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India Working: Essays on Society and Economy
1. Introduction: the character of the Indian economy 2. Labour, work and its social construction in India 3. Class: Indian development and the intermediate classes 4. The local state and the informalExpand
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Destitution and the Poverty of its Politics--With Special Reference to South Asia
Summary The most extreme form of poverty is destitution. As a condition, destitution flows from processes of political economy, some of which become institutionalized within state practice and law.Expand
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A Political Economy of Agricultural Markets in South India: Masters of the Countryside
Introduction The Case for a Political Economy of Markets, Institutions and Policy Reform Field Methods and Data Agrarian Structure in Coimbatore District, South India Exchange Relations and theExpand
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Work and Wellbeing in Informal Economies: The Regulative Roles of Institutions of Identity and the State
Summary The larger part of the economy in most developing countries is outside the regulative control of the state. When defined in this way, it has two types of expression: first, self-employmentExpand
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Sonar bangla? Agricultural growth and agrarian change in West Bengal and Bangladesh.
Introduction - Ben Rogaly, Barbara Harriss-White and Sugata Bose Agricultural Growth and Agrarian Change in West Bengal and Bangladesh PART ONE: AGRICULTURAL GROWTH, POVERTY AND WELL-BEINGExpand
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The changing public role in services to food and agriculture: The legal regulation of food markets in India
Abstract A framework allowing the commercial transfer of property rights is an essential prerequisite to market exchange widely considered the prerogative of the state. Here, the social history ofExpand
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System of Rice Intensification provides environmental and economic gains but at the expense of social sustainability — A multidisciplinary analysis in India
The System of Rice Intensification (SRI) is claimed to make rice more sustainable by increasing yields while reducing water demand. However, there remains a shortage of high quality data to testExpand
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The Gender Sensitivity of Well‐being Indicators
This article evaluates the gender sensitivity of indicators of health nutrition education and composite indices which are relevant to developing countries using the analytical framework ofExpand
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