Jawaharlal Nehru, Neo‐Liberalism and Social Democracy

  title={Jawaharlal Nehru, Neo‐Liberalism and Social Democracy},
  author={Ronki Ram},
  journal={Contemporary Voice of Dalit},
  pages={187 - 210}
  • R. Ram
  • Published 1 July 2014
  • Economics
  • Contemporary Voice of Dalit
Mixed economy and social democracy constituted the central philosophy of developmental state in India. Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of Independent India, wanted to combine the desired economic growth of the newly liberated country with the overdue overhauling of its society. The sole purpose of combining economic growth with social transformation, perhaps, was to build social democracy within. For such an ambitious project to realize, Nehru followed the middle path between the two… 


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