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One foot in the city, one in the village: India’s urban poor and their rural bonds

Agrawal, Ankush and Kumar, Vikas (2020) One foot in the city, one in the village: India’s urban poor and their rural bonds. South Asia @ LSE (26 May 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

When many of India’s poor move from their rural homes to the country’s packed cities, they remain registered in their village. Here Ankush Agrawal (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi) and Vikas Kumar (Azim Premji University, Bengaluru) explain the reasons why India’s urban poor keep a foot in villages and its policy consequences.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2020 10:00
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2020 23:30
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/104923

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