• Corpus ID: 18036074

Disparity in Socio-Economic Development and Its Implications on Communal Conflicts: A Study on India's North-Eastern Region

  title={Disparity in Socio-Economic Development and Its Implications on Communal Conflicts: A Study on India's North-Eastern Region},
  author={Debasis Neogi},
  journal={International journal of humanities and social sciences},
  • Debasis Neogi
  • Published 23 March 2010
  • Economics
  • International journal of humanities and social sciences
India’s North-Eastern part, comprising of seven states, is a lowly developed, tribal population dominated region in India. Inspite of the common Mongoloid origin and lifestyle of majority of the population residing here, sharp differences exist in the status of their socio-economic development. The present paper, through a state-wise analysis, makes an attempt to find out the extent of this disparity, especially on the socio-economic front. It illustrates the situations prevailing in health… 

Figures and Tables from this paper

Conceptual Issues of Conflict as a Social Determinant of Health: Explorations from Manipur

One-sixth of India’s population lives in areas of conflict (including the insurgency-riddled states of the North-East, the secessionist violence in Kashmir, and the struggle to capture power by


In the process of development ,some section of the society are excluded, and are generally called the backward class, they constitute S/C,S/T,OBC etc. The regions inhabited by them are generally

Agro-Economic Indicators—A Comparative Study of North-Eastern States of India

Economic development is directly related to human development of any region or country. A proper understanding of this relationship may help to improve quality of life in general, and reduce poverty

Spatio-Temporal Analysis on the Changes in the Social Structure of Meghalaya

An arrangement of the fundamental characters that doesn’t change effortlessly is called structure. Social structure involves a change in the pattern of organization which maybe initiated by factors

EDUCATION AND POVERTY LEVEL: A GENDER ANALYSIS OF KOHIMA AND LONGLENG DISTRICTS OF NAGALAND, INDIA / Education and Poverty Level: A Gender Analysis of Kohima and Longleng Districts of Nagaland, India

This paper investigates the female poverty and education level among the households in the rural areas of Kohima and Longleng districts using Head Count Ratio. It is found that there exists high

Infrastructure and Regional Disparity A Case Of North Eastern Region of India

The importance of physical infrastructure in economic development, trade, employment and in reducing disparity within the country/region has been acknowledged by many scholars. With the help of

Evaluating the quality of living (QOL) of the households in Dandakaranya region, India: a well-being approach

This paper mainly deals with the pattern of Quality of Living (QOL) in terms of availability of various basic services and amenities in Dandakaranya region of India. To measure state of living in

Intimate yet dysfunctional? The relationship between governance and conflict resolution in India and the European Union

The rise of India and the EU as global actors has sparked growing interest in their peace-building approaches. This paper compares the objectives and effects of the EU's and India's engagement in

Associations between infant and young child feeding practices and diarrhoea in Indian children: a regional analysis

Improvements in IYCF practices are likely to reduce the burden of diarrhoea-related morbidity and mortality across India regions, while predominant breastfeeding, bottle feeding, continued breastfeeding at two years and introduction of solid, semi–solid or soft foods were risk factors for diarrhoeas in various India regions.



India: Economic Development and Social Opportunity

This book presents analysis of endemic deprivation in India and the role of public action in addressing the problem. The analysis is based on a broad view of economic development, focusing on human

Human Development in North East India

In spite of India pursuing the policy of liberalization and globalization since early eighties and witnessing higher growth rates has not been able to achieve much on account of human development and

Economic Growth, Poverty, and Inequality in Indian States in the Pre-Reform and Reform Periods

The paper assesses the impact of economic reforms on poverty incidence by decomposing the change in poverty ratio into growth/mean effect, inequality effect, and population shift effect for the rural

Education, Poverty, Political Violence and Terrorism: Is There a Causal Connection?

The paper investigates whether there is a causal link between poverty or low education and participation in politically motivated violence and terrorist activities. After presenting a discussion of

Ethnicity, Insurgency, and Civil War

An influential conventional wisdom holds that civil wars proliferated rapidly with the end of the Cold War and that the root cause of many or most of these has been ethnic and religious antagonisms.

Hunger and Public Action.

This study was well-received and widely discussed when it appeared in hardback in 1990. It is devoted to analysis of the enduring problem of hunger in the modern world, and of the role that public

On measuring inequality.

A number of measures of inequality are examined, their strengths and weaknesses are evaluated, and some of the measures when they were applied to data on representation state legislatures and on land distribution are compared.

Does Global Inequality Matter

Global economic and political inequalities are in most respects greater today than they have been for decades. From one point of view inequality is a bad thing simply because it involves a deviation

The Economic Costs of Conflict: A Case Study of the

This article investigates the economic eects of conict, using the terrorist conict in the Basque Country as a case study. Our analysis rests on two dierent strategies. First, we use a combination of