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

@inproceedings{Bhattacharya2015ThePE,
  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},
  year={2015}
}
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