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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 584–602.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Megnaa Mehtta Abstract The current ecological crisis and its accompanying environmental consciousness has prodded many to reject Western dualism and instead embrace animism. Taking the Sundarbans forests of India as a starting point, the author shows how several animated, nonhuman agents...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1986) 6 (1): 47–50.
Published: 01 May 1986
... Bank sponsored "social On March 12,1986, a conference of adivasi agricultural laborers and forestry" monocultural planting of teak, we can see in many perts of poor peasants on the issues of deforestation, drought and adivasi cul- India spreading stirs on issues of forests, water, pollution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1985) 5 (2): 8–13.
Published: 01 August 1985
... (International Edition) . Dec 3, 1983 : 9 . Bahuguna , Vilma , 1975 . “Contribution of Women to Chipko Movement,” Indian Farming 25 : 69 –71. Barthelemy , Guy , 1982 . Chipko: Sauver les Forests de l'Himalaya . Paris: Editions L'Harmattan. Berreman , Gerald D. , 1963 . Hindus...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 454–467.
Published: 01 December 2020
... forest regions and populations. 3 Bhukya argues that colonial accounts of adivasi primitivism were recast by Gonds as a foundation for maintaining autonomy through solidarities based on indigeneity. In Bhukya's work, Hyderabad and British India had similar orientations toward the Gonds, both seeking...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (2): 96–103.
Published: 01 August 1992
... like the Forest (Conservation) Act of 1980, schol- tion and scientific/technological advancement. Gradu- arly writings such as Darryl D’Monte’s Temples or ally, the inadequacy of a purely technoeconomic con- Tombs? (1985), and popular movements like the ception was recognized, and the socio...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1988) 8 (1_and_2): 106–115.
Published: 01 August 1988
..., the World Bank approved $450 million in loans tal groups that have been working in the area and with the for Sardar Sarovar in spite of the fact that India’s Depart- local population for years. The Bank’s response was to ment of Environment and Forests had not granted an envi- change nothing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 396–411.
Published: 01 August 2018
...-of-mb-shah-commission.html . Daily Pioneer . “ Centre Eases Forest Land Norms in Naxal-Hit Districts .” August 21 , 2014 . www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/raipur/centre-eases-forest-land-norms-in-naxal-hit-dists.html . Damodaran Vinita , “ Globalisation and Mining...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 246–262.
Published: 01 August 2015
... fieldwork for this project. Members of the Forest Department in Uttarakhand graciously permitted me access to records and personal experiences. The American Institute of Indian Studies, the Macmillan Center for International and Area Studies, the Program in Agrarian Studies at Yale, and the South Asian...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1984) 4 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 May 1984
... marched into the area on September 13, 1948, it knocked the wind out of the movement. Fifty thousand well trained troops were more than a match for a ragtag peasant army, sometimes brandishing nothing more fearful than stones and slings. Forced to retreat into the forests, the guerillas...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 232–245.
Published: 01 August 2015
... ethics here to mean a mode of related- executing the death of animals. Our ethnography ness, even if the relation is as ephemeral as a mood spans from chicken shops and industries in urban that may escape measure or description, lying north India to the decimated forests of central somewhere...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (1): 44–53.
Published: 01 May 1990
... ridge. Despite grad- exacerbate soil erosion and accelerate differentiation of ual thinning of forest cover, encroachment on to grass- the peasantry” has long been debated against the back- lands and, in recent years, some diminishing of water drop of “green revolution” technologies in plains...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 20–35.
Published: 01 May 2022
... Economic Transformation?,” 87 . 109. Chopra, “Policy Making,” 98 . 110. Vaidya, “Origin of the Forest,” 118 . 111. Vaidya, “Origin of the Forest,” 119 . 112. Nielsen and Nilsen, “Law Struggles.” 113. Kohli and Gupta, “Mapping Dilutions.” 114. Hart...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 568–583.
Published: 01 December 2022
... to the Sundarbans, the massive mangrove forest in the low-lying Bengal Delta, now threatened by rising temperatures and sea levels. “In the Sundarbans,” Ghosh writes, “tigers are everywhere and nowhere. Often when you go ashore, you will find fresh tiger prints in the mud, but of the animal itself you will see...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (1): 66–68.
Published: 01 May 1990
... beaches The fast depletion of the forests also has its impact National fishworkers unions in The Philippines, on the fishery. Some of the most precious rain forests Thailand, India and Chile have led struggles demanding of the world have been...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 546–550.
Published: 01 August 2022
..., “In a Forest of Humans.” 7. Vahabzadeh, Guerrilla Odyssey , 133–34 ; Rahnema, Call to Arms , 115–16 ; Elling, “In a Forest of Humans,” 147 . 8. Churchill, Becoming the Tupamaros , 36–38 ; Meari, “Reading Che in Colonized Palestine.” 9. Gillespie, “Critique of the Urban Guerrilla...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1986) 6 (1): 17–24.
Published: 01 May 1986
... of Uiegal liquor production. In political parlies have usually failed to reach and represent the interests 1974, In Uttarkhand, 27 women bbcked 60 forest department employ- of Mbals, dab, agricultural laborers, hill people and Nral lower dam ees from 8eUing thousands of marked trees by hugging the trees...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (2): 99–108.
Published: 01 August 1995
... in Baroda and Bharuch districts look to. whose livelihoods are so essentially dependent upon The building of the Sardar Sarovar (the Gujarat part the land, forest and the waters of the Narmada Val- of the Narmada project) is supported most vocifer- ley, and who are at the moment in the process...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (3): 561–567.
Published: 01 December 2022
... landscape, protected by the forest deity Bonbibi. Those who enter the abode of Bonbibi are meant to follow certain ethico-religious codes of conduct or rules (niyams) while in her forest. These “rules of the jungle,” or jongoler niyam , an intricate set of prescriptions and prohibitions, guide resource use...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (2): 16–24.
Published: 01 August 1996
... a version of forests. ‘I’hc third was the political frontier, which de- Persio-Sasanian culture so as to distance themselves tined the territories within which the sultans and from their would-be overlords at Delhi.38 Gradually, Mughal governors “minted coins, garrisoned troops as the threat...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 434–443.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., Meghalaya, Manipur, and Nagaland. 36 The Camp Hebron complex has grown out of a few old structures that once belonged to the government's forest department and were given to the NSCN-IM to accommodate its cadres following the cease-fire between the Indian government and the NSCN-IM in 1997...