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The Changing Role of the State in Latin American Land Reforms

Alain De Janvry, Elisabeth Sadoulet, and Wendy Wolford

in Access to Land, Rural Poverty, and Public Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242177
eISBN:
9780191697036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242177.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The power of the state — regardless of whether this is practiced over democratic, authoritarian, and other forms of government — has been used by all Latin American governments to impose ... More


Access to Land, Rural Poverty, and Public Action

Alain de Janvry, Gustavo Gordillo, Elisabeth Sadoulet, and Jean-Philippe Platteau (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242177
eISBN:
9780191697036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242177.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The way jurisdiction over land is distributed among members of a community has a powerful influence over how efficiently land is used, the incidence of poverty, and the level of inequality in the ... More


Intrahousehold Access to Land and Sources of Inefficiency: Theory and Concepts

Marcel Fafchamps

in Access to Land, Rural Poverty, and Public Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242177
eISBN:
9780191697036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242177.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Literature about women and development usually provide evidence of how women in developing countries lack access to certain factors such as credit, land, and farm inputs, and how there may have been ... More


Case Study. Post-Communist Land Reform and Changes in Tenure in the Czech Republic

Tomáš Doucha, Erik Mathijs, and F. M. Johan Swinnen

in Access to Land, Rural Poverty, and Public Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242177
eISBN:
9780191697036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242177.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

When the Czech Republic was still under the Communism regime, agriculture was still organized in collective farms and in large-scale states. By 1989, the last year of Communist rule, 174 state farms ... More


Access to Land and the Investment Behaviour of Firms

Ibrahim Elbadawi

in The Economy of Dubai

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198758389
eISBN:
9780191818325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758389.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Despite abundance of land and substantial development of the real estate sector, preliminary evidence from a 2010 firms’ survey conducted by the Dubai Economic Council suggests that access to land ... More


The Story of Santa María del Tule: Zapata, Cárdenas, and “Good Guy” Officials

Lynn Stephen

in Zapata Lives!: Histories and Cultural Politics in Southern Mexico

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222373
eISBN:
9780520927643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222373.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the story of Santa María del Tule, which was one of the first ejidos that was formed in Oaxaca in 1917. It shows that in the story of the formation of Santa María del Tule, the ... More


In Search of Landed Independence

René Hayden

in Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861–1867: Series 3, Volume 2: Land and Labor, 1866-1867

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607429
eISBN:
9781469611099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607429.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

The last chapter of this book looks at the wider picture of how former slaves and freedpeoples just wanted freedom and to determine for the first time how they lived and worked. The way they saw to ... More


Introduction

Abdelrazzak Al Faris and Raimundo Soto

in The Economy of Dubai

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198758389
eISBN:
9780191818325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758389.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a systematic account of the issues discussed in each chapter covering three broad areas. The first analyses the evolution of the economy from a macroeconomic perspective, ... More


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