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Empowering the Oppressed
Grassroots Advocacy Movements in India

First Edition


December 2001 | 206 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
This book introduces some unique groups in India that have found strikingly effective ways to improve the lot of the poorest of the poor. It tells the stories of leaders who are committed to the empowerment of their oppressed fellow countrymen, and women, who organize and press for their full citizen rights.
L C Jain
Foreword
 
Introduction
 
Of Pigs and Goats and Human Bondage
 
Reclaiming the Human Personality
 
Trunks of the Banyan
In Support of Women

 
 
Struggle in the South
Land to the Landless

 
 
Power of Knowledge, Power of the Purse
 
Variations on the Theme
 
Lessons Learned
 
Implications for Donors
 
Concluding Thoughts

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ISBN: 9780761995739
£14.99