Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 29 items

  • Keywords: land distribution x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Agricultural Resettlement and Land Distribution: AGRICULTURAL RESETTLEMENT

Elisabeth Kontogiorgi

in Population Exchange in Greek Macedonia: The Rural Settlement of Refugees 1922-1930

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199278961
eISBN:
9780191706806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278961.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter begins with a discussion of agricultural resettlement, which was carried out in accordance with the Decree of 6 July 1923 and which required that refugees form ‘legally constituted ... More


Land Reform and Land Holdings in Brazil

Juliano Assunção

in Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548880
eISBN:
9780191720765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548880.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Land and wealth are closely related in rural Brazil, a country characterized by high levels of inequality in terms of income or land holdings. After presenting a historical retrospective of land ... More


Land Use and Distribution on the Prairies

JEREMY ADELMAN

in Frontier Development: Land, Labour, and Capital on the Wheatlands of Argentina and Canada 1890-1914

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204411
eISBN:
9780191676253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204411.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

American homestead legislation was embodied in the Dominion Lands Act of 1872, aimed to foster the settlement of the open lands with ‘family farms’. Since landownership was the goal of the settlers, ... More


The Social and Political Impact: CONFLICT BETWEEN REFUGEES AND NATIVE PEASANTS OVER LAND DISTRIBUTION

Elisabeth Kontogiorgi

in Population Exchange in Greek Macedonia: The Rural Settlement of Refugees 1922-1930

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199278961
eISBN:
9780191706806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278961.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the conflict between refugees and native peasants over land distribution. It then considers the political orientation of the refugees.


Land Use and Distribution on the Pampas

JEREMY ADELMAN

in Frontier Development: Land, Labour, and Capital on the Wheatlands of Argentina and Canada 1890-1914

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204411
eISBN:
9780191676253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204411.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Unlike the Canadian west, the Argentine pampas were already host to considerable commercial activity by the 1880. For much of the 19th century landowners had dedicated themselves to the production of ... More


Social Differentiation

Jane Whittle

in The Development of Agrarian Capitalism: Land and Labour in Norfolk 1440-1580

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208426
eISBN:
9780191677991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208426.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines evidence for wealth polarization in the 16th century. It looks at land distribution between tenants, focusing on landholding size, ... More


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


Sustaining Hierarchy: Wealth Stratification

Shuang Chen

in State-Sponsored Inequality: The Banner System and Social Stratification in Northeast China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799034
eISBN:
9781503601635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799034.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

By examining changes in land distribution between 1870 and 1906, this chapter explains at the macro-level why the state-mandated social hierarchy endured in Shuangcheng. It shows that, despite the ... 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


Population Exchange in Greek Macedonia: The Rural Settlement of Refugees 1922-1930

Elisabeth Kontogiorgi

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199278961
eISBN:
9780191706806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278961.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Following the defeat of the Greek Army in 1922 by nationalist Turkish forces, the Convention of Lausanne in 1923 specified the first compulsory exchange of populations ratified by an international ... More


Introduction

Jane Whittle

in The Development of Agrarian Capitalism: Land and Labour in Norfolk 1440-1580

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208426
eISBN:
9780191677991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208426.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to explore the early beginnings of agrarian capitalism in England. The question of ... More


The ‘Western Problem’: Land and Politics in Connacht, 1891–1899

Fergus Campbell

in Land and Revolution: Nationalist Politics in the West of Ireland 1891-1921

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273249
eISBN:
9780191706387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273249.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the social and economic circumstances in which the people of the west of Ireland lived in the 1890s. The essence of the western problem was the juxtaposition of vast tracts of ... More


Introduction

V. K. Ramachandran (ed.)

in Wage Labour and Unfreedom in Agriculture: An Indian Case Study

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198286479
eISBN:
9780191684524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286479.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book explores the development of wage labour in agriculture in India, particularly in Tamil Nadu. It considers the role of agricultural growth and its impact on agricultural-labour households. ... More


The Giving State

Sanjoy Chakravorty

in The Price of Land: Acquisition, Conflict, Consequence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198089544
eISBN:
9780199082438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089544.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter is a brief but comprehensive study of the effects of six decades of land reforms in independent India. Land reform laws have been created at the national and state government levels on ... More


Romulus' Rome of Equals

T. P. Wiseman

in Remembering the Roman People: Essays on Late-Republican Politics and Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199239764
eISBN:
9780191716836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239764.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

According to Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Romulus divided up the territory of Rome equally among the citizens. He makes that point at the start of a lengthy digression on Romulus' constitutional ... More


Land Distribution and the Rise of a New Party Politics

Ismael García-Colón

in Land Reform in Puerto Rico: Modernizing the Colonial State, 19411969

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033631
eISBN:
9780813038476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033631.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter describes efforts to cope with the problems of land concentration and landlessness during the early decades of the twentieth century. It also deals with the experimental efforts of ... More


Sunset Limited: The Southern Pacific Railroad and the Development of the American West, 1850-1930

Richard Orsi

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520200197
eISBN:
9780520940864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520200197.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The only major U.S. railroad to be operated by westerners and the only railroad built from west to east, the Southern Pacific acquired a unique history and character. It also acquired a reputation, ... More


Judaism and Peacebuilding in the Context of Middle Eastern Conflict

Marc Gopin

in Faith-Based Diplomacy Trumping Realpolitik

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195367935
eISBN:
9780199851805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367935.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Palestine and Israel have faced dangerous and deadly situations through a series of wars. It can be observed that there was a failure to recognize the human needs of the Palestinians, the isolated ... More


Once Upon a Time in the Americas: Land and Immigration Policies in the New World

Stanley L. Engerman and Kenneth L. Sokoloff

in Understanding Long-Run Economic Growth: Geography, Institutions, and the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226116341
eISBN:
9780226116426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116426.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the connection between factor endowments and the immigration and land distribution policies of colonial governments. The main argument is that elites allowed broad access to ... More


What Is under the Control of the Family?

Yi Wu

in Negotiating Rural Land Ownership in Southwest China: State, Village, Family

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824846770
eISBN:
9780824872168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846770.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reveals how the family has continuously constituted a framework for constructing property relations during the People’s Republic period, manifests in the creation of the Household ... More


View: