Terrains of resistance : nonviolent social movements and the contestation of place in India (Book, 1993) [WorldCat.org]
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Terrains of resistance : nonviolent social movements and the contestation of place in India

Author: Paul Routledge
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Drawing from the field of political sociology, geography, anthropology, and peace studies, Routledge explores how peasant communities in rural India form effective resistance movements against displacement, dislocation, and cultural destruction engendered by the development process. He shows how the Baloapal movement--resisting a missile base--and the Chipko movement--resisting a program of deforestation--offer  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Routledge, Paul.
Terrains of resistance.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1993
(OCoLC)622865039
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Routledge
ISBN: 0275945170 9780275945176
OCLC Number: 27034523
Description: xx, 170 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / John Agnew --
1. Development and Resistance in India --
2. Putting Social Movements in Their Place: Social Movement Theory and the Spatial Mediation of Nonviolent Resistance Terrains --
3. The Baliapal Movement --
4. The Chipko Movement --
5. India's Terrains of Resistance --
6. Social Movements, Place and Nonviolent Sanctions.
Responsibility: Paul Routledge ; foreword by John Agnew.

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Drawing from the field of political sociology, geography, anthropology, and peace studies, Routledge explores how peasant communities in rural India form effective resistance movements against  Read more...

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