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Flashpoints

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/9780198089544.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter narrates brief case histories of four of the most contentious and widely-reported land acquisition disputes: Nandigram, Singur, Maha Mumbai, and Vedanta. The purpose is to get past the ... More


Media, Corporates, and Democracy: Lessons from the 2014 General Elections

Sudhir Pattnaik

in The Algebra of Warfare-Welfare: A Long View of India's 2014 Election

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199489626
eISBN:
9780199097548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489626.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Indian democracy became increasingly corporatized since the advent of neoliberal economy, resulting in the emergence of a corporate–media–politics nexus. Narendra Modi, as the chief minister of ... More


Of Rights and Responsibilities

Giulia Sajeva

in When Rights Embrace Responsibilities: Biocultural Rights and the Conservation of Environment

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199485154
eISBN:
9780199097005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485154.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Chapter 4 analyses the idea of biocultural rights, starting off by quoting the words of Sanjay Kabir Bavikatte. The chapter explores some cases (in Kenya, India, and New Zealand) which may be ... More


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