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Published: 27 April 2007

228 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719075865

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Labour, state and society in rural India

A class-relational approach

Jonathan Pattenden

Published by Manchester University Press

  • This is the first book to combine analysis of labour relations, social policy and 'civil society' with detailed long-term fieldwork in rural India
  • This book makes an important contribution to growing calls for class relations to be made much more central to research in development studies
  • This book underlines the importance of political economy and interdisciplinarity as bases for understanding how the conditions of classes of labour might improve
  • This book makes an important contribution to contemporary debates on poverty in India

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