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Title Legal grounds : natural resources, identity, and the law in Jhakhand / edited by Nandini Sundar.

Published New Delhi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KT 1606 LEGA    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 260 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [229]-246) and index.
Contents Machine derived contents note: List of Maps and Illustrations; List of Tables; -- 1. Laws, Policies, and Practices in Jharkhand (Nandini Sundar); -- 2. Law, Custom, and Adivasi Identity: Politics of Land Rights in Chotanagpur (Carol Upadhya); -- 3. Conflicts and Contradictions: Land Laws in the Santal Parganas (Nitya Rao); -- 4. Alienation and Restoration of Tribal Land in Jharkhand: Current Issues and Possible Strategies (Ramesh Sharan); -- 5. Forest Law, Ideology and Practice (Sudha Vasan); -- 6. Water Law and the Poor: Emerging Issues and Concerns (Videh Upadhyay); -- 7. Mining and Development: The Paradox (Ajitha Susan George); -- 8. Framing the Political Imagination: Custom, Democracy, and Citizenship (Nandini Sundar); Appendix 1: Laws Related to Land Rights and Rights to Resources in Jharkhand; Bibliography; Notes on Contributors.
Summary Contributed articles.
Other author Sundar, Nandini.
Subject Natural resources -- Law and legislation -- India -- Jharkhand.
Natural resources -- Government policy -- India -- Jharkhand.
Indigenous peoples -- Civil rights -- India -- Jharkhand.
Indigenous peoples -- Land tenure -- India -- Jharkhand.
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