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Wage Labour and Unfreedom in AgricultureAn Indian Case Study$
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V. K. Ramachandran

Print publication date: 1991

Print ISBN-13: 9780198286479

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286479.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.xxii) (p.1) 1 Introduction
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Wage Labour and Unfreedom in Agriculture
Author(s):
V. K. Ramachandran
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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286479.003.0001

This book explores the development of wage labour in agriculture in India, particularly in Tamil Nadu. It considers the role of agricultural growth and its impact on agricultural-labour households. The book also analyses land distribution, labour force and absorption in agriculture, and the material conditions of life of agricultural labourers.

Keywords:   wage labour, agriculture, India, Tamil Nadu, agricultural growth, agricultural-labour households, land distribution, labour force, labourers

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