Narratives of Kamayee/Dhanda (Income): Modes of Wages

  • Smita Yadav


Yadav describes the various work/employment options available and how the work comes to them and what is the meaning of work for the Gonds. She discusses ethnographies of work of the Gonds and how they construct around their livelihood strategies around these work options. She questions the nature of this relationship. For this, she analyses the different types of household portfolios mapping their motives and aspirations and their economic circumstances. She shows how the Gond households navigate and negotiate with their household members for division of labour and to achieve autonomous lives and how that varies from household to household.


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  • Smita Yadav
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  1. 1.University of BrightonBrightonUK
  2. 2.University of SussexBrightonUK

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