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- Springer 2011; US$ 209.00
This book summarizes a long-term research project addressing land and water use in the irrigated areas of the Aral Sea basin. In an interdisciplinary approach, natural and human sciences are combined to elucidate the challenges of economic transition that affect the use of land, water and biological resources, ecological sustainability, economic efficiency... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2006; US$ 14.99
An examination of property rights reforms in Russia before the revolution reveals the advantages and pitfalls of liberal democracy in action—from a government that could be described as neither liberal nor democratic. The author analyzes whether truly liberal reform can be effectively established from above versus from the bottom up—or whether it is... more...
- World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 29.99
The importance of good land governance to strengthen womens land rights, facilitate land-related investment, transfer land to better uses, use it as collateral, and allow effective decentralization through collection of property taxes has long been recognized. The challenges posed by recent global developments, especially urbanization, increased... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 100.00
Lapp points out a surprising "coincidence": nearly every grant of suffrage to the rural poor in Latin America took place at the same time as land reforms. She argues that politicians seeking to secure political power both extended suffrage and attempted land reform to gain the support of the previously disenfranchised rural poor. In addition, the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 170.00
Land reforms are laws that are intended, and likely, to cut poverty by raising the poor?s share of land rights. That raises questions about property rights as old as moral philosophy, and issues of efficiency and fairness that dominate policy from Bolivia to Nepal. Classic reforms directly transfer land from rich to poor. However, much else has been... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 140.00
What can we do to unlock the unrealised potential of the hundreds of millions of rural poor and landless workers? The ever-topical central theme in this collection of essays is the mixed role of government and the institutionally regulated market in tackling rural poverty and land distribution inequality. Drawing on over half a century of M. Riad... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 79.99
The book demonstrates that reform policies_including privatization of land and the shift from collective to individual farming_have a significant impact on agricultural growth, rural incomes, and poverty alleviation. The analysis spans more than 40 years of agricultural and rural development in Azerbaijan, based on country-level statistical data and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Initially published in 1983, in association with the International Labour Organisation (ILO), this book is about the meaning, relevance and process of agrarian reform in contemporary developing countries. It includes seven detailed case studies ? one each on Ethiopia, Peru, Chile, Nicaragua, Iran, Kerala, (India) and West Bengal (India). In all the... more...
- IHS Press 2002; US$ 10.95
This short work is a program for property distribution as an alternative to how it is planned by socialist states or naturally happens in capitalist societies. It is a landmark of European social thought, attempting to rectify the wrongs in both of the major economic theories by approaching the problem from an entirely new angle. The essay is thus... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2007; US$ 19.99
Using empirical case materials from the Philippines and referring to rich experiences from different countries historically, this book offers conceptual and practical conclusions that have far-reaching implications for land reform throughout the world. Examining land reform theory and practice, this book argues that conventional practices have excluded... more...