Thomas Kocherry : a powerful voice for fishworkers

Sundar, Aparna (2014) Thomas Kocherry : a powerful voice for fishworkers. Economic and Political Review, 49 (22). pp. 49-22.

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Abstract

A priest whose commitment to justice was a way of living his faith and working hard for the betterment of fishworkers, Thomas Kocherry was a firebrand among social workers on Kerala’s coast for over three decades. His talent lay in translating ideas into a language that could inspire and mobilise, and move people to action. Rightly known for his courage and compassion, Tom, as he was popularly known, left behind a void that is not easy to fill.

Item Type: Article
Authors: Sundar, Aparna
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fishworkers, Thomas Kocherry, environmental movements,
Subjects: Social sciences > Economics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > School of Development
Full Text Status: Public
Related URLs:
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/228
Publisher URL: http://www.epw.in/journal/2014/22/commentary/thoma...

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