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Working Paper 361
Social Exclusion and Caste Discrimination in Public and Private Sectors in India: A Decomposition Analysis

Working Paper 360
Educational Outcome: Identifying Social Factors in South 24 Parganas District of West Bengal

Working Paper 359
Climate Change and Sea-Level Rise: A Review of Studies on Low-Lying and Island Countries

Journal of Social and Economic Development

Newsletter (July-December 2015)

Social and Economic Change Monographs - 46
Ecology, Climate Change and Coping Mechanisms for Health and Livelihoods in Semi Arid Tropics of India - Experiences from Peri-urban Areas of Bengaluru City - The Jadigenahalli Case'

Social and Economic Change Monographs - 45
Imperatives of Trade Facilitation in the Context of India's Select Special Economic Zones

Social and Economic Change Monographs - 44
Defending the Green Realm: The Forest Conservation Act 1980 of India in Theory and Practice

Latest Articles Published

'Urban Governance and Right to the City', by V Anil Kumar

'Collusion, Co-option and Capture: Social Accountability and Social Audits  in Karnataka, India' by D Rajasekhar (together with Salim Lakha and R Manjula) was awarded Professor Sanjaya Lall prize for the best paper

'Mobility through Sanskritisation: An Apparent Phenomenon?'
by Manohar Yadav

'Effects of Demographic Change on Environmental Degradation: Evidence and Implications for India' by C M Lakshmana

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