Himachal Pradesh outperforms other Indian states in implementing universal primary education. Through comparative field research, this article finds that bureaucratic norms—unwritten rules that guide public officials—influence how well state agencies deliver services for the poor. The findings call attention to the informal, everyday practices that generate state capacity.
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Research Article| October 01 2015
Bureaucratic Norms and State Capacity in India: Implementing Primary Education in the Himalayan Region
Asian Survey (2015) 55 (5): 882–908.
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Akshay Mangla; Bureaucratic Norms and State Capacity in India: Implementing Primary Education in the Himalayan Region. Asian Survey 1 October 2015; 55 (5): 882–908. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.5.882
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