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China’s Provinces and Foreign Policy: Lessons and Implications for India and its States

Jabin T Jacob | Oct 2014

Even without their rising world profiles as a starting point, it has long been a common enough exercise to compare and contrast India and China at various stages since the end of the Second World War.


Labour Dynamics and Social Security in Leather-Based Enterprises in Mumbai and Shanghai- A Preliminary Background Study

P K Anand | Sep 2014

In the late 1980s and early 1990s under the forces of Globalization, Liberalization and Privatization, sustained changes were brought in the patterns of economic production and distribution.


BCIM Economic Corridor in West Bengal: A View from Districts Bordering Bangladesh and North Bengal

Samir Sharma | Aug 2014

The proposed BCIM EC can be seen as an opportunity for India to develop the regions of Northeast as well as those areas located in North Bengal (NB).


Comparing the Role of Diaspora in Expansion of Marketed Healthcare in China and India: 1950s To Present

Seemi Zafar | Jul 2014

The imposition of new economic reforms were based on the dominant argument of inefficiency of public health systems, which was imagined to be alleviated through a decisive role of the market – to enhance both equity and efficiency.


An India-China Comparative Perspective on Minorities: Some Preliminary Explorations

Samir Sharma | Jun 2014

China defines itself as a ‘unitary multi-national state’ while the Indian Constitution declares that India is a ‘Union of States’. This philosophy behind such a framing is crucial for our understanding of minorities and autonomy.


China’s Compulsory Education Law

Sreemati Chakrabarti | Mar 2014

The PRC’s achievements in basic education, in comparison with most developing countries, have not been disputed. At Liberation in 1949 the literacy rate was less than twenty percent and by the turn of the century it reached eighty-five percent.


Diplomacy Systems & Processes: Comparing India & China

Kishan S Rana | Feb 2014

What are the key characteristics of the diplomacy of India and China? To what extent is diplomatic capacity an issue in the management of a country’s foreign policy?


American Philanthropy in Health Governance in China and India: Role, Motivations and Transformations

Aprajita Sarcar | Jan 2014

The first and foremost linkage between the need for philanthropy in both countries comes from the scenarios of underdevelopment in both countries. Even as the most populous nations are set to compete with each other over development and population indices


Food and Feed in a Resource Constrained System: Revisiting China's Agrarian Questions

Sriram Natarajan | Dec 2013

The ‘Agrarian Question’ in China is still in a process of unfolding after undergoing two major transitions one in the middle of the twentieth century (socialization) and another in the early 1980s (reforms).


Recent Trends in Health Sector Reforms and Commercialisation of Public Hospitals in China

Madhurima Nundy and Rama V Baru | Dec 2013

Several scholars have commented on the content and process of reform as encompassing both developed and developing countries and acknowledge that it is a global process informed by the principles of new public management (NPM).

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