Book Review: On the Sociology of Dispossession in Contemporary India

Sari, Enes
Michael Levien, Dispossession without Development Land Grabs in Neoliberal India, Oxford University Press, 2018, 332 pp., ISBN: 9780190859152.


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The dissertation engages in a critical analysis of the involvement of the Brusselsbased European NGOs in European governance. It conducts a survey on the European Commission’s relevant initiatives after the 1990s and interrogates the implications of these initiatives on one of the prominent European NGO network, the Social Platform of European NGOs. The common understanding conceives of these organizations as conducive to democratization of EU governance within the scope of participatory democracy. However,...
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Book Review: "Revolution in development: Mexico and the governance of the global economy"
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E. Sari, “Book Review: On the Sociology of Dispossession in Contemporary India,” ODTÜ Gelişme Dergisi, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 291–295, 2020, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: