354 pages | 7 B/W Illus.
The India Migration Report 2017 examines forced migration caused by political conflicts, climate change, disasters (natural and man-made) and development projects. India accounts for large numbers of internally displaced people in the world. Apart from conflicts and disasters, over the years development projects (including urban redevelopment and beautification), often justified as serving the interests of the people and for public good, have caused massive displacements in different parts of the country, disrupting the lives and livelihoods of millions of people.
The interdisciplinary essays presented here combine a rich mix of research methods and include in-depth case studies on aspects of development-induced displacement affecting diverse groups such as peasants, religious and ethnic minorities, the poor in urban and rural areas, and women, leading to their exclusion and marginalization. The struggles and protests movements of the displaced groups across regions and their outcomes are also assessed.
This volume will be of great interest to scholars and researchers of development studies, economics, sociology and social anthropology and migration studies.
Nadine Walicki and Marita Swain
Samir Kumar Das
Tanusree Dutta and R. B. Bhagat
K. Indu and S. Irudaya Rajan
Abhijit Dasgupta and N. Purendra Prasad
Kala Seetharam Sridhar and K. C. Smitha
N. Purendra Prasad
Rajesh Bhattacharya and Prasenjit Sarkhel
S. Irudaya Rajan, Bernard D’Sami and S. Samuel Asir Raj
S. Irudaya Rajan and Kartik Yadav
S. Irudaya Rajan and K. C. Zachariah
S. Irudaya Rajan, Steve Taylor and Vinod Kumar
Sajitha Beevi Karayil
H. Arokkiaraj and S. Rakesh