Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
ShorelinesSpace and Rights in South India$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Ajantha Subramanian

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780804761468

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804761468.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM STANFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.stanford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Stanford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in SSO for personal use.date: 14 October 2019

Community Development to the Blue Revolution

Community Development to the Blue Revolution

New Technologies, New Shorelines

Chapter:
(p.143) 4 Community Development to the Blue Revolution
Source:
Shorelines
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804761468.003.0005

This chapter takes a look at the slow transformation from wealth redistribution to capital accumulation of the state of Kanyakumari and how this influenced the coastal understandings of moral economy and community. The chapter serves as an ethnographic equivalent to the final half of Chapter 3, as it looks at the fisher memories of the first two postindependence decades and the occurrence of state-led development. This chapter also poses the question of how the combination of democracy and development played out on the coast and shows how the mediating structures of sociality and sovereignty created forms of unequal citizenship and continued within the grid of postcolonial development.

Keywords:   wealth redistribution, capital accumulation, democracy, moral economy, community, fisher memories, unequal citizenship, postcolonial development

Stanford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.