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Poverty, Marginalization and Polarisation: The Example of a South Indian Fishing Community

Weber, Eberhard (1995) Poverty, Marginalization and Polarisation: The Example of a South Indian Fishing Community. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

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    This presentation is based on a study on economic and political change within a fishing community located in the city of Madras. The research work for this study was done between October 1990 and August 1992. It is no exaggeration to say that within these 22 months India totally changed in many respects. Many of those changes are closely connected to what we are discussing in our meeting: poverty, marginalization and development In some cases these connections are obvious, sometimes they are hidden but nevertheless very much relevant. In his presentation the author tries to connect the lives of fisherpeople in Madras city with changes that happenened outside their spheres of influence. It is not possible to discuss these changes themselves in detail. As they are closely connected with the conceptual frame of the study the most important events have at least to be mentioned briefly.

    Item Type: Other
    Uncontrolled Keywords: India poverty fisheries conflict over resources Structural adjustment
    Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
    H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
    H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
    Divisions: Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) > School of Geography, Earth Science and Environment
    Depositing User: Eberhard Weber
    Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2017 12:24
    Last Modified: 04 Sep 2017 14:14

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