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Shorelines: Space and Rights in South India
After a clerical sanction prohibited them from fishing for a week, a group of Catholic fishers from a village on India's southwestern coast took their church to court. They called on the state toExpand
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AGRICULTURAL EXPORTS OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: ESTIMATES OF INCOME AND PRICE ELASTICITIES OF DEMAND AND SUPPLY
This paper provides new evidence on income and price elasticities of demand and supply of agricultural exports from developing countries, on the basis of (a) a consistent and fully specified supplyExpand
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Making Merit: The Indian Institutes of Technology and the Social Life of Caste
The politics of meritocracy at the Indian Institutes of Technology illuminates the social life of caste in contemporary India. I argue that the IIT graduate's status depends on the transformation ofExpand
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Changing Trends in US Injury Profiles: Revisiting Non-Fatal Occupational Injury Statistics
The purpose of this paper is to review the current trends in non-fatal injury profiles of workers in the United States. It is generally accepted that occupational injury and illness rates areExpand
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The Caste of Merit: Engineering Education in India
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Community, Class and Conservation: Development Politics on the Kanyakumari Coast
In this article I trace the chequered history of 'community' in the coastal belt of Kanyakumari district, from its immediate post-independence role as a mechanism of state intervention in fisheriesExpand
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Medicines patents and TRIPS.
IF YOU HAD asked the average policy wonk in the field of finance or development about TRIPS even until a few years ago you would probably have elicited a quizzical expression of bemusement betrayingExpand
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