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Social Differentiation and the Politics of Access to Groundwater in North Gujarat

Dik Roth and Linden Vincent

in Controlling the Water: Matching Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Management in India and Nepal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082927
eISBN:
9780199082247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082927.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter discusses the politics of groundwater markets and its interrelation with social differentiation and class–caste relations. Based on an intensive social anthropological study of a village ... More


Ecology, Risk, and Cash Crop Cultivation: Agrarian Change in NRP

Nilotpal Kumar

in Unraveling Farmer Suicides in India: Egoism and Masculinity in Peasant Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199466856
eISBN:
9780199087402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466856.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter introduces Anantapur and its semi-arid ecology that present inherent risks for cultivation in the district. Whilst the landholding pattern in the district has tended to move towards an ... More


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