Women, Displacement and Exclusion: Narratives of Women Affected by Development-Induced Displacement

Hemalatha K
2019 Artha - Journal of Social Sciences  
Development Induced displacements are usually accompanied by a "downward spiral of impoverishments". They result in widespread psychological and socio-cultural impacts. The worst hits are women and children who are counted among the marginalised segments in these situations. The present paper brings out the narratives of five women displaced during the building of a dam at Almatti in Bagalkot district of northern Karnataka. The thematic analysis reflects the theoretical formulations of risks to
more » ... which displaced people are exposed and the narratives bring out the deterioration of their living conditions.
doi:10.12724/ajss.49.5 fatcat:z46zsoywmrfr3binmkgeouc7su