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The Political Economy of Capitalism, ‘Development’ and Resistance: The State and Adivasis of India

  title={The Political Economy of Capitalism, {\^a}€˜Development{\^a}€{\texttrademark} and Resistance: The State and Adivasis of India},
  author={Snehashish Bhattacharya and Rajesh Bhattacharya and Kaveri Gill},
This report is circumscribed in its aims, limiting itself to a subset of all that could be written about the status and situation of Scheduled Tribes in India today. An introduction in chapter 1 sets out demographics of the tribal population and the characteristics of their habitat, predominantly in mainland India. In chapter 2, it set out how the colonial State constructed and codified the ‘tribal’ and the ‘tribal area’, with a narrative of a civilising mission thinly disguising… 
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