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Resource information

Date of publication: 
June 2018
Resource Language: 
ISBN / Resource ID: 
Namati-midInd-201806
Pages: 
135
Copyright details: 
There is no copyright on this publication. You are free to share, translate and distribute this material. We request that the source be acknowledged and a copy/link of your reprint, report or translation be sent to the CPR-Namati Environmental Justice Program.

Successive governments in India have emphasized the need for industrial expansion and privatization as the foundation for economic stability and growth. This focus has led to the policy-induced transformation of rural and peri-urban landscapes into use for industry and infrastructure. These transformations have caused social conflicts and ecological impacts for land and resource-dependent people.

This study is an attempt to understand the lived experience of people affected by land use change and related conflicts in India. Equally, if not more importantly, this research seeks to analyze what affected people do when such conflicts arise. What are the strategies they adopt and what kinds of remedies do they seek? Further, what drives these choices?

The report is a part of a series. Similarly-focused reports on land use change in Myanmar and  Indonesia are also available, as is an overview report of the study's methodology and findings across all three countries.

Authors and Publishers

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 
Kanchi Kohli, Meenakshi Kapoor, Manju Menon and Vidya Viswanathan
Publisher(s): 

Namati: Innovations in Legal Empowerment

Namati is an international organization that tests the potential of legal empowerment through innovative interventions and research. Through our work, we seek a better understanding of the impacts of legal empowerment and the most effective mechanisms for achieving them. 

The Centre for Policy Research (CPR) has been one of India’s leading public policy think tanks since 1973. The Centre is a non-profit, non-partisan independent institution dedicated to conducting research that contributes to the production of high quality scholarship, better policies, and a more robust public discourse about the structures and processes that shape life in India.

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