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Sources of Inequality in Rural Germany

GRANT OLIVER

in Migration and Inequality in Germany 1870-1913

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276561
eISBN:
9780191706059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276561.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines inequality in rural Germany: the allocation of property rights, the distribution of land holding and land ownership, the position of rural labourers. Topics discussed include ... More


Nameless Solidarity: Quedan Kaisahan

Barbara Goldoftas

in The Green Tiger: The Costs of Ecological Decline in the Philippines

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195135114
eISBN:
9780199868216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135114.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter analyzes the broad repercussions of the concentration of land ownership in the Philippines: on the path that development has taken, on the misuse of natural resources, and on the social ... More


Political Opposition in the bienio rojo: Agrarian Reform and the Birth of the CEDA

Mary Vincent

in Catholicism in the Second Spanish Republic: Religion and Politics in Salamanca 1930-1936

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206132
eISBN:
9780191676987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206132.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

In the aftermath of the agitation over the constitution, the men of the Bloque Agrario became the undisputed leaders of Catholic Salamanca. They had presided over an unprecedented period of political ... 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


The United Principalities

Keith Hitchins

in The Romanians, 1774–1866

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205913
eISBN:
9780191676857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205913.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the union of the principalities and the independence of the Romanians. This was largely the result of the efforts of the political leaders of Romania, who took advantage of the ... More


Agrarian Reform and Food Sovereignty: An Alternative Model for the Rural World

Peter Rosset

in Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033327
eISBN:
9780813038391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033327.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the vision of integral agrarian reform being demanded today, which draws upon the lessons of the past and is found to be substantially broader. It encompasses a policy ... More


Pluralism and Liberalism

André Béteille

in Democracy and Its Institutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198080961
eISBN:
9780199082049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198080961.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines pluralism and liberalism, both of which are widely used to characterize Indian society. It argues that, although their meanings overlap to some extent, there are also important ... More


Incentives and Development Policies

Partha Dasgupta

in An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288350
eISBN:
9780191596094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288352.003.0025
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This last chapter of the book addresses incentives and development policies. The aspects covered are: (1) agrarian reform; (2) food subsidies; (3) employment guarantee schemes and rural ... More


Toward a Real Agrarian Reform in Bolivia: The Perspective of the Landless Movement

Silvestre Saisari

in Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033327
eISBN:
9780813038391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033327.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the arduous struggle of the landless to make various Bolivian governments comply with the existing agrarian reform legislation in Bolivia. It also looks at the guarantee of the ... More


The Junta and the Jipis, 1960–1975

Mark Rice

in Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643533
eISBN:
9781469643557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643533.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Advances in jet travel ushered in Cusco’s first tourism boom in the 1960s and 1970s. However, a series of agrarian revolts and the collapse of Cusco’s traditional economic base threatened to unravel ... More


Land Reform in Local Hands and Local Minds

Amy C. Offner

in Sorting Out the Mixed Economy: The Rise and Fall of Welfare and Developmental States in the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190938
eISBN:
9780691192628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190938.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes the Cauca Valley Corporations (CVC) that performed the iconic functions of the developmental state, giving the national government unprecedented reach and power. The autonomous ... More


The Olive Green Revolution: Media, Mass Rallies, Agrarian Reform, and the Birth of the Fidelista State

Lillian Guerra

in Visions of Power in Cuba: Revolution, Redemption, and Resistance, 1959-1971

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835630
eISBN:
9781469601519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837368_guerra.6
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Highlighting the mass rally called La Gran Concentración Campesina, the chapter examines the impact of rallies during the first months of the Cuban Revolution. It explores the huge mobilization of ... More


The Left Divided and Divergent Solutions to the “Agrarian Social Question”

Sara E. Watson

in The Left Divided: The Development and Transformation of Advanced Welfare States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190245467
eISBN:
9780190245498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190245467.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 7 turns to the evolution of social protection in the rural sector. It highlights the two countries’ very different responses to their “Agrarian Social Question”—that is, to the challenge ... More


Sharecroppers and Campesinos: Mexican Revolutionary Agrarianism in the Rural New Deal

Tore C. Olsson

in Agrarian Crossings: Reformers and the Remaking of the US and Mexican Countryside

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165202
eISBN:
9781400888054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165202.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers the south–north intellectual exchange of the 1930s. First, it examines how a cadre of left-leaning US reformers, led by the peripatetic academic Frank Tannenbaum, attempted in ... More


From the Consumer’s Revolution to the Economic War, 1959–1962

Michelle Chase

in Revolution Within the Revolution: Women and Gender Politics in Cuba, 1952-1962

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625003
eISBN:
9781469625027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625003.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines how patterns of consumption changed in the first few years of the revolution. As early as 1959, transformations in the countryside due to the agrarian reform and U.S. economic ... More


The Promise of Cardenismo in Rural Morelos

Gladys I. McCormick

in The Logic of Compromise in Mexico: How the Countryside Was Key to the Emergence of Authoritarianism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628943
eISBN:
9781469627762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628943.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter studies President Lázaro Cárdenas’s (1934-1940)–Mexico’s quintessentially reformist leader–impact on the countryside. It locates Cardenismo within a longer historical trajectory of ... More


Mobile “Indigenous” Citizenship: Marching for a New Agrarian Reform Law

Nicole Fabricant

in Mobilizing Bolivia's Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837139
eISBN:
9781469601458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837511_fabricant.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The Fifth National March for Land and Territory from Santa Cruz to Cochabamba to La Paz on November 2006 was the fifth attempt by the Movimiento sin Tierra (MST) to bring indigenous communities ... More


Agrarian Reform as a Precondition for Development: The View of Brazil’s Landless Rural Workers’ Movement

Daniel Corrêa and Andréia Borges Ferreira

in Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033327
eISBN:
9780813038391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033327.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses why the pace of the agrarian reform has slowed down under the government of Luíz Inácio Lula da Silva. It emphasizes the challenges facing the landless movement, including that ... More


Land Reform

Ben White, Saturnino M. Borras, and Ruth Hall

in International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671656
eISBN:
9780191751127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.003.0029
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter traces how land policies and particularly land reform have gained, lost, and regained prominence in development strategies and debates since the Second World War. The authors begin with ... More


Cuban Agriculture: Historical Background and Key Concepts

Sinan Koont

in Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037578
eISBN:
9780813042114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037578.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

After a brief discussion of the pre-Revolutionary historical context, and introducing the concepts of food security and food sovereignty, this chapter turns to the 30 years following the 1959 ... More


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