Kenneth Bo Nielsen. Land Dispossession and Everyday Politics in Rural Eastern India

Abstract

In Land Dispossession and Everyday Politics in Rural Eastern India, anthropologist Kenneth Bo Nielsen explores the phenomenon of state-led land expropriation for the benefit of private investors following the adoption of the 2005 Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Act (Jenkins, Kennedy and Mukhopadhyay 2014), and the associated struggles over land dispossession, popularly termed as India’s “new land wars” (Levien 2013). The originality of this study is however its focus on the case of the Singur mov..

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