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PEASANT MOVEMENT IN KARNATAKA 1980-94
MUZAFFAR H. ASSADI
ISBN : 8185402876
Year : 1997
Bibliography : 328p
Price : US$ 48 (HB)



 About the Book
During the decade of 1980s a spate of peasant movements began to envelop different parts of India, which were for the first time differed from the earlier movements in terms of strategies, discourses, politics and agendas. It all began in Maharashtra under Shetkari Sangathana, then spread to Karnataka under Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS), later on in Uttar Pradesh movement came under the influence of Bharatiya Kisan Union. The specific characteristics of these movements were that they began challenging the wider exploitative relations, socio-political system, and the wider role of industrial/ western capitalism

 About the Author
Dr. Muzaffar H. Assadi, before joining the University of Mysore as a Reader served in Mangalore and Goa Universities. He graduated from Mangalore University and obtained his Ph.D from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

 Contents
Preface, abbreviations, Locating Rich Peasantry: Emergence, Caste-Class and Movement, Peasant Movement and Growth of the Raitha Sangha, Institutionalisation of Peasant Movement: A Critique, Socio Economic Issue of the Movement: An Analysis, Politics Raitha Sangha and the Peasant Movement, Capitalism to Khadi Curtain-Conclusion, Bibliography, Index


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