ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Proletarianisation and Other Forms of-Exploitation

Of Rural Proletarian Struggles: Mobilisation and Organisation of Rural Workers in Southwest India by K P Kannan; Oxford University Press, 1988; K P KANNAN's study of "rural proletarianisation' in Kerala is an important effort to show how capitalist development penetrates an economy in the absence of large-scale factory-based industrialisation, and how this can serve as the base for militant communist-led organisation. It is also an analysis of the social-political conditions under which this organising has taken place and the limits it has reached in recent years. Since Kerala is one of the few states in India where the left movement has won a solid and stable organisational and electoral base

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