Author:Madhurilata Basu, Rajat Roy & Ranabir Samaddar (Eds)

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Political Ecology of Survival: Life and Labour in the River Lands of East and North-East India

By: Madhurilata Basu, Rajat Roy & Ranabir Samaddar (Eds)

Price: $26.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd: 2018

Seller ID: 1202349

ISBN: 9789352873616

Condition: New


The world over, resource extraction and an extractive mode of economy have impacted on various population groups, and consequent conflicts over natural resources have damaged earlier modes of resource sharing. The river lands are one such resourceful space where conflicts relating to the development discourse are played out. These once economically-viable lands have become sites of unplanned growth, rampant commercialisation, administrative apathy and the politics of resource extraction. Drawing on intensive field studies and research, Political Ecology of Survival studies how people living a... View more info