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Ecology, economy quest for a socially informed connection

By: Pandel, Felix.
Contributor(s): Dandekar, Ajay | Unni, Jeemol.
Publisher: Hyderabad Orient Black Swan 2013Description: xxiii, 315 p.ISBN: 9788125051794.Subject(s): Environmental archaeology | Human ecology | subsistence economyDDC classification: 301.3 Summary: Ecology, Economy is an elaborate argument to establish society as central in policy-making for holistic development. The book presents cases of the adverse effects of resource utilisation water, metals, power, land on Adivasi communities in particular. It presents an overview of the paradoxes inherent in development projects, emphasising the drastic drop in the standard of living of rural communities, and the immeasurable damage to India s ecosystems and resource base. The authors highlight the tussle between real growth and the rule of law, the informalisation of labour under a neoliberal economy, and current threats to Adivasi Economics the little monetised systems based on a long-term symbiosis with the natural environment, based on taking from the ecosystem without intrinsically damaging it.
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301.3 P2E21 Ecology, economy quest for a socially informed connection

Ecology, Economy is an elaborate argument to establish society as central in policy-making for holistic development. The book presents cases of the adverse effects of resource utilisation water, metals, power, land on Adivasi communities in particular. It presents an overview of the paradoxes inherent in development projects, emphasising the drastic drop in the standard of living of rural communities, and the immeasurable damage to India s ecosystems and resource base.
The authors highlight the tussle between real growth and the rule of law, the informalisation of labour under a neoliberal economy, and current threats to Adivasi Economics the little monetised systems based on a long-term symbiosis with the natural environment, based on taking from the ecosystem without intrinsically damaging it.

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