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Setting the Agenda

Vivek S.

in Delivering Public Services Effectively

Published in print December 2014 | ISBN: 9780199451326
Published online January 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780199084494 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451326.003.0007
Setting the Agenda

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Providing public services was seen as an important way of advancing human well-being by a set of agenda setting movements in India. Such movement were powerful for a sustained period of time in states that have an impressive record on services. Movements in other regions prioritized different sets of agenda such as land reforms, industrialization, etc. In these cases, even when common people achieve some level of voice in governance it would not lead to greater provision of public services.

Keywords: social movements; collective action; social reform movements; communist movements; agenda setting

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Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change

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