Political ecology of Jharkhand conflicts

  title={Political ecology of Jharkhand conflicts},
  author={Sarah Jewitt},
Although India’s Jharkhand movement resists classification as either an ethnic or an environmental movement, it has, at different times, mobilised clear elements of both with frequently violent outcomes. This paper examines the movement from a political ecology perspective and focuses on violence arising from natural resource-related grievances, notably land alienation, forest policy and employment from Jharkhand’s mines. Drawing from political ecology’s emphasis on the need to examine conflict… CONTINUE READING

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