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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 64–85.
Published: 01 May 2017
...”—to reward and trumpet these qualities. Yet the progressive farmers winning these titles were not the agrarian poor, but rather an ascendant, self-cultivating peasantry armed with the capital and connections needed to raise their yields. In a subsequent era of egalitarian reform, exemplified in the Community...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 540–556.
Published: 01 December 2018
... disruptions, irrespective of the information they yield, suggests that the RTI Act proliferates bureaucratic encounters and politicizes secrecy. Individual bureaucrats get pitchforked into broader political struggles through their responses to requests. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 186–200.
Published: 01 August 2009
... that state power in his time vested in a colonial regime. By providing resources to delink state power from colonial power, the conclusions yielded by the analysis in this essay unsettle an influential hypothesis according to which Indian nationalists, from the late nineteenth century onward, did not want...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 294–313.
Published: 01 August 2014
... the categories of apartheid law, and what the strategic yield of that choice might be politically. In reconsidering this debate, this article explores the relationship between law and politics and considers how working within the legal tradition of colonial and apartheid law framed the objects of political...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (2): 109–118.
Published: 01 August 1995
... as an approach to in- should be useful in Kerala irrespective of its specific crease the productivity of crops like wheat and climatic and ecological characteristics. paddy through the use of High Yielding Varieties of International literature on the agricultural science seeds (Hvvs), chemical fertilizers...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1983) 3 (2): 31–44.
Published: 01 August 1983
... , M. , 1977 , Why Poor People Stay Poor , Massachussets: Howard University Press. Lockwood , B. , K.P. Mukherjee, and T.R. Shand, 1971 , The High Yielding Varieties Program in India, Part I , Program Evaluation Organization, Planning Commission of India and Department of Economics...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (1): 12–25.
Published: 01 May 1989
...; their average size has in the meantime slow growing land-and-water resource base, (b) rise in declined from 1.1 to 0.9 acre and farmers’ access to the operational concentration of land and decline in yield-raising inputs has increased very little.7 subsistence tenancy, changes that reinforced the effect...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1985) 5 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 1985
...). Baden-Powell , B.H. , ( 1872 ). Handbook of the Manufactures and Arts of the Punjab . (Calcutta). Beveridge , Lord ( 1966 ). “The Yield and Price of Corn in the Middle Ages”, in Carus Wilson, (ed.), Essays in Economic History, I . (London). Bhadani , B. , ( 1975 ). “Economic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (2): 224–241.
Published: 01 August 2023
... based on post-harvest crop yields, as problematic as such a figure could be, but an elusive estimation of the anticipated harvest. 13 If these estimations proved to be significantly off those of the actual harvest, so the discussion went, this could weaken public confidence in existing government...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1983) 3 (2): 15–30.
Published: 01 August 1983
... and bated breath, the monsoon making the dif- high yield hybrid seeds were used along ference between survival and starvation with chemical fertilizers and pesticides. for those subsisting solely on their In Sugao, there was little additional farms...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (1): 44–53.
Published: 01 May 1990
... are amongst the In recent years policy planners and researchers have poorest regions of the north Indian state of Uttar begun to recognize that the fault may lie in the Pradesh. The agrarian economy is subsistence-oriented, “exogenous pattern of growth” to which the hill regions based on low yielding...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1993) 13 (1_and_2): 23–34.
Published: 01 August 1993
... Shrestha [1990:20-2 13 challenges this no- The increasing population pressure on the coun- tion, pointing to higher grain yields in the hills).l” try’s agricultural land base is exacerbated by The Tarai produces most of Nepal’s commercial concentrated landownership (Table 1). Farms under...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1984) 4 (2): 48–55.
Published: 01 August 1984
..., and are therefore known as samaj (club) or dal (groups) (Ahamed, 1981). These not motivated to use modern inputs. groups are easily identifiable within the village structure and Typically the landowners always want a high yield from the people are well aware...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 5.
Published: 01 August 2003
... friendship with the Is- raeli pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim not only yielded splendid public discussions in places like Carne- © Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, 23:1&2 (2003) ...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1991) 11 (1_and_2): 32–61.
Published: 01 August 1991
... on the Green Revolution I In a faithful rendering of the genetic fallacy the will try to show that Shiva’s critique of modern High- western origin is supposed to have significant political Yielding Varieties (Hyvs)as a source of “violence” - implications. Western science according to Shiva...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1984) 4 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 May 1984
... three-fourths of an acre of dry land and half an acre of land in a day. In Telengana, a cow yielded just over half a liter and a buffalo around 1.25 liters of milk a day. This was enough to provide a meager 4.3 ounces of milk per day per head, whereas nutritionally minimum requirements were...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (3): 584–599.
Published: 01 December 2005
... underwent a series of major political upheavals, of the commoners, based on their own private including the transformation from the prerevo- livestock, and the yield-focused sphere of the lutionary neofeudal system to Soviet-supported large livestock holdings...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 49–63.
Published: 01 May 2017
... in of the Egyptian economy from world trade, and order to distribute irrigation water fairly, govern- they procrastinated in taking costly measures to ment information about final crop yields and the put Egyptian agriculture on a war footing. Yields private domestic trade of food remained rudimen- for all crops...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 66–72.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... Then they might diverge—one turning up an arterial road that connects to the larger roads as she seeks out construction sites that might provide customers, the other making her way to a place on the connecting main road where she knows she can pick up laundry to wash. An exceptionally good morning might yield 50...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1984) 4 (2): 11–21.
Published: 01 August 1984
... of resources, antiquated technology, over-staffing and the technologies and inputs associated with the cultivation of poor managements are factors commonly cited as contributing high yielding rice varfeties (HYV). The percent of cultivable to low industrial productivity and'slow growth...