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By K. Sivaramakrishnan

ISBN-10: 0822325551

ISBN-13: 9780822325550

ISBN-10: 0822325748

ISBN-13: 9780822325741

Agrarian Environments questions the dichotomies that experience dependent previous analyses of environmental strategies in India and gives a brand new means of taking a look at the connection among agrarian transformation and environmental switch. The members declare that makes an attempt to provide an explanation for environmental conflicts when it comes to the neighborhood as opposed to the worldwide, indigenous as opposed to outsiders, girls as opposed to males, or the group as opposed to the marketplace or country vague important dynamics of mobilization and association that seriously effect notion and policy.
Editors Arun Agrawal and ok. Sivaramakrishnan declare that rural social switch in India can't be understood with out exploring how environmental alterations articulate significant facets of agrarian transformations—technological, cultural, and political—in the final centuries. so one can learn those matters, they've got reached past the confines of unmarried disciplinary allegiances or methodological loyalties to collect anthropologists, historians, political scientists, geographers, and environmental scientists who're considerably trained through interdisciplinary study. Drawing on vast box and archival examine, the individuals exhibit the strong political implications of blurring the bounds among dichotomous cultural representations, mix conceptual analyses with particular case reviews, and view why competing powers selected to stress specific representations of land use or social family. through delivering a extra textured research of the way different types emerge and alter, this paintings deals the potential of developing an important alliances throughout populations that experience traditionally been assumed to lack mutual goals.
Agrarian Environments should be worthy to these in political technological know-how, Asian stories, and environmental studies.

Contributors. Arun Agrawal, Mark Baker, Molly Chattopadhyaya, Vinay Gidwani, Sumit Guha, Shubhra Gururani, Cecile Jackson, David Ludden, Haripriya Rangan, Paul Robbins, Vasant Saberwal, James C. Scott, okay. Sivaramakrishnan, Ajay Skaria, Jennifer Springer, Darren Zook

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