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

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Behind Violence in Rural West Bengal

Political Economy of 'Middleness'

Behind the tumultuous developments of the recent past in West Bengal, this paper seeks to identify the more durable factors; beneath the violence, the more 'objective' causes operating silently but decisively. These 'objective' factors, it is argued, are the changing agrarian structure of rural West Bengal and, with it, the changing correlation of class forces.

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