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Introduction: critical perspectives on food sovereignty
Visions of food sovereignty have been extremely important in helping to galvanize broad-based and diverse movements around the need for radical changes in agro-food systems. Yet while foodExpand
Between violence and desire: space, power, and identity in the making of metropolitan Delhi
Delhi, on the morning of January 30, 1995, was waking up to another winter day. In the well-todo colony of Ashok Vihar, early risers were setting off on morning walks, some accompanied by their petExpand
In the Belly of the River: Tribal Conflicts over Development in the Narmada Valley
This book provides an account of the lives of Bhilala adivasis in the Narmada valley who are fighting against displacement by the Sardar Sarovar dam in Western India. On the basis of intensiveExpand
Untouchability in Rural India
Foreword Babu Mathew Preface Harsh Mander Introduction: Caste, Untouchability and Dalits in Rural India 'Unclean Occupations': Savaged by Tradition Dalit Women and the Practice of UntouchabilityExpand
What the Eye Does Not See: The Yamuna in the Imagination of Delhi
This article traces the shifting visibility of the river Yamuna in the social and ecological imagination of Delhi. It delineates how the riverbed has changed from being a neglected “non-place” toExpand
Elite and everyman : the cultural politics of the Indian middle classes
Acknowledgements 1. Introduction Amita Baviskar and Raka Ray 2. The growth and sectoral composition of India's middle classes: Their impact on the politics of economic liberalization E. Sridharan 3.Expand
Between Micro-Politics and Administrative Imperatives: Decentralisation and the Watershed Mission in Madhya Pradesh, India
This essay examines the Watershed Development Mission in Madhya Pradesh, India, where the pressure to show tangible ‘success’, combined with the bureaucratic imperative to retain control, subvertsExpand
Contested grounds : essays on nature, culture, and power
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 1. Introduction: Contested Grounds: Nature, Culture and Power (Amita Baviskar) 2. Water and Waste: Nature, Productivity, and Colonialism in the Indus Basin (David Gilmartin) 3.Expand