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Author Name    Felix Padel, Ajay Dandekar & Jeemol Unni

Title   Ecology, Economy: Quest for a Socially Informed Connection

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Publisher   New Delhi, India Orient BlackSwan 2013

ISBN    8125051791 / 9788125051794

Seller ID   101763

Ecology, Economy is an elaborate argument to establish society as central in policy-making for holistic development. The book presents cases of the adverse effects of resource utilisation—water, metals, power, land—on Adivasi communities in particular. It presents an overview of the paradoxes inherent in ‘development’ projects, emphasising the drastic drop in the standard of living of rural communities, and the immeasurable damage to India’s ecosystems and resource base.The authors highlight the tussle between real growth and the rule of law, the informalisation of labour under a neoliberal economy, and current threats to ‘Adivasi Economics’—the little monetised systems based on a long-term symbiosis with the natural environment, based on taking from the ecosystem without intrinsically damaging it.Printed Pages: 340.

Ecology, Economy: Quest for a Socially Informed Connection Felix Padel, Ajay Dandekar & Jeemol Unni

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