Serve the Essentials: What Governments and Donors Must Do to Improve South Asia's Essential Services 

Oxfam International

This report presents an insightful assessment of essential services in South Asia, with special focus on health and education. In this as in many other fields of social enquiry, the comparative perspective is of great value, and the report makes excellent use of this perspective by scrutinizing regional contrasts in South Asia – between as well as within countries. Somehow, this comparative South Asian perspective has been overlooked in development studies. Read more

Foreword by Jean Drèze
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