On the Non-Random Distribution of Educational Deprivation of Children in India
AbstractThe emphasis on education assumes importance given the recent recognition of human capital, human rights and human development perspectives of development. Hence educational deprivation is recognised as the primary agent of human deprivation and all necessary measures are required to ensure minimum education for every child. Such a universal recognition emanates from the given magnitude of educationally deprived children all around the world. On this premise, this is an attempt at examining the levels and inequities associated with the phenomenon of educational deprivation of children during 1990â€™s in India. This exercise provides a detailed exposition of the household characteristics of the deprived children based on information obtained in National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO). [Working Paper No. 372]
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India; Deprivation; Educationally Deprived Children; and Child Labour; Educational Inequalities; Group Inequalities;
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