Accumulation and Dispossession: Communal Land in North East India
Author(s) : Asok Kumar Ray ,
Region : World | Language : English | Product Binding : Hardbound | Year : 2017
ISBN : 9789350024331
INR : 1295
The book sketches a road map of privatisation, accumulation and dispossesion of communal land in the tribal areas of North East India from pre-colonial times to the neo-liberal era. Spread over five chapters, this study unfolds with the saga of privatisation of communal land in the backdrop of a larger theoretical and historical canvas. It deasl with the different institutional modes of privatisation, accumulation and dispossesion of communal land, the changes in land use and cropping patterns, the changes in land relations and the land-based identity of the tribal community as a result. The conclusive chapter makes a broader reflection of the grand narrative of privatisation, accumulation and dispossession of communal land in North East India.
Asok Kumar Ray is a scholar on North East India. He has authored and co-edited several books and has written many research papers on North East. He was a visiting fellow at OKDISCD, Guwahati.
Bhupen Sarmah is Professor-Director of OKDISCD, Guwahati. He is a scholar on North East India and authored books and written research papers on different isues in North East India.
Gorky Chakraborty is a faculty at Institute of Development Studies Kolkata (IDSK). He primarily works on development related issues on North East India.
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