Chapter Four. The Institutional Environment of the South Indian Tea and Coffee Industries

  1. Jeff Neilson and
  2. Bill Pritchard

Published Online: 16 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308723.ch4

Value Chain Struggles: Institutions and Governance in the Plantation Districts of South India

Value Chain Struggles: Institutions and Governance in the Plantation Districts of South India

How to Cite

Neilson, J. and Pritchard, B. (2009) The Institutional Environment of the South Indian Tea and Coffee Industries, in Value Chain Struggles: Institutions and Governance in the Plantation Districts of South India, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444308723.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2009

Book Series:

  1. RGS-IBG Book Series

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405173933

Online ISBN: 9781444308723

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Keywords:

  • institutional environment - set of fundamental political, social and legal ground rules;
  • insertion of industries within Britain's Colonial project for Indian subcontinent;
  • institutional environment of South Indian plantation sector;
  • institutional–organizational nexus in tea/coffee;
  • path dependence importance in shaping institutional environment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Managing agents and plantation life: The insertion of South Indian tea and coffee into Britain's colonial project

  • Institutional reconfigurations after Independence

  • Institutions and organizations in the South Indian tea and coffee industries in the contemporary period (1990s-)

  • Conclusion