This Subject Includes

  • Course No: HS 624
  • Course: MA in Development Studies
  • Semester: III
  • Title: Land, Dispossession and Development
  • Stream: Development Studies
  • Development and dispossession: linkages, characteristics and structures; Primitive accumulation: dispossession as a stage in capitalist development; Accumulation by Dispossession: Dispossession as a continuous feature of capitalist development; Accumulation by encroachment: theory of dispossession articulated in the context of India; Land grab framework; State policy, land and development; Political economy of dispossession; Regimes of dispossession: Welfare state to neoliberal state; Dispossession without displacement; Anti-dispossession social movements: land rights movements in South Asia, Africa, Latin America and West Asia.