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
The book evaluates the coverage of developmental issues in Indian newspapers. The report card isn't good: 15 years after development has
gone mainstream, poverty is under reported.
Biodiversity, Land-use Change and Human Well-Being, A study of Aquaculture in the Indian Sunderbans
by Kanchan Chopra, Preet
Kapuria and Pushpam Kumar, Oxford University Press, Delhi
, Rs 795
This book examines how a spurt in export-oriented shrimp industry in the last decade has affected the landscape of the world's largest wetland.
Economic Reforms in India and China, Emerging Issues and Challenges
, Edited by
B Sudhakara Reddy
India and China have followed different paths to economic growth and yet both have emerged as poster boys of neo-liberalism. In this volume
some of the most influential scholars in development economics from the two countries address issues pertaining to governance, agriculture and
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