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Is the State Passé? Competing Domains in Forestry in Orissa

Arabinda Mishra

in Promise, Trust and Evolution: Managing the Commons of South Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213832
eISBN:
9780191707438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213832.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The chapter looks at different dimensions of policy failure relating to forest management in the Indian state of Orissa, where village communities have countered the government's devolution-based ... More


Erasing the Swiddens: Shifting Cultivation, Land and Forest Rights in Odisha

Kundan Kumar

in Democratizing Forest Governance in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099123
eISBN:
9780199083077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099123.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines shifting cultivation in Odisha from the perspective of land and forest rights of tribal communities. It describes the complex processes of Survey and Settlement and creation of ... More


New Mobilities, New Risks

Dillon Mahoney

in Art of Connection: Risk, Mobility, and the Crafting of Transparency in Coastal Kenya

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292871
eISBN:
9780520966239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292871.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

While cell phones and other new digital technologies can help struggling businesspeople overcome their immobility and lack of access to urban economic space, new forms of connection come with a host ... More


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