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Editorials

Following Uri, what emboldened the Hindutvavadi "patriots" to stridently gun for military action? .
Malnutrition deaths in Maharashtra's tribal belt expose indifference of successive governments.

Special Articles

The conventional wisdom that urban voters in India vote less, the authors argue, rests on a shaky empirical foundation: they describe the errors and biases associated with three main methods of estimating urban turnout in India, and note that, even when taken at face value, these measures tell us only about metropolitan India, but not about small towns.

Columns

The Supreme Court's judgment in the Singur land acquisition case reflects two parallel strands of thinking that have informed its land acquisition jurisprudence: the state's model of "development" versus farmers' livelihoods.

Book Reviews

Participative Governance in District Administration: Memoirs of Collector, Raigad— Farmers’ Successful ‘Referendum’ against the Reliance Maha SEZ by Nipun Vinayak; New Delhi: Authorspress, 2016; pp 163, $39.

Review Issues

Based on the restudy in 2012-14 of Jamgod in Dewas district of Madhya Pradesh, which was first studied by Adrian C Mayer in the 1950s, an overview of changes in landownership and use, and the relations of labour and production are presented.

Special Issues

The neo-liberal envisioning of cities and the accompanying hyper-commodification of land and new forms of social marginalisation have increased precarity among migrant labour, severely impairing their ability to negotiate the city space and society at large.
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