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Author Suhail, Peer Ghulam Nabi, author

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


Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
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
Notes This edition previously issued in print: 2018
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Online resource; title from home page (viewed on March 6, 2018)
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
Eminent domain
Forced migration
Hydroelectric power plants -- Social aspects
Land tenure
India -- Jammu and Kashmir
Pakistan -- Azad Kashmir
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199091003