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Globalisation, Democratic Decentralisation and Social Security in India

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  • S N Sangita

    (Institute for Social and Economic change)

  • T K Jyothi

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This paper examines the role of democratic decentralisation in promoting inclusive governance (responsive, efficient equitable) and social security in the context of globalisation. Firstly, the paper argues that democratic decentralisation can empower the disadvantaged, particularly in rural areas, to protect their interests from the negative implications of globalisation. Secondly, democratic decentralisation can also facilitate efficient and equitable delivery of various services meant for the disadvantaged in the context of globalisation.

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  • S N Sangita & T K Jyothi, 2010. "Globalisation, Democratic Decentralisation and Social Security in India," Working Papers 243, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.
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    Decentralisation; Globalisation;

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