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The price of land : acquisition, conflict, consequence

Author: Sanjoy Chakravorty
Publisher: New Delhi, India : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Land acquisition for industry and infrastructure has become a source of major conflict in the last half decade in India. Sites like Singur, Nandigram, Niyamgiri, and Maha Mumbai, and phenomena like the Maoist insurgency are well-known. Some believe that land acquisition is the 'biggest problem' in India's growth path. It is a central political issue in several states. A massive new land acquisition bill with serious  Read more...
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Chakravorty, Sanjoy.
Price of land.
New Delhi, India : Oxford University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2013316712
(OCoLC)817256328
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sanjoy Chakravorty
ISBN: 9780199082438 019908243X
OCLC Number: 957635393
Description: 1 online resource (xxx, 273 pages) : map
Contents: LIST OF TABLES AND FIGURES; OVERVIEW: THE BIGGEST PROBLEM AND THE BEST SOLUTION; 1. CONFLICTS; 2. PRICES; 3. AGENTS; 4. FLASHPOINTS; 5. A ROADMAP; 6. BEFORE INDEPENDENCE; 7. THE GIVING STATE; 8. THE TAKING STATE; 9. LAND MARKETS; 10. LAWS AND CONSEQUENCES; APPENDIX; REFERENCES; INDEX
Responsibility: by Sanjoy Chakravorty.

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Land acquisition has become a source of major conflict and political upheaval in the last half decade. This book brings clarity, depth, and understanding to this contentious issue by providing  Read more...

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