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Market power: traders, farmers, and the politics of accumulation in Pakistani Punjab

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This thesis examines traders' strategies of accumulation in agricultural commodity markets in Pakistani Punjab. It contributes to the literature on markets as social and political institutions as well as to broader debates on patronage, informality, urbanization, and class formation in South Asia. The principal aim of the thesis is to identify the institutions and ideologies facilitating exchange and study how they function in the market. It also aims to account for the increased political...

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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