The Welfare State System in India

  • Anand Kumar


The evolution of welfare states has been a major factor in promoting and protecting democratic citizenship in nation-states of the modern world system. This is often perceived as a synthesis of the idea of ‘rights’ and the quest for ‘equality’, because the welfare states are guided by three institutional principles: economic management, provision of services for all citizens and social insurance.


Welfare State Total Fertility Rate Safe Drinking Water Social Sector Schedule Caste 
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© Anand Kumar 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anand Kumar
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  1. 1.School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DelhiIndia

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