Issue Date: Jul 31, 2009
Good Women Do Not Inherit Land, Politics of Land and Gender in India by Nitya Rao, Orient Blackswan, Hyderabad, Rs 795
This book takes us to the lives and anxieties of Santhal women in two villages of Dumka district, Jharkhand. The life histories span different
social patterns but all of them relate to rights in landed property, and their own troubled identities in the backdrop of harsh living conditions.
Development Communication in Practice: India and the Millenium Development Goals by J V Vilanilam, Sage, Delhi, Rs 450
Recent Supreme Court order in Vedanta case holds hope for tribal community life
Butterflies on the roof of the world is a vivid and engaging narrative of the author's rendezvous with the butterflies and moths in particular, and nature in general