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The land question in India : state, dispossession, and capitalist transition

Author: Anthony P D'Costa; Achin Chakraborty
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This volume takes a fresh look at the land question in India. Instead of re-engaging in the rich transition debate in which the transformation of agriculture is seen as a necessary historical step to usher in dynamic capitalist (or socialist) development, this collection critically examines the centrality of land in contemporary development discourse in India. Consequently, the focus is on the role of the state in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Online-Ressource
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony P D'Costa; Achin Chakraborty
ISBN: 9780191834431 0191834432
OCLC Number: 989687905
Notes: This edition previously issued in print.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 Online-Ressource : Illustrationen (black and white)
Contents: PART I: PRIMITIVE AND CONTEMPORARY ACCUMULATION; PART II: LEGAL-INSTITUTIONAL DIMENSIONS OF 'REGIMES OF DISPOSSESSION'; PART III: REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES
Responsibility: Anthony P. D'Costa and Achin Chakraborty.

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Examines the centrality of land in contemporary development discourse in India and the role of the state in the dispossession of land from peasants and tribal communities. It looks at land  Read more...

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