ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Land Hunger and Deforestation-Case Study of Cardamom Hills in Kerala

Case Study of Cardamom Hills in Kerala P Sivanandan D Narayana K Narayanan Nair The Cardamom Hills Reserve in the evergreen forests in the High Ranges of Kerala has been heavily denuded and put under crops unsuitable for the area. Not only has this resulted in a decline in soil fertility and productivity, but it has had a deleterious effect on cardamom cultivation as well.

Education Employment and Landholding Pattern in a Tamil Village

Education Employment and Landholding Pattern in a Tamil Village K Narayanan Nair P Sivanandan V C V Retnam Kadathuchery is a small village in Kanyakumari district. Its distinctive feature is its mono-caste Harijan population with very high levels of literacy.

PERSPECTIVES

Nalini Pandit Classes in Marxist theory are not mere economic categories. They are living social groups whose attitudes and responses are determined by historical and cultural factors. The materialistic interpretation of history does not imply an exclusive emphasis on the economic factor to the comparative neglect of others. The purpose of formulating a social theory is to understand the attitudes and responses of different social groups to particular programmes.
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