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Author Suhail, Peer Ghulam Nabi,
Title Pieces of earth : the politics of land-grabbing in Kashmir / Peer Ghulam Nabi Suhail.
Imprint New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition First edition.

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Author Suhail, Peer Ghulam Nabi,
Subject Eminent domain -- India -- Badwan.
Eminent domain -- India -- Khopri.
Hydroelectric power plants -- Social aspects -- India -- Badwan.
Hydroelectric power plants -- Social aspects -- India -- Khopri.
Forced migration -- India -- Badwan.
Forced migration -- India -- Khopri.
Land tenure -- India -- Jammu and Kashmir.
Land tenure -- Pakistan -- Azad Kashmir.
Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
Edition First edition.
Note This edition previously issued in print: 2018.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Captial in a disputed land -- Global perspectives on land-grabbing -- Political and economic history of land-grabs in India -- From land tenure changes to land-grabs -- Development-induced dispossession, displacement, and embedded power relations -- Power, politics, and struggles over land -- Exploitation and politics of decision-making.
Summary Based on extensive field research on the India-Pakistan border, this text is about the corporate land grabs in Kashmir which explores how capital is at play in a conflict zone. Using the Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project, as a case study, this work focuses on the dispossession and displacement caused by such projects. It also discusses the meanings, relations, and connections of the indigeneous peasants with their natural resources.
Audience Specialized.
Note Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on March 6, 2018).
ISBN 9780199091003 (ebook)
9780199477616 (hardback)
OCLC # 1032365967
Additional Format Print version : 9780199477616

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