Gainers and Losers: A Note on Land and Occupational Mobility in a South Indian Village, 1977–85

@inproceedings{Swantinathan1991GainersAL,
  title={Gainers and Losers: A Note on Land and Occupational Mobility in a South Indian Village, 1977–85},
  author={Madhura Swantinathan},
  year={1991}
}
This paper examines evidence on changes in the pattern of land-ownership and in household occupations based on a longitudinal study of a village in the relatively advanced agricultural region of Tamil Nadu, India. The question motivating the paper is whether the occurrence of mobility moderates the high levels of inequality observed in the region. The matrix approach is used to examine mobility. Matrices of occupations and land-holdings are constructed for the eighty-three panel households… CONTINUE READING