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Agrarian Distress and Farmers' Suicides in Maharashtra 1

Srijit Mishra

in Agrarian Crisis in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter first examines the structural characteristics of Maharashtra, where most of the workforce continue to depend on agriculture, even as the sector's share in state domestic product has ... More


‘Farmers’ Suicides’: A Critical Appraisal

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/9780199466856.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Psychology and Interaction

Vexing methodological questions about inter-subjectivity, post-facto explanation, recalling inaccuracies, and falsification have been so far been marginalized in the literature on ‘farmers’ ... More


Farmers' Suicides and Unfolding Agrarian Crisis in Andhra Pradesh

S. Galab, E. Revathi, and P. Prudhvikar Reddy

in Agrarian Crisis in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents an account of farmers' suicides in the state of Andhra Pradesh starting in 1996. Based on a survey of several studies, it shows that farmers' distress in the state can be ... More


Agriculture in the Reforms Regime *

D. Narasimha Reddy and Srijit Mishra

in Agrarian Crisis in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the nature and factors contributing to the agrarian crisis and rural distress in India. It shows that the Indian economy remains predominantly rural, with urbanization taking ... More


Agrarian Crisis in Punjab: High Indebtedness, Low Returns, and Farmers’ Suicides 1

Karam Singh

in Agrarian Crisis in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses the underlying causes of the agrarian crisis in Punjab, one of the most prosperous states in India. It shows the pronounced deceleration in agricultural growth since the early ... More


Distress, Debt, and Suicides Among Farmer Households: Findings from Village Studies in Kerala 1

K. N. Nair and Vineetha Menon

in Agrarian Crisis in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines agrarian distress, debt, and farmer suicides in three villages in Wayanad and Idukki districts of Kerala. Agriculture and plantations account for about 35 per cent of the total ... More


Farmers' Distress in a Modernizing Agriculture—The Tragedy of the Upwardly Mobile: An Overview

V. M. Rao

in Agrarian Crisis in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Although the crisis in agricultural growth and agrarian crisis are overlapping perspectives, they give rise to contrasting diagnoses of the problems in Indian agriculture. This chapter describes ... More


Agrarian Transition and Farmers' Distress in Karnataka

R.S. Deshpande

in Agrarian Crisis in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Karnataka is a drought-prone region with a large proportion of wastelands, high outstanding agricultural credit from scheduled banks, and high density of marginal and small farmers. These conditions ... More


Agrarian Crisis in India

D. Narasimha Reddy and Srijit Mishra (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book contains chapters that deal with the agricultural crisis in India. It provides a comprehensive analysis of the macroeconomic and micro-level issues associated with the crisis, as well as ... More


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

Nilotpal Kumar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199466856
eISBN:
9780199087402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466856.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Psychology and Interaction

‘Farmers’ suicides’ have largely been framed through official suicide statistics, and they have been explained in terms of agrarian production-related crisis across geographies. Based on ethnographic ... More


Land and/or Labor? Predicament of Petty Commodity Producers among South Indian Villages

R. V. Ramana Murthy

in The Land Question in India: State, Dispossession, and Capitalist Transition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198792444
eISBN:
9780191834431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792444.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Capitalist transformation in postcolonial societies follows an altogether different path. The resolution to agrarian question no longer seems necessary for capitalism. This leaves a large number of ... More


The Anthropological Gaze: Agrarian Issues and Peepli (Live) (2010)

M.K. Raghavendra

in The Politics of Hindi Cinema in the New Millennium: Bollywood and the Anglophone Indian Nation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450565
eISBN:
9780199083091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450565.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Peepli (Live) is a film about farmers’ suicides, but approaches it as black humour. This chapter compares the portrayal of the rural poor and the treatment of indebtedness in the film with that in ... More


Voices in Utopia, in Pursuit of Dreams

Manujendra Kundu

in So Near, Yet So Far: Badal Sircar's Third Theatre

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199464777
eISBN:
9780199086566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464777.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter deals with Badal Sircar’s Third Theatre plays. Most of them are thought-provoking, embracing more than one problem in one breath, sometimes juxtaposing similar or opposite issues. This ... More


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