Rural Transformation in India: Deagrarianization and the Transition from a Farming to Non-farming Economy

  title={Rural Transformation in India: Deagrarianization and the Transition from a Farming to Non-farming Economy},
  author={Koustab Majumdar},
  journal={Journal of Developing Societies},
  pages={182 - 205}
Rural transformation in general has been conceptualized as modernization, rural development, changes in economic structure, and the migration of the population from the farming sector to the non-farming sectors of the economy. Different theoretical approaches (unidimensional and multidimensional) have been applied to the study of rural transformation, and these approaches have involved different indicators to examine the nature and magnitude of rural change/transformation. The rural development… 

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