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Published: 13 April 2017

368 Pages | 4 Figures and 36 Tables


ISBN: 9780198792444

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The Land Question in India

State, Dispossession, and Capitalist Transition

Edited by Anthony P. D'Costa and Achin Chakraborty

  • Illustrates land-related developmental issues in India
  • Covers the historical and contemporary role of land in economic development, the legal and institutional dimensions of dispossession, and multiple regional perspectives of dispossession and development
  • Historically sensitive, balanced, and interdisciplinary approach to understanding emergent land-related conflicts
  • Extensive bibliography and empirical data on legal and institutional aspects of dispossession of peasants and changing class structures in the Indian countryside

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