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Dissent Discrimination and Dispossession : Tribal Movements in Contemporary India

edited by Kamal K. Misra and N.K. Das

ISBN 10: 9350980436 / ISBN 13: 9789350980439
Published by Manohar, 2014
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Contents: Preface. Introduction. 1. Reinterpreting Adivasi history: memory of the Santal revolution in village Bhognadih/Daniel J. Rycroft. 2. Resisting cultural genocide in an age of investment induced displacement/Feli Padel. 3. Changing modalities of Ho social protest in colonial Singhbhum/Asoka Kumar Sen. 4. Tribal resistance in Odisha: studies in new social movements/Binay Kumar Pattnaik. 5. Landscape as resistance—the Gandhamardan environmental movement of the Bora Sambar region/Lidia Guzy. 6. Territory cultural identity and capitalist expansion: tribal resistance in Niyamgiri hills, Odisha/Amiya Kumar Das. 7. Naxalism/Maoism and diverse voices of conflict in South Odisha/K. Anuradha and Jagannath Dash. 8. Industrial encroachments, negligene of the state and tribal struggles for survival/Nilakantha Panigrahi. 9. Postcolonial struggle for language and cultural rights: the Santal narrative/Pradip Chattopadhyay. 10. Tribal livelihood and resistance movements in India/Walter Fernandes. 11. Ethnic homelands traditional power structures and representative Democracy: the North-Eastern experience/Udayon Misra. 12. Exclusion marginalization and dissent in North-East India/N.K. Das. 13. Abuse of land/forest rights illegal logging and discourse of indigeneity in North-East India/Lianboi Vaiphei. 14. Land alienation dispossession and disempowerment: a reappraisal of constitutional safeguards and tribal rights/Hari Charan Behera. Index. Tribal movements are assuming a new character today. They are now based on forest rights, environmental concerns dispossession and development-induced displacement. New awakening and resistance among the tribes people is increasingly aimed at livelihood rights, rights for dignity and recognition of selfhood. Most articles in this volume focus on the rights discourse and elucidate legitimate rights claims of the tribes people. Resistance, as a form of struggle is the principal theme of this volume eminent scholars such as Felix Padel, Walter Fernandes, Udayon Misra, Daniel J. Rycroft, Asoka Kumar Sen, Binay Kumar Pattnaik, Lidia Guzy, Jagannath Dash and others have critically dealt with such struggles as the Santal insurrection and ho protests in the colonial era, claims of self-determination and self-management of the resources, environmental movement, Adivasi resistance in the Niyamgiri Hills Naxalism/Maoism, industrial encroachments, land alienation dispossession and disempowerment. Also examined are statuses of constitutional safeguards and the Forest Rights Act. The north-east scenario is portrayed in terms of issues of tribal homelands, representative democracy, marginalization, exclusion and increasing dissent among minority tribes, abuse of land/forest rights, illegal logging and discourse on indigeneity. This volume will be of immense significance to all social scientists, and particularly to social anthropologists, sociologists, historians and political scientists. (jacket). Bookseller Inventory # 113367

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Title: Dissent Discrimination and Dispossession : ...

Publisher: Manohar

Publication Date: 2014

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