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The SEWA movement and rural development : the Banaskantha and Kutch experience / Daniel W. Crowell.

By: Crowell, Daniel W, 1975-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : Sage Publications, 2003Description: xix, 236 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 8178291894 (India : hbk.); 8178291908 (India : pbk.).Subject(s): Self Employed Women's Association (Ahmadābād, India) -- History | Women in economic development -- India -- Banās Kāntha (District) | Women in economic development -- India -- Kachchh | Women in rural development -- India -- Banās Kāntha (District) | Women in rural development -- India -- Kachchh | Economic development -- Citizen participation -- India -- Kachchh | Economic development -- Citizen participation -- India -- Banās Kāntha (District) | Banās Kāntha (India : District) -- Social conditions | Kachchh (India) -- Social conditions | Banās Kāntha (India : District) -- Economic conditions | Kachchh (India) -- Economic conditionsDDC classification: 305.42095475 CRO
Contents:
Foreword /​ Reema Nanavaty 1. The SEWA Movement 2. Watershed Development 3. Forestry and Minor Forest Products 4. Dairy and Craft Cooperativism: Demand-Driven, Need-Based 5. Rural Micro-Finance 6. Health and Nutrition 7. Kutch and DWCRA 8. Women and the Panchayat 9. The Cyclone of 1998 10. SEWA in the New Millennium 11. A Different Kind of Deregulation Epilogue: Earthquake Relief and Recovery.
Summary: "Written in a very readable manner, this book contains important pointers for anyone interested in fostering human development. It will attract a wide readership especially among students of rural development, gender studies, social work, micro-finance, social development and labor studies. It will be of equal interest to a broad cross-section of people (including activists and NGOs) interested in the process of rural development."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [230]-231) and index.

Foreword /​ Reema Nanavaty
1. The SEWA Movement
2. Watershed Development
3. Forestry and Minor Forest Products
4. Dairy and Craft Cooperativism: Demand-Driven, Need-Based
5. Rural Micro-Finance
6. Health and Nutrition
7. Kutch and DWCRA
8. Women and the Panchayat
9. The Cyclone of 1998
10. SEWA in the New Millennium
11. A Different Kind of Deregulation
Epilogue: Earthquake Relief and Recovery.

"Written in a very readable manner, this book contains important pointers for anyone interested in fostering human development. It will attract a wide readership especially among students of rural development, gender studies, social work, micro-finance, social development and labor studies. It will be of equal interest to a broad cross-section of people (including activists and NGOs) interested in the process of rural development."--BOOK JACKET.

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