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Development-induced Displacement in Gujarat

Land Acquisition, Displacement and Resettlement in Gujarat: 1947-2004 by Lancy Lobo and Shashikant Kumar


Development-induced Displacement in Gujarat

Amita Shah

n large agricultural economies where land plays a critical role in shaping the socio-economic and cultural wellbeing of people, their displacement due to land alienation becomes a complex issue not amenable to any easy analysis. The subject of development-induced displacement, therefore, keeps bouncing back in academic debates, policy discussions, and at times, in the form of protests by project “affected” communities.

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