9780198085003

Battling Corruption Has NREGA Reached India's Rural Poor?

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  • ISBN13:

    9780198085003

  • ISBN10:

    0198085001

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 9/1/2013
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Author Biography



Shylashri Shankar is Senior Fellow, Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi.

Raghav Gaiha is Retired Professor of Public Policy, Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi.

Table of Contents


List of Tables
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
Introduction: Challenges in the Battle against Corruption
PART I: AN OVERVIEW OF NREGA
1. NREGA's Characteristics and the Methodology of the Study
2. Has NREGA Been Successful?
PART II: FORMAL MECHANISMS TO ENHANCE THE EMPOWERMENT FRAME
3. Install Vulnerable Groups in Positions of Power
4. Enabling Transfers to the Poor
5. Making Social Audits Accountable
PART III: INFORMAL MECHANISMS TO ENHANCE THE EMPOWERMENT FRAME
6. Inform the Poor
7. Networks, Vulnerability, and Agency
8. Does Political Competition Enhance Empowerment?
Conclusion: Is the Battle against Corruption Winnable?
Appendices
Glossary
Bibliography
Index

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