Those Who Did Not Die

Those Who Did Not Die

Impact of the Agrarian Crisis on Women in Punjab

eBook - 2012
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Even as they produce food for society and its people, lives dependent on agriculture are barely able to make ends meet. The cost of food production far outweighs the returns; the peasantry is falling prey to indebtedness, both institutionalized and non- institutionalized. It is facing the severest of challenges, with even dalit landless labourers becoming victims of indebtedness and succumbing to suicide, Based on a study done in eight districts of the Malwa region of the Punjab, this book uses quantitative data along with field work, narratives and interviews with peasant unions.
Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : SAGE, Ă2012
ISBN: 9781283939812
1283939819
9788132111108
8132111109
8132109503
9788132109501
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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