Neoliberal Industrialization, the Rural Periphery, and Uneven Development in India

Principal Investigator: Raju Das (Geography)
Funding: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
Project Dates: 2016–present
Project Summary

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Researchers
Deepak Mishra, Professor, Centre for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Charvaak Pati, Assistant Professor, Centre for Development Practice and Research, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Patna, India
Mohamakumar S., Associate Professor, Institute of Development Studies, India
Debadutta Sahu, Researcher based in Odisha, India
Rukmini Thapa, Researched based in New Delhi, India (formerly of JNU)

Gradaute Researchers

Gobarghati Rehabilitation Colony (D. Mishra photograph)

Aishwarya Bhattacharyya, Master’s candidate, Development Studies, York University, Canada
Jarren Richards, Doctoral candidate, Geography, York University, Canada
Josh Watterton, Doctoral candidate, Geography, York University, Canada

Project Outputs
These publications partly build on some of the theoretical aspects of the SSHRC project

Books
Critical Reflections on Economy and Politics in India: A Class Theory Perspective (Brill, 2020)

The Political Economy of New India: Critical Essays
(Aakar Books, 2020)

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Journal articles
Das, R. J. 2017. ‘David Harvey’s Theory of Accumulation by Dispossession: A Marxist Critique’, World Review of Political Economy, 8:4, 590–616.

Das, R. J. 2017. ‘David Harvey’s Theory of Uneven Geographical Development: A Marxist Critique’, Capital and Class, 41:3, 511–536.

Das, R. J. 2018. ‘Anti-materialism, Capitalism, and Violence against the Human Body: Some Preliminary Comments’, Monthly Review online.

Das, R. J. 2018. ‘A Marxist Perspective on Sustainability: Brief Reflections on Ecological Sustainability and Social Inequality’, Links: International Journal of Socialist Renewal.

Das, R. J. 2018. ‘India’s Record of Development and Democracy under BJP: An Epic of Dismal Failure’, Sanhati.

Das, R. J. and Chen, A. 2019. ‘Towards a Theoretical Framework for Understanding Capitalist Violence Against Child Labour’, World Review of Political Economy, 10: 2, 191–219.

Das, R. J. 2019. ‘Contradictions of India’s Right-wing Government, and Growing Disenchantment’, Journal of Contemporary Asia, 49:2, 313–328.

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In progress
Das, R. J. Marx, Capital, and Capitalism: A Global Perspective. Taylor and Francis, London

Das, R. J. Production and Exploitation in Marx’s Capital: Re-examining Marx’s Theory. Brill, Leiden.

Das, R. J. Marx, Capital, and Capitalism: A Global Perspective. Taylor and Francis, London

Das, R. J. Production and Exploitation in Marx’s Capital: Re-examining Marx’s Theory. Brill, Leiden.

Das, R., Gough, J. and Eisenschitz, A. Social Capital and Associationalism: A Marxist Political-economic View from India and the UK. Brill, Leiden.

Das, R. J. and Mishra, D. editors. Poverty and Inequality under Global Capitalism: Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives. Brill, Leiden.

Das, R. J.  A Class-theoretical Examination of State Interventions in India, 1950s-1990s. Brill, Leiden.