Hunger Poverty And Voice: Entitlement And Empowerment

Chakraborty, Anannya, Sankar Kr Acharya , Amit Baran Sharangi

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  • ISBN: AST005873

  • No. of Pages: 334

  • Imprint: Scholars World

  • Publisher: Scholars World

  • Year: 2022

  • Biblio: x+324p., tabls., figs., col., ind 25 cm

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'History of human civilization initiated with the struggle against hunger, it flourishes with the fight against poverty and turns oblivious with absence of voices against these two bio-social mortality. If hunger is a pain, poverty is an agony, then, keeping silent against these carcinoma of civilization is no doubt a crime. Is it that poor people are put to an insurmountable silence by the ruthless hegemonies of political economy, or, they are silent, thats why they remain poor. Silence has been the lethal enzyme in transforming poverty into hunger, and, offers to a socio-chemical bond, poverty-hunger-silence; the bond that remains non-breakable as on date. Economists lament for poverty, nutritionists regret hunger, but the issues of silence and its cohesion to both hunger and poverty has seldom been scholastically delved into or dealt with. We can hope, a desperation of wishful Read more

Table of Contents

Foreword v Preface vii 1. Introduction 1 2. Theorizing Hunger, Poverty and Voice 3 3. Citation Across the Globe 125 4. Social Ecology of Study 149 5. Methods and Approaches 169 6. Empirical Study On Farm Reality 184 7. Empirical Study Off Farm Reality 216 8. Pooled Results and Discussion 247 9. Participatory Analysis and Empowerment 265 10.COVID Reality and Hunger 276 11.Epilogue 288 Bibliography 310 Appendix 323 Index

About the Author/Editor

Dr. Anannya Chakraborty is currently working as an Assistant Professor in Lovely Professional University in Jalandhar, Punjab. She has completed her Doctoral Research as a UGC NET Junior Research Fellow under the guidance of Prof. S. K. Acharya, in the Department of Agricultural Extension, BCKV, Mohanpur WB. She has obtained her B.Sc. Agriculture degree and completed her M.Sc. In Agricultural Extension from the same University. Both UGC NET with JRF and ICAR NET have been qualified by her. So far, she has authored 5 books and 18 of her papers (2 international publications) have successfully published in peer reviewed journals and some are in progress. She has taken part actively in a number of national and international seminars and conferences. She was honoured with best paper awards twice. Prof. Sankar Kr Acharya, former Head, Dept. of Agril Extension and Director, Extension Read more


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