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Author Banik, Dan, 1969-
Title Starvation and India's democracy / Dan Banik
Imprint London ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2007
book jacket
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 CAPAS-in ET lib.  HC439 B27 2007    AVAILABLE    30620020086442
Descript xiii, 224 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Series Routledge advances in South Asian studies series
Note "Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada by Routledge."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-214) and index
Acknowledgements -- Glossary and abbreviations -- Maps -- Introduction -- Democracy and starvation -- Kalahandi's poverty -- Drought and state action -- Legal interventions and administrative response to starvation -- The vocal press -- The politics of starvation and calamity relief -- Parliamentary activism -- Purulia's achievement -- Conclusion -- Bibliography
Subject Famines -- India -- Prevention
Food supply -- Government policy -- India
Famines -- India -- Kalahandi (District)
Poverty -- India -- Kalahandi (District)
Famines -- India -- West Bengal
Poverty -- India -- West Bengal
Democracy -- India
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