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Bombay in Imperial Political Economy

of his last essay where he notes that in Kerala, despite changes in rural power structure through moderate land reform, organisation of rural labour supported by measures for formal and non-formal education for the entire population, "there has been no evidence of growth in agricultural productivity as a result of such social transformation. .. the failure on this account has been largely due to inadequate understanding, on the political plane, of the imperative need for productive investment and technological change to support processes of social change" (p 221).

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