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Author Sidhu, Aman.

Title Debt and death in rural India : the Punjab story / Aman Sidhu with Inderjit Singh Jaijee
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 335 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- Punjab's land, rivers and climate -- Cultural profile of Moonak subdivision -- Dispute over Punjab's river waters -- History of southeast Punjab -- The demand for federalism -- Punjab versus the central government steamroller -- Quantification of suicides -- A problem does not exist if you don't look at it -- Rehabilitation and compensation -- Survival strategies -- Afterword -- Appendices -- Index
Summary A study of the reasons behind farmer suicides in rural Punjab from the mid-1980s up to 2008
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Agriculture and state -- India -- Punjab.
Farmers -- Suicidal behavior -- India -- Punjab.
Farmers -- India -- Punjab -- Economic conditions.
Water-supply -- India -- Punjab.
Form Electronic book
Author Jaijee, Inderjit Singh, 1931-
ISBN 1283422239
8132109198 (electronic bk.)
9788132109198 (electronic bk.)