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

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The Sadness of Cotton

Shiv Visvanathan Underlying the reports and reactions of officials to the suicides of cotton farmers is a yuppie social Darwinism. The farmers are presented as failures, as those who didn't make it, into life's supermarket There is no examination of the larger grammar of forces within which suicide became the answer.

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