Environmental Protection in India

Socio-economic Aspects

By Abhay Kumar

Present euphoria for rapid economic development has created enormous pressure on India?s natural resources. his book deals with the concepts of environment and development and their relationship and the resultant social movements. It investigates as to how the development process affects not only our environment but also the lives of millions of people whose survival is based on environment. In particular, it explores the origin, development, class dimension and other aspects of the Panidari System and its impact on the social situation, and the fight for its eradication. It also traces the origin and issues related to Subern Rekha Andolan. It examines as to how a large dam threatens the lives of poor people and displaces them from their roots. It also explores the alternate theories of development vis-?-vis environmental protection and their relationship with society.

176 pages

Publication Date: 7/20/2005
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9788177080933