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Landownership Inequality and the Income Distribution Consequences of Economic Growth

Michael Carter

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Addresses the question of whether agrarian structure (land ownership inequality) can explain increasing income inequality. The second section begins the chapter with a conventional income inequality ... More


Peasants, Lords, and their Resources

BENJAMIN ARNOLD

in Power and Property in Medieval Germany: Economic and Social Change c.900-1300

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272211
eISBN:
9780191709999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272211.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The social, legal, and economic arrangements that most directly affected the daily lives of the great majority of the population in medieval Germany were those set up and enforced between the ... More


Ecology, History, and Development: A Perspective from Rural Southeast Asia

Yujiro Hayami

in Can Economic Growth Be Sustained?: The Collected Papers of Vernon W. Ruttan and Yujiro Hayami

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199754359
eISBN:
9780190261320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754359.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter begins by outlining the characteristics of resource endowments, agrarian structures, growth in aggregate agricultural output, and changes in the shares of major export commodities in ... More


Ground Work: Legalization and Land Struggles in North Sumatra

Christian Lund

in Nine-Tenths of the Law: Enduring Dispossession In Indonesia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300251074
eISBN:
9780300255560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300251074.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the longue durée reproduction of the material agrarian structure and the violently and radically changing political regimes. It operates at two levels. First, on the large scale ... More


The Global Land Rush

Klaus Deininger

in Food Security and Sociopolitical Stability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679362
eISBN:
9780191758430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679362.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

For countries heavily dependent on agriculture, the wave of recent land acquisitions and investor interest in farmland could in principle set in motion a virtuous cycle of economic growth, poverty ... More


Rajpura

Michael Levien

in Dispossession without Development: Land Grabs in Neoliberal India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190859152
eISBN:
9780190872830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859152.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the pre-SEZ agrarian milieu of Rajpura, the study’s main fieldsite. On the eve of its dispossession, Rajpura was a monsoon-dependent agricultural and livestock-rearing village ... More


Introduction

Himanshu, Praveen Jha, and Gerry Rodgers

in The Changing Village in India: Insights from Longitudinal Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199461868
eISBN:
9780199086856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461868.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The introduction to this book explains the background and history of longitudinal village studies, and considers what we can learn from them. It summarizes the approaches taken in some important past ... More


Predatory Peace: Dispossession at Aceh’s Oil Palm Frontier

Christian Lund

in Nine-Tenths of the Law: Enduring Dispossession in Indonesia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300251074
eISBN:
9780300255560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300251074.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the specific configuration of the political and agrarian structure in Aceh during the civil war and after. It presents two analysis. The first is an analysis of the general ... More


The Story of the ‘Slater Village’ Studies of Agrarian Change in Tamil Nadu, and Methodological Reflections Upon Them

John Harriss

in The Changing Village in India: Insights from Longitudinal Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199461868
eISBN:
9780199086856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461868.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the methodology and the key findings of longitudinal studies of five villages in Tamil Nadu. The villages were first surveyed in 1916–17 by students of Gilbert Slater, the ... More


Ambiguous Outcomes

K. Theodore Hoppen

in Governing Hibernia: British Politicians and Ireland 1800–1921

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198207436
eISBN:
9780191817922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207436.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter looks at the results of London’s mid-century policy of assimilationism, especially that introduced during and after the Great Famine in an effort to anglicize and modernize Ireland’s ... More


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