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Land reform and politics
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Land-related issues have taken centre stage in socio-political and economic discourse in post-apartheid South Africa. As in other societies, access to land is vital for social–cultural sustainability, improved livelihoods and economic development; hence, the sensitivity of the land reform projects initiated by successive by: 3. Land Reform, Rural Social Relations and the Peasantry food production, foods, land reform, land rights, peasantry, politics, rural sociology, small-scale farming, social networks, socioeconomic status, Africa, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, Latin America Abstract: A new book, Promised Land: Competing Visions of Agrarian Reform, edited by Peter Rosset Cited by: The Fast Track Land Reform Programme implemented during the s in Zimbabwe represents the only instance of radical redistributive land reforms since the end of the Cold War. It reversed the racially-skewed agrarian structure and discriminatory land tenures inherited from colonial rule.
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Without doubt, this book will become a reference in comparative studies of development and distributive politics more generally." M. Victoria Murillo, Columbia University "In this important book Albertus provides new answers to a range of questions about land reform.
When does meaningful land reform take place?Cited by: Elite politics combined with social movement activity to put land reform on the national political agenda. In the unexpected resignation of conservative president Jânio Quadros brought a left-leaning populist and Vargas protégé, João Goulart, to the presidency.
Law reform is at the heart of this revolution. The Politics of Land Reform in Africa casts a critical spotlight on this profound change in African land economy. The book illuminates the key role of legislators, legal consultants and academics in tenure reform.
The Politics of Land Reform in Africa: From Communal Tenure to Free Markets [Manji, Ambreena] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Politics of Land Reform in Africa: From Communal Tenure to Free MarketsCited by: Land reform (also agrarian reform, though that can have a broader meaning) involves the changing of laws, regulations or customs regarding land ownership.
Land reform may consist of a government-initiated or government-backed property redistribution, generally of agricultural reform can, therefore, refer to transfer of ownership from the more powerful to the. Land reform, a purposive change in the way in which agricultural land is held or owned, the methods of cultivation that are employed, or the relation of agriculture to the rest of the s such as these may be proclaimed by a government, by interested groups, or by revolution.
The concept of land reform has varied over time according to the range of functions. Land Reform in Developing Countries: Property Rights and Property Wrongs is a book by the Leontief Prize–winning economist Michael is a comprehensive review of land reform issues in developing countries and focuses on the evidence of which land reforms have worked and which have : Michael Lipton.
Book Description. Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform investigates how rural social movements are struggling for land reform against the background of ambitious but unfulfilled constitutional promises evident in much of the developing world.
Taking Brazil as an example, Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform unpicks the complex. Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform investigates how rural social movements are struggling for land reform against the background of ambitious but unfulfilled constitutional promises evident in much of the developing world.
Book Details Book Quality: Publisher Quality ISBN This book discusses as well the politics of land reform and its linkages to local, state, and national administrations. The final chapter deals with the status of agricultural policy in Mexico during the s.
This book is a valuable resource for scholar and students with interest in Mexican politics. Michael Albertus's book deals with a crucial issue for the global political economy and for Latin American economies in particular: the politics of land reform.
He addresses essential questions for the understanding and study of agrarian politics, for example the conditions under which land reform occurs, the reasons for it and who benefits Author: Alexandre Cesar Cunha Leite.
Leveraging novel city-level measures of mass grievances and political networks, we demonstrate that the intensity of land-related grievances is on average positively associated with reform occurrence, but this association is only salient among a subset of city leaders who enjoy informal connections to the higher-level : Junyan Jiang, Yu Zeng.
Land reform is as topical as ever in Scotland. Following the latest legislative development, the Land Reform (Scotland) Actthere is a need for a comprehensive and comprehensible analysis of the history, developing framework and impact of Scottish land reform.
Scholarly yet jargon-free, this landmark volume brings together leading. The papers have been presented and peer-reviewed by some of the leading experts and practitioners of Land Reform in Europe. All papers have been extensively edited and revised, and are presented as chapters within the three sections of the book: Land Reform, Sustainable Development and Rural Land Development.
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Across Africa land is being commodified: private ownership is replacing communal and customary tenure; Farms are turned into collateral for rural credit reform is at the heart of this revolution. The Politics of Land Reform in Africa casts a critical spotlight on this profound change in African land economy.
The book illuminates the key role of legislators. Joint winner of Gregory Luebbert Book Award, Comparative Politics Section, American Political Science Association Description: 1 online resource: Contents: 1.
Introduction Actors, interests, and the origins of elite splits A theory of land reform Measuring land reform A cross-national analysis of land reform in Latin.
The book is not an apologia for Robert Mugabe’s government – it acknowledges corruption and cronyism, but argues that the more recent land reform was driven from below, initially in the face of Zanu opposition, before the government finally decided to accept a fait accomplit – ‘perhaps the only thing Robert Mugabe and the British.
of land reform and the three core ingredients of politics, power and the public interest. I want to tackle this by exploring four main themes. ¥ First the fundamental and long-standing relationship between land reform and politics. ¥ Second thelinks between power andpublic interest. Politics trumps policy in the push for a constitutional amendment to expressly allow land expropriation without compensation.
That much became clear at Thursday’s bruising and at times chaotic. “[An] innovative book decolonial approaches are needed to reframe research and knowledge production in geography; such a reframing should be attentive to multiple and diverse ontologies and epistemologies Kuxlejal Politics is exemplary of how the work of reframing might be done.
