The intimacy of insurgency: beyond coercion, greed or grievance in Maoist India

@article{Shah2013TheIO,
  title={The intimacy of insurgency: beyond coercion, greed or grievance in Maoist India},
  author={Alpa Shah},
  journal={Economy and Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={42},
  pages={480 - 506}
}
  • Alpa Shah
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Economy and Society
Abstract The Maoist movement has been presented as one of the most powerful forces of resistance against policies of economic liberalization in India. This paper explores how and why the movement has spread in recent years. Analysing beyond theories explaining insurgent action in terms of coercion, greed or grievance, the article draws on long-term ethnographic research in a Maoist guerrilla zone to explore an important aspect of mobilization that has been underplayed to date in the literature… Expand
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