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Land Reforms in India
Performance and Challenges in Gujarat and Maharashtra

First Edition
Edited by:
  • Ghanshyam Shah - Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Wassenaar
  • D C Sah - Centre for Social Studies, Surat, India

Volume: 8
Other Titles in:
South Asia Studies

June 2002 | 520 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
This, the eighth volume in the series on Land Reforms in India focuses on Gujarat and Maharashtra and contains original essays by scholars, activists and administrators who have in-depth knowledge of the current situation regarding land reforms in the two states. The contributors place the two states in a contemporary framework.
 
Preface
Ghanshyam Shah and D C Shah
Editors Introduction
 
PART ONE: OVERVIEW OF LAND REFORMS
R V Bhuskute
Overview of Land Reforms in Maharashtra
R S Deshpande
Land Reforms and Agrarian Structure in Maharashtra
Ghanshyam Shah
Caste and Land Reforms in Gujarat
 
PART TWO: IMPLEMENTATION OF LAND REFORMS
K Gopal Iyer
Implementation of Land Ceiling Act in Western India
K Gopal Iyer
Tenancy Reforms in Western India
K Gopal Iyer
Distribution of Government Land in Western India
 
PART THREE: TRIBAL ALIENATION AND THEIR STRUGGLES
Pradip Prabhu
Land Alienation, Land Reforms and Tribals in Maharashtra
Irfan Engineer
Struggles of Dangi Adivasis for Livelihood and Land
Kiran Desai
Land Reforms through People's Movements
Indukumar Jani
Land Struggles in the Eastern Belt of Gujarat
 
PART FOUR: STRUGGLES AND REHABILITATION OF PROJECT AFFECTED PEOPLE
Rajendra Vora
Land Grabbing and Struggles of the Displaced in Maharashtra
D C Sah
Crop Commercialization and Migration
Samar K Datta and Bhupat M Desai
Status and Impact of Land Reforms and New Technology on Agricultural Development
Sudarshan Iyengar
Common Property Land Resources in Gujarat: Some Findings about Their Size, Status and Use
Arjun Patel
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Index

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ISBN: 9780761995449
£42.00