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    Hvem har ansvaret for å sikre folk vann? 

    Mathilde Thorsen has written about water rights and the ongoing water crisis in India in Bergens Tidende. The text ask questions regarding who is in …

    Mismanagement of Land in Meghalaya

    Kavita Navlani Søreide has a new publication regarding land rights in Meghalaya in the newest volume of Economic & Political weekly.   Mismanagement of Land in …

    National Integration and the Dynamics of Coalition and Federalism in India

    There is a broad consensus in social science today, which is indicating a paradigmatic shift in the theorizationof such concepts as ‘nation, nationalism, culture, identity …

    Tribal marginalization in India: Social exclusion and protective law

    At the time of independence, India used protective law to address fears that its tribal majority regions would be marginalized vis-a-vis the larger, more developed states of …

    Tribal Representation & Local Land Governance in India

     A case study from the Khasi Hills of Meghalaya In India, the Schedule Tribes have remained on the fringes of growth, but less so in …

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    Land Rights, Environmental Protection and Inclusive Development within India’s Federal System

    Abstract: India faces serious challenges in constructing development paths that are socially inclusive, ecologically sustainable and politically feasible. The main goal of the research project is …