action ... More


Normative Challenges in Tamil Nadu

Vivek S.

in Delivering Public Services Effectively: Tamil Nadu and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199451326
eISBN:
9780199084494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451326.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The previous chapters have looked at increasing assertion among common people in Tamil Nadu and its impact on governance. While understanding what kind of voice people have in the system is ... More


Delivering Public Services Effectively: Tamil Nadu and Beyond

Vivek S.

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199451326
eISBN:
9780199084494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451326.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

There is a wide diversity in the provision of public services in India. In some states one can go miles without seeing a functional school or a public health centre, where roads are poorly ... More


The Voice of the Common Person: India

Vivek S.

in Delivering Public Services Effectively: Tamil Nadu and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199451326
eISBN:
9780199084494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451326.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book has argued that a set of socio-political changes enabled greater assertion by the common person in Tamil Nadu, and this in turn had profound impact on governance. This chapter draws some ... More


Uncontrollable People

Vivek S.

in Delivering Public Services Effectively: Tamil Nadu and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199451326
eISBN:
9780199084494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451326.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The chapter is based on interviews with Panchayat presidents, local administrators, and village level workers who are in charge of implementing government programmes at the grassroots. One feature ... More


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