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Between the Plough and the Pick: Informal, artisanal and small-scale mining in the contemporary world

Lahiri-Dutt, Kuntala

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Between the Plough and the Pick deepens our understanding of informal, artisanal and small-scale mining, popularly known as ASM. The book engages with wider scholarly conceptualisations of contemporary global social, agrarian and political changes, whilst underlining the roles that local social‑political-historical contexts play in shaping mineral extractive processes and practices. It shows that the people who are engaged in these mining practices are often the poorest and most exploited...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2018-03
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/206114
DOI: 10.22459/BPP.03.2018
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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