ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Environmental Policy, Legislation and Construction of Social Nature

Attempts to trace the changes in environment policy-making and the way social concerns have been problematised have been very few in the academic debates on the draft National Environment Policy, 2004 and the Scheduled Tribes (Recognition of Forest Rights) Bill, 2005. But such an exercise is needed to understand the possibilities and limitations of policy pronouncements and legislative action, given the current politico-economic disposition. This is an attempt to fill that void and explores the changing nature of environment policy-making and the shifts in the manner in which social concerns are addressed.

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