By Lakhwinder Singh,Kesar Singh Bhangoo,Rakesh Sharma

Agrarian misery within the period of globalization has manifested within the suicides of farmers and agricultural labourers. This publication, utilizing empirical examine and box info from north India, specially Punjab, examines the various elements of this tragic phenomenon in rural India. Situating Indian agriculture within the context of globalization it seems on the underlying explanations of farmer suicides in a nation that was once the version of contemporary capitalist agriculture and improvement. It additionally makes an attempt to appreciate why different farmers have selected to not take an analogous course. With a comparative framework and insurance of approximately 1400 rural families, it brings out the brutal manifestation of this complicated and multidimensional scenario within the Indian nation-state.

Topical, accomplished and wealthy in information, this publication might be invaluable to students and researchers of political financial system, agricultural economics, South Asian politics, political sociology, and public coverage.

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