ISBN : 9780199477616
Based on extensive field research on the India-Pakistan border, this book is about the corporate land grabs in Kashmir which explores how capital is at play in a conflict zone. Using the Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project, as a case study, this work focuses on the dispossession and displacement caused by such projects. It also discusses the meanings, relations, and connections of the indigeneous peasants with their natural resources.
List of Illustration List of Tables Acknowledgement List of Abbreviations 1. Capital in a Disputed Land 2. Global Perspective on Land Grabbing 3. Political and Economic History of Land Grabs in India 4. From Land Tenure Changes to Land Grabs 5. Development Induced Dispossession, Displacement, and Embedded Power Relations 6. Power, Politics, and Struggles over Land 7. Exploitation and Politics of Decision Making Bibliography Index About the Author