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Livelihood Losses and National Gains

This rejoinder to Jairam Ramesh's article, "The Two Cultures Revisited: The Environment- Development Debate in India" (EPW, 16 October 2010) argues that there are three and not two cultures in opposition to each other: the corporatedriven campaign for economic development at any cost, the elitist concerns articulated by non-governmental organisations, and the desperate struggle of indigenous people who are under the threat of extinction.


Livelihood Losses and National Gains

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