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The Taking State

Sanjoy Chakravorty

in The Price of Land: Acquisition, Conflict, Consequence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198089544
eISBN:
9780199082438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089544.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter is a brief but comprehensive study of land acquisition in independent India in five discrete sections: (a) the evolution of laws on land acquisition and property rights, from the Land ... More


Conclusion: “Land Wars” and Development

Michael Levien

in Dispossession without Development: Land Grabs in Neoliberal India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190859152
eISBN:
9780190872830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859152.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter argues that the case of Rajpura provides insights into the causes and trajectory of India’s “land wars” and their implications for development. It suggests that the exclusionary ... More


Urbanization: Making Room for Migrant Workers

Arvind Panagariya

in New India: Reclaiming the Lost Glory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197531556
eISBN:
9780197531587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197531556.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

Economic transformation involves a movement of workers out of agriculture and into industry and services. The latter are predominantly located in and around urban areas. Therefore, urbanization is ... More


Steadfastness/ADITTHANA: Indian Farmers Resist the Buddha of Love

Jessica Marie Falcone

in Battling the Buddha of Love: A Cultural Biography of the Greatest Statue Never Built

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501723469
eISBN:
9781501723476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501723469.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter goes to the heart of the anti-MPI statue grassroots resistance movement. It details the frustrations, politics and contested land values that gripped the Greater Kushinagar region after ... More


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