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Social Effects of SEZs: Emerging Issues

Aradhna Aggarwal

in Social and Economic Impact of SEZs in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077275
eISBN:
9780199081035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077275.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter covers some of the most contentious social implications of special economic zones (SEZs), which have given rise to raging debate in the country. These include land acquisition, rural ... More


Laws and Consequences

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/9780198089544.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter critiques the emerging legal approach to land acquisition on several grounds. First, because it is not based on an understanding of the reality of India’s land markets—which will lead to ... More


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


The Price of Land: Acquisition, Conflict, Consequence

Sanjoy Chakravorty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198089544
eISBN:
9780199082438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089544.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Land acquisition for industry and infrastructure has become a source of major conflict in the last half decade in India. Sites like Singur, Nandigram, Niyamgiri, and Maha Mumbai, and phenomena like ... More


Conflicts

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/9780198089544.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter summarizes the land-acquisition-related disputes and conflicts of the last half decade. It begins with examples of the contrasting perspectives of the state, private sector, and media ... More


Land Institutions and Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa

Whitney L. Smith and Rosamond L. Naylor

in The Evolving Sphere of Food Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199354054
eISBN:
9780199398959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354054.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Historic patterns of land governance and property rights have played an important role in creating conditions for low agricultural productivity and food insecurity throughout sub-Saharan Africa. ... More


Social and Economic Impact of SEZs in India

Aradhna Aggarwal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077275
eISBN:
9780199081035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077275.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book is a systematic analysis of the special economic zone (SEZ) programme in India. The book highlights the critical importance not just of investment in SEZs but also of investment in the ... More


Industrial Cowboys: Miller & Lux and the Transformation of the Far West, 1850-1920

David Igler

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520226586
eISBN:
9780520938939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226586.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Few industrial enterprises left a more enduring imprint on the American West than Miller and Lux, a vast meatpacking conglomerate started by two San Francisco butchers in 1858. This book examines how ... More


Legislating for Justice: The Making of the 2013 Land Acquisition Law

Jairam Ramesh and Muhammad Ali Khan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199458998
eISBN:
9780199085347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458998.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Land ownership in India has always been a risky proposition. The Land Acquisition Act of 1894 endowed the State with unfettered powers of acquisition. Furthermore, the refusal of the Parliament to ... 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


Tamil Nadu: The Politics of Silence

M. Vijayabaskar

in Power, Policy, and Protest: The Politics of India's Special Economic Zones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198097341
eISBN:
9780199082865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198097341.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Unlike many states, Tamil Nadu has experienced relatively little sustained, systematic, and effective resistance to land acquisition for SEZs. What combination of circumstances has produced this ... More


Uttar Pradesh: Contrasting Cases from the National Capital Region

Sudha Pai and Avinash Kumar

in Power, Policy, and Protest: The Politics of India's Special Economic Zones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198097341
eISBN:
9780199082865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198097341.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter compares two cases of SEZ implementation in the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP). It analyses key differences in the politics of land acquisition in two districts within UP: Gautam Buddha ... More


Land Acquisition and “Fair Compensation” of the “Project Affected”: Scrutiny of the Law and Its Interpretation

Malabika Pal

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/9780198792444.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The chapter examines the fairness claim of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act (LARR), 2013. The author uses the utilitarian ... More


Business Interests, the State, and the Politics of Land Policy

Rob Jenkins

in Business and Politics in India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190912468
eISBN:
9780190912505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912468.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the relationship between business interests and the Indian state. It focuses on the legal framework governing the state’s forcible acquisition of land for “public purposes,” ... More


On Holy Ground: The Politics and Myth of Sacred Geography

Leah Renold

in A Hindu Education: Early Years of the Banaras Hindu University

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195674835
eISBN:
9780199081493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195674835.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the importance of the University's location in Banaras or Varanasi, one of the holy cities in India. It explains the procedure involved in buying the land for the University (a ... More


The Global Land Rush

Klaus Deininger

in Food Security and Sociopolitical Stability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679362
eISBN:
9780191758430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679362.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

For countries heavily dependent on agriculture, the wave of recent land acquisitions and investor interest in farmland could in principle set in motion a virtuous cycle of economic growth, poverty ... More


Gujarat and Punjab: The Entrepreneur’s Paradise and the Land of the Farmer

Manshi Asher

in Power, Policy, and Protest: The Politics of India's Special Economic Zones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198097341
eISBN:
9780199082865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198097341.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter takes issue with Gujarat’s claim to be a ‘hassle free’ state for SEZs and explores the disjuncture between official accounts of industrialization and those of people whose livelihoods ... More


Karnataka: The Primacy of the Local

Anjali Mody

in Power, Policy, and Protest: The Politics of India's Special Economic Zones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198097341
eISBN:
9780199082865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198097341.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter analyses Karnataka’s SEZ policy and the reactions provoked by state and private-sector efforts to implement it. The very limited and intensely localized opposition to SEZs makes a study ... More


Evolution of SEZ Policy in India

Aradhna Aggarwal

in Social and Economic Impact of SEZs in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077275
eISBN:
9780199081035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077275.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the evolution of the special economic zone (SEZ) policy in India through different phases of growth and critically assesses changes in the SEZ policy, from national and ... More


Andhra Pradesh: Land Acquisition and Popular Resistance

Karli Srinivasulu

in Power, Policy, and Protest: The Politics of India's Special Economic Zones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198097341
eISBN:
9780199082865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198097341.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Andhra Pradesh was one of the earliest states to embrace the Special Economic Zone concept, and it boasts one of the highest number of approved SEZ projects in the country. The enthusiasm for SEZs ... More


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