More than that, it is a vision of a life politics that gives. the book, Zimbabwe’s Land Reform: Myths and Realities. This booklet o"ers an overview of the!ndings. The question posed in the research was simple: what happened to people’s livelihoods once they got land through the ‘fast-track’ programme from.
Yet the answers are extremely complex. The research involved in-depth. His book provides a good overview of past land reform and recent changes toward privatization.
Barraclough is another venerable expert on land reform in Latin America. His paper is a quick and easily accessible overview of land reform. From ancient and medieval philosophers such as Confucius and Thomas Aquinas, to revolutionary thought leaders such as Thomas Jefferson and Leon Trotsky, to the voices who have shaped modern politics today -- Mao Zedong, Malcolm X, Che Guevara, and more -- "The Politics Book" clearly and simply explains more than groundbreaking ideas in the history /5.
A Political Economy of Land Reform in South Africa The Land Deal Politics Initiative (LDPI) is a loose international network on engaged researchers studying the politics of contemporary.
His first book, Autocracy and Redistribution: The Politics of Land Reform, was published in by Cambridge University Press in the Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics series.
It won the Luebbert Book Award for the best book in comparative politics published in the previous two years, as well as the LASA Bryce Wood Book Award. The Other California is the story of working-class communities and how they constituted the racially and ethnically diverse landscape of Baja California.
Packed with new and transformative stories, the book examines the interplay of land reform and migratory labor on the peninsula from toas governments, foreign investors, and local communities shaped a vibrant and.
The Land Reform Deception Political Opportunism in Zimbabwe's Land Seizure Era Charles Laurie. Makes the compelling argument that the idea of 'land reform' associated with the land seizure era is a deception.
Draws from a substantial set of original data, including interviews with farmers and government officials, as well as surveys.
Land Bargains and Chinese Capitalism The Politics of Property Rights under Reform Land reforms have been critical to the development of Chinese capital-ism over the last several decades, yet land in China remains publicly owned. This book explores the political logic of reforms to landowner.
Land Reform Revisited engages with contemporary debates on land reform and agrarian transformation in South Africa. The volume offers insights into post-apartheid transformation dynamics through the lens of agency and state making. The chapters written by emerging scholars are based on extensive qualitative research and their analysis highlights the ways in Cited by: 1.
Chiefs and the Politics of Land Reform in the North East District, Botswana, – Show all authors. the article examines this land reform from the point of view of the local chiefs. It concludes that the marginalisation of the chiefs amounted to ‘community exclusion’ rendering the reform anti-redistributive.
Book Review Author: Boga Thura Manatsha. Land, Protest, and Politics: The Landless Movement and the Struggle for Agrarian Reform in Brazil.
University Park, PA: Penn State UP, pp. University Park, PA: Penn State UP, pp. Since the collapse of Brazil's military government in the early s, social movements have helped define public life in Brazil.
This book discusses as well the politics of land reform and its linkages to local, state, and national administrations. The final chapter deals with the status of agricultural policy in Mexico during the s.
This book is a valuable resource for scholar and students with interest in Mexican Edition: 1. Land, Protest, and Politics: Th e Landless Movement and the Struggle for Agrarian Reform in Brazil. University Park, PA: Penn State UP, pp. Since the collapse of Brazil’s military government in the early s, social movements have helped defi ne public life in Brazil.
Among these movements. The book The Politics of Land Reform in Africa: From Communal Tenure to Free Markets, Ambreena Manji is published by Zed Books. The Politics of Land Reform in Chile, – Focusing on the efforts of successive Chilean governments to pass and implement land reform legislation, Kaufman explores the way in which relatively high levels of social modernization and political institutionalization affect the emergence of the land reform issue, the timing and nature of.
Two books were launched on land reform on Wednesday night. The land issue is poorly understood but crucial to the country’s politics. As the ANC propose new policies to win votes, the authors of. The Struggle over Land in Africa: Conflicts, Politics and Change is a compelling book which analyses the role of land as a place and source of conflict, especially with regard to policy development, crisis management and post-war/post-conflict reconstruction.
The authors main aim is to gain insight into the nature of policy-making concerning. The book therefore introduces a new way through which the land question in Kenya can be viewed. This book will be an additional resource to land reform practitioners, and students of land reform, in Sub-Saharan Africa.
92 pp. Englisch. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller The Land Reform programme in Zimbabwe has been a major area of international discussion for almost five years now; mainly due to the hitherto unprecedented approach taken by the government of Zimbabwe to address this very emotive issue.
Report calls for reform of 'unhealthy' land ownership in Scotland This article is more than 1 year old Commission set up by Scottish government recommends new powers to split monopoliesAuthor: Severin Carrell.The land reform also radicalised the state towards a nationalist, introverted accumulation strategy, against a broad array of unilateral Western sanctions.
Indeed, Zimbabwe's land reform, in its social and political dynamics, must be compared to the leading land reforms of the twentieth century, which include those of Mexico, Russia, China.
Examining land reform theory and practice, this book argues that conventional practices have excluded a significant portion of land-based production and distribution relationships, while they have inadvertently included land transfers that do not constitute real redistributive reform.
By direct implication, this book is a critique of both Author: Saturnino Borras.